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 facehuggers (both the live specimens and the dead ones) that had been retained by the colonists were kept in jars of water so that if they got injured in any way and began secreting acid, the acid would immediately be diluted by the surrounding ... ...
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
(at around 1h 45 mins) When Bishop is remotely guiding the second dropship on its final approach to the landing pad, wires can be seen holding the ship on the deployable weapons pod.
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)