Aliens Movie Review 1986

Information and Film Reviews for Aliens the Movie

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The bitch is back, some 50 years later. Popular sequel to "Alien" amounts to non-stop, ravaging combat in space. Contact with a colony on another planet has mysteriously stopped. Fresh from deep space sleep, Ripley and a slew of pulsar-equipped Marines return to confront the mother alien at her nest, which is also inhabited by a whole bunch of the nasty critters spewing for a fight. Something's gotta give, and the Oscar-winning special effects are especially inventive (and messy) in the alien demise department. Dimension (acting biz talk) is given to our hero Ripley, as she discovers maternal instincts lurking within her space suit while looking after a young girl, the lone survivor of the colony. Tension-filled gore blaster. Followed by "Aliens 3."


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 138 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Sci Fi, Aliens Are People, Too, Alien Beings--Vicious, Big Battles, Special FX Extravaganzas, Wonder Women, Parenthood, Suspended Animation, Robots & Androids, Adoption & Orphans
James Cameron, Walter Hill
Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, Paul Reiser, Carrie Henn, Jenette Goldstein, William Hope, Al Matthews, Mark Rolston, Ricco Ross, Colette Hiller
Adrian Biddle
James Cameron
James Horner
Ray Lovejoy, Michael Lamont, Ken Court, Bert Davey, Fred Hole
Gale Anne Hurd, 20th Century-Fox


Oscars 1986: Sound FX Editing, Visual FX.

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