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Questions tagged [alien]

Early 1979 science fiction suspense film concerning the discovery of a malevolent alien lifeform by a mining crew and the efforts of that same crew to survive. NOT for use as a generic tag for all movie aliens. please the the "science-fiction" tag instead,

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How is Prometheus connected to Alien vs. Predator in the chronological sense?

At the end of Prometheus, we saw that a creature was born from the body of the dead engineer, which was essentially identical to the Alien creature pictured in the Alien vs. Predator movies (a ...
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How to explain the discrepancies between the end of Prometheus and the beginning of Alien?

At the end of Prometheus, the alien that Elizabeth Shaw extracted from her womb kills the Engineer. Later on, a primary form of alien xenomorph is seen bursting out of the Engineer's chest. The scene ...
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How to explain this in Alien and Prometheus considering Alien Covenant plot?

How did another Engineer ship with a chest-burst Engineer and lots of facehugger eggs end up on LV-426 (Alien) when Wasn't the idea of Xenomorphs shown to exist before Alien: Covenant (2017) by the ...
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When did the scene at the start of Prometheus happen?

The engineers are supposed to have engineered...us, right? That is shown at the beginning of the movie, with the self sacrifice, somehow seeding the initial life on Earth. Panspermia. But if that was ...
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AvP and Covenant Timeline conflict?

In Alien vs Predator it is revealed, that the aliens are an ancient race that for at least hundreds or thousands of years are the greatest prey for the great predators. Alien vs Predator is set in the ...