Alien: Covenant
Alien: Covenant (2017)

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 19, 2017
DVD Release Date: August 15, 2017
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Alien: Covenant delivers another satisfying round of close-quarters deep-space terror, even if it doesn't take the saga in any new directions.

Richard Brody
New Yorker

In space, no one can hear you laugh.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

This may not be a movie that reinvents the wheel. But it's one that knows how to make it roll.

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Pablo A. Scholz
Clarín

... what prevails is action, blood, suspense, violence, terror. [Full review in Spanish]

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Amy Nicholson
MTV

Yet again a crew sniffs after a mysterious ping and sticks their nose in a deadly larva pod. Are our astronauts learning? God no. And if the audience expected a different plot, we're not learning, either.

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Alison Willmore
BuzzFeed News

It's an Alien movie for our times, one in which mankind isn't just under the thumb of an oppressive corporation but sowing the seeds of its own destruction on a more sweeping scale.

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Gregory Weinkauf
Huffington Post

Cut to icky creatures eviscerating everybody, badass brunette showdown, yadda-yadda.

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Guy Lodge
Newsweek

As redesigns go, Alien: Covenant is not ambitious, but it's roaringly, repulsively effective.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

There are plenty of reasons to shut your eyes and cross your legs while watching this film, but is that the same as being scared?

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Chris Evangelista
Slashfilm

The greatest trick Ridley Scott ever pulled was convincing audiences he was making a new Alien film when he was actually making a subtle sequel to Blade Runner.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Michael S
How is it possible that the sequel to Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" could wind up being an even more debated, divisive, and controversial entry in… More
Mark Walker
When it was announced that Prometheus would would have Ridley Scott revisit the Alien world of his 1979 classic, there was much excitement and anticipation for… More
Phil Hubbs
After the somewhat convoluted disappointment that was Ridley Scott's lavish A L I E N prequel 'Prometheus', I was never really sure how his… More
Christian C
Although it may be more interesting to devotees of the franchise, "Alien: Covenant" seemed plodding and manufactured. It was a mere vehicle, designed… More
Nicki Marie
Zzzzz. Watched under protest. I hate this type of movie.
Kevin M. Williams
Watching this I had the feeling that Ridley Scott is long since passed tired of the Alien xenomorph as a figure of horror, so what we get here is something… More