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Box office / business for
Alien (1979) More at IMDbPro »

Budget
$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend
$1,023,665 (USA) (2 November 2003) (347 Screens)
$3,527,881 (USA) (28 May 1979) (91 Screens)
£208,081 (UK) (2 November 2003) (134 Screens)
€158,790 (Germany) (29 October 2003) (120 Screens)
€66,410 (Italy) (16 November 2003) (37 Screens)
MXN 1,302,569 (Mexico) (30 October 2003) (110 Screens)
€18,669 (Netherlands) (29 October 2003) (10 Screens)
€167,534 (Spain) (26 October 2003) (160 Screens)

Gross
$80,930,630 (USA) ( 2004)
$1,985,739 (USA) (4 December 2003)
$1,983,690 (USA) (30 November 2003)
$1,974,937 (USA) (23 November 2003)
$1,954,649 (USA) (16 November 2003)
$1,798,175 (USA) (9 November 2003)
$1,287,560 (USA) (2 November 2003)
$60,150,933 (USA) (7 October 1979)
$59,735,665 (USA) (30 September 1979)
$59,154,839 (USA) (23 September 1979)
$58,443,685 (USA) (16 September 1979)
$57,733,690 (USA) (9 September 1979)
$56,863,418 (USA) (3 September 1979)
$55,309,035 (USA) (26 August 1979)
$53,802,893 (USA) (19 August 1979)
$52,092,686 (USA) (12 August 1979)
$49,909,464 (USA) (5 August 1979)
$47,332,006 (USA) (29 July 1979)
$44,195,413 (USA) (22 July 1979)
$40,515,877 (USA) (15 July 1979)
$35,795,497 (USA) (8 July 1979)
$29,338,183 (USA) (1 July 1979)
$21,778,983 (USA) (24 June 1979)
$14,923,670 (USA) (17 June 1979)
$11,051,322 (USA) (10 June 1979)
$6,950,663 (USA) (3 June 1979)
$3,527,881 (USA) (28 May 1979)
$78,944,891 (USA) ( 1979)
$8,806,562 (UK) ( 2004)
£379,140 (UK) (9 November 2003)
£208,081 (UK) (2 November 2003)
$141,221 (UK) ( 1979)
$7,886,000 (UK) ( 1979)
$104,000,000 (Worldwide) ( 2004) (except USA)
$185,000,000 (Worldwide) ( 2004)
$203,630,630 (worldwide)
$122,700,000 (Non-USA)
$387,733 (Argentina) ( 1979)
$4,823,562 (Australia) ( 2004)
$4,654,000 (Australia) ( 1979)
$3,494,292 (Australia) ( 1979)
$246,219 (Austria) ( 1979)
$65,411 (Belgium) ( 2003)
$228,889 (Belgium) ( 1979)
$24,727 (Bolivia) ( 1980)
$441,974 (Brazil) ( 1979)
$128,805 (Chile) ( 1979)
$26,018 (Colombia) ( 1979)
$117,157 (Denmark) ( 1979)
$24,000 (Egypt) ( 1980)
$88,148 (Finland) ( 1979)
$4,727,920 (France) ( 1979)
€293,360 (Germany) (26 November 2003)
€290,654 (Germany) (19 November 2003)
€275,632 (Germany) (12 November 2003)
€248,123 (Germany) (5 November 2003)
€158,790 (Germany) (29 October 2003)
$364,233 (Germany) ( 2003)
$1,652,056 (Greece) ( 1979)
$89,380 (Greece) ( 1979)
HKD 3,245,922 (Hong Kong) (14 December 1979)
$594,950 (Hong Kong) ( 1979)
$200,326 (India) ( 1981)
$44,359 (India) ( 1981)
$47,703 (Israel) ( 1979)
€104,446 (Italy) (7 December 2003)
€102,963 (Italy) (30 November 2003)
€98,814 (Italy) (23 November 2003)
€66,410 (Italy) (16 November 2003)
$661,770 (Italy) ( 1979)
$45,000 (Jamaica) ( 1980)
$4,462,984 (Japan) ( 1979)
$137,387 (Malaysia) ( 1979)
MXN 2,412,554 (Mexico) (22 January 2004)
MXN 2,407,784 (Mexico) (15 January 2004)
MXN 2,403,613 (Mexico) (18 December 2003)
MXN 2,391,566 (Mexico) (11 December 2003)
MXN 2,360,716 (Mexico) (4 December 2003)
MXN 2,288,425 (Mexico) (27 November 2003)
MXN 2,245,741 (Mexico) (20 November 2003)
MXN 2,039,889 (Mexico) (13 November 2003)
MXN 1,778,977 (Mexico) (6 November 2003)
MXN 1,302,569 (Mexico) (30 October 2003)
$99,209 (Mexico) ( 1980)
$829,842 (Mexico) ( 1979)
€18,669 (Netherlands) (29 October 2003)
$27,945 (Netherlands) ( 2003)
$314,699 (Netherlands) ( 1979)
$181,795 (New Zealand) ( 1980)
$124,902 (Norway) ( 1979)
$99,209 (Peru) ( 1979)
$216,205 (Philippines) ( 1979)
$18,942 (Portugal) ( 1979)
$27,829 (Puerto Rico) ( 2003)
$290,346 (Puerto Rico) ( 1979)
$198,530 (Singapore) ( 1979)
$291,507 (South Africa) ( 1979)
€167,534 (Spain) (26 October 2003)
€1,280,573 (Spain) (31 August 2002)
$842,260 (Spain) ( 1979)
$1,652,056 (Sweden) ( 1979)
SEK 5,728,729 (Sweden)
$200,326 (Taiwan) ( 1980)
$40,478 (Thailand) ( 1982)
$64,239 (Uruguay) ( 1980)
$181,685 (Venezuela) ( 1980)
$1,015,230 (West Germany) ( 1979)

Weekend Gross
$4,403 (USA) (30 November 2003) (11 Screens)
$9,879 (USA) (23 November 2003) (19 Screens)
$22,555 (USA) (16 November 2003) (21 Screens)
$254,715 (USA) (9 November 2003) (331 Screens)
$1,023,665 (USA) (2 November 2003) (347 Screens)
$286,282 (USA) (7 October 1979) (270 Screens)
$393,452 (USA) (30 September 1979) (291 Screens)
$540,887 (USA) (23 September 1979) (360 Screens)
$485,711 (USA) (16 September 1979) (317 Screens)
$649,505 (USA) (9 September 1979) (357 Screens)
$1,049,075 (USA) (3 September 1979) (369 Screens)
$957,284 (USA) (26 August 1979) (422 Screens)
$993,340 (USA) (19 August 1979) (419 Screens)
$1,301,922 (USA) (12 August 1979) (582 Screens)
$1,533,612 (USA) (5 August 1979) (613 Screens)
$1,816,627 (USA) (29 July 1979) (681 Screens)
$2,246,329 (USA) (22 July 1979) (695 Screens)
$2,777,042 (USA) (15 July 1979) (733 Screens)
$3,391,197 (USA) (8 July 1979) (757 Screens)
$4,560,137 (USA) (1 July 1979) (745 Screens)
$5,312,945 (USA) (24 June 1979) (635 Screens)
$2,240,772 (USA) (17 June 1979) (142 Screens)
$2,669,177 (USA) (10 June 1979) (132 Screens)
$2,192,024 (USA) (3 June 1979) (91 Screens)
$3,527,881 (USA) (28 May 1979) (91 Screens)
£77,920 (UK) (9 November 2003) (119 Screens)
£208,081 (UK) (2 November 2003) (134 Screens)
€2,706 (Germany) (26 November 2003) (22 Screens)
€15,022 (Germany) (19 November 2003) (66 Screens)
€27,509 (Germany) (12 November 2003) (96 Screens)
€89,333 (Germany) (5 November 2003) (119 Screens)
€158,790 (Germany) (29 October 2003) (120 Screens)
€8,109 (Italy) (23 November 2003) (12 Screens)
MXN 4,770 (Mexico) (22 January 2004) (1 Screen)
MXN 4,171 (Mexico) (15 January 2004) (1 Screen)
MXN 12,047 (Mexico) (18 December 2003) (3 Screens)
MXN 30,850 (Mexico) (11 December 2003) (7 Screens)
MXN 72,291 (Mexico) (4 December 2003) (17 Screens)
MXN 42,684 (Mexico) (27 November 2003) (16 Screens)
MXN 205,852 (Mexico) (20 November 2003) (59 Screens)
MXN 260,912 (Mexico) (13 November 2003) (38 Screens)
MXN 476,408 (Mexico) (6 November 2003) (109 Screens)
MXN 1,302,569 (Mexico) (30 October 2003) (110 Screens)
€18,669 (Netherlands) (29 October 2003) (120 Screens)
€167,534 (Spain) (26 October 2003) (160 Screens)

Admissions
2,809,875 (France)
1,385,423 (Spain) (31 August 2002)
284,649 (Sweden)

Rentals
$40,300,000 (USA)

Production Dates
5 July 1978 -  December 1978

Filming Dates
5 July 1978 - 2 October 1978

Copyright Holder
Copyright © 1979 by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved
original music copyright © 1979 Fox Fanfare Music Inc


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