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Rating: 5 out of 5.

(spoiler-free movie review)

James Cameron took the suspense and horror of Alien and injected a healthy dose of Action to create an icon of 1980’s cinema. Aliens is a joy to watch and easily makes my top 10 list of favorite(and most watched) films of all time.

– The U.S.S. Sulaco crew enjoying a meal after a long hypersleep.

So, why does this movie work so well? The action sequences are fast paced and engaging. Sigourney Weaver gives a phenomenal(Oscar nominated) performance. The sets, model work and creature effects are all world-class. Most importantly, the characters are interesting and they interact with each-other in a way that feels natural.

The result is one of the best Science Fiction/Action films ever to grace the big screen and a perfect example of how to make a sequel.

My Rating: 5 of 5 Stars


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