Aliens 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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1
50 8
Xenomorph is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Eddie Powell, Tom Woodruff Jr., Bolaji Badejo

2
53 15
Ellen Ripley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Sigourney Weaver, Nicole Fellows

3
37 7
Cpl. Dwayne Hicks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Michael Biehn

4
40 11
Pvt. Hudson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Bill Paxton

5
41 12
Bishop is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Lance Henriksen

6
40 12
David 8/Walter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
David 8/Walter Michael Fassbender

7
30 10
Pvt. Vasquez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Jenette Goldstein

8
29 10
Parker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Yaphet Kotto

9
33 15
Rebecca Jorden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Carrie Henn, Danielle Edmond

10
31 18
Ash is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Ian Holm

11
24 12
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
22 11
Sgt. Apone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Al Matthews

13
27 16
Kane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Gilbert Kane John Hurt

14
30 19
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Arthur Dallas Tom Skerritt

15
18 9
Tennessee
Tennessee "Tee" Faris Danny McBride

16
21 14
Lambert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Joan Lambert Veronica Cartwright

17
25 22
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
17 15
Carter Burke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Paul Reiser

19
17 20
Janet
Janet "Danny" Daniels Katherine Waterston

20
15 19
Peter Weyland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Peter Weyland Guy Pearce

21
8 19
Charlie Holloway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Characters in the Whole Alien Franchise, Ranked
Charlie Holloway Logan Marshall-Green