‘Alien’ Was Released 37 Years Ago This Week — Here Are Some Crazy Facts Only True Fans Know About The Film

“In space, no one can hear you scream.”

That was the tagline that ran when Alien went into wide release 37 years ago this week (June 22, 1979). Every Alien fan knows the film launched the careers of director Ridley Scott and Sigourney Weaver but here are some crazy facts the casual fan probably doesn’t know about the film franchise.

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