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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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The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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$97,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$73,842,907 (USA) (7 July 2017)
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The terrace surrounded by cypress trees, where David looks upon the Engineer's city, was inspired by the series of paintings depicting the "Isle of the Dead" by nineteenth century artist Arnold Böcklin. This was also a nod to "Alien" Creator H.R. Giger, who had crafted his interpretation of the same paintings, in his trademark bio-mechanical style, as a tribute to fellow Swiss Böcklin. See more »

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Wanted to leave early and often, should have
23 June 2017 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

First huge problem with this film. Virtually none of the characters are the least bit likable. They also react and make decisions not like the well trained crew of a huge, expensive space ship with 2000 people they are responsible for. No, they react cowardly, weakly, with histrionics and with such poor judgment the viewers are soon rooting for the Aliens to dispatch them faster to put them, and the audience out of its misery.

The big ending is telegraphed long before it arrives.

Without spoilers, I can't mention some of the other failings of this movie, suffice it to say that I have never had the urge to walk out of science fiction movie, but the urge started in this one about 20 minutes in, occurred repeatedly and had I not been with a date, I would have happily left this mess of a movie.


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