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?
To create the effect of the chestburster bursting out of Mary's body, Barbara Coles wore a prosthetic chest piece made of foam through which the chestburster model emerged. A replica dummy of Barbara Coles was then used for shots where the Marines ... ...
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
While Frost is falling after being set on fire and falling over railing, just before the shot cuts away, in the bottom left corner you can see a crewmen moving and a boot sticking out from the shadows.
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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