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Prometheus (I) (2012)

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A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

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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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They went looking for our beginning. What they found could be our end. See more »


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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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In one of the screenplay drafts for Alien (1979), there was a sex scene between Ripley and Dallas, to show how crew members would engage in casual sex during long space travels, simply to fulfill their needs. Ridley Scott never filmed the scene, but the idea was reused for this film in the exchange between Vickers and Janek. See more »

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Illogical
19 June 2012 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Read some of the other reviews with low score for an in depth explanation of why this movie sucks big time. As many of the others who loath this movie I also only signed up to say: Boooo! Sure, the movie starts well enough, but soon goes down hill as the crew wakes up and starts to vomit.

If I had written this script I wouldn't have shown it to any one, I would have burned it. That Ridley Scott decided to direct it only confirms that truth often is stranger than fiction. I hope he got well paid for staining his reputation for ever. As the movie - it just makes no sense.

As Spock of StarTrek would summarize it up: "Illogical."


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