Ronald Shusett

Ronald Shusett (born June 1935) is an American motion picture screenwriter and producer, usually in the science fiction genre.

Ronald Shusett
BornJune 1935 (1935-06) (age 84)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
OccupationScreenwriter, Producer
Spouse(s)Linda Turley

He wrote the original story for Alien (1979) with Dan O'Bannon and later Alien vs. Predator (2004).

In 1974, he was the first to option the Philip K. Dick short story, "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale", that became the basis of the film Total Recall.[1]


Title Year Writer Producer Director
W 1974 Story No Richard Quine
Alien 1979 Story Executive Ridley Scott
Phobia 1980 Story No John Huston
Dead & Buried 1981 Yes Yes Gary Sherman
The Final Terror 1983 Yes No Andrew Davis
King Kong Lives 1986 Yes Executive John Guillermin
Above the Law 1988 Yes No Andrew Davis
Total Recall 1990 Yes Yes Paul Verhoeven
Freejack 1992 Yes Yes Geoff Murphy
Bleeders 1997 Yes No Peter Svatek
Minority Report 2002 No Executive Steven Spielberg
Alien vs. Predator 2004 Story No Paul W. S. Anderson
Total Recall 2012 Story No Len Wiseman


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