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.
A magnificent science fiction film, raising questions about the origin of human life. The spaceship Prometheus arrives at an Earth-sized moon and discovers a vast pyramid containing aliens slumbering in suspended animation. The film combines tantalizing ideas and startling horror. Noomi Rapace plays a crew member with awesome fortitude, Michael Fassbinder is an intriguing android, and Charlize Theron is the ice queen representing the company that financed the ship. Staggering visuals, expert horror, mind-challenging ideas and enough unanswered questions to prime the inevitable sequel. - Four stars