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Alien: Resurrection (1997)

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200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone. Along with a crew of space pirates, she must again battle the deadly aliens and stop them from reaching Earth.

Director:

Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Writers:

Dan O'Bannon (characters), Ronald Shusett (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sigourney Weaver ... Ripley
Winona Ryder ... Call
Dominique Pinon ... Vriess
Ron Perlman ... Johner
Gary Dourdan ... Christie
Michael Wincott ... Elgyn
Kim Flowers ... Hillard
Dan Hedaya ... General Perez
J.E. Freeman ... Dr. Wren
Brad Dourif ... Gediman
Raymond Cruz ... Distephano
Leland Orser ... Purvis
Carolyn Campbell Carolyn Campbell ... Anesthesiologist
Marlene Bush Marlene Bush ... Scientist
David St. James ... Surgeon
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Storyline

The saga continues 200 years after Ripley sacrificed herself for the sake of humanity. Her erstwhile employers long gone, this time it is the military that resurrects the one-woman killing machine through genetic cloning to extract the alien from within her, but during the process her DNA is fused with the queen and then the aliens escape. Now Ripley must decide where her allegiance lies.

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It's already too late. See more »

Genres:

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sci-fi violence and gore, some grotesque images, and for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The first "Alien" film not to be filmed and made in the United Kingdom at Pinewood studios. It was filmed at Fox studios in Los Angeles, California. See more »

Goofs

The difference between Earth-normal air pressure and the vacuum of space is only one atmosphere, or 14.7 PSI - nowhere near enough to suck a creature's body out through a small hole. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ripley: [voiceover] My mommy always said there were no monsters. No real ones. But there are.
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Crazy Credits

Many of the creature effects casting and mold making crew. Some long standing, heavily contributing members, were omitted from the credits. Supposedly due to budget concerns. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Indian Censor Board (CBFC)...
  • Deleted the scene Heroine operation doing by scientist and removing small species from her worm.
  • Deleted the scene Doctor checked a woman and man coming to the room.
  • Deleted the scene Bomb blast in space ship.
  • Deleted the scene a man are seating on wheel chair and man are talking to woman.
  • Deleted the scene five six soldiers are sleeping on stretcher and scientist operating them. There scientists are standing in room in a glass chamber man and species together.
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  • Deleted the scene woman is massage by man.
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  • Deleted the scene hero and villain are fighting, species are fighting.
  • Deleted the scene species are killing a man.
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  • Deleted the scene species are killing two man. Commander throws hand grenade in space ship and blast ship.
  • Deleted the scene a woman are firing on species.
  • Deleted the scene heroine firing to glass chambers and kills her friend.
  • Deleted the scene heroine and soldiers are coming in the room, all mans are dead.
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  • Deleted the scene species loving the heroine, born species kills Soldier.
  • Deleted the scene species shut the door with women soldier.
  • Deleted the scene species attacking women another soldier divert its attention.
  • Deleted the scene species killed a man, and try to kill women.
  • Deleted the scene heroine attract species and brakes the glass to kill species...
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Soundtracks

Julius, Priva son d'ogni conforto
From the opera "Julius Caesar"
By George Frideric Handel (as Georg Friedrich Händel)
Sung by Maureen Forrester
New York City Opera Orchestra (uncredited)
Conducted by Julius Rudel (uncredited)
Courtesy of BMG Classics
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The Vidiot Reviews...
9 August 2017 | by capone666See all my reviews

Alien Resurrection

The hardest part of mixing human and alien DNA is picking the right mood music.

Regrettably, the scientists in sci-fi thriller don't divulge which slow-jams were successful.

When a ship of mercenaries (Winona Ryder, Ron Perlman, Dominique Pinon) docks at a military vessel to drop off stasis bodies for scientific experiments, they recognize a familiar face. Despite being dead for 200 years, military heroine Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) appears alive, well and enhanced with alien attributes, including acidic blood.

The mercs eventually discover that there are other genetically engineered aliens aboard and that the infested ship is headed straight for Earth.

Thanks to French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, this third sequel in the Alien franchise manages to stand on its own merits, despite sharing similarities with its predecessors. With strong female leads and creative visuals this unsung sequel deserves revisiting.

However, the real horror show doesn't start until the human/alien in-laws meet.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 November 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alien 4 See more »

Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,474,092, 30 November 1997

Gross USA:

$47,795,658

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$161,376,069
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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