Horror Franchise: Alien (1979 – )

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Alien 1979

By now you must know how much we love a horror franchise, and this time around I thought we’d take a look at Alien, which started in 1979, and has had sequels, spin offs, reboots, games and even restaurants and bars made out of it. OK, so it’s a sci fi, survival horror but it fits the bill for the franchise post treatment. Let’s take a look.

What to expect:

Most Alien films feature one or more of these. Copy these down for your Aliens Franchise Bingo.

  • Strong female lead, usually Sigourney as Ripley, but not always
  • An evil and foolish company man who thinks they can weaponise the alien
  • An android who may or may not be a bad guy, and who you may not know is an android
  • Ripley protecting a weaker figure, like Jones the Cat or Newt, the little girl
  • A facehugger, that is an alien…

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