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 as in the case of the fat of the sacrifice of peace offerings. Thus the priest shall make atonement for him in regard to his sin, and he will be forgiven".
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.
During the scene where Ripley puts Newt to bed in the medical center, dialogue about Ripley's daughter and the origin of babies has been restored. Newt asks Ripley if human babies are born the same way as the aliens. She also asks if Ripley ever had a baby, and Ripley tells her that she had a daughter, but she's gone. Newt asks if that means she's dead, and Ripley changes the subject by giving her the wrist locater.
$10,052,042 (USA) (20 July 1986)
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