R | | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Ridley Scott decided against featuring Xenomorphs (the titular Alien of the film series) in the film, as "the sequels squeezed him dry, he did very well... and no way am I going back there." Instead, this being an indirect prequel to Alien (1979), he decided to feature a ... ...
David is an android and, therefore, does not require sustenance. While taking linguist lessons and before the humans exit stasis, he is eating and drinking. However, there are various possible reasons why David is eating and drinking. It could be because he wants to experience food and drink to become more human (androids in the previous Alien films were seen eating and/or drinking). It is also likely that androids, like any machine, require fuel of some sort. Food is simply a biological form of fuel.
The opening credits take place throughout the Engineers' scene on Earth.
English, Scottish Gaelic
$51,050,101 (USA) (8 June 2012)
$126,464,904 (USA) (14 September 2012)
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