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?
Aliens was the last of the series in which Stan Winston would do the special effects. The torch was then handed to veterans Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr. for Alien³ (1992) and Alien: Resurrection (1997).
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
When the team first go to sub-level 3 to find the nest, the mission time in the bottom left corner of their head-cams keeps jumping backwards and forwards.
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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