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Alien (1979) was a Film directed by Ridley Scott and produced by Gordon Carroll, Walter Hill, David Giler and Ronald Shusett.

Alien was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2002.

Academy Awards 1979 --- Ceremony Number 53 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Michael Seymour, Les Dilley, Roger Christian; Set Decoration: Ian WhittakerNominated
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Win Tickets to see ?TCM Big Screen Classics: Alien 40th Anniversary? (Giveaway runs now through Sept 28)

By Annmarie Gatti on Sep 8, 2019 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Win tickets to see ?TCM Big Screen Classics: Alien 40th Anniversary? on the Big Screen!In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Oct 13, Tues Oct 15 and Wed Oct 16 ?This is Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo, signing off.? CMH continues with our 4th year of our partnership with Fathom Events ? with ... Read full article


In Threes and Fours: Christmas Alien

on Mar 4, 2019 From The Stop Button

I?m really impressed with Johnnie Christmas?s Alien 3 from Dark Horse. No doubt they’ll lose their Fox licenses to Marvel, who should just have Disney buy Dark Horse at this point, since it would simplify reprints and give Marvel a better back catalogue. Because someday Disney and AT&T hav... Read full article


You're Invited! Presenting at FIDM Museum's THIERRY MUGLER: ALIEN TO ANGEL 12/9

on Dec 1, 2017 From GlamAmor

Saturday, December 9 THIERRY MUGLER: ALIEN TO ANGEL 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm Guest speaker Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) Museum Orange County campus Irvine, CA Join me and the talented team behind the FIDM Museum for the opening of Thierry Mugler: Alien to Angel - an ... Read full article


Actor-Author-Scriptwriter Jim Rosin Discusses Jack Klugman, His Books, and Playing an Alien in "Buckaroo Banzai"

By Rick29 on Aug 14, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

One of the highlights of my attendance at the 2014 Western Film Fair was meeting Jim Rosin. He started in show business as a supporting actor in TV series such as Mannix, Cannon, T.J. Hooker, and Quincy, M.E. He subsequently wrote several teleplays for Quincy and later penned a number of informative... Read full article


Alien - Fake Criterion Cover

By Michael on Jun 6, 2012 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

As every film geek out there, I am in complete admiration with the Criterion Collection releases and the cover of their juicefully packed DVD/Blu-rays. So as surfing on the buzz around Prometheus this week I've decided to give the original Ridley Scott feature the optimal treatment. Whi... Read full article


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Released 1979
Inducted 2002
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