R | | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
As of 2017, Sigourney Weaver is the only cast member in the main cast to work with Sir Ridley Scott more than once: in this movie, 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), and Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014).
This is the worst shit I've ever seen, man.
Parker: What you say? You got any biscuits over there?
Ripley: Here's some cornbread.
Parker: Cornbread. Yeah.
Lambert: I am cold.
Parker: Still with us, Brett?
Kane: Oh, I feel dead.
Parker: Anybody ever tell you you look dead, man?
The 'blood' coming from the facehugger clearly seems to be coming from a vial on the end of the device used to cut into it.
The title of the movie is slowly created one line at a time at the top of the screen during the opening credits, starting out with the I, then the slash in A and the backslash in N, and then the vertical lines in L and E (so it looks like / I I I \). After that, the ensuing lines of each letter are added slowly one at a time until the title is fully visible.
The laserdisc release features a separate section with the scenes not included in the theatrical release. This is the new material:
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