Alien

UK 15 Certificate
In cinemas
Mar 1, 2019
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Oct 25, 2010
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Runtime
1 Hour 51 Minutes
Genre
Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller
Language
English
From Park Circus
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Contains strong language, moderate violence and horror
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On their voyage home to Earth, the crew of the deepspace tug Nostromo are awakened from stasis when their ship’s computer detects what is believed to be an alien distress signal coming from a nearby planet. While investigating the desolate landscape, one of the crew is attacked by an alien creature that latches to his face and is rushed back to the Nostromo to receive medical treatment. Ripley, the ship’s warrant officer, advises that her injured colleague can’t be brought aboard due to quarantine regulations - but her orders are ignored, inadvertently bringing the Nostromo under threat from a mysterious extraterrestrial life form with violent and lethal survival instincts.

Last updated
Jan 8, 2019

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