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Aliens (1986)

R 137 min - Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction - 18 July 1986
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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 the colonial marines to return and search for answers.

Director:  James Cameron
Stars:  Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen, Carrie Henn, Bill Paxton, William Hope, Jenette Goldstein, Al Matthews, Mark Rolston, Ricco Ross, Colette Hiller, Daniel Kash, Cynthia Dale Scott, Tip Tipping, Trevor Steedman, Paul Maxwell, Carl Toop, Valerie Colgan, Alan Polonsky, Alibe Parsons, Blain Fairman, Barbara Coles, Eddie Powell, James Remar, Jay Benedict

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Storyline

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 the colonial marines to return and search for answers.



Tagline: This Time It's War

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Country:   United Kingdom,   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  18 July 1986

Box Office

Budget:  $18,500,000
Revenue:  $183,316,455

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, SLM Production Group, Brandywine Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 17 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE — Sigourney Weaver {“Ripley”}
ART DIRECTION — Art Direction: Peter Lamont; Set Decoration: Crispian Sallis
FILM EDITING — Ray Lovejoy
MUSIC (Original Score) — James Horner
SOUND — Graham V. Hartstone, Nicolas Le Messurier, Michael A. Carter, Roy Charman
SOUND EFFECTS EDITING — Don Sharpe – WON
VISUAL EFFECTS — Robert Skotak, Stan Winston, John Richardson, Suzanne Benson – WON


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