13 Facts About Alien 3


Alien 3 is a 1992 American science fiction horror film directed by David Fincher and written by David Giler, Walter Hill, and Larry Ferguson, from a story by Vincent Ward.

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Alien 3 discovers that Weyland-Yutani hopes to turn the aliens into biological weapons.

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Alien 3 tries to persuade Ripley to undergo surgery to remove the Alien Queen embryo, which he claims will be destroyed.

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Alien 3 requested the story to be suitably impressive, original and non-dependent on guns.

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Alien 3's revisions included longer, thinner legs, the removal of "pipes" around the spine, and an idea for a sharp alien "tongue" in place of the secondary jaws.

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Alien 3 has been released in various home video formats and packages over the years.

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In 1999, Alien 3 was released on DVD, both singly and packaged with the other three Alien films as The Alien Legacy boxed set.

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In 2003, Alien 3 would be included in the 9-disc Alien Quadrilogy DVD set which contained two versions of the film.

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Alien 3 was first released on Blu-ray in 2010, as part of the 6-disc Alien Anthology boxed set which included all of the features from the Alien Quadrilogy DVD set and more.

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The website's critical consensus reads, "Alien 3 takes admirable risks with franchise mythology, but far too few pay off in a thinly scripted sequel whose stylish visuals aren't enough to enliven a lack of genuine thrills".

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Alien 3 eventually blamed 20th Century Fox for the film, saying that Fincher got handed "a big mess on a plate".

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Alien 3 blamed the producers for not putting the necessary trust in him.

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Animation on the series was to be carried out by the Korean animation studio AKOM, but the series was scrapped for fears it would run afoul of the Children's Television Act and because Fox, intending to produce further Alien 3 films, was concerned an animated series for children would dilute the franchise's appeal to the older demographic.

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