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Alpha (2018)

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In the prehistoric past, a young man struggles to return home after being separated from his tribe during a buffalo hunt. He finds a similarly lost wolf companion and starts a friendship that would change humanity.

Director:

Albert Hughes

Writers:

Daniele Sebastian Wiedenhaupt (screenplay by), Albert Hughes (story by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kodi Smit-McPhee ... Keda
Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson ... Tau
Marcin Kowalczyk ... Sigma
Jens Hultén ... Xi
Natassia Malthe ... Rho
Spencer Bogaert ... Kappa
Mercedes de la Zerda ... Nu
Leonor Varela ... Shaman Woman
Morgan Freeman ... Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

An epic adventure set in the last Ice Age, Alpha is a fascinating, visually stunning story that shines a light on the origins of man's best friend. While on his first hunt with his tribe's most elite group, a young man is injured and must learn to survive alone in the wilderness. After the young man reluctantly tames a lone wolf abandoned by its pack, the pair learn to rely on each other and become unlikely allies, enduring countless dangers and overwhelming odds in order to find their way home before winter arrives.

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Experience the Incredible Story of How Mankind Discovered Man's Best Friend. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some intense peril | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alpha See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$51,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,352,512, 19 August 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,851,379, 18 November 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,757,502, 19 August 2018
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Production Co:

Studio 8 See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The word "Ayah" that was used in the movie when Keda was screaming for his father, means father in both Malaysian and Indonesian. See more »

Goofs

The big cat in the movie is supposed to be a Machairodus. However, its teeth are far too large for this genus, looking more like the sabres of Smilodon (which was only ever found in the Americas). See more »

Quotes

Tau: Raise your head and your eyes will follow.
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Title appeared at the end of the film See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Alpha/Mile 22 (2018) See more »

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This Film Made Me Cry
17 September 2018 | by ymyusedaSee all my reviews

Rating 8.3/10 The characters of Keda and Wolves in this movie is very good. Friendship between animals and humans is inserted in this movie. Amazing movie, it was very beautiful and definitely made me cry. Worth a watch !!


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