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Science-fiction thriller, a sequel to the 1979 blockbuster <em>Alien</em>, starring Sigourney Weaver.
Having overcome a terrifying alien predator, Ripley has spent 57 years asleep, drifting through space in a life-pod.
She is rescued, but discovers that the planet where the creature was originally found has been colonised.
When contact with the planet is lost, Ripley and a platoon of marines are sent to investigate.