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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?
The sentry gun software program displayed on the screen with the ammo counters is UA 571-C. Bill Paxton (Hudson) had a lead role in the movie U-571, 14 years later.
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
In Alien, the computer displays have an old-fashioned "teletype" clicking noise when they show data on their screens. However, when the screen in the Nostromo shuttle comes to life at the beginning of Aliens, the display looks and sounds more modern like the other computer screens seen later in the film - even though 57 years have passed and the equipment in the shuttle has not been touched all that time.
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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