In the Century XXVIII, the space station Alpha is a city where beings from different planets live together exchanging their knowledge and culture. Peace is granted by a human force, including Major Valerian and his partner Sergeant Laureline. They are assigned by the Defence Minister to retrieve the last species of converter in a dangerous mission. They succeed and back to Alpha, unknown humanoids abduct Commander Arun Filitt expecting to steal the converter. They head to a forbidden area that is infected but Valerian and Laureline follow them and disclose a hidden secret about the race and the infected area. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
From the visionary director of The Fifth Element and Lucy
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action, suggestive material and brief language
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21 July 2017 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
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Opening Weekend USA: $17,007,624,
23 July 2017, Wide Release
Gross USA: $40,479,370, 21 September 2017
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $225,874,228, 31 December 2017
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
first premiered some footage at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con. This footage received a standing ovation from the crowd in Hall H. See more
When Alpha is initially boosted from Earth's orbit, the detachable rockets propel the station in the opposite direction of Earth. However, in order to leave orbit, it is necessary to propel the station in the same direction as it is traveling in its orbit, parallel to Earth. See more
We know how humans work.
They're all so predictable.
Clearly you've never met a woman.
The subtitle of this film, (City of a Thousand Planets,) is an amalgam of the titles of the first two Valerian comics, "City of Shifting Waters," and "Empire of a Thousand Planets." See more
Stomp & Swing
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Performed by Guy Barker
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