Last week, I posed the question of which movie people prefer… Ridley Scott’s “Alien” (1979) or Jame Cameron’s “Aliens” (1986). The poll is now closed… thank you to everyone who participated!
We received 87 votes, and the winner, by a 60/40 margin was…
Ridley Scott’s “Alien”
The original takes the brass ring, here at FMR. Factors cited for people included: The horror aspect, the cast, the originality and the atmosphere.
To the victor go the spoils, here’s what some of the supporters of “Alien” had to say:
Including my replies, our discussion went over 100 comments…. so there were LOTS of opinions voiced on BOTH sides. I think the great discussion that we had and the healthy amount of votes that the poll received validate the fact that this IS a “Great Debate”. These are both excellent, excellent films.
Thanks to everyone for chiming in on either side!