Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 86. Chapters: Alien (franchise) characters, Alien (franchise) comics, Alien (franchise) films, Alien (franchise) games, Alien (franchise) lists, Alien (franchise) novels, Alien vs. Predator, Alien Resurrection, List of Alien and Predator games, List of Alien characters, Aliens, Alien 3, List of Alien morphs in the Alien franchise, Ash, List of Alien vs. Predator characters, Sulaco, Bishop, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Aliens: Earth Hive, WildC.A.T.s/Aliens, Superman/Aliens, Ellen Ripley, Judge Dredd vs. Aliens, Alien Loves Predator, Alien War, Green Lantern versus Aliens, Alien Trilogy, Batman/Aliens, Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual. Excerpt: Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto. The film's title refers to its primary antagonist: a highly aggressive extraterrestrial creature which stalks and kills the crew of a spaceship. Dan O'Bannon wrote the screenplay from a story by him and Ronald Shusett, drawing influence from previous works of science fiction and horror. The film was produced through Brandywine Productions and distributed by 20th Century Fox, with producers David Giler and Walter Hill making significant revisions and additions to the script. The titular Alien and its accompanying elements were designed by Swiss surrealist artist H. R. Giger, while concept artists Ron Cobb and Chris Foss designed the human aspects of the film. Alien garnered both critical acclaim and box office success, receiving an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, Saturn Awards for Best Science Fiction Film, Best Direction for Scott, and Best Supporting Actress for Cartwright, and a Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, along with numerous other award nominations. It has remained highl...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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