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Released in 2017, Alien : Covenant is an American Science-Fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott and written by John Logan and Dante Harper. This is a sequel to the 2012 film Prometheus and second installment in the Alien prequel series. This tag should be used for questions related to this ...

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Why did David use his real name instead of Walter's to get the access to the spaceship?

In Alien: Covenant (2017) we can see two android robots that look the same. The robots' names are David and Walter. David was already on the alien planet when robot Walter (and others) came to the ...
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What is the origin of the fungal spores?

When the crew in Alien: Covenant If the bio weapon is a creation of the Engineers, then where have these spores come from? Are these a stage of Davids experimentation with the bio weapon? I can ...
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How should I understand the dialogue between David and Weyland in Alien: Covenant's prologue?

There is a dialogue between David and Weyland when they were talking about who created who at the beginning of Alien: Covenant. David then said: Allow me then a moment to consider. You seek your ...
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Is it a coincidence that there are many couples boarding ships in Alien?

In Prometheus, Elizabeth Shaw and Charlie Holloway are a couple, in Covenant, Jake Branson and Daniels are a couple, Billy Crudup and Karine Oram are a couple, Tennessee Faris and Maggie Faris are a ...
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Why are the crew members of the Covenant less vigilant than those of the Prometheus? [duplicate]

When crew members of the Prometheus land on a new planet, they are wearing eco-suits that isolate themselves from the outside atmosphere. But ten years later, when crew members of the Covenant land ...
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How was David's security code still active in Alien-Covenant?

DAVID 73694-B I'm guessing the security system could still have his security access code at that point. But why would they (the crew/company/organization) still kept it active? Do people actually do ...
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Why did the crew of the Covenant NOT want to go to hypersleep?

When the signal from David's planet is discovered in Alien: Covenant and the crew is contemplating whether they should go and investigate, it seems like one of the strongest arguments supporting the ...
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What is the significance of Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla in Alien: Covenant?

Early in the film, Alien: Covenant (2017), there is a scene in which Peter Weyland asks David to play a [Richard] Wagner composition on the piano, and David chooses to play Entry of the Gods Into ...
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Do David's actions towards Elizabeth contradict his claims?

In Alien: Covenant (2017), David showed Elizabeth's grave to Walter, saying he loved her very much. In reality, he experimented on her and killed her. If David loved Elizabeth so much why did he kill ...
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How is David playing a melody from an out-of-universe soundtrack?

In Alien: Covenant (2017), there is a scene in which David is playing a song with a flute/recorder, as an elegy to Elizabeth Shaw. Through some characterisation and ...
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Why were these people cheering the arrival of the Juggernaut?

In Alien: Covenant (2017) we see a flashback of David arriving at the Engineer's homeworld.     This seems to be a special event for the people living in this particular city, as ...
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AvP and Covenant Timeline conflict?

In Alien vs Predator it is revealed, that the aliens are an ancient race that for at least hundreds or thousands of years are the greatest prey for the great predators. Alien vs Predator is set in the ...
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How did the acid burnt Man in Alien Covenant die?

This is a different subject than my last dock structure question I asked earlier. However this is a smaller spoiler. In Alien Covenant, when David watched over the man, whose character/Actor name ...
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Why was he wearing such large shoes at the end of Alien: Covenant?

After and he walks through the corridor with sleeping pods, did anyone else notice his shoes were really large? Is there some special reason behind that or are Fassbender's feet just big? According ...
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Alien: Covenant and Alien (1979) connection: xenomorph [duplicate]

If you haven't seen Alien Covenant don't ruin it by reading the spoiler! I just saw Alien Covenant. If David "created" the traditional xenomorph that follows the face-huger-type gestation, and since ...
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Is Alien: Covenant set on the same planet as Prometheus?

So where did David find all those engineers to kill in Alien: Covenant? Is it the same planet where Elizabeth and David were stranded and then was found in Alien: Covenant? And if it is why did they ...
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Missing Dock Structure in Alien: Covenant

This seems to me like something that may ending being a mystery or something of an "oops" thing. I am not entirely sure which way it goes for now. In Alien: Covenant, In one of David's flashback to ...
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How to explain this in Alien and Prometheus considering Alien Covenant plot?

How did another Engineer ship with a chest-burst Engineer and lots of facehugger eggs end up on LV-426 (Alien) when Wasn't the idea of Xenomorphs shown to exist before Alien: Covenant (2017) by the ...
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Why did David drop the vases?

At the end of Prometheus, E. Shaw helps David to help her on the mission to ask the Engineers why humans were created. David was in a pretty bad state and needed Shaw's help. Basically becoming ...
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Why did David help on-board of the Covenant?

Why did David (in Walter's body) help kill the Xenomorph onboard the Covenant? Couldn't he have it kill the rest of the crew and then trap it in one of the chambers?
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How did David know Walter's access codes?

Walter's security code is 31564-F. Here is a picture of him using it in the beginning of the film: At the end of Alien: Covenant, David enters the ship as Walter and makes a final log entry using ...
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How did Mother recognize David?

In the end of Alien: Covenant (2017) David reports to Mother and she seems to recognize him (she even calls him with his name). How does that happen and David is not treated as a foreign entity by her ...
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Why don't the colonists wear spacesuits in Alien: Covenant?

In the beginning of the Alien: Covenant movie, a group of colonists from the main ship make a landing on an unknown planet, which they found out accidentally after ship has been bombarded by an ...
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Where did the wheat actually come from?

Not sure if this is addressed in the movie and I missed it, or if it's just a seemingly significant plot-point that's brought up and then ignored, but what was the origin of the "human vegetation" ...
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Name of the Engineer planet in Alien Covenant

Does anyone know the name of the planet (the Engineer Homeworld?) where the crew intercepts the radio signal when on their way to Origae-6? I think I read somewhere that it is called Paradise, but I ...
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What are the literary references in Alien: Covenant? [closed]

I remember several characters discussing or citing literary works throughout Alien: Covenant. But I cannot remember what they are, or how they function in relation to the script. What are the ...
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Is there a plot twist in Alien: Covenant?

In Alien: Covenant Walter and David fight during a scene near the end. However, the editing cuts off their fight and we never see how it ends. At the end of the film, Michael Fassbender's character ...
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What happens inside the crane?

In Alien: Covenant an alien creature is trapped inside a crane during one of the final scenes where the ship tries to fly away from the planet. At some point, something unclear happens (the camera ...
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What was David doing to Walter?

In Alien: Covenant, there is a scene I couldn't really understand. There is a fight scene between David and Walter, right after they kiss. During this scene, David seems to stab Walter and rip ...
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What does Christopher mean by that dialogue?

In Alien: Covenant, Christopher Oram says: I met the devil when I was a child I didn't remember another scene that might have explained this or given background information on this character. ...
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Why didn't the Alien Covenant crew notice this?

In Alien: Covenant (2017), the crew approaches a seemingly inhabited planet, and decides to go explore it. Once they are on the planet, Is it explained in the film why they didn't see this before ...
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“No birds, no animals, nothing”

In Alien: Covenant (2017), one of the colonists says this sentence while exploring the planet Origae-6: No birds, no animals, nothing I understand from that statement that there are no animals and ...
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Do Androids' hairs grow?

In the Alien movies, I have never recalled seeing an Android's hair growing longer. But in Alien: Covenant (2017), David was cutting his hair. Does anyone have an explanation?