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DVD PN1995.9 S26 A43 2004 (HEU)


by Scott, Ridley

Main Title: Alien [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment ; directed by Ridley Scott.

All Authors / Contributors: Ridley Scott; Dan O'Bannon; David Giler; Gordon Carroll; Walter Hill; Ronald Shusett; Sigourney Weaver; Tom Skerritt; Veronica Cartwright; Jerry Goldsmith; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Brandywine (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.; Harry Dean Stanton; John Hurt; Ian Holm; Yaphet F Kotto

Genre/Form: Drama, feature films, science fiction films, video recordings for the hearing impaired, video and dvd

Language note: Closed-captioned. English (Dolby 5.1 and surround) and French (Dolby surround) soundtracks with optional subtitles in English and Spanish

Contents: Disc 1: Original 1979 release ; Disc 2: 2003 Director's cut release

Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto

Credits: Director of photography, Derek Vanlint ; film editor, Terry Rawlings ; music, Jerry Goldsmith ; story, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett

Awards: 1979 Academy Award: Best effects (visual effects)

Target Audience: Rated R

Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1979. Special features: Audio commentary by Ridley Scott; deleted scenes; artwork and photo galleries; original storyboards; isolated original score; alternate music tracks; outtakes; theatrical trailers; screensaver files

Summary: Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left

Subject: Monsters -- Drama.
Subject: Human-alien encounters -- Drama.
Videorecording DVD 116 mins.
1 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
©2004, , Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. , Beverly Hills
Distributed by Sketch Books. Inc
AV Material ID 1000015016
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