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
A universe without boundaries needs heroes without limits.
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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?
Director Luc Besson
chose not to shoot the movie in 3-D since 3-D cameras are too heavy for his style of filming, like running behind an actor or unusual angles of filming. See more
General Okto-Bar pronounces the name of the planet Mül several different ways. 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
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A Million On My Soul
(Alexiane Silla - Igor Kempeneers / Alexiane Silla - Mathieu Carratier
Performed by Alexiane
Artistic Director: Mathieu Carratier
All instruments by Mathieu Carratier
Drum programming: Michael McHenry
Produced by Stargate
(as STARGATE) for and on behalf of 45th and 3rd Music LLC and Sandy Vee
for and on behalf of One Man Crew LLC.
Recorded by Mikkel Storleer Eriksen
(as Mikkel S. Eriksen) & Thomas Warren at The Stellar House, Venice, CA.
Mixed by Sandy Vee
All programming & additional instruments by Mikkel Storleer Eriksen
(as Mikkel S. Eriksen), Tor Erik Hermansen
(as Tor Hermansen) & Sandy Vee
Additional synths: Guillaume Roussel
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