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?
Although director Luc Besson
stated (in the Special Features of the the film's Blu-ray) that the "Big Market" sequence was written into (or added) to the "Ambassador of Shadows" story, the market can be considered taken from the "Empire of a Thousand Planets" story (where the movie's title is modified from). In the "Empire of a Thousand Planets" story, Laureline purchases an old Earth pocket watch, which sets in motion the rest of the strip's story. See more
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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 ...
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