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Alien Resurrection Reviews

September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Top Critic
April 12, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 22, 2002
It brings a mordant, crackerjack wit to the world of chest-busting, head-ripping creepazoids from beyond.
January 22, 2002
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.
February 21, 2001
If you need to read a review to decide if you want to see "Alien Resurrection," you absolutely shouldn't be going.
Top Critic
January 1, 2000
The movie never develops consistent momentum, despite sporadically notable passages.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
This film should be an amazing thrill ride, but it has the emotional impact of a bowling ball at rest.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
So campy that it almost plays like a sendup of the series. It is to 'Alien' what 'The Bride of Frankenstein' was to other 1930s Frankenstein movies, and it even shares some of the same themes.
January 1, 2000
Less frightening, but as much fun as ever.
January 1, 2000
There is not a single shot in the movie to fill one with wonder.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
In mood, tone and imagery, this fourth installment in the esteemed horror series is a fascinating film under director Jean-Pierre Jeunet. But it's virtually impossible to follow.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The film is a marvel, a well-photographed feast of visual imagery.
January 1, 2000
The filmmaker's ghoulishly fecund imagination makes this tale murky that even the screen's toughest woman warrior remains largely stuck in the mud.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
If you consider 'Alien' and 'Aliens' to be the main course, then 'Alien Resurrection' is leftovers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
A lot of fun to watch, and easy to surrender to in the moment.
January 1, 2000
Weaver obviously relishes playing this feral, sarcastic new Ripley, and her pleasure is infectious.
November 26, 1997
Full Review | Original Score: B+