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It's already too late.
Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from reaching Earth.
A completely unnecessary sequel that proudly takes over the label of Alien franchise's weakest chapter & also features an odd bit of interspecies erotica, Alien: Resurrection was seen by many as an improvement over Alien³ when it released but that's only because this film didn't have to deal with the reputation of two genre-defining chapters of the franchise & unlike its preceding installment, it only gets worse on multiple viewings.
Set 200 years after the events of Alien³, Alien: Resurrection finds Ellen Ripley resurrected back to life through successful cloning & has the alien queen surgically removed from her body. In the hope of breeding this magnificent life form & study its biology, human hosts are used which are delivered by mercenaries but when…
....and it's all over.
We're a long way away from Ridley Scott's Alien (about 257 years or so) but with Fincher's empty Alien 3 diverting the franchise into existential gothic horror, at least Alien: Resurrection tries to have some fun.
It looks like an early outline for writer Joss Whedons own Firefly series, with a story in which he pits a roguish band of space pirates against our favourite face-fucking xenomorphs.
It's a little daft (Dan Hedaya stand up) and awkwardly macho (Big Ron P you're up) but there are some action sequences here - that in no way rival the punk rockness of Cameron's Aliens - but that do excite and raise the hearts BPM a good fair few beats above dead.
Sigourney Weaver often feels like a supporting character in her own damn story but Alien: Resurrection isn't a bad film, it's just not a very good one.
I've never thought about fucking a robot, but Winona would make me reconsider.
For a minute there I thought I was watching Blue is the Warmest Color when Ripley and the Newborn were engaged in a heavy petting session!
It's the kind of film you should publicly denounce with vehement disgust and secretly enjoy in the privacy of your own home! I prefer to embrace my insanity and go against the flow and admit this is a guilty pleasure!
Granted as an Alien sequel it's intolerable! As a stand alone film it has its moments!
In 1979: In space, no one could hear you scream.
In 1997: In space, no one gave a fuck.
I tried so hard to avoid watching this film. I have'nt heard good things about it and I wanted to keep my love for the Alien franchise intact. Then I thought, "Why not! Prometheus is about to come out so I might as well go in seeing all the Alien films. It can't be as bad as Alien 3. This can't be THAT bad!" and it was'nt THAT bad. It was much, much, much, much, MUCH worse.
I don't understand how such a great franchise can be ruined by one film, and I saw The Matrix Revolutions AND Batman & Robin! I…
Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a talented director. With his directorial CV the Alien franchise was passed on to a man with both style and vision. This may be the least appreciated of the current films,but does have some interesting ideas and set pieces.
Everyone thought that the franchise died with Ellen Ripley's sacrifice at the end of Fincher's Alien 3.Not so as hundreds of years later another bunch of unscrupulous scientists attempt to tame and control Ripley's xenomorph nemesis. Filled with great character actors including Brad Dourif,Michael Wincott,Ron Perlman and the world's hairiest actor in Dan Hedaya,this is a solid addition to the Alien world.
Featuring some shocking twists and an early death of a main character Jeunet keeps the tension…
Yes, the one "Alien" film I had never seen. Visually, it's great. Other than that, what everyone says is true. It really sucks.
200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/Alien hybrid clone who must continue her war against the Aliens.
First time watch of this, the fourth instalment in the franchise and maybe because it has a terrible reputation but I actually really enjoyed this. Fair enough, it's not an Alien film in terms of tone and the fact that Ripley's character has completely changed, but unlike John McClane she is still interesting. I watched this film as a Jean-Pierre Jeunet film rather than an Alien one and as someone who enjoys his quirky style of film-making I found a lot to enjoy. Visually it's very nice to look at and the campy relationship between the cast was a lot of fun.
Treat this film as a Starship Troopers esque ridiculous romp and there's fun to be had.
It's bad, but not as dreadful as I remembered. Maybe this has something to do with the fact that this is the first time I've watched the "Special Edition" from 2003. While there are some terribly poor choices, and Joss Whedon's script is pretty stupid, I rather enjoyed this viewing. It's at least on a par with Alien 3.
The first genuinely disappointing entry in this series has a lot of good ideas, but suffers from an uneasy blend of sci-fi, horror, and comedy, the film rarely balancing the different tones as well as it could have. The constant fish-eye lens camerawork is fairly grating. Winona Ryder also shows up as the co-lead, delivering what has got to be the single worst performance in this series and maybe the worst performance of her career.
On the plus side, the visual effects and action scenes are of generally high quality. The filmmakers try some new things with mixed success, but I appreciate the ambition behind their efforts. The aliens probably get more screen time in this film than before, and the filmmakers manage to find new ways for these creatures to scare and intrigue (particularly the way they figure out how to escape from their cells). It's a middle-of-the-road entry, but always a watchable and occasionally entertaining one.
Lett volna potenciál az alapötletben, de a megvalósítás totális béna és felesleges lett ilyen módon. Ripley végig mosolyogja az egész filmet, mint ha nem lenne probléma, a CGI szörnyek és egyéb effektek soha nem voltak ilyen bénák és a mellékszereplők többsége ZS kategóriás alakítást hoz (a szőrös vállú Tábornok kifejezetten béna). Szükség lett volna a történet továbbmesélésére, de nem így.
de las 4 la peor sin duda se nota que esta dirigida por un frances...que idas de olla!!!
"Who do I have to fuck to get off this boat?"
"I can get you off. Maybe not the boat."
So the last time i watched this movie i thought it was quite good. I don't know what i was thinking. This film was completely awful.
After the amazing conclusion to Alien 3, we are forced to watch as a new group of scientists clone our favourite hero Ripley and try to breed and study the Alien species. So Ripley's back, somehow they convinced Sigourney Weaver that a fourth movie was a good idea. But we don't get the Ripley we fell in love with, the heroine we bonded with and felt for throughout three previous movies. We get discount,…
Hahahahahahahaha How The Fuck Is Alien Resurrection Real Hahahaha Nigga Just Walk Away From The Screen Like Nigga Close Your Eyes Haha
The completely randomness I enjoyed on my first watch has soured in to a forgettable experience that goes through the stages of the movie without really caring.
It's still funny though.
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