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- With the filming of this movie Lance HenriksenLance Henriksen became only the second actor to portray characters that have been attacked, and likely killed, by an Alien, a Predator and a Terminator. Bill PaxtonBill Paxton was the first.
- When Charles Bishop Weyland is sitting in his office on the ship, we can very briefly see him playing with his pen in a similar manner to the way the android Bishop (also played by Lance HenriksenLance Henriksen) is playing with a knife in Aliens.
- Except for scenes with stand-ins, Ian WhyteIan Whyte played all of the Predators.
- When one of the explorers is searching the whaling compound and walks past a door to a building, there is a shot from within the building in which the red light from the guy's flare comes through the crack in the door to form a flat vertical beam that's picked up by the dust/snow from inside the room, just like the blue-green scanner from the salvage scene at the beginning of Aliens.
- The first film in the [Alien] franchise to not feature Sigourney WeaverSigourney Weaver, who has said in interviews the idea of the crossover "sounded awful".
- The altars where victims were placed in the Chamber of Sacrifices of the pyramid is arranged exactly the same as the hibernation pods in the original Alien movie.
- The morse code picked up by the satellite at the beginning of the film spells out the words, "Whoever wins, we lose". This is, of course, the tagline used to promote the film.
- According to director Paul W.S. AndersonPaul W.S. Anderson, if they'd filmed in Hollywood, the sets would have cost them $20 million. In Prague, they only cost $2 million, an important factor in keeping the film's budget down below $50 million.
- James CameronJames Cameron claimed that he thought the film was pretty good and that he liked it a lot.
- The animatronic Queen was controlled by a motion-control rig which could save her movements digitally. So, if the Queen made a nice looking move in rehearsal, the move could be replayed verbatim in front of the camera.
- The most commercially successful of either the Alien or the Predator movies, as well AVP movies, grossing over $171 million.