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?
When Fox execs saw an early cut of the film, they complained to producer Gale Anne Hurd that it looked like the money had all been spent on sets rather than special effects. Hurd took great delight in telling the execs that a majority of the sets that they were ... ...
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
Burke tells Bishop to keep the facehuggers alive for return to the company labs. Given the harm they would inevitably have caused, complying would seem to be a violation of Bishop's programming. If not, then Bishop is being remarkably candid, meaning Burke didn't tell him to keep that order secret.
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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