Alien Day

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Synopsis

After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious life-form, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.

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Trivia

  • A sex scene between Dallas and Ripley was scripted, to show how casually the crew would solve long periods of abstinence. Another reference to this was a deleted scene where Ripley inquires with Lambert whether she ever had sex with Ash. Tom Skerritt later said that he discussed the necessity of the scene with director Ridley Scott, thinking that it added nothing to the narrative and only interrupted the flow of the movie. Scott agreed, and the sex scene was ultimately not filmed, but he revived the idea of crew members having casual sex for Prometheus (2012).
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Goofs

  • (at around 56 mins) Blood squib visible during chest-bursting scene.
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Quotes

    • [looks at a pen being dissolved by alien's body fluid]
    • Dallas: I haven't seen anything like that except, uh, molecular acid.
    • Brett: It must be using it for blood.
    • Parker: It's got a wonderful defense mechanism. You don't dare kill it.
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The Alien: Covenant preview was absolutely mind blowing. It's gonna be a long wait until it releases!

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it was great to experience alien on the big screen

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Just as Ripley is the female action hero against whom all others are judged, so the alien itself, brilliantly conceived by HR Giger and, equally brilliantly, concealed by Scott and kept in shadow for much of the film, is one of the most terrifying monsters in cinema history.

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