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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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$72,754,134 (USA) (16 June 2017)
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When Tennessee gains stable control of the lander, he says over the comms, "A walk in the park," just like Parker said after setting down the Nostromo lander during the storm in Alien (1979). See more »

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In the shots of the first Neomorph emerging, Ledward's uniform can be seen covering parts of his lower back and arms, but immediately after the alien exits and Ledward slumps backward, his uniform is not covering him at all. See more »

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Peter Weyland: How do you feel?
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WTH went wrong here?
21 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

When Alien Covenant was announced, I was excited. I was really hoping that after a slew of bad and mediocre Alien films that someone would take charge and the franchise would finally see some redemption, especially after the highly loathed, Prometheus. WRONG.

Besides for Avatar: The Last Airbender, I've never wanted to walk out of a film and ask for my money back like I did with this one.

Overall: terrible characters, boring plot, wasted opportunity to move the franchise in a fresh direction, unfulfilling action, lackluster suspense, reused ideas and an even poorer and more uninteresting plot than Prometheus.

I could honestly write for days how much I hated this movie, but you get the point.

After walking out of this movie, I couldn't help but think whatever happened to the Alien film that Neill Blomkamp was meant to direct that was supposed to bring back Ridley and a bunch of original characters. The concept art for that movie alone looks 100x cooler than what this movie threw at us, which was absolute rubbish.

So disappointed. . .


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