R | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
The space station above earth is called Gateway, a possible reference to Frederik Pohl's "Gateway" novel, a sci-fi classic.
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
When the loader falls into the airlock the wires holding it can be seen.
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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