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Alien: Covenant (2017)

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The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

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The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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Rated R for sci-fi violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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$97,000,000 (estimated)

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$36,160,621 (USA) (19 May 2017)

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$73,975,898 (USA) (14 July 2017)
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Trivia

The date of the mission, listed at the beginning of the film, is December 5th, which is also the birthday of Walter Elias Disney. The synthetic in this film is named Walter (after Walter Hill). See more »

Goofs

When Daniels and Tennessee eject the trucks from the cargo bay, they start to fall towards the planet.

The Covenant spent most of the movie very close to the planet's surface, including near the end meaning the planet's gravity would have an effect on the truck. If the Covenant had been orbiting, the trucks would have merely trailed behind it in the same orbit ; but it was effectively hovering over the planet, so they fell out. See more »

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[first lines]
Peter Weyland: How do you feel?
David: Alive.
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A Mess
22 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

Sigourney Weaver is needed to make any "Alien" feel like an "Alien" movie. This is the 2nd "Alien" prequel and again its a boring mess. Fanboys are going to give me thumbs down on this review however if you adjust the the other films box office gross to inflation you will see it is the lowest grossing film of all of them.

This film is the worse "Alien" film of them all. Its starts off boring and the film adds nothing new.

The film is boring. 10 minutes (or more) could of been cut without sacrifice to the narrative!

In this sequel to the awful "Prometheus" the only thing "NEW" is a homoerotic scene. In this film a ship of colonist are on the way to a new home. The crew takes a side trip to a place where they hear a sound coming from a planet that is not on their charts. WOW how original.

Ridley this is your 2nd Alien film that you made a mess out of. Please retire!

If there is anymore "Alien" films FOX should only make it IF Sigourney Weaver is in it! Somehow I see this as the nail in the coffin to the franchise! To bad the creator of "Alien" ended up being the one who killed it.


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