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AlienAlien (1979) Aro Favourite
Dir. Ridley Scott
Feat. Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt
One of the best films of modern cinema, this classic combines nail–shredding suspense with H.R. Giger's awesome production design. This film…
Alien Anthology Box SetAlien Anthology Box Set (Alien, Aliens, Alien 3, Alien Resurrection) (1979-1999)
Feat. Sigourney Weaver
All four of the seminal ALIEN horrors – in their special–edition versions – in one box–set.
Year of Living Dangerously, TheYear of Living Dangerously, The (1983) Recommended
Dir. Peter Weir
Feat. Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt
Multi–layered, vivid yarn posits Mel Gibson and Sigourney Weaver as foreign officials in 1965 Indonesia at the time of the communist coup.…
Deal of the CenturyDeal of the Century (1983)
Dir. William Friedkin
Feat. Chevy Chase, Sigourney Weaver, Gregory Hines
Self–destructing satire finds Chevy Chase dealing arms with a South American dictator, to the tune of $300 million. FRENCH CONNECTION hotshot…
GhostbustersGhostbusters (1984) Recommended
Dir. Ivan Reitman
Feat. Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver
Blockbuster supernatural comedy follows the lives of three flaky paranormal investigators who find themselves in countless gooey situations. The…
One Woman or Two (1985)
Dir. Daniel Vigne
Feat. Gerard Depardieu, Sigourney Weaver
Screwball comedy has Gerard Depardieu as an archeologist who must choose between the two women in his life – Sigourney Weaver and a…
AliensAliens (1986) Aro Favourite
Dir. James Cameron
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn
Sigourney Weaver returns as Ripley, the only survivor from the first grisly encounter with the slimy she–creature, here joining a team of…
Half Moon StreetHalf Moon Street (1986)
Dir. Bob Swaim
Feat. Michael Caine, Sigourney Weaver
Michael Caine and Sigourney Weaver play British diplomat and call–girl who become locked in escalating political intrigue.
Working GirlWorking Girl (1988)
Dir. Mike Nichols
Feat. Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver
Expertly–made, snappy comedy of ambitious secretary Melanie Griffith's rise to the top.
Gorillas in the MistGorillas in the Mist (1988)
Dir. Michael Apted
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown, Julie Harris
Impressive biopic of American primatologist Dian Fossey (Sigourney Weaver), who ventured to the volitile African jungle to study the…
Ghostbusters 2Ghostbusters 2 (1989)
Dir. Ivan Reitman
Feat. Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver
A cash–in for sure, but as much fun as the original, with the paranormal pests here thriving on all the "bad vibes" of grumpy Manhattanites.…
Alien 3Alien 3 (1992)
Dir. David Fincher
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Pete Postlethwaite
Third entry suffers from its plagued production history, but still emerges as an enjoyable piece of hokum and Sigourney is as terrific as always.
DaveDave (1993)
Dir. Ivan Reitman
Feat. Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver
Kline makes a few policy changes as an average Joe presidential lookalike who gets a shot as president after the real McCoy has a stroke. Thoroughly…
Death and the MaidenDeath and the Maiden (1994) Aro Favourite
Dir. Roman Polanski
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley
Polanski exacts consummate control in rendering an electrifying stageplay for the screen. The dialogue blisters, the acting transfixes, the tension…
JeffreyJeffrey (1995) Recommended
Dir. Christopher Ashley
Feat. Steven Weber, Sigourney Weaver, Patrick Stewart
Spunky and broadly–appealing comedy that tries just about anything outrageous to address some home truths about gay men in the nineties. The…
CopycatCopycat (1996)
Dir. Jon Amiel
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Harry Connick Jnr.
Psychologist Sigourney Weaver and cop Holly Hunter collaborate to track a serial killer who stages his murders like famous crimes of the past. Much…
Snow White in the Black ForestSnow White in the Black Forest (A Tale of Terror) (1996)
Dir. Michael Cohn
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Sam Neill
A Brothers Grimm fairytale more grim than fairy–ish. Sigourney Weaver steps into the wicked–stepmother robes for a nice little bedtime…
Ice Storm, TheIce Storm, The (1997) Recommended
Dir. Ang Lee
Feat. Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Joan Allen
70's familial dysfunction observed through a 90's prism, Kevin Kline and Sigourney Weaver are among the adults having mid–life trauma in the…
Alien ResurrectionAlien Resurrection (1997)
Dir. Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Ron Perlman
Sigourney is back from the dead in part four of the continuing Alien saga, this time in the hands of the French DELICATESSEN helmer who sneaks in as…
Galaxy QuestGalaxy Quest (1999) Aro Favourite
Dir. Dean Parisot
Feat. Tim Allen, Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver
Tim Allen and his cast of a sci–fi TV show are recruited to assist a naive alien race who have modelled their strategies and technologies on…
A Map of the WorldA Map of the World (1999)
Dir. Scott Elliot
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Julianne Moore, David Strathairn
A somewhat overlooked drama with Weaver giving a tour–de–force performance as a slightly prickly woman, uncomfortable with her life, who…
HeartbreakersHeartbreakers (2001)
Dir. David Mirkin
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta
Sparky, though a little overlong, this teams Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt as a mother–daughter con–women team. Initially…
1492: Conquest of Paradise1492: Conquest of Paradise (2002)
Dir. Ridley Scott
Feat. Gerard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver
Ridley Scott's solid historical epic telling the fictionalized story of the travels to the New World by the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus and…
TadpoleTadpole (2002) Recommended
Dir. Gary Winick
Feat. Aaron Stanford, Sigourney Weaver, Bebe Neuwirth
Slight but bright “indie” comedy about a precocious, Voltaire–reading 15–year–old with misplaced romantic designs on his…
HolesHoles (2003) Recommended
Dir. Andrew Davis
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight, Tim Blake Nelson
Surprisingly cunning comedy, where a teenager is unjustly sent to an isolated reformatory, and set to work digging holes in the desert for no…
Village, TheVillage, The (2004)
Dir. M. Night Shyamalan
Feat. Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody
A further investigation in atmospherics from the maker of SIGNS and THE SIXTH SENSE, this time sent in the foreboding microcosm of an 18th century…
Imaginary HeroesImaginary Heroes (2004)
Dir. Dan Harris
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Emile Hirsch, Jeff Daniels
Heartfelt and competent drama charts the fragmentation of a suburban American family after the unexpected suicide of the eldest son, a…
Snow CakeSnow Cake (2006)
Dir. Marc Evans
Feat. Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss
Poignant, far–from–icy Canadian drama of an autistic woman’s relationship with a downcast ex–con, whom she befriends in the…
InfamousInfamous (2006) Recommended
Dir. Douglas McGrath
Feat. Toby Jones, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig
Beaten to the punch, this second take on Truman Capote’s infamy suffers inevitably from de–ja vu, yet has plenty new to offer as an alternate…
TV Set, TheTV Set, The (2006)
Dir. Jake Kasdan
Feat. David Duchovny, Sigourney Weaver, Ioan Gruffudd
Viciously accurate, insider–penned satire of TV networks and one man's efforts to develop his own show by the writer/director of ZERO…
Happily Never AfterHappily Never After (Happily N'Ever After) (2007)
Dir. Paul Bolger, Yvette Kaplan
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze Jnr.
Plundering another beloved storybook fable, this CGI fairytale remixes the Cinderella fairytale by omitting the crucial role of the wizard, giving…
Girl in the Park, TheGirl in the Park, The (2007)
Dir. David Auburn
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Kate Bosworth, Alessandro Nivola
In playwright David Auburn's directorial debut a deeply afflicted woman faces the possibility that her daughter, missing for 16 years, has…
Vantage PointVantage Point (2008)
Dir. Peter Travis
Feat. Matthew Fox, Forest Whitaker, Dennis Quaid
Tipsy, time–swapping political thriller cribs liberally from RASHOMON and TV–terrorist heart–stopper 24 in congealing multiple…
Baby MamaBaby Mama (2008)
Dir. Michael McCullers
Feat. Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Greg Kinnear
This odd–couple chick comedy feels lightweight and ultimately forgettable, however the talents of its two perfectly harmonized stars, Saturday…
AvatarAvatar (2009) Recommended
Dir. James Cameron
Feat. Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver
James Cameron’s record–shattering 3D epic is a woozy mix of allegory and special effects (developed at Wellington's Weta studios), set on a…
Prayers for BobbyPrayers for Bobby (2009)
Dir. Russell Mulcahy
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Ryan Kelley
Tragically true tale of a zealous christian whose attempts to convert her gay son to heterosexuality lead ultimately to his death and sets her on an…
You AgainYou Again (2010)
Dir. Andy Fickman
Feat. Kristen Bell, Odette Yustman, Sigourney Weaver
Frothy comedy with Kristen Bell horrified to discover her brother is about to marry her high–school nemesis, and that the unlikely connection…
PaulPaul (2011) Recommended
Dir. Greg Mottola
Feat. Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Seth Rogen
The creators of SHAUN OF THE DEAD and HOT FUZZ make a beeline for America's UFO heartland in this comedy about two sci–fi nerds who befriend a…
Cedar RapidsCedar Rapids (2011)
Dir. Miguel Arteta
Feat. Ed Helms, John C. Reilly, Anne Heche
Amiable farce with Helms excelling as a prematurely middle–aged salesman who falls in with an unlikely trio at an insurance conference.
AbductionAbduction (2011)
Dir. John Singleton
Feat. Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Alfred Molina
Ropey star–vehicle for TWILIGHT man–bot Lautner who finds his baby photo on a missing persons website and sets out to discover the truth…
RampartRampart (2011)
Dir. Oren Moverman
Feat. Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Cynthia Nixon
Woody Harrelson plays a reckless Los Angeles police officer whose corruption on the job extends to his family and personal life in this profane,…
Red LightsRed Lights (2012)
Dir. Rodrigo Cortes
Feat. Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro
A pair of investigators famous for exposing fraudulent psychics meet their match when they take on a legendary blind mystic (played by Robert De…
Political Animals (TV Mini-Series)Political Animals (TV Mini-Series) (2012)
Feat. Sigourney Weaver, Carla Gugino, James Wolk
Meaty White House drama with Sigourney Weaver, in a clear nod to Hillary Clinton, playing a divorced former First Lady now making waves as Secretary…
Exodus - God and KingsExodus - God and Kings (2014)
Dir. Ridley Scott
Feat. Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro
Ridley Scott directs this biblical epic in which a defiant Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses and sets 600,000 slaves on a monumental…
ChappieChappie (2015) Recommended
Dir. Neill Blomkamp
Feat. Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman
Neill Blomkamp (DISTRICT 9) helms this chirpy actioner set in a future overseen by a fascistic, mechanized police force but when one police droid is…
Finding DoryFinding Dory (2016) Recommended
Dir. Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane
Feat. Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill
Beautifully rendered sequel to Pixar's FINDING NEMO follows Ellen DeGeneres' forgetful blue tang fish as she searches for her long–lost…
A Monster CallsA Monster Calls (2016) Recommended
Dir. Juan Antonio Bayona
Feat. Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones
A splendid and skillfully–told fantasy drama in which a 12–year–old boy faces his mother's terminal illness, his strict…

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