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Title Alien [(DVD) videorecording] / 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.

Edition Director's cut.
Publication Info. Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2003.
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Description 2 videodiscs (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Collector's edition ; 10
Collector's edition (Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.) ; 10.
System Details DVD; Region 1; NTSC; widescreen presentation (2.35:1 aspect ratio); 5.1 Dolby surround, 5.1 DTS, Dolby surround.
Language Closed-captioned.
English or Spanish soundtracks, optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Cast Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto.
Credits Story, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett ; director of photography, Derek Vanlint ; film editor, Terry Rawlings ; music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Note 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.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
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.
Contents Disc 1: Director's cut (117 min., 2003) -- Theatrical version (116 min., 1979).
Subject Monsters -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Human-alien encounters -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre DVD-Video discs.
Feature films.
Horror films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author 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.
Added Title Alien (Motion picture)
Standard No. 024543098508
Music No. 10087331
2009850 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
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