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Prometheus (2012)

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Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.

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Ridley Scott
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Noomi Rapace ... Elizabeth Shaw
Michael Fassbender ... David
Charlize Theron ... Meredith Vickers
Idris Elba ... Janek
Guy Pearce ... Peter Weyland
Logan Marshall-Green ... Charlie Holloway
Sean Harris ... Fifield
Rafe Spall ... Millburn
Emun Elliott ... Chance
Benedict Wong ... Ravel
Kate Dickie ... Ford
Branwell Donaghey ... Mercenary 1
Vladimir 'Furdo' Furdik ... Mercenary 2 (as Vladimir Furdik)
C.C. Smiff C.C. Smiff ... Mercenary 3 (as CC Smiff)
Shane Steyn ... Mercenary 4
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Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.

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The search for our beginning could lead to our end See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sci-fi violence including some intense images, and brief language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The clip David watches showing a man extinguishing a lit match with his fingertips and saying, "The trick, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts.", features Peter O'Toole and comes from Lawrence of Arabia (1962). See more »

Goofs

When Meredith Vickers finishes her push-ups, just after 'waking up', she is wearing cloth around her chest. After the shot where she puts on her bathrobe, she wears no cloth under the robe. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Elizabeth Shaw: Get Charlie.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits take place throughout the Engineers' scene on Earth. See more »

Alternate Versions

The film's 70mm and Digital IMAX 3D release was presented open-matte, at an aspect ratio of 1.90:1, meaning more information was in the frame for the entire film. See more »

Connections

Followed by Alien: Covenant - Advent (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Love the One You're with
Written by Stephen Stills
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User Reviews

This is actually NOT a new Aliens franschise
11 September 2012 | by MantisTobaganSee all my reviews

So first i watched it in the cinema and i've never seen a movie from the Alien franschise before, and after the movie ended as felt abit "meh, special effects nothing more" Then a friend told me i at least should watch the 2 first Alien movies and so i did and now i re watched Prometheus and it is SOO much better if you've seen at least the 2 first ones. It comes of as a new franchise but to be honest, a lot of the things explained and seen in Prometheus were something you wondered about from the 2 first films.

So in the end, watch at least the 2 first ones (both really good, the others are not so) before you watch Prometheus


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Release Date:

8 June 2012 (USA) See more »

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Alien 0 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$51,050,101, 10 June 2012

Gross USA:

$126,477,084

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$403,354,469
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