(R), 2 hr. 18 min.
Written and directed by James Cameron, this sequel to the 1979 sci-fi thriller Alien is considered by many to be that rarity: a sequel that is even better than the original. Special effects wizard Stan Winston won an Oscar for Best Visual Effects, which included the creation of the Alien Queen, one of the scariest movie creatures ever. Among the films 7 nominations was a Best Actress nod for Sigourney Weaver. ("So whos laying these eggs?)

Directed by James Cameron; Starring Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, William Hope, Jenette Goldstein.

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