In anticipation of this week’s opening of Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus,” which is set in the Alien universe and is a sort of a prequel, I went to to compile box office figures for the entire Alien franchise, excluding the two AVPs (“Alien vs. Predator”). I’m not counting the extra amount from the re-release of “Alien” either, which added just a couple mil to its total. read more

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  • ‘Alien: Covenant’ box office drop could spoil Ridley Scott’s plans for further sequels
    Box office revenue fell 71% on the Prometheus ... But the latest figures suggest that his future plans are now under threat. Scott also recently confirmed that there will not be a fifth installment in the Alien film franchise. Speaking to French ...
    07/24/2017 - 6:09 am | View Link
  • 'Alien: Covenant' tops box office in North America
    20th Century Fox's "Alien: Covenant" topped North American box office with ... in the "Alien" franchise directed by Ridley Scott cost 97 million U.S. dollars to make and opened 29 percent behind the first prequel, "Prometheus," which debuted to over ...
    05/21/2017 - 10:52 pm | View Link
  • Box Office: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Slides Past ‘Guardians 2’ to Win Weekend With $36 Million
    2” from the top spot at the domestic box office. Now ... chalked the lower totals compared with “Prometheus” to the “normal course of business.” He added that “Alien: Covenant” gives fans of the franchise since the 1979 original the chance ...
    05/20/2017 - 8:40 pm | View Link
  • Box Office
    4th Writethru, Sunday AM: All sequelitis aside, what made 20th Century Fox’s Alien: Covenant slow down at the box office? Comic-book movies largely have an advantage over cinema franchise movies in that there’s an endless amount of source material that ...
    05/19/2017 - 3:41 am | View Link
  • Shock horror! Audiences crave R-rated flicks as 'The Purge' opens with $36 million at box office
    The film's strong opening performance minted another box-office hit for 'Paranormal Activity' producer Jason Blum. Like that horror franchise ... when 'Madagascar 3' and 'Prometheus' both opened. But Superman comes to the rescue next weekend with the ...
    06/9/2013 - 5:07 am | View Link
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  • Prometheus
    Prometheus is a 2012 American science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Jon...
    10/13/2017 - 10:31 am | View Website
  • Alien: Covenant (2017)
    Alien: Covenant summary of box office results, charts and release information and related links.
    10/13/2017 - 9:20 am | View Website
  • Alien (franchise)
    Alien is a British-American science-fiction horror media franchise centered on the film series depicting Warrant Officer Ellen Ripley (played by Sigourney Weaver) and ...
    10/13/2017 - 3:43 am | View Website
  • Box Office
    Summer box office wrap-up piece. It was about awful, tired franchises, not broken moviegoing habits.
    10/13/2017 - 3:15 am | View Website
  • Alien (film)
    Alien is a 1979 science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt ...
    10/12/2017 - 11:04 pm | View Website
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