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 second of four Alien movies starring Sigourney Weaver.
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
Near the end, as Ripley is trying to escape after rescuing Newt, Ripley pauses when she realizes she's in the Queen's lair. As she turns slowly to view the Queen, Ripley's and Newt's head are facing in opposite directions as they hug each other, but when the camera angle changes during that slow turn, both heads are suddenly looking in the same direction at the Queen. No way that Newt could have turn her torso in that split second.
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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