- Date: May 25, 1979
- Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by 2010: Odyssey Two written by Arthur C. Clarke
part of Space Odyssey
While alone in the Discovery, Curnov asks Max, "whatever happens - please don't go chasing off after the ship's cat." which is a reference to the movie Alien which came out about 3 years before the book (Chapter 18).
Alien is a 1979 science fiction/horror film. The film's title refers to its primary antagonist: a highly aggressive extraterrestrial creature which stalks and kills the crew of a spacesh