• Alien: Covenant (2017)

Alien: Covenant

Release Date: May 19th, 2017

DVD Release Date: August 15th, 2017

R |2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members (Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup) of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David (Michael Fassbender), the synthetic survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. The mysterious world soon turns dark and dangerous when a hostile alien life-form forces the crew into a deadly fight for survival.

Cast: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez

Director: Ridley Scott

Genres: Horror , Thriller , Science fiction

Production Co: Brandywine Productions, Scott Free Productions

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Gripping, Suspenseful, Mystery, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The drama flows gorgeously and, unlike in many other franchises in which entries keep getting longer every time out, this one is served up without an ounce of fat. It provides all the tension and action the mainstream audience could want, along with a good deal more. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This new “Alien” prequel is mostly a gore fest, which may be great news for gluttons of the genre. show more

  • 70
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    The reason to look past the movie’s issues is Fassbender. show more

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