Aliens R

This Time It's War
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 34 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: April 11, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1986
  • Label: 20th Century Fox
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Behind-the-scenes footage
    • Interview with James Cameron
    • Still photo section
    • Includes 17 minutes of restored footage
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Performer: , , , , , , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Story by , &
Produced by
Director of Photography:
Executive Production by , &

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"What the hell are we supposed to use, man' Harsh language'"
  - Frost (Ricco Ross) after Gorman has ordered the troops to unload their weapons
"They mostly come at night. Mostly"
  - Newt (Carrie Henn) on the aliens
"Game over, man! Game over!"
  - Hudson (Bill Paxton)
"Get away from her, you bitch!"
  - Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) to the queen alien as she attacks Newt

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1986 - Best Sound Effects Editing
Academy Awards 1986 - Best Visual Effects: Stan Winston

Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh99%

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Total Count: 72

Upright94%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 428,968
Beyond dispute, however, is the film's timeless worth as a cathartic work, especially in terms of its accidentally commentary on the sexism of the corporate structure. Full Review
Salon.com
Oct 4, 2018
Under [James] Cameron's care, Aliens emerges as that rarest of sequels that, if not surpassing its predecessor, stands comfortably alongside it as an equal. Full Review
Zaki's Corner
Oct 30, 2018
It's blaster action, not Gothic future-horror. Fortunately, director-screenwriter James Cameron has shaped his film around the defiant intelligence and sensual athleticism of Weaver, and that's where Aliens works best. Full Review
Los Angeles Times
Jul 30, 2013
...Canny, ironically funny and certainly successful when Weaver's around....ALIENS is a perfectly honorable sequel, taut, inexorably paced...
Los Angeles Times
Jul 18, 1986
At any rate, it's an exciting and well-made film, inspires great conversations, and presents some of the most appealing women characters in the movies. Full Review
Sojourner
Aug 22, 2019
...[A] top-drawer sequel...
USA Today
Jan 3, 1992
Rating: 4/4 -- Scene to scene, encounter to encounter, its tension builds unrelentingly. So, fasten your seat belts. It`s a blast. Full Review
Chicago Tribune
Oct 14, 2014

Product Description:

Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), the sole survivor from the original ALIEN, is awakened after 57 years of drifting through space, her stories disbelieved by Company executives who tell her that the alien's planet is now inhabited and colonized. When contact is suddenly lost with the colonists, Ripley returns to the planet with a squad of marines, an android (Lance Henriksen), and a Company executive (Paul Reiser) with a mission of his own. Once on the planet, no survivors can be found except for Newt, a little girl who awakens motherly instincts in Ripley just in time for the acid-blooded aliens to attack in what quickly becomes a one-sided battle for sheer survival. Considered by many to be the best of the series, ALIENS is a fast-paced, high-intensity thrill ride that set a new standard for action films and cemented director James Cameron's status as one of Hollywood's leading directors following the success of THE TERMINATOR. Weaver received an Academy Award nomination and became a feminist hero for her strong, sensitive performance as the survivor Ripley, while costars Reiser, Henriksen, and Bill Paxton all give career-making performances in this landmark sci-fi extravaganza.

Plot Synopsis:

In this cathartic sequel to ALIEN, Ripley is rescued after years of hibernation in space and reluctantly drawn into a second encounter with the deadly xenomorphs, this time as part of a gung-ho platoon of narines. James Cameron's film is truly one of the greatest action movies of all time.

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  • UPC: 024543374015
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