In the Century XXVIII, the space station Alpha is a city where beings from different planets live together exchanging their knowledge and culture. Peace is granted by a human force, including Major Valerian and his partner Sergeant Laureline. They are assigned by the Defence Minister to retrieve the last species of converter in a dangerous mission. They succeed and back to Alpha, unknown humanoids abduct Commander Arun Filitt expecting to steal the converter. They head to a forbidden area that is infected but Valerian and Laureline follow them and disclose a hidden secret about the race and the infected area. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A universe without boundaries needs heroes without limits.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action, suggestive material and brief language
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21 July 2017 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
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Opening Weekend USA: $17,007,624,
23 July 2017, Wide Release
Gross USA: $40,479,370, 21 September 2017
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $225,874,228, 31 December 2017
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
Before the Big Market mission Lauriline tells the commanding operative "Nice hat" which is a subtle nod to "The Fifth Element" Where Corbin Dallas tells a would be mugger the same thing. See more
Planets are identified as being in a 'Constellation' followed by a three digit code. Constellations are patches of sky as viewed from Earth. They contain unrelated stars and galaxies.
Having 'sectors' as in Star Trek would make much more sense. See more
Jolly the Pimp
Rules are rules and this is a place where we make love, not war.
The subtitle of this film, (City of a Thousand Planets,) is an amalgam of the titles of the first two Valerian comics, "City of Shifting Waters," and "Empire of a Thousand Planets." See more
Version of Valérian & Laureline
(Benjamin William Arnaud Vautier Brooke)
(p) & (c) KPM Music
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