Updated: Fri, 17 May 2013 07:30:00 GMT | By Sean Plummer
How could you? Films about betrayal

Aliens (1986)



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There is something a little creepy and off about Carter Burke (Paul Reiser) from the first time we meet him in Aliens. And it turns out that the Weiland-Yutani rep, who convinces Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) to accompany him and a platoon of marines to LV-426, the planet where Ripley and her Nostromo shipmates first discovered the acid-blooded xenomorphs, does in fact have a nefarious plot: he is planning to smuggle two alien embryos past Earth customs in the body of Ripley and the little girl Newt (Carrie Henn). To that end he locks the women in a lab with two facehuggers.

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