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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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$45,041,692 (USA) (24 May 2017)
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This movie contains a scene where a toy bird drinking water is visable. In the opening scene of the original Alien (1979) there is another toy bird shown. See more »

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When Karine takes her first water sample, she syringes the water into a plastic container and then closes the lid. This sample is then handed to the marine who closes the lid again. See more »

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[first lines]
Peter Weyland: How do you feel?
David: Alive.
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Is this Ridley Scott or Uwe Boll?
12 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

I remember just how elated I was when "Prometheus" was announced. It was rumored to orbit around this origin story, expanding the universe and giving us insight into previously enticing and unresolved riddles of our existence. Yet it gave us nothing but a badly shaken cocktail of moronic screen writing, garnished with some stunning visuals.

"Alien: Covenant" is, in fact, an encore of some of the worst performances by Mr. Scott. The movie keeps teasing us with the themes it tries to portray, only to produce more of the same, albeit vastly intensified action/Xenomorph scenes, leaving little room for the answers to some of the questions that we've been asking ourselves for more than 5 years.

Getting involved with "Prometheus" and "Alien: Covenant" is similar to a friend zone. The delusion of dating is kept alive only by the constant teasing and breadcrumbs thrown before you. The overall content you get for being patient and involving with the movie is an ever wondering sensation of "will I ever get it" and "is my curiosity ever going to be satisfied". The answer is: probably not. Though we will have to wait "Alien: Awakening" and the year of 2019, although I do not plan to watch that movie.

Enough is enough Mr. Scott.


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