Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left.
Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto.
Monsters -- Drama.
Human-alien encounters -- Drama.
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Director of photography, Derek Vanlint ; film editor, Terry Rawlings ; music, Jerry Goldsmith ; story, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett.