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Aliens

1986 , 2h 17m
Overview

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, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen

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Film Awards

17 wins32 nominations
out of 6,004 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing

    Winner
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Effects, Visual Effects

    Winner
  • BAFTA Awards

    Best Special Visual Effects

    Winner

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Ratings

8.3
97%
84

Cast

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    Aliens FAQ

    The revenue of Aliens was 183,316,455 USD.
    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..
    On November 20, 2020, the IMDB rating of Aliens is 8.3/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 97/100, Metacritic rating is 84/100, TMDB rating is 7/10.
    The genre of Aliens is Action,Thriller,Science Fiction.
    The release date of Aliens is July 18, 1986.
    The director of Aliens is James Cameron.
    The runtime of Aliens is 137 minutes.
    Aliens won 1987 Academy Awards, USA, 1987 BAFTA Awards, 2017 Online Film & Television Association, 2004 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards, 1987 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1987 ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, 1987 Hugo Awards, 1987 Kinema Junpo Awards, 1987 Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA.
    The production budget of Aliens was 18,500,000 USD.
    The certification of Aliens is R.
    On November 20, 2020, there were 5238 public reaction to Aliens including Oscar-worthy performance, extraordinary, futuristic technology, hardcore action, deservedly won awards.
    The casts of Aliens are Sigourney Weaver starring as Lt. Ellen Louise Ripley, Carrie Henn starring as Rebecca "Newt" Jorden, Michael Biehn starring as Cpl. Dwayne Hicks, Paul Reiser starring as Carter J. Burke, Lance Henriksen starring as Lance Bishop, Bill Paxton starring as Pvt. William L. Hudson.
    The sequels of Aliens are Alien, Aliens, Alien³, Alien Resurrection.