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When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story—all contact is lost with the planet and colonists. They enlist Ripley and
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 1986-07-18
Runtime 137 minutes
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jim_woehr shared a tip "Alien Queen"
jim_woehr shared a tip "Alien Queen"
travis shared a tip "Perfect blend of action and horror."
mlhawkins shared a tip "🙌 My all time favorite aliens movie."
LoverOf_Crows shared a tip "You go, Ripley!"
abby_rexroth shared a tip "You'll wanna use Ripley's iconic phrase anytime you have issues with a female...of any species."
nicole_graham_-_mor shared a tip "If you haven't seen this movie. I can't talk to you. Lol"
mike_johnson_2589 shared a tip "Great writing, acting and cinematography. This movie has aged well. One of the greatest sci-fi horrors."
patrick_burneau shared a tip "Definitely the best aliens movie utterly scary keeps you at the edge of your seat the entire time"
vicki_perez shared a tip "I love the movie aliens! Ripley is an incredible, strong character!"
saif_sufian shared a tip "Yes, very worth watching"
ali_tracey shared a tip "This has been my all time favorite horror movie for as long as I can remember! #science_fiction #horror"
malcolm_shoals shared a tip "My friends and I quite this movie constantly. Exceptional watch!"
j_dizzle shared a tip "Pretty cheesy at times but still an entertaining classic film"
linda_crewe shared a tip "Great action/horror/sci-fi"
allen_freeman shared a tip "One of the rare times a sequel is as good or better than the first movie."
steven_hendrickson shared a tip "The best of the Alien movies"
jennifer_scarborough shared a tip "One of the very few sequels better than the original."
padfootblackswh0r3 shared a tip "all time favorite movie. nothing can top this one"
craig_koffler_114 shared a tip "Amazing sequel best in the series takes everything you loved about the first film and they made it bigger and better"
karen_c shared a tip "This is my favorite movie of all time!"
Squatch shared a tip "Legitimately, it's probably the greatest movie of all time."
norman_newell shared a tip "Gotta love great horror, first 2 were amazing, the others fall short."
rebecca_wilson_9613 shared a tip "One of the best films ever!"
n._mortensen shared a tip "I finally got to watch this and I loved it"
spookygoblin shared a tip "It’s so good but it’s a sequel the first one is Alien I highly recommend both"
kevin_farias shared a tip "One intense film women can kick *** too!"
candice_daniel shared a tip "Behold the strong female lead era begins. Creepy film but loads of fun."
davey_flikkema shared a tip "Best movie sequel ever"
michelle_collins_7240 shared a tip "Sigourney Kicks Zenomorph Ass! She's my hero(oine)!"
scott_smith_3438 shared a tip "I’ve watched this movie a dozen times at least. The special effects still hold up today."
edward_park shared a tip "This movie scared the crap out of me the first time I saw it. Still does every single time I watch it again!"
kenya_smith shared a tip "The original horror..must see Movie..like Mad Max or Taxi Driver"
cory_gonzalez shared a tip "One of the best sci-fi thrillers!! Love it!"
jackson_smith_5054 shared a tip "Ridley is the best sci fi protagonist EVER!"
jeremy_cove shared a tip "It’s #amazing"
rhiannon_hulick shared a tip "Oh man it's hard to pinpoint any one time. I think just Sigourney Weaver being competent and a bamf are my favorite parts."
amelie_8202 shared a tip "vasquez my beloved"
teresa_mobley shared a tip "Thriller"
Eclectic_Writer shared a tip "One of Sigourney's best I think."