PG-13 | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A failed reporter is bonded to an alien entity, one of many symbiotes who have invaded Earth. But the being takes a liking to Earth and decides to protect it.
Tom Hardy (Eddie Brock/Venom) had played the supervillain Bane in The Dark Knight Rises (2012). In the comics, Bane ingested a serum named Venom to gain super strength.
Astronaut JJ Jameson, III:
Life Foundation Control, this is LF1. The specimens are secured, and we're heading home.
Mission Control Operator: Roger, LF1. You are a go for reentry.
During the chase scene, Eddie/Venom turns left up a side street, which is a one-way, as there is a 'do not enter' sign at the bottom of the hill, and it is a one lane street; as Eddie/Venom is seen from behind, going uphill, it is now a two lane street with a double yellow line down the middle, with a traffic sign at the top of the hill facing him.
There is a scene in the closing credits: Eddie Brock goes to visit convicted killer Cletus Kasady in San Quentin Prison.
The theatrical release featured an extended clip from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) as a post-credits scene. It was however not included in the internet version.
English, Mandarin, Malay
$80,255,756 (USA) (7 October 2018)