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Alien


The Numbers Rating: 7.95 (20 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 97% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $80,930,630
International Box Office$122,700,000
Worldwide Box Office$203,630,630
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$9,000,000
Theatrical Release: May 25th, 1979 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
October 29th, 2003 (Limited) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: December 7th, 1992 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: Alien
Keywords: Visual Effects, Parasite
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Horror
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Cast

Tom Skerritt    Dallas
Sigourney Weaver    Ripley
Veronica Cartwright    Lambert
Harry Dean Stanton    Brett
John Hurt    Kane
Ian Holm    Ash
Yaphet Kotto    Parker
Helen Horton    Voice of Mother

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Ridley Scott
Screenwriter    Dan O'Bannon
Story Creator    Dan O'Bannon
Story Creator    Ronald Shusett
Composer    Jerry Goldsmith
Producer    Gordon Carroll
Producer    David Giler
Producer    Walter Hill
Executive Producer    Ronald Shusett
Associate Producer    Ivor Powell
Assistant Director    Paul Ibbetson
Production Manager    Garth Thomas
Production Designer    Michael Seymour
Art Director    Les Dilley
Art Director    Roger Christian
Set Decorator    Ian Whittaker
Production Consultant    Dan O'Bannon
Cinematographer    Derek Vanlint
Visual Effects Supervisor    Denys Ayling
Special Effects    H.R. Giger
Special Effects    Carlo Rambaldi
Special Effects Supervisor    Brian Johnson, Jr.
Special Effects Supervisor    Nick Allder
Costume Designer    John Mollo
Costume Supervisor    Tiny Nicholls
Editor    Terry Rawlings
Editor    Peter Weatherley
Sound Mixer    Derrick Leather
Re-recording Mixer    Bill Rowe
Sound Editor    Jim Shields
Dialogue Editor    Bryan Tilling
Music Editor    Bob Hathaway
Make-up and Hair Designer    Tommy Manderson
Casting Director    Mary Goldberg
Casting Director    Mary Selway
Stunt Coordinator    Roy Scammel

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1979/05/25 1 $3,522,581   91 $38,710   $3,522,581 3
1979/06/01 1 $2,192,025 -38% 91 $24,088   $6,950,663 10
1979/06/08 1 $2,669,177 +22% 132 $20,221   $11,051,322 17
1979/06/15 2 $2,240,772 -16% 148 $15,140   $14,923,670 24
1979/06/22 1 $5,312,945 +137% 635 $8,367   $21,778,983 31
1979/06/29 2 $4,560,137 -14% 745 $6,121   $29,338,183 38
1979/07/06 1 $3,391,197 -26% 757 $4,480   $35,795,497 45
1979/07/13 1 $2,777,042 -18% 733 $3,789   $40,515,877 52
1979/07/20 1 $2,246,329 -19% 695 $3,232   $44,195,413 59
1979/07/27 2 $1,816,627 -19% 681 $2,668   $47,332,006 66
1979/08/03 3 $1,533,612 -16% 613 $2,502   $49,909,464 73
1979/08/10 3 $1,301,922 -15% 582 $2,237   $52,092,686 80
1979/08/17 3 $993,340 -24% 419 $2,371   $53,802,893 87
1979/08/24 3 $957,284 -4% 422 $2,268   $55,309,035 94
1979/08/31 1 $1,049,075 +10% 369 $2,843   $56,863,418 101
1979/09/07 1 $649,505 -38% 357 $1,819   $57,733,690 108
1979/09/14 1 $485,711 -25% 317 $1,532   $58,443,685 115
1979/09/21 1 $540,887 +11% 360 $1,502   $59,154,839 122
1979/09/28 1 $393,452 -27% 291 $1,352   $59,735,665 129
1979/10/05 2 $286,282 -27% 240 $1,193   $60,150,933 136
2003/10/31 16 $1,023,665   347 $2,950   $1,287,560 8,928
2003/11/07 24 $254,715 -75% 331 $770   $1,798,175 8,935
2003/11/14 58 $22,555 -91% 21 $1,074   $1,954,649 8,942
2003/11/21 81 $9,879 -56% 19 $520   $1,974,937 8,949
2003/11/28 86 $4,403 -55% 11 $400   $1,983,690 8,956