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4. ALIEN^3 - (filmed) scenes that didn't appear in the theatrical releases




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This article is from the Alien Movies FAQ, by Darryll Hobsonand Eelko de Vos E.W.C.deVos@TWI.TUDelft.NL with numerous contributions by others.

4. ALIEN^3 - (filmed) scenes that didn't appear in the theatrical releases

Scene where Ripley's face is covered with bugs [lice].

The original movie didn't include the scene of the alien bursting from
the dog's chest. Card #39 (of the "ALIEN^3" trading card set) is a
picture of an ox hanging in an Abattoir and the text says, "In one of
the original scenes for Alien^3, oxen are used to pull Ripley's EEV
from the water. When one of the oxen falls to the ground, the
prisoners take it to the Abattoir for butchering. But while a
prisoner is preparing to butcher the ox, the Alien bursts from the
animals chest."

There was a dream sequence near the start of the movie where Ripley
dreams that an alien is searching the wreckage and tries to rape her.
(unsubstantiated!)

There's a scene where Clemens runs into the complex carrying Ripley after
she has been pulled from the wreckage. He enters the complex and carries
her to the infirmary.

FILMED ??? A scene when the EEV crashes and the Newt's cryogenic unit is
flooded with water and she drowns. It was in the script, but it is not
known wether this scene was shot.

[ It is rumoured that Newt was the first to be facehugged when the alien
got onboard the EEV. Because she drowned the foetus which was partialy
developed (could explain why the chestburster was larger and more
developped than in the 2 other movies) and couldn't exist in this host
anymore.
This foetus then came out of Newt through her throat and went to the
cryo-chamber of Ripley. This would explain the acid burns on two of the
cryo-chambers as seen in the movie. The feotus then entered Ripley by
her throat.
This would also explain the reason why Ripley had a very soar throat
during the first parts of the movie. The source for this rumour is the
Dark Horse Comic "Alien 3 movie adaptation".
According to PR-people of that Comic this story was the comic version
of the movie was held strictly to it's original script/contents. Because
the comic was released a few months prior to the movie release this
change in script/direction would not be seen in the comic. ]

 

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