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Aliens (1986)

R
137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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?
Writers
James Cameron (story by) (screenplay by) | David Giler (story by) | Walter Hill (story by) | Dan O'Bannon (based on characters created by) | Ronald Shusett (based on characters created by)
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$ 18,500,000
Opening Wknd
$ 10,052,042
Gross (USA)
$ 85,160,248
Gross (World)
$ 131,335,326
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Release date
Jul 18, 1986 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Michael Biehn
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Bill Paxton
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William Hope
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Jenette Goldstein
Private Vasquez Private Vasquez   See fewer
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Al Matthews
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Mark Rolston
Private Drake Private Drake   See fewer
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Ricco Ross
Private Frost Private Frost   See fewer
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Colette Hiller
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Daniel Kash
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Cynthia Dale Scott
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Trevor Steedman
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Paul Maxwell
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Valerie Colgan
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Alan Polonsky
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Alibe Parsons
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Blain Fairman
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Barbara Coles
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Carl Toop
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John Lees
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Bill Armstrong
Lydecker (uncredited) Lydecker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christopher Henn
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Elizabeth Inglis
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Mac McDonald
Simpson (uncredited) Simpson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Milligan
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Bob Sherman
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Salvager (uncredited) Salvager (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.4 / 10 | 583,762 votes