15 Facts About Alien Resurrection


Alien Resurrection is a 1997 American science fiction horror film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, written by Joss Whedon, and starring Sigourney Weaver and Winona Ryder.

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Alien Resurrection had its premiere in Paris on November 6, 1997 and was released to the public on November 12.

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The storylines of Resurrection have been continued in the comic series Aliens versus Predator versus The Terminator and books Aliens: Original Sin and Alien: Sea of Sorrows.

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The Alien Resurrection Queen, having developed a uterus as a result of her genetic contamination with Ripley 8, gives birth to a Xenomorph with overtly human traits.

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Alien Resurrection's thought that the error during Ripley's cloning process would allow her to further explore the character, since Ripley becoming part-human and part-Alien would create uncertainty about where her loyalties lay.

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Jeunet had just completed the script to Amelie and was surprised he was offered the job for Alien Resurrection, as he thought the franchise had finished with Alien 3 and believed that making a sequel was a bad idea.

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Alien Resurrection required an interpreter as he did not speak much English when filming began.

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Alien Resurrection opted to make the film a dark comedy and was encouraged to include more violence.

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Alien Resurrection was filmed at Fox studios in Los Angeles, California, from October 1996 to February 1997.

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Alien Resurrection was the first installment in the Alien series to be filmed outside England, a decision made by Weaver, who believed that the previous films' travel schedules exhausted the crew.

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Alien Resurrection's suggested using a body double, but knew that it would be too obvious to audiences due to the difference in hair length.

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Alien Resurrection's filmed the scene, but suffered from anxiety on the first day of filming.

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Alien Resurrection was first released onto home-video in the VHS, LaserDisc and DVD formats on June 2, 1998.

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Alien Quadrilogy contains a documentary called One Step Beyond: The Making of Alien Resurrection, featuring over two hours of footage relating to pre-production, production, post-production, screen tests, concept art, and audio commentary by the cast and crew.

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Alien Resurrection opened in France on November 12, 1997 on 507 screens and had over 1 million admissions for the week with a gross of $6, 754, 530, finishing at the top of the French box office.

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