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Alien 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; directed by Ridley Scott.

Uniform title Alien (Motion picture)
Edition Director's cut.
Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2003.
Description 2 videodiscs (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language English, Spanish
Subject Monsters -- Drama.
Human-alien encounters -- Drama.
Monstruos -- Teatro.
Feature films.
Horror films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Format DVD, Video
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5891706
Other authors / contributors Shusett, Ronald.
O'Bannon, Dan.
Carroll, Gordon, 1928-2005.
Giler, David.
Hill, Walter, 1942-
Scott, Ridley.
Skerritt, Tom.
Weaver, Sigourney, 1949-
Cartwright, Veronica.
Stanton, Harry Dean, 1926-
Hurt, John, 1940-
Holm, Ian, 1931-
Kotto, Yaphet., 1937-
Vanlint, Derek.
Rawlings, Terry.
Goldsmith, Jerry.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Brandywine (Firm)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979.
Special features include: Audio commentary by director, cast members, and others; Star beast : developing the story (featurette); The visualists : direction and design (featurette); Truckers in space : casting (featurette); Future tense : music and editing (featurette); Outward bound : visual effects (featurette); A nightmare fulfilled : reactions to the film (featurette); Fear of the unknown : Shepperton Studios, 1978 (featurette); The darkest reaches : Nostromo and Alien planet (featurette); The eighth passenger : creature design (featurette); The chestburster (multi-angle sequence); Sigourney Weaver screen test; still photo galleries; deleted and extended scenes.
Story, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett ; director of photography, Derek Vanlint ; film editor, Terry Rawlings ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto.
DVD, widescreen presentation (2.35:1 aspect ratio); 5.1 Dolby surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround.
Closed-captioned.
English or Spanish soundtracks, optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Summary A mindless, savage, and merciless alien is attacking the crew of an intergalactic freighter and it must be stopped before they are all killed.
Target Audience MPAA rating: R.
Standard no. 024543098508 00
Publisher's no. 2009850 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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