The pioneer action-heroine Ripley paved the way for the intelligent, fast acting female in this, an alien sci-fi classic. The creature sure is ugly, angry and has acid for blood. The space crew have a hell of a time fobbing it off! AJP
The crew of the deep space mining ship Nostromo are awaken from hypersleep to investigate a strange signal from a nearby planet. While investigating the signal, they discover it was intended as a warning, and not an SOS.