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Shock & Gore 2019: Alien - Directors Cut 40th Anniversary

Sunday 14th July - 5.45pm

Wednesday 17th July - 8.45pm

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Director: Ridley Scott

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt and John Hurt

Rating: 18

UK/USA 1979, 117mins

The Ridley Scott classic returns to the Electric for a special late night 40th Anniversary screening. In space, no one can hear you scream... at The Electric, maybe the waiters can hear your cocktail order.

In deep space, the crew of the commercial starship Nostromo is awakened from their cryo-sleep capsules halfway through their journey home to investigate a distress call from an alien vessel. The terror begins when the crew encounters a nest of eggs inside the alien ship. An organism from inside an egg leaps out and attaches itself to one of the crew, causing him to fall into a coma.

"After 40 years, this sci-fi horror masterpiece still feels lethally contemporary." - The Guardian