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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where species from across the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence, and cultures. At the center of Alpha is a mysterious dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.
Style: exciting, captivating, futuristic, colourful, surprise ending
Plot: alien, marriage proposal, government agent, trapped in space, endangered species, mission, space travel, marketplace, exotic dancer, alien race, hidden truth, virtual reality, shape shifting alien, moral dilemma, alien planet, genocide, military, space opera, parallel world, pacifist, unity, utopia, energy, alien abduction, mini skirt ...
Time: future, year 1975, 2020s
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
USA
121 min.
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Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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132 min.
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