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?
Hudson's quip to Vasquez about her thinking that she thought "alien" meant "Illegal alien" is an inside joke. According to an interview with Starlog magazine after the film was released, when Jenette Goldstein heard the title of the film, she ... ...
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
(at around 4 mins) When the salvage crew shines a light onto Ripley's face while she is sleeping at the beginning of the movie, her right eyelid twitches. However, people's eyelids twitch all the time when they are asleep.
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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