Alien Movie Universe

Alien Covenant's 2nd Cousin....Lifeforce

Alien-Covenant.com/forum/
Forum Topic
7414 Views4 Replies

Glenn R

MemberOvomorphMay-17-2017 1:06 AM

Dan Obannon (with Ron Shusett) wrote the screenplay for the original Alien. On every Alien movies since you will see his name in the credits...but 'Alien' wasn't the only one - he wrote one other epic scifi movie - Lifeforce.

It's insane in parts and unlike any other movie ever made, but if you are a fan of the Alien universe (particularly the Ridley Scott material) then you will recognise themes and even entire plot pieces in lifeforce - you will get a huge deja-vu feeling. There is definitely a creative connection here. Dan Obannon was one crazy twisted genius.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/qej5nlRb9VM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

4 Replies

Tonehound

MemberFacehuggerMay-17-2017 4:29 AM

Bubba Zanetti

MemberOvomorphMay-17-2017 4:43 AM

Yup, that's the one!

Another connection: Texas Chainsaw Massacre was influential to Scott in inspiring some of the horror aspects of Alien. Both Texas Chainsaw and Lifeforce were directed by Tobe Hooper.

BZ

Cerulean Blue

MemberFacehuggerMay-17-2017 8:01 AM

@Glenn R - I remember seeing that one in the theater in 1985!  It was TriStar's first movie, if I remember correctly?  Of course, that was 1985!

BigDave

MemberDeaconMay-17-2017 8:43 AM

This is a interesting movie, certainly reconmended

R.I.P Sox  01/01/2006 - 11/10/2017

Add A Reply
Sign In Required
Sign in using your Scified Account to access this feature!
Email
Password
Latest Images
Alien & Predator Alien & Predator Fandom
Alien Movie Universe Forums
Alien Movies
Alien Movies Discuss the Classic Alien Films
Alien 5 Movie
Alien 5 Movie Discuss Neill Blomkamps’s vision for Alien 5 here
Alien: Romulus
Alien: Romulus Discuss the new Fede Alvarez Alien movie here
Alien Games
Alien Games Discuss Alien games here
Alien
Alien Discuss all things Alien here
Alien: Covenant
Alien: Covenant Discuss the Prometheus Sequel, Alien: Covenant
Alien FX TV Series
Alien FX TV Series Discuss the Alien FX TV series here!
Prometheus
Prometheus Everything About Prometheus
Prometheus Fan Art
Prometheus Fan Art Artwork & Fiction From the Fans
Hot Forum Topics
New Forum Topics
Highest Forum Ranks Unlocked
Thoughts_Dreams
Thoughts_Dreams » Neomorph
85% To Next Rank
MonsterZero
MonsterZero » Xenomorph
92% To Next Rank
SuperAlien
SuperAlien » Xenomorph
87% To Next Rank
Jonesy
Jonesy » Facehugger
93% To Next Rank
auximenes
auximenes » Facehugger
28% To Next Rank
Latest Alien Fandom Activity

This website provides the latest information, news, rumors and scoops on the Alien: Romulus movie and Alien TV series for FX! Get the latest news on the Alien prequels, sequels, spin-offs and more. Alien movie, game and TV series news is provided and maintained by fans of the Alien film franchise. This site is not affiliated with 20th Century Studios, FX, Hulu, Disney or any of their respective owners.

© 2024 Scified.com
Sign in
Use your Scified Account to sign in


Log in to view your personalized notifications across Scified!

Transport To Communities
Alien Hosted Community
Cloverfield Hosted Community
Godzilla Hosted Community
Jurassic World Hosted Community
Predator Hosted Community
Aliens vs. Predator Hosted Community
Latest Activity
Forums
Search Scified
Trending Articles
Blogs & Editorials
Featured Forum Discussions
Forums & Community
Sci-Fi Movies
Help & Info