R | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.
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This movie marked 20 years since Alien: Resurrection (1997) that the original Xenomorph was seen exclusively in an "Alien" film. It had also been ten years since the Xenomorph was seen again in a theatrical release, after Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007).
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When Daniels and Tennessee open the terraforming bay doors at the end, the ejected trucks fall planetward as if the Covenant were hovering rather than orbiting. Earlier, however, shortly before Tennessee descends in the cargo lift (~1:16:45), a full screen monitor displays "COVENANT ORBIT", hence the ejected trucks would stay in orbit until they lost significant velocity, and not fall as depicted.
The 20th Century Fox logo is in a shade of dark blue-gray.
£5,003,844 (UK) (12 May 2017)
$74,243,930 (USA) (21 August 2017)
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