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Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being in hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
IMDB 8.3
RT 97%
Metacritic 84
StarsSigourney WeaverCarrie HennMichael BiehnPaul Reiser
DirectorJames Cameron
WriterJames Cameron (story by)David Giler (story by)Walter Hill (story by)Dan O'Bannon (based on characters created by)Ronald Shusett (based on characters created by)James Cameron (screenplay by)

AwardsWon 2 Oscars
  • Best Achievement in Visual EffectsWinner
    Robert Skotak, Stan Winston, John Richardson, Suzanne M. Benson
  • Best Achievement in Sound EditingWinner
    Don Sharpe
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
    Sigourney Weaver
  • Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
    Peter Lamont, Crispian Sallis
  • Best Achievement in Film Editing
    Ray Lovejoy
  • Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)
    James Horner
  • Best Sound
    Graham V. Hartstone, Nicolas Le Messurier, Michael A. Carter, Roy Charman