R | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being 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?
Hudson's quip to Vasquez about her thinking that she thought "alien" meant "Illegal alien" is an inside joke. According to an interview with Starlog magazine after the film was released, when Jenette Goldstein heard the title of the film, she ... ...
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
At the end of the movie, the compound explodes and the survivors escape in a shuttle. We see that brightness of the explosion shines on their face. But in fact, the explosion and the light source is behind, so there's no way their sight would be affected by the brightness.
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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