The Resource Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; a Ridley Scott film ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; story by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; directed by Ridley Scott, (Blu-ray)

Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; a Ridley Scott film ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; story by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; directed by Ridley Scott, (Blu-ray)

Label
Alien
Title
Alien
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; a Ridley Scott film ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; story by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; directed by Ridley Scott
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Publisher
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Language
  • fre
  • ger
  • nor
  • por
  • spa
  • swe
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • por
  • spa
  • dan
  • dut
  • fin
  • eng
Summary
When the crew of the space-tug Nostromo responds to a distress signal from a barren planet, they discover a mysterious life form that breeds within human hosts. The acid-blooded extraterrestrial proves to be the ultimate adversary as crew members battle to stay alive and prevent the deadly creature from reaching Earth
Member of
Awards note
National Film Registry, 2002.
Cataloging source
TKL
Characteristic
videorecording
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Alien (Motion picture)
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W40R6gjIN28
Credits note
Director of photography, Derek Vanlint ; film editor, Terry Rawlings ; music, Jerry Goldsmith ; costume designer, John Mollo ; production designer, Michael Seymour ; art directors, Les Dilley, Roger Christian
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for sci-fi violence/gore and language
Language note
  • 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray: In English, French, or Spanish with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
  • Blu-ray: In English, French, German, Portuguese, or Spanish with optional Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, or Swedish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Not all language options shown on container
PerformerNote
Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-2005
  • 1942-
  • 1949-
  • 1926-2017
  • 1940-2017
  • 1931-2020
  • 1939-
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  • Scott, Ridley
  • O'Bannon, Dan
  • Shusett, Ronald
  • Carroll, Gordon
  • Giler, David
  • Hill, Walter
  • Skerritt, Tom
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Cartwright, Veronica
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
  • Hurt, John
  • Holm, Ian
  • Kotto, Yaphet
  • Goldsmith, Jerry
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Brandywine Productions
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
116
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  • Human-alien encounters
  • Extraterrestrial beings
Technique
live action
Label
Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; a Ridley Scott film ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; story by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; directed by Ridley Scott, (Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Includes 2 versions: theatrical and director's cut
  • Special features (4K Ultra HD Blu-ray): Audio commentary; Final theatrical islated score; deleted and extended scenes
  • Special features (Blu-ray): 2003 Director's Cut; 2003 audio commentary; 1999 audio commentary by Ridley Scott (1979 theatrical version only); final theatrical isolated score (1979 theatrical version only); composer's original isolated score (1979 theatrical version only); deleted scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1114337437
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray combo pack, 40th anniversary edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543627678
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2362767
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1114337437
System details
  • 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English), DTS-HD Master Audio 4.1 (English), Surround DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish), DTS 5.1 (French); System requirements: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player required. 4K television required for full 4K UHD effect; can also be viewed using a 1080 television without full 4K UHD effects
  • Blu-ray; region A; 1080p High Definition, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English, French, German), Dolby Digital 4.1 (English, theatrical version only), 2.0 Dolby surround (English), 5.1 Dolby Digital (Portuguese, Spanish); requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Alien, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; a Brandywine-Ronald Shusett production ; a Ridley Scott film ; produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill ; story by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett ; screenplay by Dan O'Bannon ; directed by Ridley Scott, (Blu-ray)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Includes 2 versions: theatrical and director's cut
  • Special features (4K Ultra HD Blu-ray): Audio commentary; Final theatrical islated score; deleted and extended scenes
  • Special features (Blu-ray): 2003 Director's Cut; 2003 audio commentary; 1999 audio commentary by Ridley Scott (1979 theatrical version only); final theatrical isolated score (1979 theatrical version only); composer's original isolated score (1979 theatrical version only); deleted scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1114337437
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray combo pack, 40th anniversary edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543627678
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2362767
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1114337437
System details
  • 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray; widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English), DTS-HD Master Audio 4.1 (English), Surround DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish), DTS 5.1 (French); System requirements: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player required. 4K television required for full 4K UHD effect; can also be viewed using a 1080 television without full 4K UHD effects
  • Blu-ray; region A; 1080p High Definition, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English, French, German), Dolby Digital 4.1 (English, theatrical version only), 2.0 Dolby surround (English), 5.1 Dolby Digital (Portuguese, Spanish); requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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