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Release Date: July 18th, 1986

DVD Release Date: March 21st, 2000

R|2 hr 17 min

Plot Summary
After floating in space for 57 years, Lt. Ripley's (Sigourney Weaver) shuttle is found by a deep space salvage team. Upon arriving at LV-426, the marines find only one survivor, a nine year old girl named Newt (Carrie Henn). But even these battle-hardened marines with all the latest weaponry are no match for the hundreds of aliens that have invaded the colony.

Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, William Hope, Jenette Goldstein

Director: James Cameron

Genres: Action, Horror, Science fiction

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox, Brandywine Productions

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Tautly paced and expertly directed, this roller coaster ride of a motion picture offers a little bit of everything, all wrapped up in a tidy science fiction/action package. show more

  • I'm giving the movie a high rating for its skill and professionalism and because it does the job it says it will do. I am also advising you not to eat before you go to see it. show more

  • Truly great cinema- manages to dodge that 'dodgy sequel' curse with ease. show more

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