Metacritic Movie Ratings
Prometheus Reviews

4.0

65

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    This is jumbo-size science fiction, with a handsome, impermeable titanium gleam - and a thick coating of creationism lite.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    Although Ridley Scott's 3D visual feast is no classic, the oozing alien tentacles hit all the right sci-fi horror notes.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Scott seduces audiences with thought-provoking possibilities, then pulls a bait-and-switch, subbing in a familiar monster thriller and fiery explosion-fest.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Prometheus, in efficient 3-D, places most of its bets on the wonders that today's visual artists and technicians can work with digital tools. This tale of an interstellar search asks cosmic questions about the meaning of life, but comes up with lame answers in a script that screams attention-deficit disorder.

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