R | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being in 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?
The original planetoid from Alien (1979) is renamed as LV 426, where the Weyland's company creates a miner workers' colony. LV 426 is a reference for the Holy Bible, accurately Leviticus 4:26, that it says: "All its fat he shall offer up in smoke on the altar ... ...
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
When Ripley find out that Burke is the one who send the Colonists to the Alien ship after she checks colony log . There is no scene of her checking out about it or how she does that . The only thing how she find out that Burke wants to keep Facehuggers alive and to be brought to company lab is from Bishop . But Bishop only tells Ripley that Burke instructs him to keep the Facehuggers alive to be brought back to Company labs . He doesn't mention or show her about the colony log .
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)