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A team of scientists journey through the universe on the spaceship "Prometheus" on a voyage to investigate Alien life forms. The team of scientists becomes stranded on an Alien world, and as they struggle to survive it becomes clear that the horrors they experience are not just a threat to themselves, but to all of mankind.
The search for our beginning could lead to our end
Also Known As:
Untitled Alien Prequel
Release Date: June 08, 2012
Runtime: 124 mins
All Genres: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Sound: Dolby Digital, Datasat
IMDB Rating: 7.0
Buried.com Rating: 7.9 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With P
MPAA Rating: R
Noomi Rapace ...Elizabeth Shaw
Michael Fassbender ...David
Charlize Theron ...Meredith Vickers
Idris Elba ...Janek
Guy Pearce ...Peter Weyland
Logan Marshall Green ...Charlie Holloway
Sean Harris ...Fifield
Rafe Spall ...Millburn
Emun Elliott ...Chance
Benedict Wong ...Ravel
Kate Dickie ...Ford
Patrick Wilson ...Shaw's Father
Lucy Hutchinson ...Young Shaw
Anil Biltoo ...Linguist Teacher
Matthew Burgess ...Mechanic 3
Rhona Croker ...Archaeological Assistant
Charalambos Dendrinos ...Automated Voice (Greek) (voice)
Branwell Donaghey ...Mercenary 1
Robin Atkin Downes ...Ship Computer Voice (voice)
Sonam Dugdak ...Automated Voice (Tibetan) (voice)
Reynir Thor Eggertsson ...Automated Voice (Icelandic) (voice)
James Embree ...Mechanic 1
Giannina Facio ...Shaw's Mother
Vladimir 'Furdo' Furdik ...Mercenary 2
Daniel James ...Sacrifice Engineer
John Lebar ...Ghost Engineer
Philip McGinley ...Archaeological Assistant
Eugene O'Hare ...Mechanic 4
Shin Ichiro Okajima ...Automated Voice (Japanese) (voice)
Annie Penn ...Ship Computer Voice (voice)
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More Movie Taglines:
- The search for our beginning could lead to our end
- They went looking for our beginning. What they found could be our end.
- Gemma Arterton, Carey Mulligan, Olivia Wilde, Anne Hathaway, Abbie Cornish and Natalie Portman were considered for the role of Elizabeth Shaw.
James Franco was considered for the role of Holloway.
Was originally conceived as a prequel to Ridley Scott's Alien, but Scott announced his decision to turn it into an original film with Noomi Rapace (who was already set to star) still in the cast as one of five main characters. Some time later it was confirmed that while the movie would take place in the same universe as Alien and greatly reference that movie, it would mostly be an original movie and not a direct prequel.
Michelle Yeoh was originally considered for the role of Meredith Vickers.
Ben Foster was rumored for a role.
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Rating: 7.9 out of 10.0 - 68 votes cast total