PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.
Immerse yourself in the world of Valerian with our guided photo gallery and the eye-popping "Director's Trademarks: A Guide to the Films of Luc Besson" original video.
Rutger Hauer receives top billing (credited as "and Rutger Hauer" in the opening credits) despite having less than one minute of screen time. Director Luc Besson asked him to be in the film as an homage to Blade Runner (1982) and its director, Ridley Scott, who is a friend of Besson.
I didn't come here to get a makeover.
In the opening scene of the movie an American Apollo and Russian Soyuz craft link up. The distance shot is of the correct two craft but the docking footage is actually from an Apollo command module looking at an Apollo lunar module.
There's a dedication before the closing credits start rolling: To my father...
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