Ronald Shusett is a film writer and producer. Along with Dan O'Bannon, he is responsible for originating the story for the 1979 film Alien, effectively co-creating the Alien franchise. He also received an executive producer credit on Alien.
In 1974, he was the first to option the short story, "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale", that became the basis of the film Total Recall.
Shusett is sometimes credited as Thilo T. Newman.
- W (1974) - story
- Alien (1979) - story / executive producer
- Phobia (1980) - story
- Dead & Buried (1981) - screenwriter / producer
- The Final Terror (1983) - screenwriter
- King Kong Lives (1986) - screenwriter / executive producer
- Above the Law (1988) - screenwriter
- Total Recall (1990) - screenwriter / producer
- Freejack (1992) - screenwriter / producer
- Bleeders (1997) - screenwriter
- Minority Report (2002) - executive producer
- The Medusa Hour (2008) - executive producer
- Death Warrior (2008) - producer
- Deadly Exchange (2009) - screenwriter)
- Hunt of the Sea Wolves (2009) - executive producer
- Ronald Shusett at the Internet Movie Database