After her last encounter, LT Ellen Ripley crashlands on Fiorina Fury 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she brought along an unwelcome visitor. The new Special Edition is the most complex of the alternate cuts from the Alien franchise, and goes beyond simply lengthening the movie. As well as adding a large volume of new material, the Special Edition also rearranges some sequences and even removes a substantial amount of footage found in the original theatrical release. (AKA The Assembly Cut.)
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