Alien Poster

(1979)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1980

Won
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
H.R. Giger
Carlo Rambaldi
Brian Johnson
Nick Allder
Dennis Ayling
Nominated
Oscar
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Michael Seymour
Leslie Dilley
Roger Christian
Ian Whittaker

Golden Globes, USA 1980

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Jerry Goldsmith

BAFTA Awards 1980

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Production Design
Michael Seymour
Best Sound Track
Derrick Leather
Jim Shields
Bill Rowe
Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Jerry Goldsmith
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Costume Design
John Mollo
Best Editing
Terry Rawlings
Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Role
Sigourney Weaver
Best Supporting Actor
John Hurt

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2011

Won
Saturn Award
Best DVD Collection
For Aliens , Alien³ and Alien: Resurrection

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2004

Nominated
Saturn Award
Best DVD Collection
For Aliens , Alien³ and Alien: Resurrection
For the "Alien Quadrilogy".

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1980

Won
Saturn Award
Best Science Fiction Film
Best Supporting Actress
Veronica Cartwright
Best Director
Ridley Scott
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actress
Sigourney Weaver
Best Writing
Dan O'Bannon
Best Make-Up
Pat Hay
Best Special Effects
Brian Johnson
Nick Allder

British Society of Cinematographers 1979

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Derek Vanlint

DVD Exclusive Awards 2003

Won
DVDX Award
Best Overall DVD, Classic Movie (Including All Extra Features)
Charles de Lauzirika
For Aliens , Alien³ and Alien: Resurrection
(Alien Quadrilogy).
Best Audio Commentary (New for DVD)
Ridley Scott
Ronald Shusett
Terry Rawlings
Sigourney Weaver
Tom Skerritt
Veronica Cartwright
Harry Dean Stanton
John Hurt
(Alien Quadrilogy).
Nominated
DVDX Award
Best Behind-the-Scenes Program (New for DVD)
Charles de Lauzirika
For Aliens , Alien³ and Alien: Resurrection
For The Beast Within: The Making of 'Alien' (2003) (Alien Quadrilogy).
Best Menu Design
Matt Kennedy
For Aliens , Alien³ and Alien: Resurrection
For "The Alien Quadrilogy".

Golden Schmoes Awards 2010

Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best DVD/Blu-Ray of the Year
For Aliens , Alien³ and Alien: Resurrection
Anthology

Grammy Awards 1980

Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Jerry Goldsmith

Hugo Awards 1980

Won
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Ridley Scott (director)
Dan O'Bannon (story/screenplay)
Ronald Shusett (screenplay)

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2010

Won
IGN Award
Best Blu-Ray
Alien Anthology

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2007

Won
IFMCA Award
Best New Release/Re-Release/Re-Recording of an Existing Score
Jerry Goldsmith (music composed by)
Douglass Fake (album produced by)
Michael Matessino (album produced by; liner notes by)
Nick Redman (album produced by)
Joe Sikoryak (album art direction by)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2010

Won
Sierra Award
Best DVD
For Aliens , Alien³ and Alien: Resurrection
"Alien Anthology"

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2004

Won
Sierra Award
Best DVD
For Aliens , Alien³ and Alien: Resurrection
"The Alien Quadrilogy"

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2002

Won
National Film Registry

Online Film & Television Association 2012

Won
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

San Sebastián International Film Festival 1979

Won
Silver Seashell
Best Cinematography and Special Effects

Satellite Awards 2004

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Overall DVD
For Aliens , Alien³ and Alien: Resurrection
For "The Alien Quadrilogy".
Best DVD Extras
For Aliens , Alien³ and Alien: Resurrection
For "The Alien Quadrilogy".

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