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?
One of the options considered was making the creature translucent. Since this wasn't done in the earlier movie, for continuity it couldn't be used for the creatures in this film, although it survives in one small way: the queen's teeth are ... ...
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
When Ripley swings a chair against the med lab window, it flexes like acrylic glass would. When Hicks later plunges through however, it shatters like safety glass.
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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