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Followed by 

Aliens (1986)

Edited into 

Bride of Monster Mania (2000) (TV Movie)
The 'Alien' Saga (2002) (TV Movie)
The Making of 'Alien³' (2003) (Video)
One Step Beyond: The Making of 'Alien: Resurrection' (2003) (Video)
footage used in movie
Superior Firepower: The Making of 'Aliens' (2003) (Video)
footage used in movie
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim (2012)
scenes are taken from this film

Spin-off 

Alien (1982) (Video Game)
Alien vs. Predator (1993) (Video Game)
spin-off video game
Alien Trilogy (1996) (Video Game)
Aliens vs. Predator (1999) (Video Game)
Aliens vs. Predator 2 (2001) (Video Game)
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
A crossover that pairs the titular alien monsters.
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
A crossover that pairs the titular alien monsters.
Prometheus (2012)
According to director Ridley Scott, both films are set in the same universe. He said it is not a direct prequel. There would be at least two more movies needed for that.
Aliens: Colonial Marines (2013) (Video Game)
Set on the planet seen in this film

References 

Dark Star (1974)
Jaws (1975)
Rabid (1977)

Referenced in 

Tunnel Hunt (1979) (Video Game)
The designer was inspired by the opening scene.
The Children (1980)
A magazine left on the childrens' schoolbus features a still from ALIEN (and mention of it being part of a cover story on scary summer films).
Contamination (1980)
The Intruder Within (1981) (TV Movie)
Outland (1981)
Time Bandits (1981)
Evil's headgear looks remarkably like the facehugger.
Heavy Metal (1981)
Forbidden World (1982)
the plot about the mutant killing members of a space crew
Poltergeist (1982)
Poster is in Rob's room.
Blade Runner (1982)
When Deckard is being picked up in the beginning, a red screen can be seen showing 'PURGE' in white letters. The same screen is seen twice in Alien when the shuttle detaches from the ship.
The Thing (1982)
Cheers: Give Me a Ring Sometime (1982) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Norm.
La balance (1982)
Movie poster in police office
Xtro (1983)
creatures bursting from eggs and attaching to faces of victims. Use of acid as a weapon as well.
Urusei yatsura: The Mendou Family's Masquerade Ball (1983) (TV Episode)
One of the party goers is wearing a Xenomorph mask.
Prisoner: Cell Block H: Episode #1.364 (1983) (TV Episode)
Judy Bryant and Maureen Parker go to the cinema to watch the film and later discuss the chestbursting scene.
Ghostbusters (1984)
Electric Dreams (1984)
SCIENCE OFFICER EYES ONLY
Creature (1985)
Fletch (1985)
Fletch's blue USCSS Nostromo hat.
Lifeforce (1985)
Urusei yatsura: I Want a Bride! The Fox's Love Adventure! (1985) (TV Episode)
One of the students is dress up as a Xenomorph.
Dead End (1985)
zombie passes theater playing It! The Terror From Beyond Space/Alien double feature
Neon Maniacs (1986)
Character is wearing a "Nostromo" ball cap.
Robot Holocaust (1986) (Video)
One scene from this movie copies the "creature popping from a man's stomach" bit from Alien (1979), using a creature designed after the Alien.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
One of the high school kids asks one of Ferris's friends if she saw the film
Metroid (1986) (Video Game)
Female protagonist; rocky planet; aliens that eat your head; an organisation that plans to use the aliens as bioweapons; miniboss called Ridley (Ridley Scott was the director of Alien); boss called Mother Brain (Mother was the ship's computer in Alien); countdown and self-destruct at the end
Captain EO (1986) (Short)
The Seventh Curse (1986)
Chest buster type monsters and monster at the end looks similar to an Alien.
Night Court: Halloween II: The Return of Leon (1986) (TV Episode)
Mac has a prop of the alien protruding from his torso.
Night Court: Dan's Operation: Part 1 (1986) (TV Episode)
Character refers to the chest bursting scene.
Bubblegum Crisis (1987) (Video)
Predator (1987)
Xenophobe (1987) (Video Game)
Design inspiration of the aliens and their eggs.
Lily C.A.T. (1987) (Video)
Doctor Who: Dragonfire: Part 1 (1987) (TV Episode)
The Dragon is based on the Alien creature
Red Dwarf: Waiting for God (1988) (TV Episode)
Reference to squiggly, slimy aliens sticking to the face
Red Dwarf: Confidence & Paranoia (1988) (TV Episode)
"In space, no one can hear you cha-cha-cha"
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Eggs scenes are referenced. Also the Alien tagline "In space no one can hear you scream" is spoofed as "In space, no one can eat ice cream."
Zombi 3 (1988)
Zombie baby bursting out of a pregnant woman's belly.
Akira (1988)
Alien Crush (1988) (Video Game)
The graphics feature strong similarities to the art from the Alien movies
The Bear (1988)
when a hunter washes his face under falling water and creature is comig
Growing Pains: Birth of a Seaver (1988) (TV Episode)
Mike says that giving birth is like Alien in 3-D.
ALF: Turkey in the Straw: Part 1 (1988) (TV Episode)
Sgt. Fox refers to the film.
Snatcher (1988) (Video Game)
Cosplayer in Outer Heaven
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Series 1 Compilation 1 (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Kujaku ô (1988)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Zigra (1988) (TV Episode)
Dr. Forrester: "Is it true what they say about space?" Dr. Erhardt: "No one can hear you laugh!"
Dallas: The Two Mrs. Ewings (1989) (TV Episode)
Title referenced by Harvey Bruce.
Lobster Man from Mars (1989)
Chest-bursting scene
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Humanoid Woman (1989) (TV Episode)
Crow: "In space, no one can smell your breath."
Leviathan (1989)
A monster bursts from Cobb's chest, just as how it happened to Kane in Alien.
Night Court: Come Back to the Five and Dime, Stephen King, Stephen King (1989) (TV Episode)
Harry has a prop of the alien protruding from his torso.
Immediate Family (1989)
The Kevin Dillon character says his son reminds him of the robot (Ian Holm) from "Alien" (because he spits...)
Red Dwarf: Polymorph (1989) (TV Episode)
The Polymorph design is based on the Alien
Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon (1989) (Video Game)
On one of the postcards in Fester's World O' Wonders, which describes the planet Achoron, there is a picture of the facehugger alien attached to human's head.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Robot Holocaust (1990) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Somebody's been watching 'Alien.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Moon Zero Two (1990) (TV Episode)
"In space, no one can hear a wedgie"
Night Court: The Talk Show (1990) (TV Episode)
Bull mentions it
Spaced Invaders (1990)
Kathy is wearing a self-made Halloween costume inspired by Alien (1979)
Tiny Toon Adventures: A Quack in the Quarks (1990) (TV Episode)
Buster says "In space, no one can hear you quack"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sidehackers (1990) (TV Episode)
Forrester: In space, no one can hear you sue.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: G.A.G. Dance (1990) (TV Episode)
Videotape seen on the shelf at Mondo Video
Predator 2 (1990)
Near the end of the film, a Xenomorph skull can be seen in the predator's trophy collection.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: King Dinosaur (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "He jumped right out of Paul's chest."
Siskel & Ebert: Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Unlikeliest Star (1990) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert says "Predator" (1987) starts out like "Rambo" and ends like "Alien".
Clarissa Explains It All: Haunted House (1991) (TV Episode)
reference to film title and the Chestbusters
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Stacy, Mike and Jim mention it.
Suburban Commando (1991)
Ramsey mentions "a big bug hunt with creatures that bleed acid."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Daddy-O (1991) (TV Episode)
Dr. Forrester: "It's a terrifying alien face hugger."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Guiron (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "In space, no one can hear you spin."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Future Shock (1991) (TV Episode)
Frank says, "He's inside the air ducts. Kubiac's gone 'Alien' on us!"
Kvartetti (1991) (TV Mini-Series)
The movie "Alien" is mentioned in this mini-series.
Wu ge ji mo de xin (1991)
comic chest burster t-shirt gag
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)
There is a scene featuring a gun bursting and protruding through a person's chest, then proceeding to move as if it were looking around.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: When Jerry Met Shelly (1992) (TV Episode)
Parker says, "In space, no one can hear you scream."
Alien³ (1992)
When trying to lure the alien, one of the convicts says "here kitty kitty...", a reference to Alien were Brett says the same thing when looking for the cat. Also both films use a drinking bird on a table (Alien uses 2, Alien 3 one).
Bad Channels (1992) (Video)
Referenced in tagline.
Critters 4 (1992)
The entire plot is a basic alien ripoff: The crew on the ship have aliens on board. These are wanted by a company to use as military weapons. The aliens hunt the crew. Basically the plot for alien
Giger: Passage to the Id (1992)
Alien character is mentioned
Snatcher CD-ROMantic (1992) (Video Game)
A Outer Heaven customer wears an "Alien" disguise.
El gato (1992) (Video)
homage
Dark Seed (1992) (Video Game)
All of the pictures in the living room are reproductions of works of H.R. Giger, who did the design for Dark Seed. One of the pictures shows the famous Alien head.
Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) (Video)
Flashback: The Quest for Identity (1992) (Video Game)
the game ends with Conrad drifting alone in space, then going into hypersleep
Mad About You: The Painter (1993) (TV Episode)
When Mark asks Paul and Jamie if they saw "Alien", Paul says: "Only the first one."
Carnosaur (1993)
Chestburster scene
So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
At ~20mins, Mike Myers is in the meat shop and mimics the alien (with a piece of meat) coming out of his stomach like in Alien.
The Simpsons: Boy Scoutz 'n the Hood (1993) (TV Episode)
There is an Alien video game at the arcade.
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper: For Whom the Heck the Bell Tolls (1994) (TV Episode)
mentioned by P.J.
Clerks. (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Married with Children: Valentine's Day Massacre (1994) (TV Episode)
When Bud describes his "romantic" encounter with Rita he says he's learned that "In space, no one really can hear you scream."
Captain Planet and the Planeteers: Bug Off (1994) (TV Episode)
Wheeler compares the wasps' eating the beetles in a parasitic form to the movie plot.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Genesis (1994) (TV Episode)
The episode is jam-packed with visual references to this movie.
Tiny Toons Spring Break (1994) (TV Movie)
A Xenomorph can be seen in a cage along with the other pet prisoners.
Death Machine (1994)
Beanstalk (1994)
The chest-bursting scene is alluded to by Rebecca.
Terminal Voyage (1994)
According to the german synchronisation the computer countdown during the self destruction sequence of the ship uses the same wording as in Alien. I have no access to the original version to check it.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Adversary (1995) (TV Episode)
being stalked by the monster through the maintenance ducts
Species (1995)
Both Sil's baby and the alien from Alien are "born" by coming out of their "parent's" chest. Both these alien species are creations of H.R. Giger.
The Outpost (1995)
Space: Above and Beyond: Pilot (1995) (TV Episode)
reuse of tagline "in space no one can hear you scream"
Animaniacs: This Pun for Hire/Star Truck/Go Fish/Multiplication (1995) (TV Episode)
In "Star Truck," one the bathroom doors has an alien design on it.
Toy Story (1995)
One of the arcade games at Pizza Planet features a "Whack-a-Alien" game: a man with aliens bursting out of his chest.
The Naked Truth: Sewer Gators, Swordplay, Santa from Hell! (1995) (TV Episode)
The insides of a turkey are described as looking like the alien chestburster.
Memories (1995)
horrors in a space station.
A Close Shave (1995) (Short)
The Daedalus Encounter (1995) (Video Game)
Space Quest 6: The Spinal Frontier (1995) (Video Game)
When Roger's ship malfunctions, he gets help from a woman named Wriggley who passes nearby with her ship. After she leaves, the Alien can be seen entering her ship. The name Wriggley is may be a pun either on Ellen Ripley, the protagonist of the Alien film series, or on Ridley Scott, the series director.
Goodnight Sweetheart: The Yanks Are Coming (1996) (TV Episode)
Gary says that Yvonne is like "something from Alien"
Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996) (Video)
The Arrival (1996)
Rocko's Modern Life: The High-Five of Doom/Fly Burgers (1996) (TV Episode)
Heffer thinks that Philbert is an alien and asks if he has plans to burst through someone's chest in The High-Five of Doom segment.
Very Important Pennis: Very Important Pennis: Part 2 (1996) (TV Episode)
When he meets Sigourney Weaver, Dennis homages the alien-bursting-out-of-stomach scene with his microphone. She laughs and says "I can't tell you how many times people do that."
Taxi (1996)
Dating the Enemy (1996)
Tash looks bewildered at her penis and says: "Look's like something from "Alien".
Dark Breed (1996)
Saturday Night Live: Bill Pullman/New Edition (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced during cold opening
Macabre Pair of Shorts (1996)
Discussed in projection room.
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
The wrong answer to Gene Siskel's trivia question.
Siskel & Ebert: Screamers/Richard III/Bed of Roses/Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored/Angels and Insects (1996) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert says "Screamers" (1995) steals from this movie.
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Besøg hos Rocket Science (1996) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann visits Rocket Science Games, mentioning Ron Cobb's work on the film
The Relic (1997)
Nightwatch (1997)
Street Fighter III: New Generation (1997) (Video Game)
Character Twelve based on queen
Mimic (1997)
Event Horizon (1997)
Many plot and design elements were most likely inspired by this film, including: a crew investigating an ominous place in deep space; Gothic influences on the ship's interior; a mysterious and disturbing recording (Director's Cut only); one of the team members protects the malevolent entity, and turns on the rest; survivors splitting up, with one group preparing the self-destruct system on the ship and the other making preparations to use an escape shuttle, when a monster suddenly corners one of the groups.
Dexter's Laboratory: Star Check Unconventional/Dexter Is Dirty/Ice Cream Scream (1997) (TV Episode)
A convention attendee is dressed up as the alien.
Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults (1997) (TV Movie)
Hidden Hollywood features scores of scenes from past movies, some in passing reference and many clips from various movies.
Scream 2 (1997)
Men in Black: The Series: The Psychic Link Syndrome (1997) (TV Episode)
Movie featuring the alien is shown in the theater at the beginning of the episode.
Elevated (1997) (Short)
Hewlett mentions it.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Bad Eggs (1998) (TV Episode)
Copious allusions to the alien egg and facehugger, including a lift from the scene where the hugger drops onto Ripley's shoulder.
Resident Evil 2 (1998) (Video Game)
A creature bursts right out of a guy's chest in one scene.
Sphere (1998)
The scene where Harry is awake and eating closely follows the Chestburster scene from this movie; the tone and scripting of the scene are very much alike, up to the point where Harry suddenly starts to convulse.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Phantom Planet (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow: Weird, we're in space and I CAN hear you scream.
Lost in Space (1998)
Species II (1998)
Cowboy Bebop: Toys in the Attic (1998) (TV Episode)
This episode's plot features Spike trying to hunt down a stealthy, deadly creature lurking aboard the Bebop.
CyberMercs (1998) (Video Game)
The "Xenos" in the game look a lot like the Alien creature... and there are numerous other references, including eggs, chestbursters and using the human bodies the aliens attack as nourishment.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Space Children (1998) (TV Episode)
Mike: "It's laying eggs in my chest. Is that normal?"
The X Files (1998)
Cronenberg Interview: Shivers (1998) (Video)
mentionned once
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Dead Man's Party (1998) (TV Episode)
Xander says "You have to admire its purity" about the cat
The Faculty (1998)
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
Tyrell tells Karla that as they are on an island, no-one could hear her scream, referencing the film's famous tagline, "In space no one can hear you scream".
Half-Life (1998) (Video Game)
Two's a Mob (1998)
A large poster of this film hangs in the film agent's office.
Sucker (1998) (Video)
Virus (1999)
Silent Hill (1999) (Video Game)
eXistenZ (1999)
Analyze This (1999)
Refers to the scene where the alien jumped out of John Hurt's stomach.
Notting Hill (1999)
Dogma (1999)
Character refers to the chest bursting scene.
Instinct (1999)
Human Traffic (1999)
A poster is visible in Jip's bedroom.
Goomer (1999)
Alien body in the store in which Goomer sells Ovomorphus.
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Fight Club (1999)
several Alien DVDs in the video store getting erased
Freaks and Geeks: Tests and Breasts (1999) (TV Episode)
Neil compares the female reproductive systm to the Alien
Excel Saga: Melody of the Underground Passage (1999) (TV Episode)
The Main monster is inspired in the alien character
Half-Life: Opposing Force (1999) (Video Game)
The Alien Legacy (1999) (Video)
Angels in the Infield (2000) (TV Movie)
Simon says, "We're in section C; no one can hear you scream!"
Troldspejlet: Episode #23.17 (2000) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at upcoming Danish summer releases, mentioning the film in reference to Gladiator (2000)
Chicken Run (2000)
Same type of finale, the "evil bitch" hangs in a line back of the ship.
Comedy Central Presents: Dane Cook (2000) (TV Episode)
mentions the aliens from the film
Hollow Man (2000)
Back to the Black Lagoon: A Creature Chronicle (2000) (Video)
mentioned once
Bride of Monster Mania (2000) (TV Movie)
ER: A Walk in the Woods (2001) (TV Episode)
Open reference by a character
Tomcats (2001)
The Fairly OddParents: Spaced Out/Transparents! (2001) (TV Episode)
The appearence of the aliens in the Crash Nebula show are based on that of the alien from this movie.
Cradle of Fear (2001) (Video)
Jason X (2001)
The Making of 'Cape Fear' (2001) (Video)
Alien Evolution (2001) (TV Movie)
K-PAX (2001)
Prot says to Dr. Powell: "Don't worry, I won't pop out of your chest"
Bones (2001)
Aliens vs. Predator 2 (2001) (Video Game)
The interior of the Forward Observation Pods is based heavily on the Nostromo
Halo (2001) (Video Game)
On the deck of the ship, there is a sign on a bullatin board that says "missing cat answers to Jonesey", the same name as the cat in this movie
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Imagining 'Total Recall' (2001) (Video)
Half-Life: Blue Shift (2001) (Video Game)
Welcome to Eltingville (2002) (TV Movie)
dialogue
Resident Evil (2002)
Blade II (2002)
Character stands under a stream of water and looks up and the sun light spatters on Reinhardt
Queer as Folk: Episode #2.11 (2002) (TV Episode)
Brian calls the film "one of the great AIDS-metaphor flicks of all time."
Creating a Myth... the Memories of 'Legend' (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
Reign of Fire (2002)
Signs (2002)
Esta noche, no (2002)
The movie is mentioned in a conversation
The Fairly OddParents: Fairy Fairy Quite Contrary/Nectar of the Odds (2002) (TV Episode)
The design of the alien villains in 'Crash Nebula on Ice' are based on the alien in this film.
Splinter Cell (2002) (Video Game)
The companies Weylanda and Yutani labeled in the oil rig level are based off of the Weylanda-Yutani company from this Alien franchise.
King's Quest II: Romancing the Stones (2002) (Video Game)
Talking to ordinary fish in the Sharkee domain reveals a misquote from Alien (1979).
.com for Murder (2002)
Referenced in tagline.
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Dreamcatcher (2003)
The alien species is codenamed "Ripley." Jones (or "Jonesy") is the name of the cat.
Retarded Animal Babies (2003) (Video)
"In space, no one can hear you cream."
Finding Nemo (2003)
High Tension (2003)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds (2003) (Video Game)
Poster seen in movie theater
Underworld (2003)
Shot of hanging chains with water dripping from above
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Joan of Arcadia: Bringeth It On (2003) (TV Episode)
Luke fantasises about Sigourney Weaver in "Alien".
Red Dwarf: All Change - Series III (2003) (Video)
Referenced by name
The Making of 'Alien³' (2003) (Video)
Mention Twice
One Step Beyond: The Making of 'Alien: Resurrection' (2003) (Video)
Jean-Pierre Jeunet talk about the first 3 alien movies
Superior Firepower: The Making of 'Aliens' (2003) (Video)
Mention Twice
The Sims: Bustin' Out (2003) (Video Game)
statue of queen exoskeleton
Angel: Harm's Way (2004) (TV Episode)
The narrator at the beginning says that Wolfram and Hart has branches that reach into major corporations like Weyland-Yutani.
Cabin Fever: Beneath the Skin (2004) (Video)
briefly mentionned
Tricks of the Trade: Making 'Matchstick Men' (2004) (Video)
Sam Rockwell mentionned once
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
The use of a 360 degree camera pan to establish the Winchester is a subtle reference to the 360 degree pan in Alien. This is confirmed as a subtle reference in the DVD's trivia subtitled track and audio commentaries.
Hellboy (2004)
Hellhound dooling molecular acid from behind
Van Helsing (2004)
Molecular acid and werewolf drooling from above
Coupling: 9½ Minutes (2004) (TV Episode)
plot point
Love Rules! (2004) (TV Movie)
"What was scary? I thought Alien was pretty scary..."
Deep Evil (2004) (TV Movie)
character mentions creature from this movie is similar
'Hellboy': The Seeds of Creation (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Dracula 3000 (2004) (TV Movie)
The android, Aurora Ash, has the same name as the android in Alien
The Dead Will Walk (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
EastEnders: Episode dated 27 September 2004 (2004) (TV Episode)
Billy asks, "In what film did Captain Dallas ask his crewmate to kill him?". Keith answers, "Alien. The Director's Cut".
Ellektra (2004)
Movie poster
Fear of Clowns (2004) (Video)
re-release poster in movie theater
Halálos halál (2004) (Short)
It was a joke in the movie.
Red Dwarf: Heavy Science - Series V (2004) (Video)
Referenced by name
World of Warcraft (2004) (Video Game)
In Dalaran you can find a red cat called "Jones" as the cat on board of the Nostromo.
Tripping the Rift: Extreme Chode (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chode
Tripping the Rift: Creaturepalooza (2004) (TV Episode)
An Alien from Alien turns out to be the mother of the earwig
Duane Hopwood (2005)
Mentions an alien bursting out of someone's chest.
Film Geek (2005)
Scotty mentions it.
House M.D.: Histories (2005) (TV Episode)
As she chastises them, Cuddy asks House and Foreman, "Do you like the 'Alien' movies?"
The Descent (2005)
Character stands under a stream of water and looks up and water spatters on hat.
The Quatermass Experiment (2005) (TV Movie)
The boy who encounters Victor Carroon in the derelict house refers to Captain Dallas wearing a space helmet.
The Fairly OddParents: Blondas Have More Fun/Five Days of Flarg (2005) (TV Episode)
Some of the aliens seen briefly have their design based on the xenomorphs.
Queer as Folk: Episode #5.2 (2005) (TV Episode)
Emmett describes the bride and groom as "Alien and Predator."
Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (2005) (TV Movie)
Listed under Ridley Scott's name
42nd Street Forever, Volume 1 (2005) (Video)
This film is referenced in the U.S. theatrical trailer for 'The Deadly Spawn'.
Grattis världen: Japanska landsbygden (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
The Perfect Scary Movie (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Chicken Little (2005)
When they see some Alien-like pods, someone refers to a face-hugger.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.69 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "My Favorite Films" category
The Making of 'Event Horizon' (2006) (Video)
mentioned a few times
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
Xenomorph collectibles are shown.
Family Guy: You May Now Kiss the... Uh... Guy Who Receives (2006) (TV Episode)
In the propaganda film about homosexuals, the homosexual bleeds acid; which eats throught the floor; before an alien bursts from his chest
Will & Grace: Partners 'n' Crime (2006) (TV Episode)
Grace mentions it
Doctor Who Confidential: Script to Screen (2006) (TV Episode)
Steven Moffat compares the set to that of Alien.
Top Gear: Episode #8.1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Jeremy: "In here, no one can hear you scream"
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006) (Video)
VHS tape seen
Mustang Sally (2006)
"My heart's about to beat out of my chest." "Look out boys, he's having an 'Alien' moment."
Alien Incursion (2006)
An alien busts out of the gut of one of the girls.
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Robot Chicken: Adoption's an Option (2006) (TV Episode)
E.T. is marooned on the alien's planet.
Black Rain: The Script, the Cast (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
Tom Savini wears an "Alien" t-shirt.
Pretty Cool (2006)
"The chestbuster in 'Alien'."
Torchwood: Greeks Bearing Gifts (2006) (TV Episode)
Owen asks Tosh what the hole in the man's chest reminds her of, and she says Alien.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Weeping Willow (2006) (TV Episode)
character references tagline "In space, no one can hear you scream"
Masters of Horror: The Screwfly Solution (2006) (TV Episode)
The daughter says that the fly's methods are like Alien.
The Making of 'Deep Blue' (2006) (Video)
"the man that designed 'Alien'."
Stargate: Atlantis: Vengeance (2007) (TV Episode)
Sheppard compares the way the creatures move through the air ducts, this is echoed by the approaching "blips" on the life signs detector.
Sunshine (2007)
Character jokes about the film while entering the Icarus I. Also the claustrophobic setting & the "alone-in-space" scenario is a direct reference to Alien
Drive Thru (2007)
Howie parodies film's tagline when he threatens MacKenzie by telling her, "When you die alone, no one can hear you scream"
House M.D.: Fetal Position (2007) (TV Episode)
When performing surgery, the insides of the patient remind House that he "forgot to TiVo 'Alien'."
H.R. Giger's Sanctuary (2007)
Is referenced by Giger, the creator of the Alien
The Office: Women's Appreciation (2007) (TV Episode)
Dwight references this film
Death Proof (2007)
A small poster is visible in the taco bar.
Destination Truth: Bigfoot/Nahuelito (2007) (TV Episode)
When describing the Nahuelito, Host Josh Gates describes it as having "...the head of the thing that bursts out of John Hurt's chest in Alien."
Psych: 65 Million Years Off (2007) (TV Episode)
Gus' guess.
Black Water (2007)
Lee acts out the chestburster scene in a film quiz and the others guess correctly.
Greek: Friday Night Frights (2007) (TV Episode)
They mention the movie
Superbad (2007)
One of the penis drawings during the end credits depicts a phallic version of the chestburster burrowing through Kane's stomach
Free Rainer (2007)
Phillip mentions "Mother" and being asked about it names the movie
Stargate: Atlantis: Doppelganger (2007) (TV Episode)
McKay and Dr. Keller talk about this movie. There is also a dream sequence where some creature bursts out ot Teyla's stomach just like the alien bursts out of John Hurt.
Vision of a Future Passed: The Prophecy of 2001 (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode II (2007) (TV Episode)
A Xenomorph attacks Imaginationland and kills the Mayor by piercing his stomach with its extendable jaw; this scene looks like the famous chestburster scene.
NCIS: Chimera (2007) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo is comparing creeping through a darkened, abandoned ship looking for survivors: "It's like 'Alien' numero uno..."
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode III (2007) (TV Episode)
Alien is in Imaginationland.
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007) (Video)
Mentioned a few times.
All About 'Thunderbirds' (2008) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Irate Gamer: Contra (NES) (2008) (TV Episode)
Chris says at the Alien's Hideout the characters encounter an Enemy whom looks remarkably like the Alien from the film Alien.
What Just Happened (2008)
Tagline: In Hollywood, everybody can hear you scream
South Park: Kyle Sucks Cartman's Balls - The Trilogy (2008) (Video)
Alien is in Imaginationland.
Doomsday (2008)
Docter Kane says almost the exact same sentence as ripley says at the end of the movie, only he says '' Doctor Kane signing off'' and ripley say ''Lt. Ripley signing off.''
Ghost Whisperer: Horror Show (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Melinda as one of the horror films a ghost is imitating.
Jellyscream! (2008)
Monster emerging from chest of a person.
Getaway: Episode #17.17 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jules describes an octopus hauled on board by a fisherman as looking like something out of Alien.
Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown (2008)
Mentioned.
WarGames: The Dead Code (2008) (Video)
(when Ripley is mentioned) "Or 'Alien'."
Tropic Thunder (2008)
at 0:00:06:30, a "dying alien" shriek is heard
Plaguers (2008)
a crew member turns out to not be human (a synthoid)/one of the space creatures is ejected out of the spaceship at the end of the movie
Life: Not for Nothing (2008) (TV Episode)
Dialogue, Stark to Crews: "A horror movie, you know? Like maybe the one with the haunted spaceship... That freeky, gooey head pops out --"
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (2008) (TV Episode)
James compares Destroyah's face to the Predator and Xenomorph.
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 3: Baddest of the Bands (2008) (Video Game)
While playing Limozeen's Hot Babelien Oddysey, Strong Bad references this movie's tagline: "In space, no one can hear you scream"
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
The Penguins watch a TV showing an Alien ChestBurster coming out of Shrek
Heroes Unmasked: Teenage Kicks (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.49 (2008) (TV Episode)
The Alien film series is included in a $4,000 question
Yes Man (2008)
Poster seen on a wall.
Beethoven's Big Break (2008) (Video)
The "Plan K9 in Outer Space" poster contains the tagline, "In space, no one can hear you bark."
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.74 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $300 question
Tales from the Script (2009)
Writer Dan O'Bannon discusses screenplay.
Moon (2009)
the human habitation section is a visual influence
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of "Space: 1999" (1975)
Bones: The Bones That Foam (2009) (TV Episode)
"I've never seen insects like that... except in 'Alien'. "
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
Closing of doors during chase in space
Best Worst Movie (2009)
Mentioned by an interviewee
The Nostalgia Critic: Moonwalker (2009) (TV Episode)
When a character dissolves into a wall, the Critic wonders if he has acid for blood, accompanied by a screen cap of the movie's alien.
Phineas and Ferb: The Chronicles of Meap (2009) (TV Episode)
When Candace says "Get away from him...Mitch!"
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Leo Spitz warns Sam that he has an alien embryo growing inside him after being attacked by alien probe.
Alien Makers (2009)
concerns the making of Alien
Funny People (2009)
Poster seen for the fictional film "Astro- Not" features the tagline "in space no one can hear you clean" spoofing the tagline to Alien "in space no one can hear you scream."
Bad Movie Beatdown: AVP Alien vs. Predator (2009) (TV Episode)
"I love the Alien and Predator movies."
[Rec]² (2009)
Air duct scene
Jennifer's Body (2009)
poster seen in front of cinema
Cleanflix (2009)
Onscreen crawl of movies edited by Cleanflix
Cargo (2009)
Water dripping in spaceship, lights in corridors turned on/off, stroboscope flashing lights
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Surrogates/Pandorum/Fame (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed as a scary movies set on a spaceship
The Big Bang Theory: The Gothowitz Deviation (2009) (TV Episode)
Howard references the movies tagline "In space no one can hear you scream."
NCIS: Good Cop, Bad Cop (2009) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo says situation is creepy like Alien with Signorney Weaver. Then goes on to describes the differences between each film
Grey's Anatomy: Invasion (2009) (TV Episode)
Meredith talks about the chest bursting scene.
Peep Show: Das Boot (2009) (TV Episode)
Looking at pregnant Sophie, Mark thinks "It's like Alien, if the alien was a human."
SGU Stargate Universe: Water (2009) (TV Episode)
Eli mentions aliens bursting out of his stomach
SGU Stargate Universe: Time (2009) (TV Episode)
Eli mentions the title when Rush looks down an egg plant.
Planet 51 (2009)
The Alien-like pet is named Ripley (the name is written on the doghouse).
Doctor Who: Dreamland: Episode #1.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Ugly Betty: The Passion of the Betty (2010) (TV Episode)
At the gallery, Amanda mentions a painting that has "an astronaut" with Betty "bursting out of his chest" - like a Chestburster-stage Alien.
Modern Family: Up All Night (2010) (TV Episode)
While in pain, Phil groans, "There's an alien inside of me."
Chance Pe Dance (2010)
poster on wall
Dollhouse: The Hollow Men (2010) (TV Episode)
Victor imprinted a Topher says Priya is "going Ripley."
Saturday Night Live: Sigourney Weaver/The Ting Tings (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sigourney Weaver during her monologue
How It Should Have Ended: Avatar (2010) (TV Episode)
A human explorer says "Game over, man! Game over!"
Aliens vs. Predator (2010) (Video Game)
Weyland is revealed to be a synthetic during the final confrontation, mirroring the fight scene with Ash from this film.
V: We Can't Win (2010) (TV Episode)
When at the U.N. meeting one of the name plates shown is from the "Weyland-Yutani Corp". This is the same company from the Alien (1979) franchise.
Party Down: Precious Lights Pre-School Auction (2010) (TV Episode)
According to Roman, Kyle playing Vitaly Chernobyl in Snow Crash would be as if they'd cast Kate Hudson to play Ripley.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Renny Harlin mentions it.
Chloe, A to Z (2010)
Alien is mentioned in dialogue in Chloe, A to Z.
The Cinema Snob: Alien 2: On Earth (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the Snob.
The Nostalgia Critic: Independence Day (2010) (TV Episode)
The alien from the 1979 movie is seen during the spaceship gag.
Psych: Feet Don't Kill Me Now (2010) (TV Episode)
Gus says, "And now we revel, 'Alien'-style," after which he and Shawn imitate the shrieking of the alien.
True Blood: I Got a Right to Sing the Blues (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Sookie
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010) (Video Game)
Map titled "Colony 426" references the planet LV-426 where the crew of the Nostromo pick up the Alien.
The Big Bang Theory: The Hot Troll Deviation (2010) (TV Episode)
Leonard says that Sheldon and Raj's partnership is "like if alien and predator decided to go partners in a Jamba Juice."
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Eli Roth (2010) (TV Episode)
Eli Roth mentions this movie during interview
Let There Be Light: The Odyssey of Dark Star (2010) (Video)
Poster shown
Community: Epidemiology (2010) (TV Episode)
Abed and Troy go off to "kick monster butt in our undies," like Ripley.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXI (2010) (TV Episode)
An X-ray machine reveals that an alien is gestating inside Professor Frink's stomach.
Sonic Colors (2010) (Video Game)
Eggman quotes the tagline of the film "In space no one can hear you scream"
Midnight Movie Review: Alien Anthology (2010) (TV Episode)
One of the films of this episode's subject
The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Deadly Night: Part 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Shown in Snob's Big Box collection.
You Again Cast Fight (2010) (Video)
-Sigourney Weaver references the movie, which she starred in.
NCIS: Recruited (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DiNozzo
The Ricky Gervais Show: The Fly (2011) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Moon 44 (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned as having much in common with Moon 44
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Community: Paradigms of Human Memory (2011) (TV Episode)
Abed dresses up as the alien for Halloween.
Workaholics: The Strike (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: Oversexed Rugsuckers from Mars (2011) (TV Episode)
"John Hurt from Alien?"
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
Octababies also explode from the chests of impregnated victims that are "slimed" to the wall much like the facehuger
Storage Hunters: Bloody Battle (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by B.J.
Futurama: The Silence of the Clamps (2011) (TV Episode)
"Space, where no one can hear you clamp"
Psycho Street (2011)
Mentioned in a line of dialogue
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
numerous visual references cited by filmmakers
Futurama: Fry Am the Egg Man (2011) (TV Episode)
The shot of Mr. Peppy standing on hind legs before he drops a ball in front of Bender is framed exactly as the show when the alien reveals itself in this film. Much of Mr. Peppy's design is taken from the aliens too, including how he hatches resembling the chest-burster and his acidic nature.
30 Minutes or Less (2011)
"nobody can hear you scream"
The Cinema Snob: Entrails of a Virgin (2011) (TV Episode)
"Now I know what a porno spoof of Alien would look like."
Apollo 18 (2011)
It is referenced.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Movies that Changed the Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger mentions that the film was a horror film that came out the past summer
Game One: Fünf Tage wach: Game One auf der gamescom 2011 - Teil 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Simon mentions that the designers of 'Aliens: Colonial Marines' asked Ridley Scott for advice, because he made the first Alien movie. He also mentions that they should have asked James Cameron, who did the second part, due to the similarity between 'Aliens' and 'Aliens: Colonial Marines'
Particka: Episode #2.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Michal in "Genres" skit.
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)
Convention attendees seen holding their own Face Huggers.
The Nostalgia Chick: Chick Flicks! Sleepless in Seattle vs. When Harry Met Sally (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned among movies with female protagonists
Skylab (2011)
Movie poster on a wall of the Saint-Malo railway station.
Bad Movie Beatdown: When in Rome (2011) (TV Episode)
Alien Legacy box set can be seen in the background
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
still picture
Bad Movie Beatdown: Van Helsing (2011) (TV Episode)
"Looks like the egg nest from Alien"
More Brains! A Return to the Living Dead (2011) (Video)
Poster shown
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXII (2011) (TV Episode)
Maggie bursts from the chest of Bart's astronaut costume.
The Cinema Snob: Badi (2011) (TV Episode)
"He looks like if you crossed Michael Emerson's DNA with the Alien."
DVD-R Hell: Intergalactic Thanksgiving (2011) (TV Episode)
"In space, nobody can hear opening credits music
The Big Box: Christmas Evil (2011) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Grabbers (2012)
an alien monster wraps itself, face first, around a man's head
Looking for Peter (2012) (Video)
Film poster is visible at Shepperton Studios.
Justified: Cut Ties (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Switched at Birth: Les Soeurs D'Estrees (2012) (TV Episode)
Daphne explains to Bay that Emmett named his motorcyckle "Ripley" after Sigourney Weaver's character in "Alien".
Chronicle (2012)
Matt wears a "USCSS Nostromo" t-shirt during the climax of the movie
This Means War (2012)
Cover seen on shelf in DVD store.
Transformers: Rescue Bots: The Alien Invasion of Griffin Rock (2012) (TV Episode)
Blade claims that aliens attach to faces and lay eggs in people's bellies, just like the titular creature from this movie.
Cougar Town: A One Story Town (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Avengers (2012)
Harry Dean Stanton repeatedly asks Bruce Banner if he an Alien, referencing the film in which he himself starred
Pastor Mike Online: Speaking of Giants... (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex Jones.
42nd Street Forever: Blu-ray Edition (2012) (Video)
Mentioned in "The Deadly Spawn" trailer.
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.85 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Prometheus (2012)
During the opening credits, the title fades in one piece at a time. Also a title card after the credits explains the ship Prometheus, much like the title card that details the Nostromo.
From Beyond the Stars (2012) (Short)
Dialogue "Here, Kitty kitty" is quoted whilst looking for an alien creature.
The Nostalgia Critic: Digimon the Movie (2012) (TV Episode)
Critic compares the Digimon face-hugging scene to the Alien birth scene.
The Blockbuster Buster: ERod vs. Episode I, Vol. 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
seen among ERod's DVD collection
The Watch (2012)
numerous visual references
Futurama: Naturama (2012) (TV Episode)
Alien facehugger seen
My Life on Planet B (2012)
Eppo recites dialogue from this movie
Ask That Guy with the Glasses: Ask That Guy #69 (2012) (TV Episode)
"...and soon it will burst out of your chests like aliens from that movie..."
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Galaxy of Terror (2012) (TV Episode)
James after he watched the infamous Maggot rape scene "There's something you don't see in Alien".
The Cinema Snob: The Mutilator (2012) (TV Episode)
"Less Ellen Ripley, more Little Orphan Annie."
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Walking Dead's Greg Nicotero Gores Scott Ian (2012) (TV Episode)
The original face-hugger is prominently displayed in Nicotero's office.
The Nostalgia Critic: The Worst Movies Nostalgia Critic's Reviewed (2012) (TV Episode)
Its use of red to create an uncomfortable atmosphere is mentioned.
Lab Rats: Night of the Living Virus (2012) (TV Episode)
Chase makes as if an arm pops out of his stomach
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Floor full of translucent alien eggs; larval form of alien creature sticks to character's face.
Castle: After Hours (2012) (TV Episode)
After what seems like a disastrous meal with their parents, Castle says that he's had worse dinners, and when Beckett inquires which ones, Castle replies, "Well, the dining scene from Alien comes to mind". Beckett then goes on to say, "Honestly, a creature bursting out of my dad's chest might've lightened the mood".
Particka: Episode #4.14 (2012) (TV Episode)
In "Characters in Envelope" skit, Ondrej plays John Hurt's character.
Decay (2012)
The reference number for the server room is LV-426.
The Simpsons: To Cur with Love (2012) (TV Episode)
alien mouth inside mouth seen
The Nostalgia Chick: The Fellowship of the Ring (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned when discussing the sci-fi genre
Suburgatory: Junior Secretary's Day (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Cougar Town: Restless (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Travis
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
Ripley is among the graffitti names
Rewind This! (2013)
Mamoru Oshii mentions it. Also, video case is shown.
90210: Dude, Where's My Husband? (2013) (TV Episode)
Dixon and Michaela talk about watching it
Archer: The Papal Chase (2013) (TV Episode)
Cheryl mentions Bishop the android.
Spise med Price: Thai for Two (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adam
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Rick Baker: Monster Maker (2013) (TV Episode)
Scott quips that he is "revisiting" the original Facehugger in Bob's basement, after its appearance in the first episode.
Count It Down: Sequels Better Than the Originals (2013) (TV Movie)
Aliens (1986) is the sequel to Alien (1979).
Supernatural: Clip Show (2013) (TV Episode)
Chest burster mentioned
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
In Eduardo's restaurant, Pollito bursts through Gru's clothes like a 'Chestburster'
Toy Hunter: Buck Rodgers Bet (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jordan.
Projector: Stranded (2013) (TV Episode)
mentions why this movie is a quasi Alien rip-off
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Futurama: Murder on the Planet Express (2013) (TV Episode)
When Hermes and Zoidberg are pursued by the alien in the vent and it is represented by a blip on the radar as it approaches them.
Pastor Mike Online: Is Hollywood Controlled by an Evil Force? (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions "the Alien movies with Sigourney Weaver".
Gravity (2013)
The final radio message from Ripley is paraphrased
Face Off: Subterranean Terror (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on poster
Witching and Bitching (2013)
Street artist poses as Alien monster
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
A character appears dressed as an alien with an elongated head
Face Off: Cosmic Circus (2013) (TV Episode)
Facehugger mentioned
The Counselor (2013)
When The Counselor leaves a bar at closing time, he enters a dark street where danger seems to be everywhere, and a harmless object briefly resembles a prowling alien
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV (2013) (TV Episode)
A Xenomorph is seen in the opening sequence
Weaverfish (2013)
As the virus spreads on his chest, Mike Eagle jokingly likens it to the "John Hurt Chestburster"
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Alien³ (2013) (TV Episode)
The Nerd praises it for being a masterpiece.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien Vs. Predator (2013) (TV Episode)
James comments that the characters in the first Predator movie are as likable as the characters in the first Alien movie.
The Moaning of Life: Happiness (2013) (TV Episode)
Karl says a man looks like something from Alien.
Pine Bros. Presents: Cinema Insomnia Haunted House Special (2013) (TV Movie)
Lady Sara Chestburster is named after the larval state of The Alien
Brickleberry: Trip to Mars (2013) (TV Episode)
Facehuggers mentioned
The Simpsons: Labor Pains (2013) (TV Episode)
Homer says the birth reminds him of the final scene from the film.
Modern Family: ClosetCon '13 (2013) (TV Episode)
"In space I guess no one can hear you be hilarious"
The Nostalgia Critic: Man of Steel (2013) (TV Episode)
"...dressed as that thing from the opening of Alien."
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Bats! (2013) (TV Episode)
The bat attaching itself to Rarity's helmet.
Saturday Night Live: Jonah Hill/Bastille (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the Lamborghini sketch
Broken Age (2014) (Video Game)
A present's ribbons springs out of a living pod and wraps around Shay's space helmet in the same way that happened to Kane in this film.
The Graham Norton Show: Gary Oldman/Toni Collette/Nick Frost/London Grammar (2014) (TV Episode)
A photograph by Cardboard Box Office re-enacting a scene from this movie is shown
The Cinema Snob: Fatal Games (2014) (TV Episode)
"This one's nominated most likely to be Ellen Ripley..."
Lucas Bros Moving Co: Big Head Mike (2014) (TV Episode)
Alien team listed on scoreboard
Modern Family: Other People's Children (2014) (TV Episode)
"In space no one can hear you scream"
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.12 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of the DVD/Blu-ray release of Gravity (2013)
Lab Rats: Principal from Another Planet (2014) (TV Episode)
A lot of talk is made of aliens exploding outward from Chase's stomach.
Pastor Mike Online: Is It O.K. To Edit DNA? (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Nolan Gould (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Weird Newscasters"
Godzilla (2014)
The chrysalises' discovery.
Family Guy: Chap Stewie (2014) (TV Episode)
"In space no one can hear you scream"
The Grad Job (2014)
During Scarface's fake security audit at the high school, the name of the director's assistant can be seen on a sign on her desk: "HÉLÈNE RIPLET".
Face Off: Life and Death (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Alien: Isolation (2014) (Video Game)
The main character in the movie is mentioned in the game

Featured in 

Kanal 22: Episode dated 30 October 1979 (1979) (TV Episode)
Bent Evold mentions the film + clip shown
Giger's Alien (1979)
Behind-the-scenes footage is featured.
Sneak Previews: Invasion of the Outer Space Movies (1980) (TV Episode)
Clip of space travelers from Earth exploring an alien planet
The Horror Hall of Fame (1990) (TV Movie)
1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Clip shown during the opening montage
Violence and the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
special effects discussed
100 Years of Horror (1996) (Video)
100 Years of Horror: Aliens (1996) (Video)
clips
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Væsener fra fremmede planeter (1996) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann recaps the history of aliens from other worlds featured in sci-fi films, comic books and other fiction, mentioning the film + clip shown
Hollywood Halloween (1997) (TV Movie)
Monster Mania (1997) (TV Movie)
Film clips included
Clay Pigeons (1998)
Siskel & Ebert: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) (TV Episode)
Ebert discusses Star Wars' influence on the movie
The Alien Legacy (1999) (Video)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
This film is #6 on the list.
Alien Evolution (2001) (TV Movie)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
SexTV: Dark Desires: Sexuality in the Horror Film (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips from movie used in episode.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
The Alien is #14 on the "Villains" list.
I Love the '70s: 1979 (2003) (TV Episode)
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Voted as a scary moment
The Perfect Scary Movie (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
excerpt in movie
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
20 to 1: Magnificent Movies (2006) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown when it is the subject of a segment.
20 to 1: Movie Heroes & Villains (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on Ellen Ripley.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie were shown.
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #7 on the "Sci-Fi" list.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 01: World's Most Daring Movies (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Road/Ninja Assassin/Old Dogs (2009) (TV Episode)
Their #2 Oh S**t Moment
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Movie Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on its title character.
20 to 1: Blockbuster Heroes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Ellen Ripley.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Back-up Plan/The Losers/Paper Man (2010) (TV Episode)
Jackie Earle Haley's #5 Favorite Film.
Scream Awards 2010 (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips shown during the Sigourney Weaver tribute.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Monster Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
#3
Shameful Sequels: Alien Resurrection (2011) (TV Episode)
Jeavons discusses the original
Hollywood's Top Ten: Scream Queens (2011) (TV Episode)
Sigourney Weaver takes #5
The Future of Fear (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips from film used/discussed in documentary
The Nostalgia Critic: Alien: Resurrection (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling Ash the android surviving mutilation.
The Nostalgia Critic: Signs (2012) (TV Episode)
inserts the caption: "By the way, we're in space."
The Nostalgia Critic: Digimon the Movie (2012) (TV Episode)
compares the chest-bursting aliens to the face-hugging digimon
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Bad Movie Beatdown: Prometheus: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Film Brain recaps the plot
Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
Clip shown - titles
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien (1979) (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Nostalgia Critic: Should We Scare the S#*% Out of Kids? (2013) (TV Episode)
a shot of the chest-burster scene is shown
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien: Resurrection (2013) (TV Episode)
"Alien was like a haunted house movie..."
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien Vs. Predator: Requiem (2013) (TV Episode)
recaps the original Alien
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Sci-Fi Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips
Anime Abandon: Iria (2014) (TV Episode)
recalls Ash's motivation
The 86th Academy Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Popular heroes presentation.
Anime Abandon: Outlaw Star (2014) (TV Episode)
on one side of Sage's sci-fi spectrum, with Star Trek on the other
On Story: Alien: Deconstructing a Sci-Fi Classic (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Renegade Cut: Alien (2014) (TV Episode)
The Alien saga is the subject of discussion
The Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Best Film Trailers (2014) (TV Episode)
trailer takes #3
Alien Encounters: Superior Fan Power Since 1979 (2014)
Features footage of the film and interviews cast

Spoofed in 

Galaxina (1980)
Alien monster being born inside of a human character, as well as spaceship designs
Three of a Kind: Episode #1.2 (1981) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'Nailian'
The Evil Dead (1981)
Wacko (1982)
The killer's list of warnings includes "Don't go into space because no one can hear you scream."
Illegal Alien (1982)
The film overall is a spoof of Alien.
The Ice Pirates (1984)
Alien running around spaceship eating people
Fright Show (1985)
"Illegal Alien" is a spoof.
Monster in the Closet (1986)
the mouth inside the monster's mouth
Spaceballs (1987)
A chestburster bursts through the chest of a crew member played by John Hurt who played Kane in Alien.
Space Quest, Chapter Two: Vohaul's Revenge (1987) (Video Game)
The kissing monster which Roger may encounter on the fifth floor in Vohaul's asteroid is a parody on the Alien. If it manages to grab Roger and kiss him, later in the game a small green alien will burst out of Roger's body, killing him in the process.
Moving (1988)
The tagline for this movie is....."On the New Jersey Turnpike, no one can hear you scream".....which is a spoof of the Alien tagline, "In space, no one can hear you scream"
Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti (1989) (Video Game)
spiders burst out a girl's chest
Troll 2 (1990)
The small creature bursting out of Josh's stomach.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Musso & Frank (1990) (TV Episode)
Frank's teardrop falls to the floor, burns a hole through it, and drops down onto a desk below, spoofing the scene in which the alien's blood eats through the floor in "Alien."
Loaf (1991) (Short)
Severed Ties (1992)
Animaniacs: Space Probed/Battle for the Planet (1993) (TV Episode)
The cat scene from Alien is spoofed with Dot on the spaceship. The alien drops down behind her.
Space Quest V: The Next Mutation (1993) (Video Game)
Spike, the mischievous acid-dripping face-hugging creature which Roger adopts as a pet, is a parody on the Alien. Unlike the Alien, Spike is harmless and helpful.
The Simpsons: Deep Space Homer (1994) (TV Episode)
Itchy bursts out of Scratchy's stomach, spoofing the alien bursting out of a man's stomach scene in this movie.
The Simpsons: Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song (1994) (TV Episode)
Groundskeeper Willie chases Santa's Little Helper through the school's airducts, just as the crew does in Alien.
The Tick: The Tick vs. the Uncommon Cold (1994) (TV Episode)
Thrakkorzog has the "second mouth" of the alien, which his main mouth constantly argues with..
Toy Story (1995)
Space Quest 6: The Spinal Frontier (1995) (Video Game)
Djurkwhad, the alien who challenges Roger to play "Stooge Fighter" at the arcade store, is a parody on the Alien.
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Casper vs. the Ultimate Fanboy/Field of Screams (1996) (TV Episode)
Near the end of "Casper vs. the Ultimate Fanboy", Casper transforms into the alien from Alien (1979) to scare off two convention security guards.
Percy tårar (1996) (TV Mini-Series)
NewsRadio: Daydream (1996) (TV Episode)
One of Beth's daydreams
Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996) (Video)
The Leprechaun bursts out of a man's pants/a man is a robot/The Leprechaun is shot into space at the end
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
An egg-laying alien attaches itself to Tom's face, spoofing what happens to Kane in "Alien."
Nowhere (1997)
NewsRadio: Space (1997) (TV Episode)
After Jimmy lets an Alien into the station, Dave and Lisa hunt it
Jane Austen's Mafia! (1998)
Vincenzo trips and the parcel bursts open out of his chest
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 104 (1998) (TV Episode)
Ryan's interpretation of his quirk in Let's Make a Date is inspired by a scene from this film.
Men in White (1998) (TV Movie)
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Mini-me bursts through Austin's top, just like the chest bursting scene in this film.
Conker's Bad Fur Day (2001) (Video Game)
Evolution (2001)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Invader ZIM: Halloween Spectacular of Spooky Doom (2001) (TV Episode)
In the opening credits, Gir wears a Xenomorph costume
Star Warp'd (2002) (Video)
A character called Uglien resembles the creature in Alien.
The Chubbchubbs! (2002) (Short)
The Alien from this film appears sitting in the bar.
Blue Gender: The Warrior (2002)
The underground nest of Blue eggs is a spoof of the underground Xenomorph eggs.
Codename: Kids Next Door: Operation: L.I.C.E./Operation: L.I.Z.Z.I.E. (2003) (TV Episode)
The scene where the lice emerge from number 5's hat and the preceding scene where the kids enjoy nachos, spoof the scene in Alien when the chest burster emerges from Kana's body, albeit toned down drastically from the movie
Space Nuts (2003) (Video)
the tagline
My Life as a Teenage Robot: Hostile Makeover/Grid Iron Glory (2003) (TV Episode)
The Little robot that turned her into a monster pops out of her belly like the way the alien pops out of the man's chest
Shrek 2 (2004)
Puss In Boots rips through Shrek's shirt a la a chestburster
Conker: Live and Reloaded (2004) (Video Game)
Hechirc
Raising the Stakes (2005)
quoted the line "mostly... mostly"
Kronk's New Groove (2005) (Video)
Bug jumps and attaches to face of Kronk (face-hugger)
Disaster! (2005)
The famous stomach-bursting scene.
A Ticket to Space (2006)
the scene with the giant turkey is a spoof of the scenes with the Alien Queen
The DiCaprio Code (2006) (Short)
alien bursts out of girl's chest
RV (2006)
Spoofs the tagline
QI: Exploration (2007) (TV Episode)
Rich: "In space, no one can hear you apologize"
The Apprentice: Going Once, Going Twice, You're Fired (2008) (TV Episode)
Stephen recreates chest bursting scene
Dying Breed (2008)
Jack imitates the alien chest-bursting scene with a rabbit's corpse.
Spaceballs: The Animated Series: Spidermawg (2008) (TV Episode)
Several aliens burst from peoples stomachs
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009)
An alien bursts out of a man's chest and steals his beer.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
When Flint is in the meatball, the man-eating chickens are climbing up the ceiling. A scene from the movie Alien
Planet 51 (2009)
Alien "Pet" resembles the alien here. It also has an acid urine, a reference to the acid blood the alien has.
ThanksKilling (2009)
The turkey bursts out of a man's chest.
Saturday Night Live: Sigourney Weaver/The Ting Tings (2010) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Laser Cats 5" digital short
American Dad!: Great Space Roaster (2010) (TV Episode)
From the way the Smiths wake up in the pods, and Stan's panties and tank top outfit are the same as Sigourney Weaver's in the end of Alien. The way Roger acts while hunting down the family on the spaceship is exactly like Alien
The Simpsons: Homer the Father (2011) (TV Episode)
In Bart's daydream, a bald eagle emerges from his chest in the same way that the monster does in the "Alien" films.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: May the Best Pet Win! (2011) (TV Episode)
Rarity's cat, Opalescence, sticks out of the mouth of the Angel/Gummy/Owlowiscious hybrid in Rainbow Dash's nightmare the same way that the Xenomorph alien sticks out it's inner mouth.
Robot Chicken: Fool's Goldfinger (2011) (TV Episode)
Alien with acid blood
Robot Chicken: Poisoned by Relatives (2012) (TV Episode)
parody skit
The Nostalgia Critic: Doomsday Machine: DVD (2012) (TV Episode)
"In Space, Nobody Can Hear You Fuck. "
Robot Chicken: Robot Fight Accident (2013) (TV Episode)
parodied in The Jetsons skit
Robot Chicken: Immortal (2013) (TV Episode)
chestburster scene
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
In the mission 'Did Somebody Say Yoga?', the aliens that abduct Michael during his drug trip look similar to the xenomorph.
The Simpsons: Days of Future Future (2014) (TV Episode)
Jenda dates an Alien
Robot Chicken: Secret of the Booze (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
30-Second Bunny Theatre: Alien (TV Episode)
The Whole Short is a Parody of Alien

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