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Followed by 

Aliens (1986)
Alien³ (1992)

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
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


Alien (1982) (Video Game)
Alien vs. Predator (1994) (Video Game)
spin-off video game
Alien vs. Predator (1994) (Video Game)
character based on
Alien Trilogy (1996) (Video Game)
Aliens vs. Predator (1999) (Video Game)
Aliens vs. Predator 2 (2001) (Video Game)
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


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
A form of Artificial Intelligence tries to take out the humans in order to continue their mission.
Dark Star (1974)
Jaws (1975)
Shivers (1975)
Rabid (1977)

Referenced in 

Tunnel Hunt (1979) (Video Game)
The designer was inspired by the opening scene.
Mork & Mindy: Mork's Health Hints (1979) (TV Episode)
Mork says that he saw the movie.
Space Firebird (1980)
Saruta's coffin is shot out into space like Kane's in this film.
Agony: Working Girls (1980) (TV Episode)
Laurence mentions the film by name.
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).
The Exterminator (1980)
Poster is shown in a theater.
Contamination (1980)
The Intruder Within (1981) (TV Movie)
Outland (1981)
Time Bandits (1981)
Evil's headgear looks remarkably like the facehugger.
Heavy Metal (1981)
Knots Landing: The Vigil (1981) (TV Episode)
The pinball version of Space Invaders (1978) that Eric plays in the arcade features an illustration of a Xenomorph from Alien (1979).
The Human League: Don't You Want Me (1981) (Video)
A poster for the movie is seen on a wall
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)
Zapped! (1982)
The soundtrack album is displayed at the record store.
Cheers: Give Me a Ring Sometime (1982) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Norm.
La balance (1982)
Movie poster in police office
Xtro (1982)
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.
Octopussy (1983)
When the thugs attack Bond and Octopussy in her bedroom, her aquarium gets broken, and her pet octopus ends up hugging and attacking the face of a supine thug, in the style of the Facehugger in Alien.
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.
The Steam Video Company: Creature from the Black Forest Gateau (1984) (TV Episode)
A race of monsters that burst out of people's chest at dinner time are mentioned.
Ghostbusters (1984)
Electric Dreams (1984)
Fast Forward: Episode #1.4 (1984) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during 'Coming Soon' trailer
Creature (1985)
Knock off
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)
Paula wears a Nostromo cap.
Deadtime Stories (1986)
Magoga's heart leaps onto Peter's face in the same manner as a Xenomorph.
Robot Holocaust (1986)
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
Alien Predator (1986)
It is referenced.
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
The Transformers: The Movie (1986)
The biomechanical Quintessons (and especially the prosecutor, with his very Xenomorph-esque head) owe a debt to H R Giger.
Captain EO (1986) (Short)
Entrails of a Beautiful Woman (1986)
The penis creature bursts through a chest
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.
Arena: The Confessions of Robert Crumb (1987) (TV Episode)
Robert Crumb holds a Chestburster merchandise in a convention.
Howling III (1987)
Predator (1987)
Xenophobe (1987) (Video Game)
Design inspiration of the aliens and their eggs.
Lily C.A.T. (1987) (Video)
The spaceship's computer is called Mother just like in the movie, both computer rooms look the same and an undercover andorid is revealed in a scene in the room in both titles.
St. Elsewhere: Night of the Living Bed (1987) (TV Episode)
Two boys prank Fiscus and Elliot using a puppet of the chestburster.
Doctor Who: Dragonfire: Part One (1987) (TV Episode)
The Dragon is based on the Alien creature
Red Dwarf: Waiting for God (1988) (TV Episode)
When Lister enters the observation room to look at the pod, Rimmer protests that they don't know if it's safe and he might get "some squiggly, slimy thing" stuck to his face.
Red Dwarf: Confidence & Paranoia (1988) (TV Episode)
"In space, no one can hear you cha-cha-cha"
Evil Dead Trap (1988)
Chestbursting creature
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."
Zombie 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.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Case of the Killer Pizzas (1988) (TV Episode)
The pizza monsters resemble the Xenomorph
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
Peacock King (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)
Bruce Harvey says to Sue Ellen, "Look what Alien (1979) did for Sigourney Weaver."
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."
Perfect Strangers: Games People Play (1989) (TV Episode)
Balki: "Inside me? Like 'Alien'?"
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
Robot Ninja (1989)
Video box in video store
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #2.4 (1989) (TV Episode)
Chestburster referenced during 'Theater Styles'
The Wizard (1989)
The female announcer voice at before the final game at the tournament says a line from Alien.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #2.6 (1989) (TV Episode)
Chestburster scene referenced during 'Film Dubbing'
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
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #2.14 (1990) (TV Episode)
Chestburster referenced during 'Theater styles'.
Spaced Invaders (1990)
Kathy is wearing a self-made Halloween costume inspired by Alien (1979)
At the Movies: Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Unlikeliest Star (1990) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert says "Predator" (1987) starts out like "Rambo" and ends like "Alien".
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.
Troll 2 (1990)
A small creature bursts from the torso of a human being.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: G.A.G. Dance (1990) (TV Episode)
Videotape seen on the shelf at Mondo Video
Roseanne: Trick or Treat (1990) (TV Episode)
Darlene's costume mimics the alien chest burst scene
The Chronic Rift: Peter David (1990) (TV Episode)
the episode's Memorable Moment
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."
The Guyver (1991)
Guyver popping though the monster's chest is a reference to the chest-busting scene in "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.
Northern Exposure: War and Peace (1991) (TV Episode)
Movie title mentioned by Ed Chigliak.
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
Contra III: The Alien Wars (1992) (Video Game)
Xenomorph eggs and face huggers appear in this game
Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) (Video)
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.
Red Dwarf: Terrorform (1992) (TV Episode)
The design of the monster is similar to the alien.
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
What's Up Doc?: Episode #1.4 (1992) (TV Episode)
Title and 'Mr. Hurt' referenced by the wolves.
Giger: Passage to the Id (1992) (Short)
Alien character is mentioned
Raw Toonage: Bonkers in Space/Cro-Magnum PI/The Treasure of the Sierra Marsdre (1992) (TV Episode)
The narrator in Bonkers' segment quotes the tagline of the movie that claims that in space no one can hear you scream.
Snatcher CD-ROMantic (1992) (Video Game)
A Outer Heaven customer wears an "Alien" disguise.
El gato (1992) (Video)
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. Also, "S. Nostromo" is written on one of the gravestones at the cemetery.
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
Mad About You: Happy Anniversary (1993) (TV Episode)
Mark asks if Paul has seen this movie
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.
Batman: The Animated Series: Mudslide (1993) (TV Episode)
Clayface sucks Batman in and the latter tries to come out of his chest just as a Chestburster would do.
The Simpsons: Boy Scoutz 'n the Hood (1993) (TV Episode)
There is an Alien video game at the arcade.
Rugrats: Destination: Moon/Angelica's Birthday (1993) (TV Episode)
Phil says "In Space, Nobody can hear you scream"
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.
The Ferals: Rock Horror (1994) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Modigliana
Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad: To Protect and Servo (1994) (TV Episode)
Sam claims an alien is bursting out of Sydney's chest.
Live a Live (1994) (Video Game)
In Cube's chapter, a dangerous alien is loose on the ship, with the main protagonist doing everything to evade it.
The Odyssey: No Way Out (1994) (TV Episode)
There is a Xenomorph costume on display in the comic book store.
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.
Knuckles' Chaotix (1995) (Video Game)
Metal Sonic Kai looks like a Xenomorph Alien
Weird Science: Earth Boys Are Easy (1995) (TV Episode)
Gary says that instead of having a girl jump out out of a cake at Chett's bachelor party, Ali can just burst out of someone's chest.
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 Alien Within (1995) (TV Movie)
It is referenced.
Alien Autopsy: (Fact or Fiction?) (1995) (TV Movie)
A Xenomorph statue was on display at Stan Winston's studio.
Mind Ripper (1995)
Space: Above and Beyond: Pilot (1995) (TV Episode)
reuse of tagline "in space no one can hear you scream"
Law & Order: Rebels (1995) (TV Episode)
A CSU tech describes a stabbing victim as "gut looks like the Alien crawled its way out."
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.
How to Be a Little Sod: A Life of Her Own (1995) (TV Episode)
Little Sod compares pregnancy to this film.
Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)
The juvenile crab-form of Destoroyah features a proboscis-like inner set of teeth, identical to that of the Xenomorph in Alien.
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.
At the Movies: 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.
Duke Nukem 3D (1996) (Video Game)
The protozoid slimers resemble and behave like the facehuggers from the film; their eggs hatch and they immediately attack when Duke approaches them.
Goodnight Sweetheart: The Yanks Are Coming (1996) (TV Episode)
Gary says that Yvonne is like "something from Alien"
Demon in the Bottle (1996)
Mentioned by Marvin.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Escape 2000 (1996) (TV Episode)
"Watch out! Her other jaw is going to shoot out!"
The Arrival (1996)
Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996) (Video)
Within the Rock (1996) (TV Movie)
The movie is a clone of Alien.
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)
Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys: Ape-lien (1996) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Dating the Enemy (1996)
Tash looks bewildered at her penis and says: "Look's like something from "Alien".
Elevated (1996) (Short)
Hewlett mentions it.
Dark Breed (1996)
Saturday Night Live: Bill Pullman/New Edition (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced during cold opening
The 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.
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)
Pokémon: Challenge of the Samurai Boy! (1997) (TV Episode)
The design of the alien villains in 'Crash Nebula on Ice' are based on the alien in this film.
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.
At the Movies: G.I. Jane/Event Horizon/Cop Land/Pooh's Grand Adventure (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Event Horizon" review.
Dexter's Laboratory: Star Check Unconventional/Dexter Is Dirty/Ice Cream Scream (1997) (TV Episode)
A convention attendee is dressed up as the alien.
Men in Black: The Game (1997) (Video Game)
One of the alien enemies in the mines looks like a giant alien from the movie.
At the Movies: Mad City/Bean/Starship Troopers/Eve's Bayou/The Wings of the Dove (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Starship Troopers" review.
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.
At the Movies: Alien Resurrection/Welcome to Sarajevo/Flubber/Public Housing/Bent (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Alien: Resurrection" review.
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.
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.
Can't Smeg Won't Smeg (1998) (TV Special)
The chef says "In space no one can hear you scream."
Skärgårdsdoktorn: Stadsfolk och öbor (1998) (TV Episode)
Feature film at Saltsjö bio
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. He uses a tracking device to detect motion similar to the one used in Alien.
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)
Weird Science: Night of the Swingin' Steves (1998) (TV Episode)
Lisa asks the alien Steves if their offspring burst out of people's chest.
Cow and Chicken: Goin' My Way?/The Babysitter/I.M. Weasel: The Hole (1998) (TV Episode)
The design of the alien villains in 'Crash Nebula on Ice' are based on the alien in this film.
Cronenberg Interview: Shivers (1998) (Video)
mentionned once
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Dead Man's Party (1998) (TV Episode)
Xander says "You have to admire the purity of it" about the Cordelia's statement "I'm the dip"
Konstantinou kai Elenis: O violistis stin idia stegi (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on dialogue
South Park: Spookyfish (1998) (TV Episode)
The alien creature that emerges from the space ship at the beginning.
The Faculty (1998)
Delilah sarcastically refers to Casey as "Sigourney Weaver."
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)
Level design inspiration.
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)
Red Dwarf: Back in the Red: Part 1 (1999) (TV Episode)
Holly, playing a game of charades using only his nose: "Science-fiction film, name of the ship, one word... The Nostrilomo!"
Analyze This (1999)
Refers to the scene where the alien jumped out of John Hurt's stomach.
Futurama: Love's Labours Lost in Space (1999) (TV Episode)
Towards the end of the episode Leela sits alone in her underwear with a pet, writing a journal.
Notting Hill (1999)
Dogma (1999)
Jay 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)
Daria: The Lawndale File (1999) (TV Episode)
Quinn says: "Aliens impregnate you and then pop up from your chest just as you are about to have lunch"
Fight Club (1999)
several Alien DVDs in the video store getting erased
Roswell: Pilot (1999) (TV Episode)
customers order a "Sigourney Weaver" at the extraterrestrial-themed café
Freaks and Geeks: Tests and Breasts (1999) (TV Episode)
Referring to the female reproductive system, Neal says, "Didn't Sigourney Weaver kill that thing in Alien (1979)?
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 Vicar of Dibley: Winter (1999) (TV Episode)
Alice mistakes the stomach scene for a birth video.
The Alien Legacy (1999) (Video)
American Psycho (2000)
uses horror-movie conventions as an inspired metaphor for the flaws of capitalism
Angel: Expecting (2000) (TV Episode)
The amniotic fluid extracted from Cordy has the same corrosive properties as the liquid in the face-hugger.
The Wonderful World of Disney: Angels in the Infield (2000) (TV Episode)
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)
3rd Rock from the Sun: The Big Giant Head Returns Again: Part 1 (2000) (TV Episode)
When Sally asks Vicky "How's Space?" she replies "Thank God in space no one can hear you scream".
Chicken Run (2000)
Same type of finale, the "evil person" 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)
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: Combat Evolved (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 Short)
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: The Wedding (2002) (TV Episode)
Brian calls the film "one of the great AIDS-metaphor flicks of all time" and compares Melanie to Ellen Ripley.
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.
The Ring (2002)
Video box is shown in movie store.
Back to the Black Lagoon: A Creature Chronicle (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Treasure Planet (2002)
In the scene where Jim meets B.E.N., the setting and mood draws from John Hurt's encounter with the alien egg.
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.
The Ketchup King (2002)
Videotape seen in video store as "The Alien"
Aliens vs. Predator 2: Primal Hunt (2002) (Video Game)
Uses Alien design and concepts.
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.
Threshold (2003) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue
Retarded Animal Babies (2003) (TV Series)
"In space, no one can hear you cream."
Finding Nemo (2003)
High Tension (2003)
The Room (2003)
Long scene of conversation between Lisa and Michelle in the living room.
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
Ozzy & Drix: The Conqueror Worm (2003) (TV Episode)
The worm has two mouths just like the Xenomorph.
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 (1979).
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)
mentioned once
Dracula 3000 (2004)
The android, Aurora Ash, has the same name as the android in Alien
Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Visual references: establishing shots of the Predator ship as its gear comes alive, computer lights reflecting off Predator masks, the red crosses on Weyland's map are also seen on Nostromo screens.
The Dead Will Walk (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by Ridley Scott.
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.
MythBusters: Ming Dynasty Astronaut (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialog in the Killer Ceiling Fan myth
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: 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.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Shibboleth (2005) (TV Episode)
Regina Alcarese says, "He used to remind me of that guy in the space movie, where that thing came popping out of his chest?"
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: Back in Business (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
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.
42nd Street Forever, Volume 1 (2005) (Video)
This film is referenced in the U.S. theatrical trailer for 'The Deadly Spawn'.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.69 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "My Favorite Films" category
Giganto: The Real King Kong (2005) (TV Movie)
Xenomorph figurines can be seen on the shelf behind one of the interviewees.
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."
Aachi & Ssipak (2006)
Jimi visualizes the Diaper Gang as Xenomorphs.
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.
Freedom! Forever!: Making 'V for Vendetta' (2006) (Video)
Mentioned by John Hurt
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)
"In cyberspace, everyone 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.
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"
R. E. K. (2007) (Short)
Alien is the habitant of R. E. K.
The Dame Edna Treatment: Episode #1.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned several times during Dame Edna's chat with Sigourney Weaver.
Sunshine (2007)
In the scene where the crew are eating, the way they are sitting and conversing around the table (and the way the scene is shot) is almost identical to the infamous dinner scene in Alien.
House: 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) (Short)
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.
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Let me give you a piece of advice. Never trust the people who stand to profit, plain and simple. They're the bad guys.
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
A Matter of Time (2007) (Video)
Mat Irvine mentions the creature; Lalla Ward mentions going to see the film with Tom Baker and Graham Crowden
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 (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
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered - Volume 1 (2008) (Video)
Luigi Cozzi mentions it.
Imaginationland: The Movie (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.
Grand Theft Auto IV (2008) (Video Game)
The airline pushback is named the "Ripley".
Jellyscream! (2008)
Monster emerging from chest of a person.
Ben 10: Alien Force: Max Out (2008) (TV Episode)
the xenocites resemble the pods in Alien, including their practice of latching onto human faces
Getaway: Episode #17.17 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jules describes an octopus hauled on board by a fisherman as looking like something out of Alien.
The Einstein Factor: 2008 Series B: Heat 6 (2008) (TV Episode)
This movie is part of Victoria Leane's choice of special subject.
Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown (2008)
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."
Emergency 411: Surviving in Outer Space (2008) (TV Episode)
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)
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
Closing of doors during chase in space
Bones: The Bones That Foam (2009) (TV Episode)
"I've never seen insects like that... except in 'Alien'. "
Best Worst Movie (2009)
Mentioned by an interviewee
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!"
Just Peck (2009)
tagline references.
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
Virtuality (2009) (TV Movie)
toy bird drinking water
Exam (2009)
During the title sequence, the word EXAM gradually takes shape in the same fashion as the word ALIEN in the eponymous movie
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)
shown on list
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."
Stargate Universe: Water (2009) (TV Episode)
Eli mentions aliens bursting out of his stomach
Family Guy: Brian's Got a Brand New Bag (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster can be seen outside the video store
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: How Avatar Should Have Ended (2010) (TV Episode)
A human explorer says "Game over, man! Game over!"
Ben 10: Alien Force: The Secret of Chromastone (2010) (TV Episode)
quotation based on tagline
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.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Digimon: The Movie (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy thinks that Botamon is a facehugger
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.
Nostalgia Critic: Independence Day (2010) (TV Episode)
The alien from the 1979 movie is seen during the spaceship gag.
Tales from the Lumber Yard: The Making of 'Galaxy of Terror' (2010) (Video)
Cited as an influence and referred to a number of times.
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.
You Again (2010)
Will reminds Marni when an octopus grabbed her face in Hawaii
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.
Post Mortem with Mick Garris: Frank Darabont (2010) (TV Episode)
Darabont says he has memorabilia from the film in his office
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"
Post Mortem with Mick Garris: John Landis (2010) (TV Episode)
Landis says this movie is not Science-Fiction
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)
Mentioned by Stephen
51 (2011)
Similar alien design (dripping mouth with teeth and tail). Similar shots of alien.
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.
Particka: Episode #1.4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "film genres" game.
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)
Clamps says, "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
30 Minutes or Less (2011)
"nobody can hear you scream"
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.
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.
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
A facehugger inspired alien leaps upon a security official during the system purge.
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.
Switched at Birth: Las Dos Fridas (2012) (TV Episode)
Bay mentions by name.
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
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.
Pastor Mike Online: Speaking of Giants... (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex Jones.
When Death Calls (2012)
Alien doll seen on dresser.
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.
From Beyond the Stars (2012) (Short)
Dialogue "Here, Kitty kitty" is quoted whilst looking for an alien creature.
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.
Almost Perfect (2012)
Referenced in dialogue.
Honest Trailers: Prometheus (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Nostalgia Critic: The Worst Movies Nostalgia Critic's Reviewed (2012) (TV Episode)
Its use of red to create an uncomfortable atmosphere is mentioned.
Crawlspace (2012)
Tagline: "In this space everyone can hear you scream"
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.
ThanksKilling 3 (2012)
"In space, no one can hear you baste!"
Massive Horse Feat. Dick Valentine: The Shrinking Planet (2012) (Video)
Lyrics reference Ellen RIiley.
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)
George says that the alien from the movie "Alien" had huge teeth.
Black Mirror: Be Right Back (2013) (TV Episode)
A character named Ash who is an android.
Cougar Town: Restless (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Travis
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
Ripley is among the graffitti names
Best of the Worst: The Killer Eye, They Bite, and Xtro (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike alludes to it. Also, DVD is shown.
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
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
Max Steel: The Thrill of the Hunt (2013) (TV Episode)
Aboard the alien ship, Max hopes they don't find "slimy eggs and face-huggers."
Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
the monster is seen in Giger's studio
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
The Wolverine (2013)
Logan calls Noburo 'Nostromo'
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
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 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"
31 Horror Movies in 31 Days: Forbidden World (1982) (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chuck
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Invasion of the Squirrelanoids (2013) (TV Episode)
The whole episode is an Alien homage.
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
Cinematic Excrement: Alone in the Dark (2013) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings up how the monsters in Alone in the Dark blatantly rip-off the Xenomorphs from this film, right down to the name.
Unidentified (2013)
Facehugger mentioned
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.
Discussing the Pod (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Modern Family: ClosetCon '13 (2013) (TV Episode)
"In space I guess no one can hear you be hilarious"
Nostalgia Critic: Man of Steel (2013) (TV Episode)
"...dressed as that thing from the opening of Alien."
Nanoman: Lethal Suicidal Depression (2013) (TV Episode)
A mask of titular Alien is worn by a main proagonist of film-within-the-show "Lethal Suicide Depression", which symbolizes his alienation from society.
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
Honest Trailers: Gravity (2014) (TV Episode)
Ripley is mentioned
The Cinema Snob: Fatal Games (2014) (TV Episode)
"This one's nominated most likely to be Ellen Ripley..."
Toy Hunter: Giant Toys (2014) (TV Episode)
Jordan hunts for a 1979 Kenner "Alien" toy figure, and Jim says he loved the movie.
Mars (2014) (Short)
Lucas Bros Moving Co: Big Head Mike (2014) (TV Episode)
Alien team listed on scoreboard
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Of Rats and Men (2014) (TV Episode)
"Jonesy Kitty Pest Control" advertised on billboard.
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)
Nostalgia Critic: Foodfight! (2014) (TV Episode)
The Critic references Ash's "I won't lie to you about your chances" line.
Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff (2014) (Video Game)
The Xenomorph is an unlockable character.
The Simpsons: Days of Future Future (2014) (TV Episode)
Jenda (Bart's ex-wife) is living with Alien.
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"
The Real History of Science Fiction: Space (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is referenced
Godzilla (2014)
The chrysalises' discovery.
Best of the Worst: Ninja Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
DVD and video case are shown.
Family Guy: Chap Stewie (2014) (TV Episode)
"In space no one can hear you scream"
The 50 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen (2014) (TV Movie)
Title mentioned by Jeff Nelson
Honest Trailers: Top Gun (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movie Trailers (2014) (TV Episode)
The trailer for Alien is #1.
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".
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
Blu-ray shown
Making 'Southern Comfort' (2014) (Video)
RiffTrax Live: Sharknado (2014) (Video)
Kevin: "Oh, Chestburster alien, you're encouragable!"
Face Off: Life and Death (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Poster shown.
Hail Ceasar with Joe Pantoliano (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)
Setting of auto-destruct sequence on ship.
Honest Trailers: Godzilla (2014) (2014) (TV Episode)
"In space, no one can hear you pee".
The Maze Runner (2014)
Xenomorph molecular acid scene is referenced
Brickleberry: In Da Club (2014) (TV Episode)
Dildo inside dildo's 'mouth'
Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World (2014)
Footage of him designing the aliens and props are seen throughout
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks: Shivers (2014) (TV Episode)
Ryan mentions film by name.
Best of the Worst: Theodore Rex, Carnosaur, Tammy and the T-Rex (2014) (TV Episode)
Josh mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Alien: Isolation (2014) (Video Game)
The main character in the movie is mentioned in the game
Parasite Memories: The Making of 'Shivers' (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXV (2014) (TV Episode)
Alien seen on TV
Previously Recorded: Alien Isolation (2014) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Forever: The Frustrating Thing About Psychopaths (2014) (TV Episode)
When doing the autopsy on Mr. Sherman, Lucas describes an alien hidden inside a body, getting out and escaping which describes the most famous scene from the Alien movie
Cutting Compromise: Editing Nightbreed (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Encounters (2014)
Fjord mentions it.
Best of the Worst: The Item, the Crawlers, and Blood Lock (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
The Simpsons: Simpsorama (2014) (TV Episode)
Eggs are based on this film's alien egg design.
Film 2017: Episode dated 2 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh and Ashley Clark when reviewing Black Sea (2014)
The Simpsons: I Won't Be Home for Christmas (2014) (TV Episode)
The filling in Homer's hot dog drips to the floor and eats a hole through it, much like the acidic blood in "Alien."
Film 2017: Episode dated 10 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Danny Leigh and Ridley Scott shortly discuss this movie; also mentioned by Antonia Quirke
Santa Con (2014)
mentioned by Pastor Ruth
Nostalgia Critic: A Christmas Story 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
"That's like saying the main focus in Alien was the cat."
Doctor Who: Last Christmas (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned (and facehuggers)
The Simpsons: The Man Who Came to Be Dinner (2015) (TV Episode)
Xenomorph on display at the Zoo.
Down Memory Lane with Veronica Cartwright (2015) (Video)
mentioned once
The Comix Scrutinizer: Psycho Comics #1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Comix Scrutinizer compares this comic to this film
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Taglines (2015) (TV Episode)
The #1 movie tagline is "In space, no one can hear you scream."
Countdown: Episode #72.23 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nick.
Flat Earth Clues: Empty Theatre (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
Off-Peak (2015) (Video Game)
The Polish poster for the movie was on display at the staircase.
Castle: The Wrong Stuff (2015) (TV Episode)
Castle compares events to that in the movie Alien
Atop the Fourth Wall: ROMtrospective: ROM Spaceknight #41-75 (2015) (TV Episode)
"...and I don't mean like a traditional Xenomorph chest-buster..."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Hugh Jackman/Tiffani Thiessen/Hozier (2015) (TV Episode)
Hugh Jackman mentions Ripley while talking about working with Sigourney Weaver
Cougar Town: A Two Story Town (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Open Heart: Time Out of Mind (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Inside No. 9: The 12 Days of Christine (2015) (TV Episode)
The protagonist says she'll recognize her friend at the costume party when an alien bursts through his chest.
Mortal Kombat X (2015) (Video Game)
The Alien is a downloadable guest fighter.
Chris D'Elia: Incorrigible (2015) (TV Special)
"That's 'Alien' shit."
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8622 (2015) (TV Episode)
When Callum says he is going to take David to another location, Gemma tells him it will be: "Somewhere where no-one can hear you scream."
Reel Iconic: Alienated (2015) (TV Episode)
Some of the camera shots, "deaths" and music
Game of Thrones: Kill the Boy (2015) (TV Episode)
The way the stone man first appears before jumping into the water is a nod to a scene in "Alien".
7 pádu Honzy Dedka: Klára Issová (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jan Dedek.
500 Questions: Episode #1.2 (2015) (TV Episode)
referenced in question in "Sci-Fi" category
Veep: Testimony (2015) (TV Episode)
One of the nicknames for Jonah on Dan's list is "Gaylien".
The Cinema Snob: Dinosaur Island (2015) (TV Episode)
"...when you're describing something that looks like the Alien fucked Grimace."
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movie Posters (2015) (TV Episode)
The poster for Alien is #1.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Mouth Quest (2015) (TV Episode)
Shake suggests having a chestburster come out of Meatwad's chest.
Tellement Gay! Homosexualité et pop culture: Inside (2015) (TV Episode)
Picture shown and mentioned by name
Reading the Book of the Senseless (2015) (Short)
"In space beyond the sun it is only obvious that birhbpl" on Page 1 is a reference to tagline of that film.
42nd Street Memories: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Notorious Street (2015)
Title appears on a theatre marquee on 42nd Street, New York City
Lavalantula (2015) (TV Movie)
"My name is Olivia West. I'm a sole survivor."
Only Connect: Episode #11.3 (2015) (TV Episode)
The Mixologists recognise Ellen Ripley as a character from this film.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Seaman (2015) (TV Episode)
"This thing has an eco system more complex than Ridley Scott's Alien."
Rick and Morty: Auto Erotic Assimilation (2015) (TV Episode)
Rick tells Morty and Summer that if they find a room full of eggs to give one a shake, claiming that the facehuggers are worth more than the ship
Only Connect: Episode #11.6 (2015) (TV Episode)
This film is a clue to a sequence in the sequences round.
GUNSHIP: Tech Noir (2015) (Video)
Antagonist uses a VHS tape of this movie to morph into Alien (Xenomorph).
Under the Dome: Love Is a Battlefield (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Martian (2015)
Beth Johanssen says "Be safe because, you know, in space." referring to that famous tag line used to promote the film Alien. The Martian's director, Ridley Scott, directed Alien.
Missing (2015) (Short)
Voice of Spaceship computer named MUTHUR counting down "T minus 2 minutes"
Nostalgia Critic: Event Horizon (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic points out how Event Horizon rips off Alien
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Is It Horror? (2015) (TV Episode)
James and Mike discuss it
The Simpsons: Halloween of Horror (2015) (TV Episode)
A chest burster appears at Krustyland.
The Goldbergs: Boy Barry (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam wears an Alien movie t-shirt.
The Goldbergs: Couples Costume (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam and Dana wear Alien and Ripley costumes for Halloween.
Freaks of Nature (2015)
H. R. Giger is mentioned.
Bottle Up (2015)
referenced in dialgoue
Fallout 4 (2015) (Video Game)
The Flux Sensor looks innocent enough, but flipped over in examination view it's revealed to be imprinted with a serial number. The number turns out to be the digital readout for ID for the starship Nostromo.
Basic Human Needs (2015)
Mentioned by characters
Agent X: Sacrifice (2015) (TV Episode)
Jerold Harrow talks about the film with Nola.
Tracey Ullman's Show: Episode #1.1 (2016) (TV Episode)
During her audition showreel, Maggie Smith says "Ooh, there's a xenomorph on the spaceship and it has acid for blood. Though if it dissolves your face I think we'd hardly notice the difference, dear."
Svédská trojka: Kawaiský Robot Drinky (2016) (TV Episode)
The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça & Pizzaboy (2016) (Video Game)
A Chestburster was seen at the wax museum workshop.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movie Trailers (2016) (TV Episode)
The trailer for Alien is #1.
Arrow: Beacon of Hope (2016) (TV Episode)
Curtis compares the robotic bees hitting critical mass to "John Hurt in Alien (1979)."
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Troll 2 in 19 Minutes or Less (2016) (TV Episode)
"That's smart. Because sticking branches through an actual kid's stomach probably hurts terribly".
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.45 (2016) (TV Episode)
Anne Hegerty is asked a question about the director of the film during the Final Chase.
The Goldbergs: Rush (2016) (TV Episode)
On Adam's Greatest Birthday Ever chalkboard list is "Xenomorphs".
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Drives a Car! (2016) (TV Episode)
Jacqueline says, "Buckley initially tried to 'Alien' his way out of me."
Traceroute (2016)
Johannes wears a Nostromo hat and drawing of chestburst scene
Pinheads: Charlie Is Pregnant (2016) (TV Episode)
Charlie compares pregnancy to the famous chestburster scene.
The Americans: The Day After (2016) (TV Episode)
A VHS tape is seen while Elizabeth Jennings searches the Seong's house.
FantastiCozzi (2016)
Movie is mentioned; poster shown
Cinematic Excrement: RoboCop 3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up, along with it's two successors, as an example of a movie trilogy that didn't end well.
Finding Dory (2016)
While guiding Dory through the pipes in the Marine Biology Institute, Bailey uses his sonar to detect something resembling a large threatening fish swimming through the pipe and about to encounter Dory. Sigourney Weaver, who voices herself, played the lead role in this movie.
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
The lizard peaks out of the "mother" pushing the baby cart, the same way the hatched aliens burst out of their hosts.
Looking (2016) (TV Movie)
Patrick mentions the Alien trilogy.
Stranger Things: Chapter Eight: The Upside Down (2016) (TV Episode)
When Joyce and Hopper are exploring the Upside Down.
Half in the Bag: Ghostbusters (2016) (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions Ripley in Alien as an example of female protagonists in films
Star Trek Beyond (2016)
An extraterrestrial being's bodily fluid acts as an acid that can dissolve through metal.
BoJack Horseman: Brrap Brrap Pew Pew (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in lyrics
Nerds with Mics (2016) (TV Series)
Cash Trapped: Episode #1.7 (2016) (TV Episode)
Incorrect answer.
Brain Dump: 10 Cloverfield Lane Makes Me Bitchy (2016) (TV Episode)
Max mentions that Mac and Me is not a sequel to Alien just because of the same genres.
#DevinAuditions (2016) (Short)
uses dialogue and poster
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.31 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Scene It" category
Red Dwarf: Can of Worms (2016) (TV Episode)
Alien who impregnates its victims.
Code Black: 1.0 Bodies (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Flash: Invasion! (2016) (TV Episode)
Barry tells Lyla that the Dominators would give Ridley Scott nightmares.
Arrow: Invasion! (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Director Edwards claims to have referenced it.
The Making of Astro Bastards (2016) (Short)
Xenomorph is seen as a human-shape alien.
Ridiculous IMDb Plot Keywords: Movie Challenge (2017) (Video)
The movie is one of the answers to the quiz.
Rings (2017)
A videotape for this movie is next to the VHS player.
Life (2017)
It is referenced.
Mixxxer Show: Tomás Kulhavý a Martin Cerník (2017) (TV Episode)
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That RIPPED OFF the Alien Franchise (2017) (TV Episode)
The top 10 movies that ripped off the Alien franchise are counted down.
Thimbleweed Park (2017) (Video Game)
A sticker of the Alien movie poster is on Delores diary.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Starcrash (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "In space, no one can hear you scream, it's so loud."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow: "This face hugger is ruined."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: At the Earth's Core (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow: "At the Earth's core, no one can hear you scream!"
Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
Poster is shown in Josh's room.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Aziz Ansari/Katherine Waterston/Blondie (2017) (TV Episode)
Katherine Waterston recalls seeing the movie when she was young
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Tony Hawk (2017) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Theme Restaurant"
Papillon Rising: Leading Man (2017) (Video)
The main characters in the video imitate their personal movie heroes in their own music video.
Dunkirk (2017)
Acknowledged by Christopher Nolan as a key influence.
The Question Jury: Episode #2.10 (2017) (TV Episode)
Correct answer.
My Weekly Bond: Top 5 Diminishing Returns Podcast Bond Moments (2017) (TV Episode)
Discussed on Diminishing Returns podcast.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Ralph Macchio (2017) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Theme Restaurant"
Angry Internet Personality: Ghostbusters II (2017) (TV Episode)
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #10.20 (2017) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question; poster without title shown
Rick and Morty: Rest and Ricklaxation (2017) (TV Episode)
Rick's dart-gun with the ability to parasitically impregnate and kill another organism is very similar to the Facehugger and Chestburster
The Ben Shapiro Show: The Scorn for the Heartland (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben mentions the movie in a discussion of female action heroes.
The Ben Shapiro Show: That Giant Republican Sucking Sound (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben makes a joking reference to the movie.
Tu mourras moins bête: Stades freudiens (2017) (TV Episode)
An Alien creature appears in the episode
This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things (2017) (Video)
TL;DR references the Alien franchise, of which this film was the start.
The Truth About the Sen. Bob Menendez Corruption Trial (2017) (Video)
Stefan Molyneux jokingly compares himself to the alien in John Hurt's chest.
Eater (2017) (Short)
The film's sense of claustrophobia as well as the slowly forming title card.
Housewife Alien vs. Gay Zombie (2017)
Creature erupting from stomach
The Babysitter (2017)
Bee references the film
While Society Collapses (2017) (Video)
Stefan Molyneux alludes to the scene with the alien ripping itself out of John Hurt.
The Orville: Firestorm (2017) (TV Episode)
Alien's music is played twice: when Alara is searching the corridors and when she's with Isaac in Engineering.
Overrun (2017) (Short)
Labo scene
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Orientation: Part 1 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mack asks if anyone has seen one of the Alien movies
Riverdale: Chapter Twenty-One: House of the Devil (2017) (TV Episode)
Cheryl calls Archie and Veronica "xenomorphs".
Sleepwalker (2017) (Short)
Emily's choice of novel - "Nostromo" - is a reference to this film.
Spindl (2017)
While being chased by Sárka, Tony imagines her as the Alien.
The Librarians: And the Bleeding Crown (2017) (TV Episode)
Baird mentions Alien and Ripley
Hawaii Five-0: Na Keiki a Kalaihaohia (2018) (TV Episode)
Junior, "I assume it's safe to say a little alien didn't explode out of his chest?"
The Flash: The Elongated Knight Rises (2018) (TV Episode)
Cisco claims that the acid burned through Ralph like xenomorph blood.
StarTalk: Astronaut Scott Kelly (2018) (TV Episode)
Terry Virts says he watched this movie in space
Love, Simon (2018)
The poster is visible in Martin's room.
9-1-1: Full Moon (Creepy AF) (2018) (TV Episode)
Connor says he is as scared as John Hurt in this movie
A Quiet Place (2018)
Cited by John Krasinski as a main influence.
Micro-Shocks: Take Out (2018) (TV Episode)
Another influence, especially on the creature itself.
Ready Player One (2018)
Art3mis uses the chestburster to play a prank on Parzival
Agent: Gwiazdy: Episode #3.7 (2018) (TV Episode)
Ryszard "Peja" Andrzejewski mentions the movie by its Polish title (Obcy - Osmy pasazer Nostromo).
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Spiceworld - Der Film (2018) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Rütten, recalling badly translated movie titles for the German market, in this case "Alien - the unbelievable creation from a different world"
Sean Bradley Reviews: All the Money in the World (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among the films that Ridley Scott directed.
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Peter Parker mentions it.
Jay Leno's Garage: Over the Top (2018) (TV Episode)
Terry Crews says that he had once wanted to be a special effects artist because of films like "Alien"
Future World (2018)
Has a robot called Ash.
Honest Trailers: Every Christopher Nolan Movie (2018) (TV Episode)
Title seen in screenshot
Corner Gas Animated: Retro Grade (2018) (TV Episode)
Retro 70's Party-goer dresses as Kane with the Facehugger attached to his helmet.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Animated Trailer Extravaganza 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Luke Cage: I Get Physical (2018) (TV Episode)
Luke mentions "Ripley as in Alien"
The Cinema Snob: Carnosaur (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it.
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce: Rule #63: It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint (2018) (TV Episode)
Jo says Delia's IVF is so sci-fi, like the pod cave scene from this movie.
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Tourist Trap (2018) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob mentions that the film was released the same year as Tourist Trap.
Mickey Mouse: Roll 'em (2018) (TV Episode)
Among the productions payed homage to in this episode.
Honest Trailers: Ready Player One (2018) (TV Episode)
A Chestburster appears
Forbidden History: The Real James Bond (2018) (TV Episode)
Stephen Lane shows Jamie Theakston John Hurt's space suit from this film
The Kill Count: Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) (2018) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Honest Trailers: Predator (2018) (TV Episode)
"No one can hear you sweat"
31 Horror Movies in 31 Days: Missed Potential (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chuck
Danger Mouse: Rodent Recall (2018) (TV Episode)
Tagline 'Space - where no one can hear you scream' is used by the Narrator.
Youth Condemn (2018)
Title is referenced
Take the Tower: Episode #1.5 (2018) (TV Episode)
'Which movie was directed by Ridley Scott' challenge.
The Gifted: afterMath (2018) (TV Episode)
One mutant's skin secretes acid, which eats through an ER bed, similar to how the face hugger's blood eats through the floor.
Mastermind: Episode #45.3 (2018) (TV Episode)
One of the questions.
American Horror Story: Apocalypse Then (2018) (TV Episode)
SPOILER: A vital character is ultimately revealed to be an automaton, with talking dismembered head and milky fluids, at death.
Bumblebee (2018)
A poster for the film can be seen in Charlie's room.
You're the Worst: The Intransigence of Love (2019) (TV Episode)
Movie poster seen
Memory: The Origins of Alien (2019)
Documentary subject
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
One of Rex's pet raptors is named Ripley.
Mythbusters Jr.: Deep Space Hollywood (2019) (TV Episode)
Adam says that Alien is his favorite movie
Jay Dyer Livestreams: What You Freakin Missed in Terminator 1-3 (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie comes up in discussion.
Talking Dead: Bounty (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Khary Payton during the web exclusive bonus segment.
Love, Death & Robots: Helping Hand (2019) (TV Episode)
The satellite in the opening scene is called LV-426 which is the name of the planet the alien was encountered on.
The Orville: The Road Not Taken (2019) (TV Episode)
When the crew boards the Orville, the music resembles that of Jerry Goldsmith's classic score for Alien (1979).
Films Under Constant Critique: Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992) (2019) (TV Episode)
"She's great in the Alien movies and Ghostbusters."
Archer: Archer: 1999 -- Bort the Garj (2019) (TV Episode)
Bort is referred to as a xenomorph.
Toy Story 4 (2019)
Ducky quotes the tag line, "In space, no one can hear you scream!" before kicking Buzz.
1st Viewing: Alien 3 (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Jonesy (Short)
Title of the film is in refenrence to Jonesy, Ripley's cat in Alien. Whole plot revolves about the Alien's feline character
Vignettes from the Multiverse (Short)
In Teddy Play, the killer teddy bear kills Tommy in a similar way to a facehugger.

Featured in 

Kanal 22: Episode dated 30 October 1979 (1979) (TV Episode)
Bent Evold mentions the film + clip shown
Giger's Alien (1979) (Short)
Behind-the-scenes footage is featured.
Alien: Experience in Terror (1979) (Video)
Making of
Sneak Previews: Take 2: Invasion of the Outer Space Movies (1980) (TV Episode)
Clip of space travelers from Earth exploring an alien planet
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Dallas: Black Tide (1989) (TV Episode)
The comedian says that he is going to imitate what he thinks Sylvester Stallone would have been like in Aliens (1986), though he in fact imitates the scene from Alien (1979) in which the creature bursts out of Kane's chest.
The Horror Hall of Fame (1990) (TV Movie)
1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Clip shown during the opening montage
Siskel & Ebert Holiday Video Gift Guide (1992) (TV Special)
One of their video pick ideas.
Violence and the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
special effects discussed
100 Years of Horror (1996) (TV Series)
100 Years of Horror: Aliens (1996) (TV Episode)
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)
Watched in hotel room.
At the Movies: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) (TV Episode)
Ebert discusses Star Wars' influence on the movie
The Alien Legacy (1999) (Video)
American Cinematheque: Ridley Scott Q&A (2001) (Video)
Making of
Alien Evolution (2001) (TV Movie)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Mario Bava: Maestro of the Macabre (2002) (TV Movie)
Footage 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 the #14 villain.
I Love the '70s: 1979 (2003) (TV Episode)
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Voted as a scary moment
The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
Clips are shown.
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Clips are shown.
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments: Part V: 20-1 (2004) (TV Episode)
Number 2 on the list
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 Special)
Alien is the #7 sci-fi film.
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.
Faux Raccord: Alien vs Predator (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Scream Awards 2010 (2010) (TV Special)
Clips shown during the Sigourney Weaver tribute.
Alien: Enhancement Pods (2010) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
WatchMojo: Top 10 Thriller Movie Villains (2010) (TV Episode)
The Xenomorph is #5.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Monster Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
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
Nostalgia Critic: Alien: Resurrection (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling Ash the android surviving mutilation.
Nostalgia Critic: Signs (2012) (TV Episode)
inserts the caption: "By the way, we're in space."
Nostalgia Critic: Digimon the Movie (2012) (TV Episode)
compares the chest-bursting aliens to the face-hugging digimon
WatchMojo: Top 10 "Evil" Movie Robots (2012) (TV Episode)
Ash is #7.
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
Showreel: David Attenborough's Showreel (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip shown with a "Random Film Fact"
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Movie Aliens (2013) (TV Episode)
The Xenomorphs are #1.
Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
Clip shown - titles
WatchMojo: Top 10 Unique Horror Movie Kills (2013) (TV Episode)
Chest Burst is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Iconic Horror Movie Moments (2013) (TV Episode)
Chest Burst is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movie Heroes (2013) (TV Episode)
Lieutenant Ellen Ripley is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Practical Special Effects in Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
The practical special effects in Alien are #7.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien (1979) (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
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
WatchMojo: Top 10 Heart Stopping Movie Moments (2013) (TV Episode)
Stowaway is #7.
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Sci-Fi Films (2013) (TV Episode)
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movie Franchises (2014) (TV Episode)
The "Alien" series gets an honorable mention.
Anime Abandon: Iria (2014) (TV Episode)
recalls Ash's motivation
The Oscars (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
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies of the 1970s (2014) (TV Episode)
Alien gets an honorable mention.
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
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Best Film Trailers (2014) (TV Episode)
trailer takes #3
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sole Survivor Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Alien is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Characters in Suspended Animation (2014) (TV Episode)
Ellen Ripley gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 John Hurt Performances (2014) (TV Episode)
Kane is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Horror Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Alien is #2.
Alien Encounters: Superior Fan Power Since 1979 (2014)
Features footage of the film and interviews cast
PWN: Monster Movies: PWN #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
movie clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies of the 1970s (2014) (TV Episode)
Alien is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Movie Underwear Scenes (2014) (TV Episode)
The underwear scene with Sigourney Weaver is #4.
Film 2017: Episode dated 10 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Cats (2014) (TV Episode)
Jones gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Starship Captains in Movies and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
Dallas gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Epic Movie Entrances (2015) (TV Episode)
The entrance of the chest-bursting alien is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Body Horror Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Alien is #3.
Chuck Norris vs. Communism (2015)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Should Be Made into TV Shows (2015) (TV Episode)
The "Alien" franchise is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movies: 1970s (2015) (TV Episode)
Alien is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movie Jump Scares (2015) (TV Episode)
Airshaft is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies You Shouldn't Watch Alone (2015) (TV Episode)
Alien is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Badass Female Movie Characters (2015) (TV Episode)
Ellen Ripley is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Mind-Bending Moments in Sci-Fi (2015) (TV Episode)
Ash Is a Robot is #9.
No Small Parts: Harry Dean Stanton (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of Stanton's role as Brett is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Props Made from Everyday Objects (2015) (TV Episode)
Mr. Fusion is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Needlessly Sexualized Female Movie Characters (2015) (TV Episode)
Ripley gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Ridley Scott Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Alien is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Movie Sets (2015) (TV Episode)
Derelict Spaceship is #7.
Abby Sen (2015)
Abby watches the movie in a movie theater.
Life in Pieces: Ponzi Sex Paris Bounce (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned; VCR box with tape shown; clips shown; birth scene mentioned
WatchMojo: Top 10 Alien Franchise Movie Moments (2016) (TV Episode)
Brett's Death & The First Look are #8. Dallas in the Air Shaft is #7. Ash Is an Android is #3. The Space Jockey gets an honorable mention. The Chestburster is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Movie Characters of the 1970s (2016) (TV Episode)
Ellen Ripley is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movie Heroines (2016) (TV Episode)
Ellen Ripley is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Movie Monsters (2016) (TV Episode)
The Alien is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sexy Sci-Fi Babes - Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Ellen Ripley is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Mature Movies with Toys for Kids (2016) (TV Episode)
Alien is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Ways to Die in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Chestbursting is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horrible Movie Titles That Almost Happened (2016) (TV Episode)
"Star Beast", the original title for Alien, is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Bloodiest Movie Scenes (2016) (TV Episode)
Chestburster is #9.
Lost in Adaptation: Dagon (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Honest Trailers: Jaws (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
FoundFlix: Stranger Things (2016) Ending Explained + Season 2 Clues (2016) (TV Episode)
A clip from the movie is used
WatchMojo: Top 10 Films with Multiple Villains (2016) (TV Episode)
Alien is #8 with the Alien & Ash.
Brain Dump: Why Women Shouldn't Be Ghostbusters (2016) (TV Episode)
Ellen Ripley is shown as an example of female protagonists done well.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Movie Deaths You Don't See (2016) (TV Episode)
The death of Lambert is #6.
Nostalgia Critic: Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas (2016) (TV Episode)
"Did he have flashbacks from when he was on the ship in Alien?"
WatchMojo: Top 10 Unbelievably Dumb Decisions in Sci-Fi Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Not Quarantining Kane is #5.
The Mick: The Master (2017) (TV Episode)
When Ben is watching the film, a scene is vaguely shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Sci-Fi Horror Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Alien is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Running Out of Time Scenes in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Emergency Destruct System is #5.
Honest Trailers: Aliens (2017) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
FoundFlix: Prometheus (2012) (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie are shown
Half in the Bag: Alien: Covenant (2017) (TV Episode)
movie clips are shown
MsMojo: Top 10 Smartest Female Horror Movie Characters (MATURE) (2017) (TV Episode)
Ellen Ripley is #1.
Logopolis 12 & 13 (2017) (Video)
clips shown, and reviewed
PWN: A Very Hot Lead: PWN #13 (2017) (TV Episode)
The famous chestburster scene is included, though with Adam Sandler's face photoshopped over the alien
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Tense Movie Scenes Without Music (2017) (TV Episode)
Chestburster is #2.
Honest Trailers: Alien: Covenant (2017) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Paul O'Grady's Hollywood: Heroines (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed
Scope (2017) (Video)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Need a 3D Remaster (2017) (TV Episode)
Alien is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Deadliest Horror Monsters (2017) (TV Episode)
The Xenomorph is #2.
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
Gloria and Peter see this in a theatre
Honest Trailers: Blade Runner (2017) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Stories The Simpsons Should Adapt for Treehouse of Horror (2017) (TV Episode)
The "Alien" franchise is #2.
The Kill Count: Alien (1979) (2017) (TV Episode)
The kills of the movie are talked about and analyzed
To Be Continued (2017) (Short)
Clips shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Smartest Decisions in Sci-Fi Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Ripley opening the airlock is #4.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Sci-Fi Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Alien is #2.
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2018) (TV Special)
Clips shown during the montage of Ridley Scott's body of work
WatchMojo: Top 10 Villain Signature Powers from Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
The Xenomorph's inner jaw/mouth is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Made an Actress a Household Name (2018) (TV Episode)
Alien, which made Sigourney Weaver a household name, is #1.
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction: Alien Life (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Universes That You Didn't Know Were Linked (2018) (TV Episode)
The "Alien" franchise is #1 along with the "Blade Runner" franchise.
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction: Monsters (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Most Iconic Scenes in British Cinema (2018) (TV Episode)
Chestburster is #2.
Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema: Horror (2018) (TV Episode)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 50 Scariest Horror Movie Scenes of ALL TIME (2018) (TV Episode)
The Chestburster is #2.
MsMojo: Top 10 Movie Ladies You DON'T Want to Mess With (2018) (TV Episode)
Ellen Ripley is #1.
Best of the Worst: Cybernator, Panther Squad, and Project Metalbeast (2019) (TV Episode)
Weaver from Cybernator is compared to Yaphet Konno; clips from this film are shown for comparison.
Nostalgia Critic: Toonami (2019) (TV Episode)
A clip from the movie is used
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Horror Movie Deaths (2019) (TV Episode)
The death of Kane is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Practical Effects in Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
The Chestburster is #2.
Nostalgia Critic: Alien³ (2019) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie are shown
WatchMojo: Top Worst Ways to Die in Science Fiction Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
A Chestburster is #1.

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)
Danger Mouse: Custard (1982) (TV Episode)
DM and Penfold encounter a cave on an alien planet filled with dozens of eggs. Penfold falls near one which promptly hatches, and the alien inside flies out and kisses him.
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.
Urusei Yatsura: Only You (1983)
There is a scene onboard Lum's father's ship where an Oni soldier is trying to retrieve what he thinks is a cat out of the alien taxicab by meowing, only to be attacked by Rose. This parodies a scene in Alien where Brett attempts to find Jones the cat by meowing, only to be attacked by the alien.
The Ice Pirates (1984)
Alien running around spaceship eating people
Fright Show (1985)
The entire "Illegal Alien" segment is a spoof of the movie.
TerrorVision (1986)
O.D.'s tongue is a resemblance to a xenomorph.
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 the movie.
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"
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."
Count Duckula: One Stormy Night (1988) (TV Episode)
When Igor crashes down one floor to the next just like the acid blood.
The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
Creature bursting out of a man's chest
Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti (1989) (Video Game)
spiders burst out a girl's chest
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)
In Living Color: Silly Cone (1992) (TV Episode)
Fire Marshall Bill has an alien burst from his chest just like the film
Severed Ties (1992)
What's Up Doc?: Episode #1.19 (1993) (TV Episode)
Simon gets his face stuck in a space egg and later a worm burst through his stomach.
What's Up Doc?: Episode #1.20 (1993) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during cold open when a worm erupts from Baljit's teddy bear.
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..
The Pagemaster (1994)
Green liquid resembling xenomorph blood falls onto the floor and dissolves it in the same manner it did in Alien
Spot Goes to Hollywood (1995) (Video Game)
In a level in the Genesis version that's inspired by the movie, Spot is running away from an alien through the ship's corridors.
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
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Where No Duckman Has Gone Before (1997) (TV Episode)
A Xenomorph stows away aboard the Enterprise.
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.
South Park: Trapper Keeper (2000) (TV Episode)
The cyborg bleeds white liquid just like Ash.
As Told by Ginger: Hello Stranger (2000) (TV Episode)
Lois' dream about the snake bursting from her stomach is a spoof of the chest-bursting scene.
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
Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi: Dis-Harmony/Collect All 5/Ninjacompoop (2004) (TV Episode)
Harmony pops out of Yumi's chest.
30-Second Bunny Theatre: Alien (2004) (TV Episode)
The Whole Short is a Parody of Alien
Raising the Stakes (2005)
quoted the line "mostly... mostly"
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius: Clash of the Cousins/Who's Your Mommy (2005) (TV Episode)
The alien that clings onto Carl's face is a parody of the facehugger from "Alien".
Conker: Live and Reloaded (2005) (Video Game)
Disaster! (2005)
The famous stomach-bursting scene.
Kronk's New Groove (2005) (Video)
Bug jumps and attaches to face of Kronk (face-hugger)
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
Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi: Small Stuff/B.C. Road Trip/Puffynauts (2006) (TV Episode)
An alien heavily resembles a Xenomorph.
The Ugly Duckling and Me! (2006)
The egg opens like in Alien (1979), Ratso looks over the egg, which still looks like in Alien (1979), and the ugly duckling pops out to Ratso's face and remains attached.
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.
The Venture Bros.: What Goes Down Must Come Up (2008) (TV Episode)
The computer program M.U.T.H.E.R , as well as the under-dwellers worshipping Dr Venture's dad as "Father" are likely references to MU/TH/UR 6000 & FATHER, two super computer systems used in the Alien franchise.
Spaceballs: The Animated Series: Spidermawg (2008) (TV Episode)
Several aliens burst from peoples stomachs
Total Drama: Alien Resurr-Eggtion (2009) (TV Episode)
When Gwen finds the Alien egg Silo
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009) (Video)
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.
Lunchtime Surprise! (2011) (Short)
This video spoofs the chestburster sequence from the classic film.
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
Flashback (2011)
The chestburster scene is remade in reverse.
Gravity Falls: Summerween (2012) (TV Episode)
Stan tries scaring the trick or treaters by making a pig look like its bursting out of his chest.
Futurama: The Six Million Dollar Mon (2012) (TV Episode)
The drip of curry sauce burns through floors and ceilings like extremely strong acid.
Robot Chicken: Poisoned by Relatives (2012) (TV Episode)
parody skit
Space Milkshake (2012)
The monster attacks Anton facehugger style.
Nostalgia Critic: Doomsday Machine (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
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.
Mr. Pickles: Pilot (2013) (TV Episode)
"Illegal Alien" spoofs Alien
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Banana Planet (2013) (TV Episode)
Shake and Frylock parody the "In space, no-one can hear you scream!" tagline from this movie's poster.
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.
Wander Over Yonder: The Pet (2013) (TV Episode)
Various scenes spoof the movie.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Spacecadeuce (2013) (TV Episode)
Parodied with episode opening in space with crew in hypersleep.
Love in the Time of Monsters (2014)
There is a scene that parodies the chest bursting scene, but with a mutant squirrel.
Robot Chicken: Secret of the Booze (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Possessed (2014)
Scene spoofed
Scooby-Doo! Moon Monster Madness (2015) (Video)
Alien is a spoof of the Xenomorph
TubeHeads: Gott ist tot (2015) (TV Episode)
The Alien appears in the opening sketch
Robot Chicken: Triple Hot Dog Sandwich on Wheat (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
A nut bursts out of Scrat's chest, like the chestburster.
Camp Camp: Anti-Social Network (2017) (TV Episode)
Neil's safe has a sticker for "Wayland Industries" [sic]
Diary of a Wimpy Alien: Predator Rules (2017) (Short)
Premise and characters are spoofed
PWN: Series That Need to Die: PWN #14 (2017) (TV Episode)
An extensive conversation of a fictional film called "Newton v.s. Alians". Parodies mutliple elements of the Aliens franchise.
Diary of a Wimpy Alien: War Dog Days (2017) (Short)
Contains parody material of original
Diary of a Wimpy Alien: The Wrong Haul (2018) (Short)
contains direct spoof material
Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule: Episode #2.5 (2018) (TV Episode)
Harry does a spoof of the chest bursting scene.

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