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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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$57,347,181 (USA) (26 May 2017)
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This is the second time Katherine Waterston has appeared with Carmen Ejogo in a movie together. The first time was Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016). See more »

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The "gestation period" for the Xenomorphs changes from character to character. It takes anywhere from roughly 1 hour with the first "chest burster" to appear to mere minutes for subsequent others to gestate. There seems to be no "standard" length of time before they appear. Additionally, this contradicts all of the other films in the Alien franchise which this films "precedes" as it as long as a calendar day for Kane's alien implant to gestate.

David explained to Capt. Oram he bred them into hybrids, thus making them grow at different, and faster, rates. See more »

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Peter Weyland: How do you feel?
David: Alive.
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Das Rheingold, Scene 4: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla
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12 May 2017 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This movie is a result from corporate decision making based on marketing data. You take everything that has been known to work in this franchise and you mash it in a single installment. Make sure you have an opening for a sequel in there for cash flow continuity!

Where's creativity? where's the story? where is the plot? It's a typical Hollywood by the numbers movie production that we see all the time these days. Your DC movies, your marvel movies etc. etc. It's all by the numbers. Hence a by the numbers score of a 6. It's so very average without a standout anywhere.


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