The Resource Aliens, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine production ; director, James Cameron ; producer, Gale Anne Hurd ; story, James Cameron, David Giler, Walter Hill ; screenplay, James Cameron, (DVD)

Aliens, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine production ; director, James Cameron ; producer, Gale Anne Hurd ; story, James Cameron, David Giler, Walter Hill ; screenplay, James Cameron, (DVD)

Label
Aliens
Title
Aliens
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine production ; director, James Cameron ; producer, Gale Anne Hurd ; story, James Cameron, David Giler, Walter Hill ; screenplay, James Cameron
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), the sole survivor from the original ALIEN, is awakened after 57 years of drifting through space, her stories disbelieved by Company executives who tell her that the alien's planet is now inhabited and colonized. When contact is suddenly lost with the colonists, Ripley returns to the planet with a squad of marines, an android (Lance Henriksen), and a Company executive (Paul Reiser) with a mission of his own. Once on the planet, no survivors can be found except for Newt, a little girl who awakens motherly instincts in Ripley just in time for the acid-blooded aliens to attack in what quickly becomes a one-sided battle for sheer survival
Member of
Cataloging source
ERE
Characteristic
videorecording
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Alien (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Adrian Biddle ; music, James Horner ; editor, Ray Lovejoy
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Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, Paul Reiser
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  • 1954-
  • 1949-
  • 1956-
  • 1940-
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  • Cameron, James
  • Hurd, Gale Anne
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Henn, Carrie
  • Biehn, Michael
  • Henriksen, Lance
  • Reiser, Paul
  • Brandywine (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
154
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  • Human-alien encounters
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Science fiction films
  • Horror films
  • Film sequels
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Aliens, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine production ; director, James Cameron ; producer, Gale Anne Hurd ; story, James Cameron, David Giler, Walter Hill ; screenplay, James Cameron, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1986
  • Sequel to the film "Alien" (1979)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Behind-the-scenes footage -- Interview with James Cameron -- Still photo section -- Includes 17 minutes of restored footage
Control code
ocn901628690
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
1991 special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 154 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543982531
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2298253
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)901628690
System details
DVD video; NTSC; widescreen 1.85.1 ; Dolby digital 5.1, English Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Aliens, 20th Century Fox ; a Brandywine production ; director, James Cameron ; producer, Gale Anne Hurd ; story, James Cameron, David Giler, Walter Hill ; screenplay, James Cameron, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1986
  • Sequel to the film "Alien" (1979)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Behind-the-scenes footage -- Interview with James Cameron -- Still photo section -- Includes 17 minutes of restored footage
Control code
ocn901628690
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
1991 special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 154 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543982531
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2298253
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)901628690
System details
DVD video; NTSC; widescreen 1.85.1 ; Dolby digital 5.1, English Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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