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Year
1986
Runtime
137 min.
Director
James Cameron
Genres
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Rating *
8.4
Votes *
381,419
Checks
60,771
Favs
4,210
Dislikes
237
Favs/checks
6.9% (1:14)
Favs/dislikes
18:1
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  1. senorspitler's avatar

    senorspitler

    A thriller sci fi kicked up a notch, Aliens is the complete package. The storyline of Newt and Ripley, the nerve - wracking beats that play during an xenomorph encounter, and the duel between Ripley and the Queen are what make it a moviegoers' delight. But I still find that Alien is better. 6 years 2 months ago
  2. Tiago Costa's avatar

    Tiago Costa

    Did the math, and I do believe, on a purely technical level, "Get away from her you, bitch!" does in fact pass the Bechdel test. 1 year 8 months ago
  3. Jok3r's avatar

    Jok3r

    [7/10] Another sequel which isn't really better than the original, even though it's bigger and more action packed. James Cameron focused more on the sudden scares and big action sequences at the expense of the slow building tension, which was present in the original Alien thanks to Ridley Scott.

    However, the true star of the movie is Sigourney Weaver. Her performance in Alien and Aliens has been both strong and powerful throughout the series. Officially speaking, like Arnold Schwarzenegger has his Terminator franchise and Sylvester Stallone has his Rocky franchise, Sigourney Weaver has a strong influence over the Alien franchise. No Alien franchise could be complete without her in the leading role. [7/10]
    5 years 1 month ago
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  1. This movie ranks #1 in 50 Greatest Sequels
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  2. This movie ranks #7 in 1980s
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  3. This movie ranks #10 in Sci-fi
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  4. This movie ranks #12 in Action
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  5. This movie ranks #15 in Adventure
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  6. This movie ranks #15 in The 100 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies
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  7. This movie ranks #18 in Thriller
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  8. This movie ranks #19 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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  9. This movie ranks #25 in Action! The Action Movie A-Z
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  10. This movie ranks #29 in FilmTotaal top 100
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  11. This movie ranks #30 in Empire 500
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  12. This movie ranks #65 in Top 250
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  13. This movie ranks #79 in They Shoot Zombies, Don't They?
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  14. This movie ranks #80 in Reddit top 250
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  15. This movie ranks #171 in FOK! top 250
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  16. This movie ranks #178 in iCheckMovies - Most Checked
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  17. This movie ranks #334 in 501 Must See Movies
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