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Sigourney Weaver kicks butt in the ''Alien'' movies

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Sigourney Weaver, Aliens
Aliens: ZUMA Press

Sigourney Weaver kicks butt in the ”Alien” movies

AS Ellen Ripley
IN Alien (1979), Aliens (1986), Alien 3 (1992), Alien Resurrection (1997)

WHO IS SHE? Astronaut who, over the course of four movies to date, proves as resilient as the slimy, face-hugging, acid-blooded space parasites that pursue her

SKILLS Resourcefulness, iron will, a fierce maternal instinct

BATTLE GEAR Her skivvies (in the climax of Alien) or her company-issued flightsuit

MALE ADMIRER Clemens (Charles Dance), the prison doctor in Alien 3

DROP-DEAD DIALOGUE ”Get away from her, you bitch!” (to the alien queen in Aliens)

CAN’T GET ENOUGH? Weaver parodies her space heroics in Galaxy Quest (1999).

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