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
    Ridley Scott’s plans for Alien: Covenant sequels are under threat after box office figures plummeted in its second weekend. Box office revenue fell 71% on the Prometheus sequel ... installment in the Alien film franchise. Speaking to French ...
    07/24/2017 - 6:59 am | View Link
  • Weekend Box Office Report: May 19-21, 2017
    Alien ... PROMETHEUS opened with $51 million before continuing to a $126.4 million domestic total and $403 million worldwide. Originally slated for an August release before getting shuttled to May, the R-rated ALIEN: COVENANT (the eighth movie in the ...
    05/21/2017 - 7:27 am | 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
  • 'Alien: Covenant' edges past 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' to win the weekend box office
    "Alien: Covenant" is the third best opening in the franchise, behind "Prometheus" ($51 million) and "Alien vs. Predator" ($38.2 million). NOW WATCH: Netflix and Marvel just dropped the first 'The Defenders' trailer — and it looks amazing More From ...
    05/20/2017 - 1:00 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
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  • Ridley Scott considers Prometheus a mistake.
    Unfortunately it appears the negative fan reactions to Prometheus were the reasoning behind Alien: Covenant's dramatic overhaul of plot direct...
    12/7/2017 - 2:02 pm | View Website
  • Alien: Covenant (2017)
    Alien: Covenant summary of box office results, charts and release information and related links.
    12/7/2017 - 10:35 am | View Website
  • Despite Horrible Summer Box Office, Moviegoing Isn’t Dead ...
    Summer box office wrap-up piece. It was about awful, tired franchises, not broken moviegoing habits.
    12/7/2017 - 8:05 am | View Website
  • Alien vs. Predator
    Alien vs. Predator (also known as Aliens vs. Predator, abbreviated AvP or AVP) is a science fiction horror franchise spanning several media. The series is a crossover ...
    12/7/2017 - 5:34 am | View Website
  • Alien: Covenant Rumor Connects Directly To Original Alien
    A new Alien: Covenant rumor establishes a stronger tie to the original Alien film, but be warned: massive SPOILERS lie ahead.
    12/6/2017 - 10:00 am | View Website
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