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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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$57,347,181 (USA) (26 May 2017)
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Alien: Covenant references Ozymandias at several occasions while Billy Crudrup is present. Billy Crudrup played Dr. Manhattan in Watchmen where Ozymandias is one of the main characters. See more »

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When Walter and David are quoting from the poem Ozymandias it is incorrectly identified as being written by Byron. It is in fact by Shelley. See more »

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[first lines]
Peter Weyland: How do you feel?
David: Alive.
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Das Rheingold, Scene 4: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla
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Prometheus shot in the head by Alien Covenant
16 May 2017 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I agree with most of the negative comments about 'Alien: Covenant'. It is a gigantic missed opportunity. My biggest issue apart from the utter predictability and nonsensical, inept script, was the disappointment of seeing 'Prometheus' mixed up with 'Alien'.

'Prometheus' brought new thinking to the genre and left us at the end with the sole human survivor and the android flying off towards the planet of our 'creators' to find out why they had decided to eradicate us.

This question does not get answered in 'A:C' because a badly advised director decided to completely forget the huge potential set up in 'Prometheus'. Terrible decision. Terrible script. Terrible waste of good production money.


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