Alien Resurrection (1997)



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Two centuries after Ellen Ripley's death, doctors aboard the space station Auriga clone her using a blood sample taken from Fiorna 161, in hopes of harvesting the queen embryo that was incubating inside of her when she was trapped on the remote penal planet. Finally succeeding after numerous attempts, they remove the alien and repair the clone for further study. Before long, the Ripley clone has gained consciousness, and displays superhuman capabilities that suggest it possesses alien DNA. When … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language, sex, violence)
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror
Directed By:
Written By: Joss Whedon
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 2, 2003
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment


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as Annalee Call

as Gen. Perez

as Dr. Wren

as Gediman

as Distephano

as Hillard

as Christie

as Purvis

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as Lead Alien

as Scientist

as Soldier with Glove

as Soldier Shot Through...

as Frozen Soldier

as Soldier

as Soldier

as Soldier

as Soldier

as Sleeper

as Sleeper

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as Newborn Vocals

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Critic Reviews for Alien Resurrection

All Critics (81) | Top Critics (20)

It satisfactorily recycles the great surprises that made the first movie so powerful. And most significantly, it makes a big hoot of the whole business.

Full Review… | January 22, 2002
Washington Post
Top Critic

This is not a Hollywood space thriller at all, but an intergalactic fantasy driven by the same cheerfully eccentric impulses that have informed a myriad of high-spirited French filmmakers.

Full Review… | October 16, 2014

A blend of surrealist humor, unintentional self-parody and groan-inducing moments, this is easily the nadir of the franchise.

Full Review… | June 13, 2012
Cinema Sight

[Jeuenet] doesn't push it all the way to "so bad it's good" territory, but he at least gives a healthy dose of the bizarre that makes it memorable, in its fashion.

Full Review… | June 11, 2012
Antagony & Ecstasy

This fourth chapter in the popular sci-fi-horror franchise is without a doubt the weakest, both dramatically and visually.

Full Review… | June 4, 2012

More than worthwhile as a closing statement.

Full Review… | May 3, 2012
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Audience Reviews for Alien Resurrection


I don't know what's going on here. Just stick to the first three.

Wildaly M

Super Reviewer

two stars

MisterYoda ?

Super Reviewer

A non-stop, edge of your seat thrill-ride from start to finish, Resurrection rocks and rocks hard. The best Alien yet. It delivers all the terror of Alien and all the action and fun of Aliens with Joss Wheadons thrilling and cool script. An explosive and action-packed roller-coaster ride thats just bloody good fun. A worthy and satisfying sequel. A slickly crafted and wickedly shot film. A tremendously entertaining fear-injected ride.

Al S

Super Reviewer

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