Ripley and Dillon trap the alien in the furnace room.Dillon sacrifices his life to prevent it from escaping and hot lead is poured over the alien.It then runs after Ripley who then turns on the water which kills the alien.The man who created Bishop tries to prevent Ripley from killing herself and the alien queen.Ripley however makes the ultimate sacrifice by jumping into the furnace.In the theatrical version the queen bursts out of her chest but is held back just before they burn.
Continuity mistake: Just after the doctor started the post mortem on that little girl, the front of his gown is covered with blood. Yet, a few seconds later, after the two other guys appeared, his gown looks better, with less blood. And during the whole post mortem scene, the blood spot actually changes its size a few times. (00:17:55 - 00:19:55)
Trivia: The plot of the movie is a combination of two spec scripts written for the film - one was by David Twohy (Riddick) who wrote a script set on a prison planet, and another by Vincent Ward, set on a monastery planet with the same characters and basic plot. Despite this, neither received credit for the screenplay (Although Ward received story credit).
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