Ridley Scott's ingenious "haunted spaceship" monster movie remains an influential classic for both sci-fi and horror aficionados. Starring John Hurt, Yaphet Kotto, Veronica Cartwright, Tom Skerritt, Ian Holm, Harry Dean Stanton and a star-making performance by Sigourney Weaver, "the most courageous and resourceful heroine seen onscreen in years." – Gary Arnold, The Washington Post. DIR Ridley Scott; SCR Dan O'Bannon; PROD Gordon Carroll, David Giler, Walter Hill. U.S./UK, 1979, color, 117 min. RATED R
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