R | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
57 years later, Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep. The moon from the original movie has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
17 February 2001 | Paul Kydd (Paul.Kydd@btinternet.com)
8 | Compelling, far superior sequel to sci-fi classic (8/10)
Seven years after barely surviving events on board the Nostromo in Ridley Scott's classic sci-fi horror ALIEN, ...
Vic Armstrong says in his memoirs he was offered this film.
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
When the Marines and Ripley first encounter Newt, Drake fires wildly at Newt's scurrying silhouette as Hicks uses his own pulse rifle to deflect Drake's line of fire up and into the corridor wall. But there is no visible damage to the wall after Drakes ceases firing.
As the final credits fade, there is the sound of a facehugger scurrying across from left to right.
$10,052,042 (USA) (20 July 1986)
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