1979 was the beginning of ALIEN, a sci-fi monster saga that's still going strong today if the buzz surrounding Ridley Scott's indirect prequel, Prometheus, is any indication. It's in the second film, ALIENS, that we see the Queen in all her glory as she fights against the human female, Ripley, with her own maternal instincts in high gear.
It's a we're-so-not-soccer-moms showdown of epic proportions.
Survival Tip: Fire seems to be the most reliable source of injury to xenomoph. When exploring space, keep a futuristic flame thrower handy.
Can't wait for Prometheus? Neither can we! Let's watch the trailer: