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117 min.
Rated: 16 Movie-rating:: 7 of 10
Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi,
Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: Dan OBannon
Ronald Shusett
Music: Jerry Goldsmith
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerrit, Vernonica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto, Bolaji Badejo, Helen Horton,
Keywords: egg, spaceship, warning, space, alien, computer, future, creature, hunt,

Story:On a deep space vessel, the crew usually remains in hypersleep for long journeys. However, when the "Nostromo" crew is awaken to investigate a mysterious signal on a distant planet, they pick up a load without knowing it.


Awards:Oscar for Best Visual Effects (1980)
Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (1980)
Saturn Award for Best Director (1980) - Ridley Scott
Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film (1980)
Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress (1980) - Veronica Cartwright
4 additional Saturn Award nominations
Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score in a Motion Picture (1980) - Jerry Goldsmith
Production Companies:Brandywine Productions
Twentieth Centrury-Fox Productions
Budget:11 Mio. USD
Box Office Gross:185 Mio. USD
Box Office Weekend:1.023665 Mio. USD
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