In the Century XXVIII, the space station Alpha is a city where beings from different planets live together exchanging their knowledge and culture. Peace is granted by a human force, including Major Valerian and his partner Sergeant Laureline. They are assigned by the Defence Minister to retrieve the last species of converter in a dangerous mission. They succeed and back to Alpha, unknown humanoids abduct Commander Arun Filitt expecting to steal the converter. They head to a forbidden area that is infected but Valerian and Laureline follow them and disclose a hidden secret about the race and the infected area. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
From the visionary director of The Fifth Element and Lucy
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action, suggestive material and brief language
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21 July 2017 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
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Opening Weekend USA: $17,007,624,
23 July 2017, Wide Release
Gross USA: $40,479,370, 21 September 2017
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $132,545,173, 21 August 2017
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
After suffering a record loss of $135 million in the previous year, EuropaCorp had set its hopes on Valerian to turn in a much-needed profit. However, after the commercial failure of the film and a subsequent drop in company stocks of over 40%, deputy CEO Edouard de Vesinne was forced to step down from his position. See more
As they are leaving the big market planet Laureline says "Leaving Exospace in 5 seconds" when it should be Entering. See more
We know how humans work.
They're all so predictable.
Clearly you've never met a woman.
The subtitle of this film, (City of a Thousand Planets,) is an amalgam of the titles of the first two Valerian comics, "City of Shifting Waters," and "Empire of a Thousand Planets." See more
References Plan 9 from Outer Space
A Million On My Soul
(Alexiane Silla - Igor Kempeneers / Alexiane Silla - Mathieu Carratier
Performed by Alexiane
Artistic Director: Mathieu Carratier
All instruments by Mathieu Carratier
Drum programming: Michael McHenry
Produced by STARGATE for and on behalf of 45th and 3rd Music LLC and Sandy Vee
for and on behalf of One Man Crew LLC.
Recorded by Mikkel Storleer Eriksen
(as Mikkel S. Eriksen) & Thomas Warren at The Stellar House, Venice, CA.
Mixed by Sandy Vee
All programming & additional instruments by Mikkel Storleer Eriksen
(as Mikkel S. Eriksen), Tor Erik Hermansen
(as Tor Hermansen) & Sandy Vee
Additional synths: Guillaume Roussel
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