AlienOscar Winner Runtime: 117 minutes
In space no one can hear you scream.
Alien is a horror film released in 1979. It's the predecessor to the 1997 film Alien: Resurrection. The film stars Tom Skerritt as Dallas, Sigourney Weaver as Ripley and Veronica Cartwright as Lambert. Alien was produced for $11,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $81,000,000 in ticket sales and $40,000,000 in rental and home sales.
Alien was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in two categories. It won the Oscar for visual effects . It was also an Oscar nominee for art direction.