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  • 2012
  • R
  • 124min
  • 73%
  • 7 / 10

Upon finding a hint of mankind's existence on Earth a team of explorers set out to search the universe. Of the two scientists one, Shaw, hopes they will meet a bunch of beings to solidify her religious beliefs while Holloway is hoping for an opportunity to disprove that type of spiritual thought. Neither scientist or their crew are prepared for what they really do end up finding.

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The Alien franchise is science-fiction horror action-based media centered on the series of Warrant officer Ellen Ripley and her battles with a powerful life form known simply as 'The Alien'. The series is from 20th Century Fox and began in 1979 with the film 'The Alien'. The Alien was followed by three sequels, Aliens (1986), Alien (1992), and Alien Resurrection (1997). The series also includes the prequels, Prometheus (2012) and Alien: Covenant (2017). The Alien vs. Predator franchise combines the continuities of the Alien franchise with the Predator franchise and consists of two films as well as varying series of comics, books, and video games. The continuation of the Alien franchise has been rumored to continue off the big screen, and onto television. 20th Century Fox is heard to be producing the series, but speculation has not gone further than to reveal any more details.


about the movie

Prometheus is the 2012 fifth installment of the Alien movie series. The film is actually a prequel to the 1979 film Alien. The film was directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof. Filming began in 2011 with an estimated $120–130 million budget. The North American release was available in IMAX and 3D Formats. The release started out strong but fell short of the studio expectations. However, outside of America, the film did quite well. North American markets earned $126.4 million with elsewhere earning $276.9 for a total worldwide of $403.4 million. The film ranked the 18th highest grossing film of 2012.