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.
In the comics, the Venom symbiote was initially worn by Peter Parker as a Spider-Man suit after he finds it on another planet before eventually separating and bonding with Eddie Brock. However, the movie makes the symbiotes independent discoveries of the Life Foundation, removing any connection to Spider-Man whatsoever. Indeed, the giant "white spider" insignia that typically appears on Venom's chest is absent.
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.
In the chase scene with the Ducati scrambler, it at certain times sounds like a real Ducati with a twin-cylinder engine. But then most of the time during the chase the sound is edited to a 4-cylinder bike.
Part of the closing credits are a sequence of animated scenes from the film.
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)
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