Alien 3

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Alien 3 ★★ 1992 (R)

Picks up where “Aliens” left off as Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a planet that serves as a penal colony for 25 celibate but horny men who smell bad. Ripley is forced to shave her head because of the planet's lice problem, and she sets out to survive on the cold, unfriendly planet until a rescue ship can come for her. Fending off sexual advances from the men, Ripley soon discovers she wasn't the only survivor of the crash—the alien survived too and has somehow implanted her with an alien of her own. Dark and disturbing, filled with religious allegories, and a universe removed from the two earlier Aliens. Intended as the final installment of the series. 135m/C VHS, DVD. Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Paul McGann, Brian Glover, Ralph Brown, Danny (Daniel) Webb, Christopher John Fields, Holt McCallany, Lance Henriksen; D: David Fincher; C: Alex Thomson; M: Elliot Goldenthal.

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