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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 The Earth. The unsuspecting members of Covenant will have to cope with biological foes, beyond human comprehension. Ultimately, what was intended as a peaceful exploratory mission, 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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Box Office

Budget:

$97,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£5,003,844 (United Kingdom), 12 May 2017, Wide Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,160,621, 21 May 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$74,262,031, 31 August 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$240,745,764, 31 December 2017
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Trivia

The Covenant's discovery of the rogue transmission and the events that followed is similar to the Nostromo's discovery of a beacon that led them to LV-426 in Alien (1979). See more »

Goofs

When Daniels and Tennessee open the terraforming bay doors at the end, the ejected trucks fall planetward as if the Covenant were hovering rather than orbiting. Earlier, however, shortly before Tennessee descends in the cargo lift (~1:16:45), a full screen monitor displays "COVENANT ORBIT", hence the ejected trucks would stay in orbit until they lost significant velocity, and not fall as depicted. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Peter Weyland: How do you feel?
David: Alive.
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Crazy Credits

The 20th Century Fox logo is in a shade of dark blue-gray. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Alien: Covenant - Advent (2017) See more »

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Life & We Were Right
Composed by Harry Gregson-Williams
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Horrible Waste of Time.
3 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

As a great fan of Ridley Scott and the original Alien film, I looked forward to this film. From the first 15 minutes, I couldn't wait for it to end. The characters are barely one-dimensional, there is zero character development, the editing is so lightning-fast it feels as though you are watching a bad MTV concert video, the action is nonsensical and the story is predictable. A total failure on all levels. Just bad. Not "so bad it's good" or campy or horribly charming. Just bad.


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