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"Aliens" is a 1986 American science-fiction action horror film written and directed by James Cameron, produced by his then-wife Gale Anne Hurd, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen, William Hope, and Bill Paxton. It is the sequel to the 1979 film Alien and the second installment of the Alien franchise. The film follows Weaver's character Ellen Ripley as she returns to the planet where her crew encountered the hostile Alien creature, this time accompanied by a unit of space marines.


"Aliens" is a novel by Mary Tappan Wright. It was first published in hardcover by Charles Scribner's Sons in March, 1902. It was Wright's first published novel and second published book. It was reprinted by Kessinger Publishing, LLC, in June, 2007.

  • language: English Language
  • genre: Fiction
  • released in (113 years ago)


  1. "Aliens" is a text-only clone of Space Invaders written for the CP/M operating system and made to be operated on the early Kaypro line of luggable computers.
    • released in (33 years ago)
  2. "Aliens": is a video game that was manufactured for MSX computers in 1987. The game is directly based on the popular 1986 film of the same name. Aliens was developed and published by Square, and is the game company's first and only platformer. The game was only released in Japan.
    • mode: Single-player video game
    • developers: Square, Software Studios
    • genres: Platform game, Shooter game, Action game
    • publishers: Square, Electric Dreams Software
  3. "Aliens" is a run and gun shoot 'em up arcade game by Konami released in 1990, based on the Aliens film. It picks up mid-movie with Lt. Ripley and Cpl. Hicks attempting to leave the alien-infested colony by making their way towards the drop ship, and notably takes some liberties with the film's storyline and the Aliens' biology.
    • mode: Cooperative gameplay, Single-player video game
    • genres: Run and gun, Shoot 'em up, Beat 'em up, Shooter game
    • publisher: Konami
    • released in (25 years ago)


  1. "Aliens": The score to the James Cameron film Aliens was composed by James Horner. Released in 1986, it was one of his first major Hollywood scores. The score itself includes musical references to Gayane's Adagio from Aram Khachaturian's Gayane ballet suite, which had been used in Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. The score also uses musical motifs, sound treatments and excerpts from Jerry Goldsmith's original soundtrack to Alien. Additional cues taken from Jerry Goldsmith's Alien score were used in the climax of the film when Horner was unable to finish some cues to Cameron's satisfaction. The film's editors also reportedly altered the score's chronological flow, sometimes looping, truncating or removing the music and placing it in fragmented form in the film out of context. Despite production issues, it was nominated for an Academy Award in 1986. It was performed by the London Symphony Orchestra. The soundtrack album was released the following year, in 1987.
  2. "Aliens" is a composition.
  3. "Aliens" is a musical album of Horslips.
    • released in (38 years ago)
  4. "Aliens" is a musical EP of Bring Prudence.
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  5. "Aliens" is a musical album of Owensie.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  6. "Aliens" is a musical EP of DJ Paola.
    • released on (17 years ago)
  7. "Aliens" is a cataloged instance, composition.


Aliens is a musical group.


  1. aliens a.k.a. Extraterrestrial life is life that does not originate from Earth. It is also called alien life, or, if it is a sentient and/or relatively complex individual, an "extraterrestrial" or "alien". These as yet hypothetical forms of life range from simple bacteria-like organisms to beings far more complex than humans. The possibility that viruses might exist extraterrestrially has also been proposed.
  2. Aliens is a comic book series set in the fictional universe of the Alien films. It was first published by Dark Horse Comics in 1988. The stories often feature the company Weyland-Yutani and the United States Colonial Marines. Originally intended as a sequel to James Cameron's 1986 film Aliens, the first mini-series features the characters of Rebecca "Newt" Jorden and Corporal Dwayne Hicks. Later series also included the further adventures of Ellen Ripley. Other stories are completely unique to the Alien universe, and are often used to explore other aspects of the species, such as their sociology and biology.

Phrases with Aliens

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Google previewThe Federal Reporter (1918)

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exercised over enemy aliens is a matter of treaty or international regulation. 3. Army and Navy <s=320 — Separation of Powers— Province of Court. It Is not within the jurisdiction of the courts to disturb the action of the legislative or executive ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the 1940s (2006)

by James Gilbert Ryan, Leonard C. Schlup

MARSZALEK III GERMAN ALIENS The internment of German “enemy” aliens in the United States is one of the least-known features of World War II. Although the treatment of Japanese Americans has been well publicized, that of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Iowa Law (1914)

Being a Plain Statement of the Law of Iowa So Far as it Affects the People in Their Business, Domestic and Social Relations ... by Ezra Christian Ebersole

Aliens are divided into alien friends and alien enemies. If the country of which they are subjects is at peace with this country, they are called alieu friends; if at war, alien enemies. Alien enemies cannot be naturalized while such war continues ...

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Our constitution protects aliens, drunks and U.S. Senators. (Will Rogers)
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Scrabble value of A1L1I1E1N1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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