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Alien: Covenant (2017)

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The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

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Almost eleven years after the futile and disastrous expedition on the distant moon LV-223, the deep-space colonisation vessel Covenant equipped with more than 2,000 colonists in cryogenic hibernation, sets a course for the remote planet Origae-6 with the intention to build a new world. Instead, a rogue transmission will entice the crew to a nearby habitable small planet which resembles a lot like the Earth, nevertheless, sooner or later, the unsuspecting members of the Covenant will have to cope with invincible and unconquerable biological foes beyond human comprehension. Ultimately, what was intended as an exploratory and peaceful mission, under those circumstances, it will soon turn into a desperate rescue operation deep into the cold infinite space. Written by Nick Riganas

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Rated R for sci-fi violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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$97,000,000 (estimated)

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$36,160,621 (USA) (19 May 2017)

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$74,228,655 (USA) (11 August 2017)
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Trivia

The Xenomorphs design was based on that of an ecorche, while its movements were based on those of a praying mantis and a baboon. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film, David asks the computer ("Mother") to play the entrance to ValHalla from Act 2 of Wagner's "Das Rheingold". The opera consists of 4 scenes in a single act, and the music is from Scene 4. See more »

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[first lines]
Peter Weyland: How do you feel?
David: Alive.
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2 hours of my life I'm never getting back.
24 May 2017 | by (Brighton, England) – See all my reviews

A nonsensical piece of drivel continued from the last piece of nonsensical drivel...ad nauseam.

The film offers absolutely NOTHING NEW and was a complete and utter waste of time and money. Just how many times can this director re-hash this scenario? Bunch of idiots land on planet and get killed in grisly ways by the same alien using the same old tired effects.

BORRRRRING!!!


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