Alien: Resurrection begins 200 years after Ellen Ripley's (Sigourney Weaver) death in Alien 3. Judging from the title you may be able to guess that someway and somehow, Ripley is resurrected. Except she's not... she's cloned? Who even cares. The reason Ripley is back is because a few shady scientists want the Alien Queen that was inside of her when she died to breed an army of Xenomorphs. But because they're Xenomorphs, they escape their captivity and run amok the spaceship. It's now up to Ripley and a new small crew, with the likes of Ron Pearlman and Winona Ryder, to outsmart and destroy the aliens before the ship reaches Earth.
This movie is so bad. I hate it. Sure, it has Xenomorphs, which is never a bad thing, but they're so dumb in this movie. Well, not they're dumb, I guess they're quite smart in context of the story, but the way in which they're used is dumb. First off, the idea of breeding them for a weapon is cliche and predictable, especially after they break out of containment, only to never be shown working as a team or anything, so really, what was the point. They also swim in this movie, which was very weird to see. Somehow, this film managed to turned one of the most frightening creatures ever put to film into a laughing stock.
The last 10 minutes of this movie is pure lunacy. There's a scene where someone who has an alien inside of him suddenly becomes invincible, surviving dozens of gunshots and grabbing someone's head, putting it to his chest and letting the alien burst through not only his chest, but the other person's head. It's one of the most ridiculous things I've ever seen in a movie, and it's not even the most ridiculous thing in the finale of this film. It's here where we are introduced to a new type of alien called the Newborn, and it is the most ugly and ridiculous thing I have ever witnessed. I can't believe this is what they landed on for it's design. It looks like a scrotum covered in chewed gum! It's hideous! It's supposed to be scary, but you're too busy laughing at it to pay attention to the film.
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