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The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote up the greatest, most memorable character in all the Alien movies.

Film buffs, we are ranking the greatest characters in the Alien franchise. From Prometheus to Alien Resurrection, the best Alien series characters are also known to be some of the best movie characters of all time. Who is the best Alien character?

Featuring Arthur Dallas (Tom Skerritt), David 8 (Michael Fassbender), and Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), this list of Alien movie characters includes memorable villains, funny sidekicks, and new characters from the latest Alien prequels.

Vote up the best characters in the Alien movies. Feel free to add any popular Alien characters missing from the list.

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Ellen Ripley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Sigourney Weaver, Nicole Fellows
2
Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Eddie Powell, Tom Woodruff Jr., Bolaji Badejo
3
Cpl. Dwayne Hicks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Michael Biehn
4
Bishop is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Lance Henriksen
5
Pvt. Hudson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Bill Paxton
6
Pvt. Vasquez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Jenette Goldstein
7
Rebecca Jorden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Carrie Henn, Danielle Edmond
8
Parker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Yaphet Kotto
9
David 8/Walter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
David 8/Walter Michael Fassbender
10
Ash is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Ian Holm
11
Samuel Brett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Samuel Brett Harry Dean Stanton
12
Kane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Gilbert Kane John Hurt
13
Sgt. Apone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Al Matthews
14
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Arthur Dallas Tom Skerritt
15
Lambert is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Joan Lambert Veronica Cartwright
16
Tennessee
Tennessee "Tee" Faris Danny McBride
17
Elizabeth M. Shaw is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Elizabeth M. Shaw Noomi Rapace, Lucy Hutchinson
18
Carter Burke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Paul Reiser
19
Janet
Janet "Danny" Daniels Katherine Waterston
20
Peter Weyland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Peter Weyland Guy Pearce
21
Charlie Holloway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Charlie Holloway Logan Marshall-Green