Xenomorph are a deadly race of extraterrestrials introduced in the 1979 Alien Movie and featured throughout the franchise.

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In the Aliens franchise how could the hive possibly survive?

In Aliens how can a hive possibly survive, as far as I know the Aliens life cycle requires a host, but it apparently seems that in the movies/games/comics aliens have the single goal of wiping out the ...
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What are the origins of the Xenomorph?

I have see several of the Alien movies and Prometheus but in none of them do they ever mention anything of the alien's home planet. Recently a friend claimed that they came from a far away planet ...
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Confusion with the Alien's death at the end of Alien 3

I'm confused by the end of Alien 3, when they drown the Xenomorph in molten lead. The Xenomorph manages to survive being plunged into boiling hot lead, but previous Xenomorphs were killed by and ...
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In Alien, what were the Xenomorph's two mouths used for?

The Xenomorphs in the Alien series had two mouths, one inside the other: I remember the inner mouth being used to attack someone, but never any direct footage of the outer mouth being used. What ...
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How did Burke get the Facehuggers into the room where Ripley and Newt were sleeping in the movie Aliens?

In Aliens, there is a scene when Ripley and Newt wake up and suddenly find two Facehuggers in their bedroom. It's obvious that Burke brought them there. But the question is - HOW did he do that? Why ...
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Inherited memory [closed]

As we know, aliens had inherited memory as seen in this review: Ripley's genes are all right too: They allow her reconstituted form to retain all her old memories, as if cookie dough could remember ...
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What is the etymology of “xenomorph” in the context of the Aliens franchise?

I know it's first uttered in Cameron's Aliens (1986). Once. It's a word that seems was coined for the movie itself, but one constructed of well-known root words that seem to mean "alien-shaped". In ...
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How does the Xenomorph evolution timeline work in the Alien/Predator universe?

I'm wanting to know how the timeline works in the Alien/Predator universe, specifically in relation to the Xenomorph's evolution. What I want to know is how this ties in with Alien Vs Predator? As ...
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Do all the different breeds of the Alien Franchise Xenomorph Queens lay the same kind of eggs?

The Xenomorph incorporates each new species it assimilates into the next generation of Xenomorph. Do all of the different variations of Alien Xenomorph Queens lay the same basic facehugger egg, or is ...
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Why do the Xenomorphs (aliens) in the movie Alien seep slime all over the place all the time?

Why do the Aliens constantly seep slime out of all their body parts all the time? How could they drink enough liquids on a barren planet to have enough moisture in their bodies to leak all over all ...
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What purpose does acidic blood serve to a Xenomorph?

In the Alien films the Xenomorphs presented have a very alien physiology. One of these features is acidic blood, much to the dismay of several characters in the film. Why would a creature benefit ...