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Did You Know?
…that the four Alien movies were made over a span of 18 years for a total of $160 million.
Alien was made for $10 million, Aliens for $20 million, Alien 3 for $50 million and Alien
Resurrection for $80 million.
…that Sigourney Weaver was paid $33,000 for Alien, $2 million for Aliens, $5.5 million for
Alien 3 and $11 million for Alien Resurrection (more than the total budget of the original Alien).
…that Sigourney Weaver's Best Actress Oscar nomination for Aliens was the first for a woman in an action role.
…that the tagline for Alien is: "In space no one can hear you scream." Aliens:
"This time it's war." Alien 3: "The bitch is back." Alien Resurrection: "Witness the resurrection."
… that Alien won an Academy Award® for Best Visual Effects in 1979 and Aliens won Oscars
for Best Visual Effects and Best Sound Effects in 1986.
…that the original Alien script by Dan O'Bannon was entitled "Starbeast."
…that Alien was seen by many critics as a metaphor for the HIV virus.
…that Nostromo is the title of a book by Joseph Conrad. Originally published in 1904,
the novel's themes deal with greed and imperialism.
... The chestburster became an ever popular Halloween costume.
... Will there be another Alien movie? It does have an imdb page that says it's a prequel and Ridley Scott will direct.
Aliens On Location
Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
In the early 1960's, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce developed the idea of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame." The sidewalks of the most famous streets in the heart of Hollywood were lined with "stars" recognizing celebrities' life-long contributions to the entertainment industry. Receiving a star is still to this day considered a huge honor. Here's where you can find Sigourney Weaver's star:
Walk of Fame Star (Motion Pictures)
7021 Hollywood Blvd.