if you can watch it as a david fincher movie and not an alien movie it's kinda fun.
over 2 years
Not the same - gets better with more time and perspective
Provides a decent ending for Ripley, but overall a disappointment.
almost 4 years
Extraterrestrial and human conditions are mixed up in a new concept of creature.
Way better than people claim.
over 4 years
alien in space. in the future. with an alien dog. and inmates. nice
almost 5 years
A huge step down from the first two films. Felt like a bit of a cash-in.
Alien Cubed's plot felt a bit worn and over the top. Tried too hard. Ok movie, though.
A solid addition to the alien saga.
over 6 years
To little alien. You have seen everything before, but not quite.
almost 7 years
If The Name Of The Road and Aliens were smashed together. And they shouldn't be.
almost 7 years
It's a very good stand alone Alien film. I found It to be very good.
over 7 years
Ripley's arc continues nicely, but the rest of the movie is unwatchable. Fincher's worst.
almost 8 years
This movie could have been good, but it's simply a mess. Like Alien, and Aliens? watch it.
Better as special edition version. Annoyed they killed off Hicks & Newt - such a waste.
Alien 3 (styled as Alien³) is a 1992 science fiction horror film, the third installment in the Alien franchise, and the debut of director David Fincher. It is preceded by Ridley Scott's Alien and James Cameron's Aliens.
The story begins with an escape pod from the Colonial Marine starship Sulaco in Aliens crash-landing on a refinery/prison planet, killing everyone aboard except Lieutenant Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver). Unknown to Ripley, an Alien egg was aboard the ship. It is born in the prison and begins a killing spree.
Alien 3 had a difficult production, with various screenwriters and directors getting involved in the project, and shooting even started without a finished script. The film was the big-budget debut of a young David Fincher, who was brought into the project very late in its development, after a proposed version written by Vincent Ward at the helm fell through. Fincher had little time to prepare, and the experience making the film proved agonizing for him, as he had...