R | | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Ridley Scott described the Engineers as "tall, elegant dark angels." Concept designers Neville Page and Carlos Huante cite Greco-Roman gods, the works of J.W. Turner (a painter whose trademark was brightness) and William Blake (a painter who employed religious symbolism), the Statue of... ...
The windscreen of the personnel carriers they use on the planet has the familiar arc pattern created by the wipers. However the carriers have been been kept in the hold the entire journey and would have no dust on them whatsoever. Plus the wipers are never seen being used so they could not have created them. However, that does not mean the carriers had not been used on a previous mission or even exposed to weather as they were being loaded into the Prometheus.
The opening credits take place throughout the Engineers' scene on Earth.
English, Scottish Gaelic
£6,234,812 (UK) (3 June 2012)
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