Alien – a slow and quiet (until it´s not) low-budget horror movie.
Aliens – a big action-filled thingy with lots of everything.
They´re both great at what they´re doing, both masterpieces in their respective genres, but completely different in all but franchise (and Sigourney Weaver).
So which one do you prefer and why?
(Yes, I´ve been listening to Smershpod again. The recent episode on Aliens is highly recommended)