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Prometheus (I) (2012)

R  |   |  Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  8 June 2012 (USA)
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Following clues to the origin of mankind a team journey across the universe and find a structure on a distant planet containing a monolithic statue of a humanoid head and stone cylinders of alien blood but they soon find they are not alone.

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Storyline

This film is set in 2093 and takes place in the same universe as the 'Alien' movies. A group of explorers, including some archaeologists, are on an "undisclosed" mission. They arrive at a planet millions of miles away from Earth. The team spot what they believe to be signs of civilization. They go to investigate and find more than just signs, they find conclusive evidence. But some of them have an ulterior motive for being there, including the Weyland Corporation. They believe that this is where the human race actually came from. Things soon turn from excitement to survival once inside their discovery. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Rated R for sci-fi violence including some intense images, and brief language | See all certifications »

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8 June 2012 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$51,050,101 (USA) (8 June 2012)

Gross:

$126,464,904 (USA) (14 September 2012)
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Charlie Holloway says the same line, in the same manner as Cpl. Dwayne Hicks in Aliens (1986). Prometheus: "David, We are leaving!" In Aliens: "Marines, we are leaving!" See more »

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If you liked Lost
8 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I went to this movie hoping for a revolutionary sophisticated new sci fi genre. Nope. This movie was written by the guy who wrote Lost and it was just as pointless. It was like he crammed every theme you could possibly think of in the movie and then didn't even bother trying hard on any of them. The characters were completely unrealistic. They don't seemed to be interested in the fact that they are the most important explorers that have ever lived. Or that they have discovered the greatest discovery ever. Or that there is a squid alien they just left behind in the medical bay. They're all hostile toward each other for no good reason. No one in the movie acts reasonably at all. If you take out all the visual effects, you don't have a movie. If you decide to go, just bring your ipod and listen to music over it or something. They didn't even put that awesome sound from the trailer in the movie!


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