Aliens (1986)

This time it's war.

  • Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1986-07-18
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 9341 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 17min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: SLM Production Group
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: James Cameron
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Ripley, the sole survivor of the Nostromo's deadly encounter with the monstrous Alien, returns to Earth after drifting through space in hypersleep for 57 years. Although her story is initially met with skepticism, she agrees to accompany a team of Colonial Marines back to LV-426.

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  • Sigourney Weaver

    as Ripley
  • Carrie Henn

    as Newt
  • Michael Biehn

    as Corporal Hicks
  • Paul Reiser

    as Burke
  • Lance Henriksen

    as Bishop
  • Bill Paxton

    as Private Hudson
  • William Hope

    as Lieutenant Gorman
  • Jenette Goldstein

    as Private Vasquez
  • Al Matthews

    as Sergeant Apone
  • Mark Rolston

    as Private Drake
  • Ricco Ross

    as Private Frost
  • Colette Hiller

    as Corporal Ferro
  • Daniel Kash

    as Private Spunkmeyer
  • Cynthia Dale Scott

    as Corporal Dietrich
  • Tip Tipping

    as Private Crowe
  • Trevor Steedman

    as Private Wierzbowski
  • Paul Maxwell

    as Van Leuwen
  • Valerie Colgan

    as ECA Rep
  • Alan Polonsky

    as Insurance Man
  • Alibe Parsons

    as Med Tech
  • Blain Fairman

    as Doctor
  • Barbara Coles

    as Cocooned Woman
  • Carl Toop

    as Alien Warrior
  • John Lees

    as Power Loader Operator
  • Holly De Jong

    as Newt's Mother
  • Christopher Henn

    as Newt's Brother
  • Jay Benedict

    as Newt's Father
  • William Armstrong

    as Lydecker
  • Mac McDonald

    as Simpson
  • Eddie Powell

    as Alien Warrior (uncredited)
  • Jill Goldston

    as Worker in Corridor (Special Edition) (uncredited)
  • Elizabeth Inglis

    as Amanda Ripley-Mclaren (uncredited)
  • Stuart Milligan

    as Salvage Team Leader (uncredited)
  • Bob Sherman

    as Salvage Team Leader (voice) (uncredited)
  • Chris Webb

    as Alien Warrior (uncredited)
  • Tom Woodruff Jr.

    as Salvager (uncredited)
  • Alec Gillis

    as Alien (uncredited)
Production Gale Anne Hurd Producer
Art Peter Lamont Production Design
Art Fred Hole Art Direction
Crew Paul Weston Stunt Coordinator
Directing James Cameron Director
Crew Norman Baillie Special Effects
Sound James Horner Original Music Composer
Camera Adrian Biddle Director of Photography
Art Ken Court Art Direction
Art Crispian Sallis Set Decoration
Sound Michael Clifford Music Editor
Costume & Make-Up Emma Porteous Costume Design
Crew Elanor Bertram Stunts
Art Michael Lamont Art Direction
Editing Ray Lovejoy Editor
Art Bert Davey Art Direction
Writing James Cameron Screenplay
Crew Brian Johnson Special Effects
Art Terry Ackland-Snow Supervising Art Director
Production Mary Selway Casting
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Costume & Make-Up Tiny Nicholls Costume Supervisor
Production Judy Taylor Casting
Camera Shaun O'Dell Camera Operator
Camera Bob Penn Still Photographer
Visual Effects Richard Hewitt Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Robert Skotak Visual Effects Supervisor
Lighting Jack Thetford Gaffer
Camera David Worley Camera Operator
Sound Don Sharpe Supervising Sound Editor
Visual Effects Dennis Skotak Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Chris Webb Stunts
Sound Robin Clarke Music Editor
Production Gordon Carroll Executive Producer
Writing Walter Hill Story
Production Walter Hill Executive Producer
Writing Ronald Shusett Characters
Writing David Giler Story
Writing James Cameron Story
Writing Dan O'Bannon Characters
Production David Giler Executive Producer
Art Vic Simpson Construction Manager
Directing Stan Winston Second Unit Director
Crew Steve Dent Stunts
Crew Louise Head Stunt Double
Crew Eddie Powell Stunts
Production Gil Whelan Unit Production Manager
Sound Rocky Phelan Foley Editor
Directing Melvin Lind Second Assistant Director
Art Syd Mead Concept Artist
Directing Derek Cracknell First Assistant Director
Crew Sean McCabe Stunts
Crew Stuart Fell Stunts
Production Mo Coppitters Unit Production Manager
Crew Sue Crosland Stunts
Crew Simon Crane Stunts
Art Ron Cobb Conceptual Design
Crew Jazzer Jeyes Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Elaine Bowerbank Key Hair Stylist
Production Hugh Harlow Production Supervisor
Editing Phil Sanderson First Assistant Editor
Directing Diana Dill Script Supervisor
Crew Kiran Shah Stunt Double
Crew Clive Curtis Stunt Double
Crew Jason White Stunts
Crew Bill Weston Stunts
Crew Malcolm Weaver Stunts
Crew Stuart St. Paul Stunts
Sound Greig McRitchie Orchestrator
Visual Effects H. R. Giger Creature Design
Editing Peter Boita Associate Editor
Crew Paul Tucker Production Controller
Crew Geoff Freeman Unit Publicist
Production Joyce Turner Production Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Peter Robb-King Makeup Supervisor
Crew Peter Russell Visual Effects Art Director
Editing Simon Harris Assistant Editor
Sound Archie Ludski Dialogue Editor
Sound Roy Charman Sound Recordist
Art Bert Hearn Property Master