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The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked 

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Updated June 28, 2019 1.5k votes 199 voters 1.5k views 21 items

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 in Alien
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Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
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Cpl. Dwayne Hicks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Michael Biehn in Aliens
4
Pvt. Hudson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Bill Paxton in Aliens
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Bishop is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Lance Henriksen in AlienĀ³
6
Pvt. Vasquez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Jenette Goldstein in Aliens
7
Rebecca Jorden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Carrie Henn in Aliens
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Parker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Yaphet Kotto in Alien
9
Ash is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Ian Holm in Alien
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David 8/Walter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
David 8/Walter
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Sgt. Apone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Al Matthews in Aliens
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Dallas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Arthur Dallas Tom Skerritt in Alien
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Kane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Gilbert Kane John Hurt in Alien
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Samuel Brett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Samuel Brett
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Elizabeth M. Shaw is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Elizabeth M. Shaw
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Tennessee "Tee"... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Tennessee "Tee" Faris
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Carter Burke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Paul Reiser in Aliens
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Lambert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Joan Lambert Veronica Cartwright in Alien
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Janet "Danny" ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Janet "Danny" Daniels
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Peter Weyland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Peter Weyland Guy Pearce in Prometheus
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Charlie Holloway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Charlie Holloway Logan Marshall-Green in Prometheus