Alien3
Alien3 (1992)

Crash landing on a barren penal-colony planet with an unwelcomed visitor in tow, Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) contends with a group of hardened convicts while using nothing but her wits to battle a terrifying new breed of alien. The sole… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 1, 1999
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User Score
48%



Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Good acting has salvaged many a poor script in the past, but not here.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Barely watchable and not especially enjoyable.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The general perception was that, since [Fincher's] film was not Aliens, it was not any good. But it's an amazing film on many levels, switching 180 degrees to a grungy, dreary mood.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

Alien 3 belongs to that branch of fantasy comics, best exemplified by the Road Warrior movies, in which the iron and space ages meet for dizzy results.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Ironically, Alien 3 is not a bad movie. In fact -- here's the rub -- it's too interesting to make an exciting summer flick.

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David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org

It all happens - with equal confusion and intrigue - under the umbrella of a low-tech style so chilling in its presence that it becomes a character all on its own.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Bold and haunting

John Hartl
Film.com

May satisfy fans of the earlier films ... but it won't win any new converts.

Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

A large step down from the original two films, the third is still entertaining and iconic.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Wildaly M
Not as good as the first two.
Matt Goodman
The whole religion aspect pretty much ruined the film for me. Not enough Fincherness.
Al S
Its my least favorite of the series and dosent deliver like the other two did, but Director, David Fincher does a fine job in the directing chair just the story… More
KJ Proulx
Okay, so what they decided to do was have Ripley's ship crash land on a random planet, where a maximum security prison is holding extremely aggressive… More
Samuel Riley
I understand when people were disappointed with this film due to some of its ideas. However, I do believe that as a stand alone film, its impressive.But… More
Everett Johnson
I'm re watching the Alien series to get prepared for the prequel, "Prometheus". I can honestly say, I have no recollection of any of the… More

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