Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation | Release Date: July 18, 1986
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rellimdetMay 25, 2012
This movie is a great movie, let me just start by saying that. The thing is though that if you watch this movie right after watching the first one it's just hilariously not as good. It makes me sad that it got a better review on here than theThis movie is a great movie, let me just start by saying that. The thing is though that if you watch this movie right after watching the first one it's just hilariously not as good. It makes me sad that it got a better review on here than the first one. The attention to detail, the pacing, even the dialogue is just simply not as magnificently put together as the original. It is a fun watch though and should be considered a classic. Just simply not better than the first one. Expand
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LunarIndustriesOct 3, 2010
As an action film there are few better than Aliens, but a a sequel to Alien it hugely disappoints. There are few actual scares, of course there are thrilling action sequences, but nothing like the original nerve shredding moments in Alien. ItAs an action film there are few better than Aliens, but a a sequel to Alien it hugely disappoints. There are few actual scares, of course there are thrilling action sequences, but nothing like the original nerve shredding moments in Alien. It also destroys the representation of the Alien itself. We barely see it in Alien and when we do we are terrified for the characters and the threat of the Alien coming back to Earth is actually scary. In Aliens the creatures are mere cannon fodder, only in large numbers can the be intimidating. As action movie Aliens reigns supreme but as a sci fi or horror its older brother Alien is the one to watch. Expand
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RickyReviewsJun 22, 2016
Nowhere as good or suspenseful as the first "Alien" film, but the acting is good, and the effects are okay, but still not as good. Bill Paxton is hilarious in this one. However, the plot is thin, and generally seems more rushed in this one,Nowhere as good or suspenseful as the first "Alien" film, but the acting is good, and the effects are okay, but still not as good. Bill Paxton is hilarious in this one. However, the plot is thin, and generally seems more rushed in this one, despite being over 30 minutes longer than Alien. 6/10 Expand
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