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Alien

Co-produced by renowned British institution Pinewood Studios, this Oscar- and BAFTA-winning classic is directed by celebrated UK filmmaker Ridley Scott. Starring Sigourney Weaver as the iconic protagonist Ripley, with support from Tom Skeritt, Harry Dean Stanton and British acting giant John Hurt, the claustrophobia of the setting is wonderfully realised by UK cinematographer Derek Vanlint.

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In deep space, the crew of commercial spacecraft Nostromo are woken from their cryo-sleep capsules to investigate a distress call from an alien ship. After finding a nest of eggs inside the vessel, terror ensues as the crew must fight a mysterious but deadly lifeform.