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 scene featuring Al Simpson (Mac McDonald) and Lydecker (William Armstrong) in the Extended Cut is almost identical to a scene in James Cameron's later film Terminator 2 Judgment Day (1991) an employee Flags down a supervisor in a busy office and... ...
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
Sergeant Apone (Al Matthews) can be heard being referred to as "Top" by his Marines. This term is used when referring to Master Sergeants (E-8), but his chevron clearly indicate the Marine rank of Gunnery Sergeant (E-7).
The ALIENS title forms slowly during the opening credits. The full title isn't seen until the opening credits are finished, and the "I" illuminates brightly.
$10,052,042 (USA) (20 July 1986)
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