Alien Resurrection
Alien Resurrection (1997)

Two centuries after Ellen Ripley's death, doctors aboard the space station Auriga clone her using a blood sample taken from Fiorna 161, in hopes of harvesting the queen embryo that was incubating inside of her when she was trapped on… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: December 2, 2003
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

It brings a mordant, crackerjack wit to the world of chest-busting, head-ripping creepazoids from beyond.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

There is not a single shot in the movie to fill one with wonder.

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Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

A blend of surrealist humor, unintentional self-parody and groan-inducing moments, this is easily the nadir of the franchise.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

It satisfactorily recycles the great surprises that made the first movie so powerful. And most significantly, it makes a big hoot of the whole business.

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Susan Stark
Detroit News

In mood, tone and imagery, this fourth installment in the esteemed horror series is a fascinating film under director Jean-Pierre Jeunet. But it's virtually impossible to follow.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

[Jeuenet] doesn't push it all the way to "so bad it's good" territory, but he at least gives a healthy dose of the bizarre that makes it memorable, in its fashion.

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

If you need to read a review to decide if you want to see "Alien Resurrection," you absolutely shouldn't be going.

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David Keyes

This is not a Hollywood space thriller at all, but an intergalactic fantasy driven by the same cheerfully eccentric impulses that have informed a myriad of high-spirited French filmmakers.

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Emanuel Levy

This fourth chapter in the popular sci-fi-horror franchise is without a doubt the weakest, both dramatically and visually.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
Definitely better than the previous installment, this fourth Alien film doesn't add anything new or relevant to the series but neither does it disappoint.… More
Al S
A non-stop, edge of your seat thrill-ride from start to finish, Resurrection rocks and rocks hard. The best Alien yet. It delivers all the terror of Alien and… More
Wildaly M
I don't know what's going on here. Just stick to the first three.
Samuel Riley
I don't understand why the Alien franchise was taken to this level. 'Aliens' is set 57 years after 'Alien' and a lot happens between… More
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two stars
Everett Johnson
"Alien Resurrection" is a sequel that is better than the 3rd installment, but so far worse than the first two that it fails to register.… More