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Films[edit]

Alien franchise[edit]

Predator franchise[edit]

Alien vs. Predator franchise[edit]

Reception[edit]

Box office performance[edit]

Film Release date Grosses Rank
  (All time domestic)  
Budget References
United States Foreign Worldwide
Alien May 25, 1979 $80,930,690 $122,700,000 $203,630,690 #577 $11,000,000 [1][2]
Aliens July 18, 1986 $85,160,248 $98,156,207 $183,316,455 #530 $17,000,000 [3][4]
Alien 3 May 22, 1992 $55,473,545 $104,340,953 $159,773,545 #976 $50,000,000 [5]
Alien Resurrection November 26, 1997 $47,795,658 $113,580,410 $161,376,068 #1,165 $75,000,000 [6]
Alien vs. Predator August 13, 2004 $80,282,231 $92,262,423 $172,544,654 #582 $60,000,000 [7]
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem December 25, 2007 $41,797,066 $87,087,428 $128,884,494 #1,328 $40,000,000 [8]
Total $391,439,438 $618,127,421 $1,009,566,859 N/A $213,000,000(E) N/A
List indicator(s)
  • (E) indicates figures based on available information.

IGN listed Alien as the thirteenth best film franchise of all time.[9] Alien was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning for Best Visual Effects. Aliens received seven nominations, including a Best Actress nomination for Sigourney Weaver, and won for Best Visual Effects and Best Sound Effects. Alien 3 was nominated for Best Visual Effects. Alien was also inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress for historical preservation as a film which is "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".[10][11] The American Film Institute ranked Alien as the sixth most thrilling American movie and seventh-best film in the science fiction genre, and in the AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes and Villains list, Ripley was ranked eighth among the heroes, and the Alien was fourteenth among the villains.

Critical reaction[edit]

Film Year Ratings
TomatoMeter Top Critics
Alien 1979 97%[12] 86%[13]
Aliens 1986 100%[14] 100%[15]
Alien 3 1992 34%[16] N/A[17]
Alien Resurrection 1997 55%[18] 50%[19]
Alien vs. Predator 2004 22%[20] 4%[21]
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem 2007 13%[22] 38%[23]
Average Ratings 54%

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