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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  • The Calloway Way – A Record Year at the UK Box Office?
    This week the BFI research and statistics unit released figures for the UK box ... but it’s as close to a franchise film we have in the UK. The most successful UK independent film at the UK box office that was not based on previously published material ...
    02/8/2015 - 5:06 am | View Link
  • Prometheus strikes at Australian box office
    Watch the trailer for Ridley Scott's much anticipated film Prometheus. In the UK ... Top 10 movies at the Australian box office: Despite the hype and the Alien connections, this wasn’t necessarily an easy sell. Yet Ridley Scott’s high-minded sci ...
    06/13/2012 - 12:40 am | View Link
  • Madagascar 3 defeats Prometheus to top US box office
    Prometheus still managed to take $50 million Prometheus was the second highest new entry in the US chart, recording opening weekend takings of $50 million (£32.31 million). The prequel to Scott’s 1979 hit Alien, starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender ...
    06/11/2012 - 8:32 pm | View Link
  • Prometheus Has Landed at the Box Office
    Big things may have small beginnings, but the opening weekend for Ridley Scott’s highly anticipated Alien pseudo-prequel was anything but small. Prometheus ... Piranha franchise – it’s done. Next week the only horror opening at the box office comes ...
    06/11/2012 - 7:10 am | View Link
  • 'Madagascar 3' goes wild at box office, nets $60 million to defeat 'Prometheus'
    Still, fans remain loyal to the franchise ... of $135.9 million. "Prometheus," from 20th Century Fox, stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron in an offshoot of director's Scott's 1979 sci-fi horror tale "Alien." ''Prometheus" did ...
    06/11/2012 - 4:17 am | View Link
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  • Noomi Rapace Talks ‘Prometheus 2′ Story – Who Will the ...
    It’s worth noting, before anyone gets too worked up about the Devil or God being villains in Prometheus 2, that Rapace outright states she has no idea what Scott ...
    11/28/2015 - 12:52 am | View Website
  • Marvel's The Avengers (2012)
    Marvel's The Avengers summary of box office results, charts and release information and related links.
    11/27/2015 - 4:38 pm | View Website
  • Alien (franchise)
    Background. After completion of the film Dark Star (1974), writer Dan O'Bannon thought to develop some of the ideas (especially the theme of "alien hunts crew through ...
    11/27/2015 - 10:12 am | View Website
  • Prometheus (film)
    Development Edit. The origins of Prometheus stemmed from discussions between Ridley Scott and Aliens director James Cameron in the early 2000s regarding a potential ...
    11/27/2015 - 6:16 am | View Website
  • Prometheus (2012 film)
    Plot. As a spacecraft departs a planet, a humanoid alien drinks an iridescent liquid; then dissolves. The remains of the alien cascade into a waterfall.
    11/27/2015 - 3:02 am | View Website
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