calendar_today 1979. Ridley Scott.

stars 8.5 Horror. Sci-Fi.

people Tom Skerritt. Sigourney Weaver. Veronica Cartwright. Harry Dean Stanton.

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 lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.