R | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.
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This movie marked twenty years since Alien: Resurrection (1997) that the original Xenomorph was seen exclusively in an "Alien" film. It had also been ten years since the Xenomorph was seen again in a theatrical release, after Aliens vs. Predator: ... ...
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The "gestation period" for the Xenomorphs changes from character to character. It takes anywhere from roughly 1 hour with the first "chest burster" to appear to mere minutes for subsequent others to gestate. There seems to be no "standard" length of time before they appear.
Additionally, this contradicts all of the other films in the Alien franchise which this films "precedes" because it takes as long as a calendar day for Kane's alien implant to gestate.
David explained to Capt. Oram he bred them into hybrids, thus making them grow at different, and faster, rates.
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