• R
  • 2012
  • 124 min
  • USA, UK
  • adventure, mystery, science fiction

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Director: Ridley Scott

Screenwriters: Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof

Stars: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce

Ridley Scott's ambitious quasi-prequel to Alien may not answer all of its big questions, but it's redeemed by its haunting visual grandeur and compelling performances -- particularly Michael Fassbender as a fastidious android.


  • Ridley Scott
    Ridley Scott

    Scott was born in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England, the son of Elizabeth and Colonel Francis Percy Scott. He was raised in an Army family, meaning that for most of his early life, his father — an officer in the Royal Engineers — was absent. Ridley's older brother, Frank, joined the Merchant Navy when he was still young and the pair had little contact. During this time the...

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Producer: Ridley Scott, Walter Hill, David Giler

Editor: Pietro Scalia

Casting: Nina Gold, Avy Kaufman

Director Of Photography: Dariusz Wolski

Original Music Composer: Marc Streitenfeld

Costume Design: Janty Yates

Executive Producer: Michael Costigan, Mark Huffam, Michael Ellenberg, Damon Lindelof

Production Design: Arthur Max


Tagline: The Search for Our Beginning Could Lead to Our End.

Genres: adventure, mystery, science fiction

Certificate: R

Categories: cryogenics, planet, mission, starship crew, hologram, scientist, religion versus science, mutation, genetics, dust storm, spaceship, space travel, prequel, dystopia, cave painting, android


Year: 2012

Runtime: 124 min

Country: USA, UK

Language: English, Scottish Gaelic

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby, Datasat, Dolby Surround 7.1