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ALIEN (1979)

ALIEN <span>(1979)</span> artwork

ALIEN (1979)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 116

Release dates 22/04/2019, 01/04/2019, 02/03/2019, 25/08/2013, 06/09/2010, 23/02/2004, 08/12/2003

Ratings Info strong horror, violence, language

Genre(s) Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller

Director(s) Ridley Scott

Cast includes Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto, Bolaji Badejo, Helen Horton (voice), Eddie Powell

Summary ALIEN is a 1979 sci-fi horror thriller in which the crew of a spacecraft respond to a distress beacon on a remote planet, where they discover a hostile alien life form.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 15/08/2013

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

ALIEN is a 1979 sci-fi horror thriller in which the crew of a spacecraft respond to a distress beacon on a remote planet, where they discover a hostile alien life form.

Violence

Scenes of violence and horror include a sequence in which an alien bursts out of a man's chest with resultant bloody splatter. There is also sight of a robot character being decapitated resulting in spewing white liquid instead of blood.

Language

There is use of strong language ('f**k'), as well as milder terms including 'bitch', 'hell', 'shit', 'Goddamn', 'son-of-a-bitch', 'damn', 'ass', 'bastard' and 'Jesus'.

This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

Details

Title
ALIEN
Also known as
ALIEN COLLECTORS SECTION 1,COMPOSER'S ORIGINAL ISOLATED SCORE,ALIEN - COMMENTARY BY RIDLEY SCOTT, CAST AND TECHNICAL CREW - THEATRICAL,ALIEN - THE DIRECTOR'S CUT,ALIEN / DIE HARD,ALIEN - ALIEN THEATRICAL TRAILER A,ALIEN - ALIEN TV SPOTS,ALIEN - DIRECTOR'S CUT - 2003 AUDIO COMMENTARY BY RIDLEY SCOTT AND THE CAST AND CREW,ALIEN - 1979 THEATRICAL VERSION - 2003 AUDIO COMMENTARY BY RIDLEY SCOTT AND THE CAST AND CREW,ALIEN - 1979 THEATRICAL VERSION - 1999 AUDIO COMMENTARY BY RIDLEY SCOTT
Year
1979
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent.,20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd,CBS/Fox Video Ltd,Park Circus Limited
Classified date(s)
01/03/2019
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF013217

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