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Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)

AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem (original title)
Warring Alien and Predator races descend on a rural Colorado town, where unsuspecting residents must band together for any chance of survival.

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Following the events of Alien vs. Predator, and the maturation of the chestburster that erupted from the body of Scar (the Predator that defeated the Alien Queen) into an adult Predalien, the Predator scout ship crashes in the woods of Gunnison County. A local, Buddy Benson, and his son, Sam, are hunting in the forest and witness the crash, but they are chased and are implanted with alien embryos by facehuggers along with several homeless people living in the sewers. Meanwhile another Predator lands seeking out the Alien and destroying evidence of their presence on Earth. The dwellers of the town find themselves in the middle of a battlefield between the two deadly extraterrestrial creatures, and the small group of survivors splits between the leadership of Sheriff Eddie Morales and the bad-boy Dallas Howard. Both have different opinions about the best means to escape from the beings. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence, gore and language | See all certifications »

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25 December 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

AVP: Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,515,615, 23 December 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$41,797,066, 23 March 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$128,884,494
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2.35 : 1
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Original music and sound effects were recreated from Aliens (1986). These included the squeals of the hurt Aliens, the sound of the motion tracker, and some of the music, especially at the end. The look of the Alien was also based on Aliens (1986), that being the smooth dome is gone from the tops of the Aliens heads, and is just showing their exoskeletons. See more »

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There is no reason given why the main characters are not able to escape by driving away from the town. See more »

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Dallas: Why don't we just climb down from where they threw your keys?
Ricky: So Jesse can see me climb out covered in shit? No thanks.
Dallas: Wait a second. We're gonna be covered in shit?
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The opening title card features many sound effects from the previous movies, such as motion tracker beeps from Aliens, and the Predator POV humming. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Brian Williams/Feist (2007) See more »

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Blood and Guts
26 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

I was psyched to go see this movie. I was not a fan of the first AvP and I like so many others, chalked its awfulness up to being rated PG 13 and focusing on the human side of the story. Once I saw that red R glistening after the AvP, I was excited. As it turns out, I was wrong. Certainly there is a good amount of gore in AvPR, melting limbs, dismemberments, even some violence against children. The Predator is once again, the most bad-ass extraterrestrial on Earth, and it was fun to see the infamous predalien. But the movie just sucks. I tried really hard to look past its gaping plot holes, inane dialogue, and vapid characters, and I pretty much succeeded in not letting those inadequacies bother me. It was the pacing and the lack of tension that killed the movie for me. There was no sense of dread in the flick, no impending doom or even a sense of diabolical hunt. It just, sort of, happened, and then was over. Some fun homages to the originals: amongst them the return of the all-time great line: "Get to the chopper!" And again, some fun blood and executions, but no tension, no dread, no guts in the otherwise bloody film.


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