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.
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: $41,189,488
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $225,874,228
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
The movie featured "Alpha Station," the City of a Thousand Planets, but the station was called "Point Central" in the "Ambassador of Shadows" comic. Point Central was first created by non-human alien races (it did not start off as the ISS) and was added to, slowly over time. Additionally, the Federation in the movie was the point being negotiated in the comic story; Earth is governed by something called "the Galaxity" instead of an actual Federation of races. See more
In the opening scene of the movie an American Apollo and Russian Soyuz craft link up. The distance shot is of the correct two craft but the docking footage is actually from an Apollo command module looking at an Apollo lunar module. See more
President of the World State Federation
The Alpha intergalactic space station has reached critical mass in orbit. Its weight and size now poses a serious threat to mother Earth. In its great wisdom, the Central Committee has decided to use all resources necessary to release the space station from Earth's gravity. Its new course is set with the Magellan Current. Like the great explorer Magellan, the Alpha station will journey into the unknown. The symbol of our values and knowledge, it will carry a ...
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
References The Fifth Element
I Feel Everything
/ Pharrell Williams
Performed by Cara Delevingne
Produced by Pharrell Williams
Recorded by Mike Larson
for i am OTHER Entertainment at Conway Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA.
2nd Engineer: Ben Sedano
Electric Guitar: Brent Paschke
Editing, Arrangement and Programming: Mike Larson
for i am OTHER Entertainment
Mixed by Tony Maserati
at Mirrorball Studios, North Hollywood, CA.
Mastered by Dave Kutch
(as Dave Kutch) at The Mastering Palace, NYC.
(c) 2017 More Water from Nazareth / EMI Pop Music Publishing / Lions Den Music
With courtesy of EMI Music Publishing France
(p) 2017 Valerian S.A.S. / Talamasca, Inc. See more