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?
Salvage Team Leader:
Bio-readouts are all in the green, looks like she's alive. Well, there goes our salvage, guys.
Portable satellite phone existed in the 20th century which could call satellites in orbit. It is inconceivable that 200 years in the future, access to portable devices to do the same wouldn't be as widespread or greater. This makes the need to use the colony's transmitter to contact The Sulaco rather unnecessary.
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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