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R| 2 hr. 3 min.

Plot Summary
The discovery of a clue to mankind's origins on Earth leads a team of explorers to the darkest parts of the universe. Two brilliant young scientists lead the expedition. Shaw (Noomi Rapace) hopes that they will meet a race of benevolent, godlike beings who will in some way verify her religious beliefs, while Holloway (Logan Marshall-Green) is out to debunk any spiritual notions. However, neither the scientists nor their shipmates are prepared for the unimaginable terrors that await them.

Cast: Noomi Rapace , Michael Fassbender , Charlize Theron , Idris Elba , Guy Pearce , Logan Marshall-Green , Sean Harris , Rafe Spall

Director: Ridley Scott

Genres: Science fiction, Thriller, Horror

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Prometheus (2012)

Release Date: June 8th, 2012|2 hr. 3 min.

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  • The ending isn't squishy scary or deeply satisfying. Bummer. Otherwise, Prometheus – especially in its spellbinding first hour – kicks ass so hard and often that it's impossible not to be thrilled by it. show more

  • Try as it might, the movie is hardly profound, and the murky atmosphere and the leaden pace drag things down. show more

  • Prometheus, in efficient 3-D, places most of its bets on the wonders that today's visual artists and technicians can work with digital tools. This tale of an interstellar search asks cosmic questions about the meaning of life, but comes up with lame answers in a script that screams attention-deficit disorder. show more

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