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.
After the climactic battle with the Queen, Ripley plunged into the airlock, and as she is unbuckling from the loader we see her t-shirt is torn at the right shoulder. She then is presented to be climbing vertically out of the airlock. The torn t-shirt torn flaps are clearly pointing horizontally in front of her, indicating that gravity is pulling in front of her rather than below her.
As the final credits fade, there is the sound of a facehugger scurrying across from left to right.
$10,052,042 (USA) (20 July 1986)
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