Ridley Scott’s Alien seemed unrivalled, but James Cameron managed to match its intensity with this sequel that accentuated its action and spectacularity, multiplying the characters as well as the fearsome creatures conceived by H.R. Giger. Thirty years after its premiere, it continues to be one of the goriest confrontations between humans and aliens ever seen on a screen.
Ontario, 1954. After working at various jobs, he took the big leap to directing with Piranha Part Two (81). His second movie The Terminator (84) became a huge hit, and was followed by Aliens (86) and The Abyss (89). In 1997 he swept to victory at the Academy Awards with Titanic.
Cast & Crew:
UNITED STATES, 1986
Gale Anne Hurd
Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn