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Old 06-15-12, 11:42 AM
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What's the best ALIEN ripoff/tribute film?

Obviously in the world of PROMETHEUS, the ALIEN franchise of films doesn't exist. So, what would be their ALIEN? Forget the paradox of "Without ALIEN there are no ALIEN ripoffs" etc.

I'd vote for something like LEVIATHAN. Not a "great" movie, but without comparisons to ALIEN it probably looks a little better. What are some others?
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galaxy of terror? event horizon? jason x?
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Originally Posted by chuckd21 View Post
Obviously in the world of PROMETHEUS, the ALIEN franchise of films doesn't exist.
Sorry, maybe I'm just an idiot, but what do you mean by this? Prometheus is set in the same universe as ALL Alien and Alien vs Predator films.
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Originally Posted by whoopdido View Post
Sorry, maybe I'm just an idiot, but what do you mean by this? Prometheus is set in the same universe as ALL Alien and Alien vs Predator films.
i think he means the characters in PROMETHEUS have never seen ALIEN(S)
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What was that one with Rutger Hauer in it?
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Originally Posted by whoopdido View Post
Sorry, maybe I'm just an idiot, but what do you mean by this? Prometheus is set in the same universe as ALL Alien and Alien vs Predator films.
I think Prometheus negates the existance of the Alien vs Predator films. Unless they mean to imply that the
Spoiler:
proto xenomorph
at the end of Prometheus is something completely unrelated. There's also the issue that the AVP films state that the Predators had access to xenomorphs all the way back in our past. The Alien sequels can exist just fine but the AVP films are totally removed from continuity.

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What was that one with Rutger Hauer in it?
Split Second.
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Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
I think Prometheus negates the existance of the Alien vs Predator films. Unless they mean to imply that the
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proto xenomorph
at the end of Prometheus is something colpletely unrelated. There's also the issue that the AVP films state that the Predators had access to xenomorphs all the way back in our past. The Alien sequels can exist just fine but the AVP films are totally removed from continuity.
Yeah, you're right about that. I forgot about the "history" of the AvP movies. Oh well...no loss.
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Deep Star Six > Leviathan, just sayin'.
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now hold on a sec, let's give some credit to Mario Bava's 1965 film 'Planet of the Vampire' which served as a template to 'Alien'
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1985's "Creature."

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1986's "Aliens"
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Originally Posted by RocShemp View Post
I think Prometheus negates the existance of the Alien vs Predator films. Unless they mean to imply that the
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proto xenomorph
at the end of Prometheus is something completely unrelated. There's also the issue that the AVP films state that the Predators had access to xenomorphs all the way back in our past. The Alien sequels can exist just fine but the AVP films are totally removed from continuity.
I think we should all negate the existence of the AvP films. I certainly have.
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
Split Second.
Thanks, I remembered the box art but the title escaped me. That being said...

It! The Terror From Beyond Space.
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I think we should all negate the existence of the AvP films. I certainly have.
In this regard, I can't disagree with you for even an instant.
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I love Sunshine.
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Syngenor
It wasn't in space but the design of the creature looked very close to Alien and Giger's work.
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"Forbidden World" AKA "Mutant. It has lots of boobies too!

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I tried watching this on Netflix recently. It's terrible, but I love that old VHS art.
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Does Predator count?
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Inseminoid/Horror Planet

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now hold on a sec, let's give some credit to Mario Bava's 1965 film 'Planet of the Vampire' which served as a template to 'Alien'
Alien is actually a ripoff of 1958's IT! THE TERROR FROM BEYOND SPACE.
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