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A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey through the universe. There, they must fight a battle to save the future of the human race.
© 2012 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: 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.
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Common Sense Media
Common Sense Says
New Alien movie has strong themes, violence.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Prometheus is a science fiction/horror movie that's somewhat related to director Ridley Scott's original Alien; it's not as creepy as that film, but it often feels more harrowing and intense. There's some intense monster violence -- mainly attacks, with humans getting torn open or burned. There's also blood and many dead bodies, plus guns, shooting, and flamethrowers. Characters are shown in the beginning stages of sex, and other characters talk about sex. Language is fairly strong, including one use of "f--k," several "s--t"s, and other words. Adult characters are shown drinking socially (or smoking cigars), and one is shown drinking too much.
A Lot or A Little?
The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Positive Role Models
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
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- Genre:Sci-Fi, Action
- Release Date:June 8, 2012
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
If purchased in:4K
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