Cert 15 Stars 4
Sony executives must have been pulling their hair out with frustration when this terrific horror sci-fi failed to monster the box office.
Costs were kept to a reasonable £45m, but it only grabbed a meagre £77m.
With a strong international cast on top form, great CGI and a tight script to keep this space station thriller rocketing along, it’s easily one of best sci-fi films of the year.
Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson and Ryan Reynolds star among the crew of astronauts trying to survive being consumed by a star beast.