Alien Resurrection

Question: What's the soundtrack that's heard in the mess hall, when Elgyn picks up a rifle and hears the Xenomorphs killing the Auriga crew?

EK8829

Question: Was there an intention by the writer or director to make an allusion to the Japanese cartoon "8th Man", as he was the 8th experiment and first success? Or is it coincidence that the similarity exists?

Answer: In Alien 3, Ripley discovers there was an Alien queen embryo growing inside her, so she chose to kill herself. By cloning her, scientist were hoping the Alien queen embryo she had in her at the time of her death would also become cloned, which finally happen after the 8th try. This is also why the Alien queen they extracted from Ripley has some human traits.

Bishop73

Question: Why did the newborn alien kill the Queen but not Ripley?

Answer: Because it didn't recognize the queen as its mother, but it did recognize Ripley as its mother.

lionhead

Question: Curious on why the surgical equipment doesn't melt when removing the Queen chest burster from Ripley when she has acidic blood?

Answer: This is just speculation (and I haven't watched the movie for ages) but the operation is done with medical equipment in a facility designed for studying Aliens, which the military knows a little about. Maybe it is made of futuristic acid proof material.

Question: If Ripley was operated on and an alien removed a few days ago, how come they have a fully grown queen who is laying eggs, 8 to be precise as there are 8 people who have been ingested and turned into aliens? But later, when most of the crew have ejected successfully or been killed when a hand grenade was thrown into their escape pod along with an alien, one of the scientists says there are 12 more? How can that be?

kh1616

Chosen answer: Well firstly the queen was probably genetically engineered, like Ripley herself. A few days might be all the time they need to have a fully grown queen created. Secondly the 8 incubated victims were only the latest batch, they had been incubating people with xenomorphs for quite a time I suspect.

lionhead

With regards to the quick growth of the alien queen, it is standard for the xenomorph in nearly every film they appear (Aliens is the only exception, the only chestburster shown in the film is quickly killed by Apone) to grow to full size in around one day. Presumably the same is true for the queen.

BaconIsMyBFF

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Revealing mistake: When Hillard throws the basketball at Ripley, you can clearly see the white tape on Ripley's hand which was used to catch the ball. (00:23:10)

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[Ripley is staring at a fork.]
Vriess: Fork.
Ripley: Fuck.

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Trivia: Purvis is one of the human hosts for an alien and it rips through his chest on the betty. In an episode of The X-Files, the man who plays Purvis plays a scientist who is a human host of an alien which burst through his chest.

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