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Average of 2878 ratings: 4.0 Stars

1986 M Contains violence and offensive language.

This time it's war

Sigourney Weaver returns as Lt. Ripley in this action-packed sequel to Alien. The only survivor from the first film, Ripley finds her horrific account of the alien and her crew's fate is met with skepticism -- until the mysterious disappearance of colonists on LV-246 prompts a team of high-tech Marines to investigate.

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148 minutes
Fatso Top 100
Rated #32 out of Fatso's Top 100

DVD details

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1.85:1 Widescreen
English for the Hearing Impaired, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch Audio Commentary, English Audio Commentary
English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0

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Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 1.85:1
Brazilian Portuguese; Danish; Dutch; Finnish; French; German; Norwegian; Swedish; Spanish; English for the hearing impaired
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; English Dolby Surround 4.1 & 2.0; Brazilian Portuguese, Latin Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; French, German DTS 5.1

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5 by James

This has to be one of my all time favourite science fiction films. While very different from Alien, this film manages to deliver more action while at the same time carry the same tense atmosphere throughout.

5 by Rocky21

In my eyes, Aliens is the best movie out of the alien quadrilogy. A fast pace storyline and excellent action scenes, combine to makes this movie one I can watch over and over again. There were strong... Read more

5 by Jaide

One of my favourite movies of all time! The special edition even features extra scenes that weren't shown in the director's cut. What I especially enjoyed is the director's narrative of the movie... Read more

5 by trkefn

Awesome follow up to the first one. This one shows more of the Aliens terrifying abilities. A must see movie for anyone that likes action/horror/sc-fi.

5 by Dondy

Love this film and is still exciting and suspensful after a number of viewings. In my opinion the best of the alien movies.

5 by Lilac

Brillant Love all the Alien series. Could watch over and over again.

5 by Sweet Pea

I have always been a huge fan of the Alien movies, apart from the last one. And Sigourney Weaver delivers as she always does. Tough, strong, and determined! I would watch it over and over, and never... Read more

5 by chriscatherine

Way better version than the theatrical release! The added scenes increased the depth of the already good story.

4 by chrisfa1

Not as good Alien but edge of the seat for most of the time. Its good to watch all four 1 after the other

5 by webkiwi1

Great follow-up to the 1st Alien movie, Where the original movie was a sci-fi thriller/monster movie, the second installment is a rollicking action sci-fi with great effects and story line pitting Ripley... Read more