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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Guy Pearce's reprisal of his role as Peter Weyland in the opening prologue, marked Pearce's first appearance in the franchise, playing Weyland without old-age make-up. Pearce had been cast in Prometheus (2012) at forty-five years old, because an actor needed to play Peter ... ...
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When Daniels and Tennessee eject the trucks from the cargo bay, they start to fall towards the planet.
The Covenant spent most of the movie very close to the planet's surface, including near the end meaning the planet's gravity would have an effect on the truck. If the Covenant had been orbiting, the trucks would have merely trailed behind it in the same orbit ; but it was effectively hovering over the planet, so they fell out.
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