Alien is a science fiction horror film franchise first released in 1979 and directed by Ridley Scott. It follows the crew of the spaceship Nostromo, who are awakened from their sleep capsules in deep space by a distress call from an alien vessel. Alien has spawned successive films and has been repeatedly called one of the best films of all time. It catapulted it’s lead actress, Sigourney Weaver, to fame, and highlighted that it’s definitely best to listen to a woman when onboard a spaceship with an alien on the loose.
The first Alien movie came out in 1979, was directed by Ridley Scot,t and was written by Dan O’ Bannon. The Alien movie was based on a story by Dan O’Bannon and Ronald Shusett that depicts the journey of space tug, Nostromo, as it comes across an alien encounter.
The Predators hunt Aliens as prey and use them to create artificial gaming reserves. Predators keep Queens and Facehuggers in captivity and typically operate alone. They’re called Predators because their culture is dedicated to hunting dangerous prey. Predators are highly intelligent and have mastered interstellar travel.
The year Alien is set in is 2122 and is the film that is set further along than any other of the series. In the film, the crew of the Nostromo is on a mission making a journey to Earth when they receive a transmission that an executive officer was attacked by an alien.