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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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$73,334,769 (USA) (23 June 2017)
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At the end of the film, David asks Mother to play Das Rheingold, Act II, the Entry of the Gods into Valhalla. Das Rheingold has no second act. It is a continuous work with only one act comprised of 4 scenes. David might have meant scene two, but he still would have been wrong, as the Entry of the Gods into Valhalla doesn't occur until the end of scene 4. See more »

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The blood on Ferris's face changes from scene to scene. See more »

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[first lines]
Peter Weyland: How do you feel?
David: Alive.
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Das Rheingold, Scene 4: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla
Written by Richard Wagner
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What a joke
11 June 2017 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

This movie is an insult, not only to Alien fans but to each and every cinephile. Hollywood has been happily churning out a lot of garbage lately, it's all about the money, they just bank on the name, doesn't matter if it's good or not as long as they make a profit. Hope this one loses money, I feel bad cause I got suckered into going opening day.

Like the video game crash of 1983, maybe one day, one day soon there will be a movie industry crash when people won't even bother going to see any more crappy sequels/prequels, unnecessary reboots, and other misleading bad creations of Hollywood, this is not entertainment, it's a just a kick in the brain.

I feel bad for every Alien fan out there, I found nothing to enjoy here. The direction they took the Alien lore is just... dull, even Prometheus was more enjoyable.

Alien Covenant - a waste of talent, time and money.

(This is my second review, I wrote more harsh things and it got deleted)


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