United States, 1979 / 111 Mins

Director: Ridley Scott

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Harry Dean Stanton

The time is the future. The crew aboard a massive commercial space vehicle are enroute to earth with a load of extraterrestrial ore when they are sidetracked by mysterious signals from a nearby planet. The signals seem to be calls for help and when the space ship arrives they find a ruined, smoldering spacecraft and within it egg-like living organisms.