The terrifying science fiction film Alien marks its 40th anniversary with a special screening of the movie.

Alien has en enduring legacy. The 1979 film spawned 3 sequels, Aliens (1986), Alien 3 (1992), and Alien Resurrection (1997). The two prequels Prometheus (2012) and Alien: Covenant (2017) later followed, and a crossover series with Predator, Alien vs. Predator (2004), and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007) was developed. That's 8 films and counting as a third Alien vs. Predator has long been rumored to be in development.

Directed by Ridley Scott, the original sci-fi classic follows Sigourney Weaver as Ripley, part of a crew investigating a suspected SOS on a remote planet. A terrifying discovery follows. The 2019 anniversary showing features exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies. Here's where you can see it:

Sunday, Oct 13

  • Celebration Cinema Grand Rapids IMAX | 1 pm, 4 pm
  • Celebration Cinema Lansing IMAX | 1 pm, 4 pm
  • Movies 14 Mishiwaka | 1 pm, 4 pm

Tuesday, Oct 15

  • Movies 14 Mishiwaka | 7 pm
  • Regal Lansing Mall 12 | 7 pm

Wednesday, Oct 16

  • Movies 14 Mishiwaka | 7 pm
  • Regal Lansing Mall 12 | 7 pm

"That's it. Game over, man. Game over." (But you'll have to wait for the second film when Hudson shows up to hear that memorable line.)