This time it's war.
James Cameron comes out guns blazing as he takes over Ridley Scott's director's chair. Shooting down the tense sci-fi horror of the original film, Cameron instead turns his Alien sequel into a full-on action-adventure which sees the humans (led by a returning Sigourney Weaver) taking the fight to the titular aliens.... More
Ripley (Weaver), the only surviving crew member of the ship destroyed in Scott's Alien, discovers a planet colony devastated by the familiar, vicious alien life form. One human survives: young Newt (Carrie Henn). As the marines who accompany Ripley are killed off one by one, and an all-female showdown brews between the alien queen and Ripley.
Aliens was nominated for seven 1987 Academy Awards (including Best Actress for Weaver), winning two for Best Sound Effects Editing and Visual Effects.Hide
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Scott delivered a movie which is essentially a blueprint for a slasher film. The claustrophobic atmosphere of the Nostromo Spaceship and the extraterrestrial creature proved a deft combination in horrifying the... More audience.
While Cameron maintained the thrills of the first instalment, Cameron upped the ante, delivering an action-packed feature filled with women empowerment, ridiculously awesome weaponry with terrific set pieces and of course a tour de force performance from Sigourney Weaver as the iconic heroine Ripley.
And with this sequel pulling no punches, Cameron delivered a film on par with the first. A must watch for all.Hide