Aliens

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $85,160,248Details
International Box Office $98,156,207
Worldwide Box Office $183,316,455
Further financial details...

  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
98% - Certified Fresh
Audience
94% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$17,000,000
Domestic Releases: July 18th, 1986 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: June 24th, 1993 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R
Franchise: Alien
Keywords: Corporate Malfeasance, Parasite
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction

Cast

Bill Paxton    Pvt. W. Hudson
   Ellen Ripley
Michael Biehn    Corporal Dwayne Hicks
Lance Henriksen    Bishop
Mark Rolston    Pvt. Drake
Jenette Goldstein    Pvt. Vasquez
Paul Reiser    Carter J. Burke
Carrie Henn    Rebecca 'Newt' Jorden
William Hope    Lt. Gorman
Al Matthews    Sgt. Apone

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    James Horner
Director   
Screenwriter    James Cameron

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/07/18 1 $10,052,042   1,437 $6,995   $10,052,042 3
1986/07/25 1 $8,640,292 -14% 1,454 $5,942   $25,070,095 10
1986/08/01 1 $7,060,101 -18% 1,453 $4,859   $37,314,946 17
1986/08/08 1 $5,779,352 -18% 1,395 $4,143   $47,312,167 24
1986/08/15 3 $4,303,173 -26% 1,302 $3,305   $55,001,488 31
1986/08/22 3 $3,371,670 -22% 1,280 $2,634   $60,977,693 38
1986/08/29 5 $3,586,256 +6% 1,249 $2,871   $66,354,475 45
1986/09/05 5 $2,114,578 -41% 1,165 $1,815   $69,274,605 52
1986/09/12 5 $1,636,417 -23% 1,063 $1,539   $71,650,757 59
1986/09/19 6 $1,461,468 -11% 1,040 $1,405   $73,682,234 66
1986/09/26 9 $1,042,070 -29% 924 $1,128   $75,201,373 73

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/15/2011821,328 21,328$319,701$319,701934

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