Alien Quadrilogy (2003)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Sigourney Weaver
Ridley Scott
Veronica Cartwright
Brad Dourif
J.E. Freeman
Dan Hedaya
Ian Holm
John Hurt
Yaphet Kotto
Ron Perlman
Winona Ryder
Tom Skerritt
Movie Details
Director James Cameron; David Fincher
Producer Bill Badalato; Gordon Carroll
Writer James Cameron; Larry Ferguson
Studio 20th Century Fox
Language English
Audience Rating R (Restricted)
Running Time 2 hr 25 mins
Color Color
Disc 1-Alien
1979 Theatrical Version
2003 Director's Cut

Disc 2-Alien
Star Beast: Developing the story, first draft of the screenplay by Dan O'Bannon
The Visualist: Direction and design
Ridleygrams: Original thumbnails & notes
Storyboard archive
Art of Alien (Cobb, Foss, Giger, Moebius)
Truckers In Space: Casting
Sigourney Weaver's screen test with optional commentary by Ridley Scott
Cast portrait gallery
Fear Of The Unknown: Shepperton studios, 1978
The Darkest Reaches: Nostromo and Alien Planet
The Sets Of Alien
The Eighth Passenger: Creature design
The Chestburster: Creature design
Future Tense: Music and editing
8 deleted scenes
Visual effects gallery: Photo archive
A Nightmare Fulfilled: Reaction to the film
Poster explorations
Special shoot

Disc 3-Aliens
Commentary by Michael Biehn, Jenette Goldstein, Carrie Henn, Terry Henn, Lance Henriksen, Gale Anne Hurd, Pat McClung, Bill Paxton, Dennis Skotak, Robert Skotak and Stan Winston
1986 theatrical version, 1991 special edition version
James Cameron introduction

Disc 4-Aliens
57 Years Later: Continuing the story
Original Treatment: by James Cameron
Building Better Worlds: From concept to construction
The Art Of Aliens: Conceptual art portfolio
Pre-Vis Anamatics
Preparing For Battle: Casting & characterization
Cast Portrait: Still gallery
This Time It's War: Pinewood Studios, 1985
Continuity Polaroids
The Risk Always Lives: Weapons and action
Weapons and Vehicles: Photo archive
Bug Hunt: Creature design
Beauty And the B*tch: Power Loader vs. Queen Alien
Stan Winston's Workshop: Photo archive
Two Orphans: Sigourney Weaver and Carrie Henn
The Final Countdown: Music, editing and sound
Aliens Unleashed: Reactions to the film
Film finish & release
Easter Egg: A Boy And His Power Loader

Disc 5-Alien 3
Commentary by Terry Rawlings and crew
1992 theatrical version, 2003 special edition version

Disc 6-Alien 3
Development: Concluding the story
Tales Of The Wooden Planet: Vincent Ward's vision
The Art of Aceron: Conceptual art portfolio
Part III featurette
Art of Fiorina
Xeno-Erotic: H.R. Geiger's Redesign featurette
Production: Part I featurette
Furnace Construction: Time-lapse sequence
Adaptive organism: Creature design
ADI Workshop
E.E.V. Scan multi-angle vignette
Production: Part II
Optical Fury: Visual effects
Music, editing and sound
Visual effects: Photo archive
Post-Mortem: Reaction to the film

Disc 7-Alien Resurrection
Commentary by Jean Pierre Junet and crew
Intro (Extended Cut only)
1997 theatrical version, 2003 special edition version
Jean Pierre Junet introduction

Disc 8-Alien Resurrection
From The Ashes: Reviving the story
First draft screenplay: by Joss Whedon
French Twist: Direction and design
Under The Skin: Casting and characterization
Test footage #1 Hair/make up
Mark Carro photo gallery
The Art of Resurrection: Conceptual gallery
Pre-visualizations: Multi-angle rehearsals
Death From Below: Underwater photography
Unnatural Mutation: Creature design
Genetic Composition: Music
Easter Egg: Alien Extra
Personal Details
My Rating
Seen It Yes
Index 87
Collection Status In Collection
Links Amazon US
DVD Empire
Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio 2.35:1
Layers Single side, single layer
UPC 024543098478
Release Date 12/2/03
Subtitles English; Spanish
Packaging Custom Case
Audio Tracks English Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1