Planet Earth is a upcoming 2020 live action/animated science fiction film produced by 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
In 1157 A.D., several English crusader knights bury an Egyptian ruby within the tomb of one of their members.
In present-day London, a construction crew discovers the tomb and a mysterious man is authorized to investigate the site.
In 1462, Vlad Dracula, a member of the Order of the Dragon, returns from a victory against the Turks to find his wife, Elisabeta, having committed suicide after receiving a false report of his death.
The priest proceeds to tell him that his wife's soul is condemned for committing suicide.
Enraged, Dracula desecrates the chapel and renounces his faith, declaring that he will rise from the grave to avenge Elisabeta with all the powers of darkness.
He then stabs the chapel's stone cross with his sword and drinks the blood that pours out of it.
In 1482 Paris, Clopin, a gypsy puppeteer, narrates the origin of the titular hunchback.
A group of gypsies sneak illegally into Paris, but are ambushed by Judge Claude Frollo, the Minister of Justice of Paris, and his soldiers.
A gypsy woman in the group attempts to flee with her deformed baby, but Frollo chases and kills her outside Notre Dame.
He tries to kill the baby as well, but the cathedral's archdeacon intervenes and accuses Frollo of murdering an innocent woman.
To atone for his sin, Frollo reluctantly agrees to raise the deformed child in Notre Dame as his son, naming him "Quasimodo".
In A.D. 1555, Connor MacLeod returns to his former home in Glenfinnan, Scotland, to save his mother from his former friend and village priest Jacob Kell.
Kell executes Connor's mother for witchcraft.
Connor kills both Kell and Kell's adopted father, Father Rainey, and sets Glenfinnan ablaze.
Jacob Kell is reborn as an Immortal, and vows vengeance against Connor for Rainey's death.
He spends the next four centuries killing people Connor cares about.
Kell amasses great power by ignoring the rules of The Game; he recruits several lesser Immortals as disciples, who overpower other Immortals so Kell can take their heads.
By the turn of the century, Kell has 661 Immortal kills.
In 1607, the Susan Constant sails to the New World from London, carrying English settlers from the Virginia Company.
On board are Captain John Smith and the voyage's leader Governor Ratcliffe, who seeks gold to bring him wealth and status.
Along the way, the Susan Constant is caught in a North Atlantic storm, and Smith saves a young, inexperienced crewmate named Thomas from drowning.
As they approach the New World, the settlers, including Smith, talk of adventure, finding gold, fighting 'Injuns', and perhaps settling in the new land.
In 1625, young-but-skilled fencer d'Artagnan sets off for Paris, France in hopes to follow in his murdered father's footsteps and become a member of the musketeers: the personal guard of the King of France.
He is pursued by Gérard and his brothers, accused of blemishing their sister's honor.
Unfortunately, Captain Rochefort of the Cardinal's Guards has disbanded the musketeers per the orders of Cardinal Richelieu, the King's Minister, ostensibly to help fight in an impending war with England.
Rochefort informs Richelieu that three musketeers refused to relinquish their duties: Athos, Porthos, and Aramis.
In the Chatham Islands, 1849, American lawyer Adam Ewing witnesses the whipping of a Moriori slave, Autua.
Autua stows away on Ewing's ship and convinces him to advocate for Autua to join the crew as a free man.
Autua saves Ewing's life before Dr. Henry Goose, hoping to steal Ewing's gold, can deliver poison he claims will treat a parasitic worm.
In the US, Ewing and his wife denounce her father's complicity in slavery and leave to join the abolition movement.
In 1858 Texas, brothers Ace and Dicky Speck drive a group of shackled black slaves on foot.
Among them is Django, sold off and separated from his wife Broomhilda von Shaft, a house slave.
The brothers are stopped by Dr. King Schultz, a German dentist-turned-bounty hunter who asks to buy one of the slaves.
He questions Django about his knowledge of the Brittle brothers, a trio of outlaws for whom Schultz is carrying a warrant.
When the suspicious Ace orders him to leave, Schultz kills him with a fast draw and then kills Dicky's horse, which falls and crushes Dicky's leg.
Schultz insists on paying Dicky a fair price for Django before leaving Dicky to the newly-freed slaves, who kill him and follow the North Star to freedom.
As Django can identify the Brittle brothers, Schultz offers him his freedom in exchange for help tracking them down.
In 1869, near Brantford, New Hampshire, two brothers bury a chest and hope that no one will ever find it.
In 1873 New Mexico Territory, an unnamed loner awakens injured in the desert with no memory and a strange metal gauntlet.
He wanders into the town of Absolution, where preacher Meacham treats his wound.
Sheriff Taggart recognizes the stranger as wanted outlaw Jake Lonergan and attempts to arrest him.
Jake beats up the posse sent to take him in and nearly escapes, but a woman named Ella Swenson knocks him out.
Taggart prepares to transport both Jake and volatile drunk Percy Dolarhyde to Santa Fe for trial.
In 1887 Transylvania, Doctor Victor Frankenstein creates a monster with the aid of Count Dracula, who reveals that he intends to use the creature for his own evil plans.
Dracula kills the doctor as a mob of villagers storms the castle.
His assistant Igor escapes, but the villagers chase the monster to an old windmill and set it ablaze.
The villagers are scared off by Dracula and his brides, who witness the monster and the doctor's research apparently destroyed by the fire.
In 1890, private detective Sherlock Holmes and his partner Dr. John Watson prevent the ritual murder of a woman by Lord Henry Blackwood, who has killed five other young women similarly.
Inspector Lestrade and the police arrest Blackwood.
Three months later, Watson is engaged to Mary Morstan and moving out of 221B Baker Street; while he enjoys their adventures together, Watson looks forward to not having to deal with Holmes' eccentricities.
Meanwhile, Blackwood has been sentenced to death and requests to see Holmes, whom he warns of three more unstoppable deaths that will cause great changes to the world.
Blackwood is subsequently hanged.
In 1891, Irene Adler delivers a package to Dr. Hoffmanstahl, payment for a letter he was to deliver.
Hoffmanstahl opens the package, triggering a hidden bomb that is prevented from detonating by the intervention of Sherlock Holmes.
Holmes takes the letter while Adler and Hoffmanstahl escape. Holmes finds Hoffmanstahl assassinated moments later.
Adler meets with Professor Moriarty to explain the events, but Moriarty, deeming her position compromised by her love for Holmes, poisons and kills her.
Gwen Conliffe, travels to London to contact Shakespearean actor Lawrence Talbot.
Identifying herself as the fiancée of his brother Ben, she asks him to return home to help locate Ben who has disappeared.
At first refusing, Lawrence changes his mind and returns to his family's estate in Blackmoor where he has an uneasy reunion with his estranged father, Sir John.
Unfortunately, Lawrence has arrived just after Ben's mutilated body was discovered in a ditch near their home.
At the local pub, Lawrence overhears the locals discussing the killing.
It was thought to be a wild animal, but many blame Gypsies who are camped outside the town, while another patron claims there was a similar murder several decades earlier, and a werewolf was the suspected killer. Lawrence has flashbacks as he tours his family's home where his mother, Solana, committed suicide when he was a boy.
Lawrence saw his father standing over her dead body; afterwards he was sent to an insane asylum in London having suffered from delusions connected to the event.
In 1895, in the aftermath of the death of his wife Martha at the hands of an angry human mob, Count Dracula commissions and builds a massive five-star, monsters-only hotel in Transylvania in which he raises his daughter Mavis and to serve as a safe-place getaway for the world's monsters from fear of human persecution.
Famous monsters such as Frank and his wife Eunice, Wayne and Wanda Werewolf and their massive immediate family, Griffin The Invisible Man, and Murray the Mummy often come to stay at the hotel.
In 1897, newly qualified solicitor Jonathan Harker takes the Transylvanian Count Dracula as a client from his colleague Renfield, who has gone insane.
Jonathan travels to Transylvania to arrange Dracula's real estate acquisitions in London, including Carfax Abbey.
Jonathan meets Dracula, who discovers a picture of Harker's fiancée, Mina and believes that she is the reincarnation of Elisabeta.
Dracula leaves Jonathan to be attacked and fed upon by his brides, while he sails to England with boxes of his native Transylvanian soil, taking up residence at Carfax Abbey.
His arrival is foretold by the ravings of Renfield, now an inmate in Dr. Jack Seward's insane asylum.
However, Professor Abraham Van Helsing, Dracula's arch-enemy, boards the train and unveils the monsters; the monsters escape by climbing through the roof, and Dracula pushes his friends from the train for their safety.
Van Helsing is obsessed with destroying Dracula but is constantly outsmarted by him.
In 1914, aliens known as Mondoshawans arrive at an ancient Egyptian temple to collect, for safekeeping from World War I, the only weapon capable of defeating a great evil that appears every 5,000 years.
The weapon consists of four stones, containing the essences of the four classical elements, and a sarcophagus containing a fifth element in the form of a human, which combines the power of the other four into a divine light capable of defeating the evil.
The Mondoshawans promise their human contact, a priest from a secret order, they will come back with the weapon in time to stop the great evil when it returns.
In 1936, English composer Robert Frobisher finds work as an amanuensis to aging composer Vyvyan Ayrs, allowing Frobisher to compose his own masterpiece, "The Cloud Atlas Sextet".
Frobisher reads Ewing's journal among the books at Ayrs's mansion.
Ayrs demands credit for "The Cloud Atlas Sextet" and threatens to expose Frobisher's homosexuality if he refuses. Frobisher shoots Ayrs and goes into hiding, using the name Ewing.
He finishes "The Cloud Atlas Sextet" and shoots himself before his lover Rufus Sixsmith arrives.
In May 1944, 5 years since the declaration of World War II, three Royal Homing Pigeon Service war pigeons are flying across the English Channel with the White Cliffs of Dover in sight, carrying vital messages to Great Britain.
Despite the poor weather conditions the pigeons have nearly reached their destination.
They are, however, suddenly ambushed and attacked by a German enemy peregrine falcon named General Von Talon; two of the pigeons are instantly killed, yet the third, Mercury, is taken as a prisoner of war.
In 1947, the Muroc Army Air Field in California has test pilots fly high-speed aircraft such as the rocket-powered Bell X-1, but some are killed as a result.
After another pilot, Slick Goodlin, demands $150,000 to attempt to break the sound barrier, war hero Captain Chuck Yeager receives the chance to fly the X-1.
While on a horseback ride with his wife Glennis, Yeager collides with a tree branch and breaks his ribs, which inhibits him from leaning over and locking the door to the X-1.
Worried that he might not fly the mission, Yeager confides in friend and fellow pilot Jack Ridley.
Ridley cuts off part of a broomstick and tells Yeager to use it as a lever to help seal the hatch to the X-1, and Yeager becomes the first person to fly at supersonic speed, defeating the "demon in the sky".
In 1957, the launch of the Russian Sputnik satellite alarms the United States government.
Politicians such as Senator Lyndon B. Johnson and military leaders demand that NASA help America defeat the Russians in the new Space Race.
The search for the first Americans in space excludes Yeager because he lacks a college degree.
Grueling physical and mental tests select the Mercury Seven astronauts, including John Glenn of the United States Marine Corps, Alan Shepard, Wally Schirra and Scott Carpenter of the United States Navy, as well as Cooper, Grissom and Slayton; they immediately become national heroes.
Although many early NASA rockets explode during launch, the ambitious astronauts all hope to be the first in space as part of Project Mercury.
Although engineers see the men as passengers, the pilots insist that the Mercury spacecraft have a window, a hatch with explosive bolts, and pitch-yaw-roll controls.
However, Russia beats them into space on April 12, 1961 with the launch of Vostok 1 carrying Yuri Gagarin into space. The seven astronauts are determined to match and surpass the Russians.
On May 15, 1963, Cooper has a successful launch on Mercury-Atlas 9, ending the Mercury program.
As the last American to fly into space alone, he "went higher, farther, and faster than any other American ... for a brief moment, Gordo Cooper became the greatest pilot anyone had ever seen."
In 1967, a pregnant woman is attacked by a vampire while giving birth. Doctors are able to save her baby, but the woman dies of infection.
In 1969, in Oklahoma, 5-year-old Jo Thornton, her parents, and their dog Toby seek shelter in their storm cellar as a dangerous F5 tornado hits their farm.
The tornado is so strong that the storm cellar door is ripped off, which causes Jo's father to be pulled into the storm to his death to the girl's devastation.
Jo, her mother, and Toby survive.
Alan Parrish escapes a gang of bullies led by Billy Jessup and retreats to a shoe factory owned by his father, Sam.
He meets Carl Bentley, an employee, who reveals a new shoe prototype he made by himself.
Alan misplaces the shoe and damages a machine, but Carl takes responsibility and loses his job.
After being attacked by Jessup's group, who also steal his bicycle, Alan follows the sound of tribal drumbeats to a construction site.
He finds the chest containing a board game called "Jumanji" and brings it home.
At home, after an argument with Sam about attending a boarding school, Alan plans to run away.
Sarah Whittle, his friend, arrives to return his bicycle, and Alan shows her Jumanji and invites her to play.
With each roll of the dice, the game piece moves by itself and a cryptic message describing the roll's outcome appears in the crystal ball at the center of the board.
Sarah reads the first message on the board and hears an eerie sound.
Alan then unintentionally rolls the dice after being startled by the chiming clock; a message tells him to wait in a jungle until someone rolls a 5 or 8.
Alan is sucked into the game, and a colony of bats chases Sarah out of the mansion.
In San Francisco, 1973, journalist Luisa Rey meets Sixsmith, now a nuclear physicist.
Sixsmith tips off Rey to a conspiracy to create a catastrophe at a nuclear reactor run by Lloyd Hooks, but is killed by Hooks's hitman, Bill Smoke, before he can give her a report as proof.
Rey finds Frobisher's letters to Sixsmith and tracks down Frobisher's "Cloud Atlas Sextet." Scientist Isaac Sachs passes her a copy of Sixsmith's report.
Smoke kills Sachs by blowing up his plane, and runs Rey's car off a bridge.
She escapes but the report is destroyed. With help from the plant's head of security, Joe Napier, Rey evades another assassination attempt, which results in Smoke's death.
With a copy of the report from Sixsmith's niece, she exposes the plot and oil executives are indicted.
In 1988, following his mother's death, a young Peter Quill is abducted from Earth by the Ravagers, a group of space pirates led by Yondu Udonta.
Twenty-six years later on the planet Morag, Quill steals an orb but is attacked by Korath, a subordinate to the fanatical Kree, Ronan.
Although Quill escapes with the orb, Yondu discovers his theft and issues a bounty for his capture, while Ronan sends the assassin Gamora after the orb.
Twenty-six years later in 1995, Judy and Peter Shepherd move into the vacant Parrish mansion with their aunt Nora, after their parents died in an accident on a ski trip in Canada recently.
Soon after, Judy and Peter find Jumanji in the attic and begin playing it.
Their rolls release a swarm of big mosquitoes and a troop of monkeys.
The game rules state that everything will be restored when the game ends, so they continue playing.
Peter's next roll releases a lion and an adult Alan.
As Alan makes his way out, he meets Carl, who is now working as a police officer since 1974.
Alan, Judy and Peter go to the now derelict shoe factory, where a tramp tells Alan that after his disappearance, Sam and his wife, Carol-Anne, abandoned the business and searched for Alan, until their deaths just four years earlier.
John Connor is living in Los Angeles with foster parents.
His mother Sarah Connor had been preparing him throughout his childhood for his future role as the Human Resistance leader against Skynet – the artificial intelligence that will be given control of the United States' nuclear missiles and initiate a nuclear holocaust called "Judgment Day" on August 29, 1997 – but was arrested and imprisoned at a mental hospital after attempting to bomb a computer factory.
In 2003, Dr. Serena Kogan of Cyberdyne Systems convinces death row inmate Marcus Wright to sign over his body for medical research following his execution.
One year later, the automated Skynet system is activated and becomes self-aware; perceiving humans as a threat to its existence, it starts a nuclear holocaust to eradicate them in the event known as "Judgment Day".
In London, 2012, Dermot Hoggins, author of a gangster memoir, murders a critic after a harsh review, generating huge sales.
Hoggins's brothers threaten the publisher, the aging Timothy Cavendish, for Hoggins's profits.
Cavendish's brother Denholme tells him to hide at Aurora House.
On the way, Cavendish reads a manuscript based on Luisa's story.
Believing Aurora House is a hotel, Timothy signs papers committing himself; in fact, Aurora House is a nursing home.
Denholme reveals to Timothy that he sent him there as revenge for Timothy's affair with Denholme's wife.
The head nurse, Noakes, is abusive, and denies contact with the outside world.
Cavendish escapes with three other residents, resumes his relationship with an old flame, and writes a screenplay about his experience.
In 2014, Peter Quill, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Baby Groot are renowned as the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Ayesha, leader of the Sovereign race, has the Guardians protect valuable batteries from an inter-dimensional monster in exchange for Gamora's estranged sister Nebula, who was caught attempting to steal the batteries.
After Rocket steals some for himself, the Sovereign attacks the Guardians' ship with a fleet of drones.
These are destroyed by a mysterious figure, and the Guardians crash-land on a nearby planet.
There, this figure reveals himself as Quill's father, Ego, and invites Quill, Gamora, and Drax to his home planet.
Rocket and Groot remain behind to repair the ship and guard Nebula.
In 2017, Kyle and Sarah materialize in the middle of a busy San Francisco highway and are apprehended by city police.
While they are treated for injuries, Sarah and Kyle learn that Skynet is called "Genisys".
John suddenly appears and rescues Sarah and Kyle; Pops arrives and unexpectedly shoots John, revealing that John is an advanced T-3000 Terminator.
While Kyle was traveling back in time a T-5000, the physical embodiment of Skynet disguised as a member of the Resistance, attacked John and transformed him into a nanocyte infiltrator.
John, tasked with ensuring Cyberdyne Systems' survival, traveled back in time to assist them with the development of Genisys and hence securing Skynet and its machines' rise.
In 2018, John Connor leads an attack on a Skynet base, where he discovers human prisoners and schematics for incorporating living tissue to a new type of Terminator, the T-800.
John survives an explosion on the base, which is destroyed.
Following John's departure, Marcus emerges from the base's wreckage and begins walking towards Los Angeles.
In the year 2026, a portal to an ancient city on Mars is discovered in the Nevada desert.
Twenty years later, the Union Aerospace Corporation research facility on Mars is attacked by an unknown assailant.
Following a distress call sent by Dr. Carmack, a group of Marines, led by Sarge, is sent on a search-and-rescue mission to Mars.
The team uses a portal to get to Mars.
One of the marines, John "Reaper" Grimm, accompanies his sister, Dr. Samantha Grimm, to one of the labs within the devastated sector to retrieve data and he learns that the dig site, where their parents were accidentally killed, was reopened and ancient skeletons of a genetically enhanced humanoid race were discovered.
In 2027, Russian mobster Gorsky hires mercenary Toorop to bring a young woman known only as Aurora to New York City.
Gorsky gives Toorop a variety of weapons and a subdermally implanted UN passport.
Toorop, the girl, and her guardian Sister Rebeka, travel from the Noelite Convent in Mongolia to reach New York via Russia.
In 2029, no mutants have been born in 25 years.
Nearly 200 years old, Logan's healing ability has weakened and he has physically aged.
The adamantium coating on his skeleton has begun to leach into his body, poisoning him.
Hiding in plain sight, Logan spends his days working as a limo driver in El Paso, Texas.
In an abandoned smelting plant in northern Mexico, he and mutant tracker Caliban care for 90-year-old Charles Xavier, Logan's mentor and founder of the X-Men.
Charles, a telepath, has now developed a form of dementia that causes him to have seizures unless controlled with medication.
It is alluded that a seizure one year prior, releasing a destructive wave of his telepathic powers, had killed seven mutants, thus leaving the three as the last of the X-Men.
Skynet sends a new Terminator, designated as T-1000, back in time to kill John.
The T-1000 is an advanced prototype made out of mimetic poly-alloy that gives it the ability to take on the shape and appearance of almost anything it touches, and to transform his arms into blades and other shapes at will.
The T-1000 arrives under a freeway, kills a policeman and assumes his identity.
Meanwhile, the future John Connor has sent back a reprogrammed T-800 Terminator to protect his young self.
In 2072, John Preston is a high-ranking Cleric whose wife, Viviana, was executed as a Sense Offender, leaving him a single father of his daughter and son.
Following a raid, Preston notices his partner, Errol Partridge, saves a book of poems instead of turning it in for incineration.
After tracing Partridge to the Nether and finding him reading the book,
Partridge explains that he gladly pays the heavy price of feeling emotions; Preston executes him as he slowly reaches for his gun.
Ultraviolet takes place in 2078, in the years following a global epidemic that causes vampire-like symptoms, including super-human physical abilities, a healing factor and elongated canines.
The infected "hemophages" die within twelve years after being infected.
The "Archministry", a militant medical group headed by Vice-Cardinal Ferdinand Daxus, has taken control of the government and begun rounding up infected citizens and exterminating them in order to contain the virus.
In 2089, archaeologists Elizabeth Shaw and Charlie Holloway discover a star map in Scotland that matches others from several unconnected ancient cultures.
They interpret this as an invitation from humanity's forerunners, the "Engineers".
Peter Weyland, the elderly CEO of Weyland Corporation, funds an expedition, aboard the scientific vessel Prometheus, to follow the map to the distant moon LV-223.
The ship's crew travels in stasis while the android David monitors their voyage.
Arriving in December 2093, mission-director Meredith Vickers informs them of their mission to find the Engineers and not to make contact without her permission.
In 2104, ten years after the Prometheus expedition, the colonization ship Covenant is still seven years from reaching planet Origae-6, with 2,000 colonists in stasis and 1,140 human embryos in cold storage.
The ship is monitored by Walter, an advanced android model that physically resembles David.
When a neutrino blast damages the ship, Walter reanimates his 14 human crewmates, themselves couples/colonists.
Ship's captain Jake Branson dies when his stasis pod malfunctions.
While repairing the ship, the crew picks up a transmission of a human voice from a nearby planet, which appears eminently more habitable than Origae-6.
Despite the protests of Daniels, Branson’s widow, that this new "perfect" planet is too good to be true, newly-promoted captain Chris Oram decides that they will check the new planet.
In Seoul, 2144, Sonmi-451 is a "fabricant," a human cloned for slave labor, kept as a fast food server in a dystopian Neo Seoul, Korea.
She is exposed to ideas of rebellion by another fabricant, Yoona-939.
After Yoona is killed, Sonmi is rescued by rebel Commander Hae-Joo Chang.
He exposes Sonmi to the banned writings of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and a film version of Cavendish's experience.
After Sonmi is captured, Hae-Joo rescues her, introduces her to the leader of the rebel movement, and shows her that clones are recycled into food for other clones.
Sonmi makes a public broadcast of her manifesto.
The authorities attack; Hae-Joo is killed and Sonmi is recaptured.
After recounting her story to an archivist, she is executed. In 2154, humans have depleted Earth's natural resources, leading to a severe energy crisis. The Resources Development Administration (RDA for short) mines for a valuable mineral — unobtanium — on Pandora, a densely forested habitable moon orbiting the gas giant Polyphemus in the Alpha Centauri star system.
Pandora, whose atmosphere is poisonous to humans, is inhabited by the Na'vi, a species of 10-foot tall (3.0 m), blue-skinned, sapient humanoids that live in harmony with nature and worship a mother goddess named Eywa.
In 2179 a fire starts aboard the Colonial Marine spaceship Sulaco.
The computer launches an escape pod containing Ellen Ripley, the young girl Newt, Hicks, and the damaged android Bishop; all four are in cryonic stasis.
Scans of the crew's cryotubes show a queen facehugger attached to one member.
The pod crash-lands on Fiorina "Fury" 161, a foundry facility and penal colony.
The inmates recover the crashed pod and its passengers.
The same facehugger is seen approaching inmate Murphy's dog, Spike.
In 2263, the great evil appears in deep space in the form of a giant ball of black fire, and destroys an attacking Earth spaceship.
The Mondoshawans' current contact on Earth, priest Vito Cornelius, informs the President of the Federated Territories about the history of the great evil and the weapon that can stop it.
As the Mondoshawans return to Earth they are ambushed by Mangalores, a race hired by the industrialist Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg, who has been directed by the great evil to acquire the element stones.
In 2311, the tribespeople of the post-apocalyptic Big Island of Hawaii worship Sonmi-451; their sacred text is taken from her broadcast.
Zachry Bailey is plagued by visions of a demonic figure, Old Georgie. Zachry, his brother-in-law Adam, and his nephew are attacked by the cannibalistic Kona tribe.
Zachry runs into hiding and his companions are murdered.
His village is visited by Meronym, a member of the Prescients, an advanced society using remnants of high technology, but who are dying from a plague.
Meronym is searching for a communication station on Mauna Sol to send an SOS to off-world humans.
In exchange for healing Zachry's niece Catkin, Zachry guides Meronym to the station where Sonmi-451 made her broadcast.
Returning, Zachry finds his tribe slaughtered by the Kona. He kills the sleeping Kona chief and rescues Catkin, and Meronym uses her gun to save him from the Kona and is saved by Zachry.
Zachry and Catkin join Meronym and the Prescients as their ship leaves Big Island.
On a distant planet, Zachry recounts the story to his grandchildren and joins Meronym.
In 2379, military scientists on the space vessel USM Auriga create a clone of Ellen Ripley, designated Ripley 8, using DNA from blood samples taken before her death.
The xenomorph queen's DNA has been mixed in with Ripley's, so the clone grows up with an embryo inside it.
The scientists extract the embryo, raise it, and collect its eggs while keeping Ripley 8 alive for further study.
As a result of the xenomorphs' DNA inside her, the clone has enhanced strength and reflexes, somewhat acidic blood, and a psychic link with the xenomorphs.
Additionally, the xenomorph's genetic memory allows the clone to have some of Ripley's memories.
404 years later, in late 2415, all of the survivors inhabit Bregna, a walled futuristic city-state, which is ruled by a congress of scientists.
Although Bregna is largely an idyllic place in the destroyed Earth, people routinely disappear and the population has nightmares.
In 2805, Earth is abandoned and covered in garbage, its population having been evacuated by megacorporation Buy-N-Large on giant starliners 700 years earlier.
BnL has left behind WALL-E robot trash compactors to clean up; however, all have since stopped functioning, except one unit who has gained sentience and is scavenging parts from other units to remain active.
One day, WALL-E discovers a healthy seedling, which he returns to his home.
Later, an unmanned spaceship lands and deploys an EVE probe to scan the planet.
WALL-E is infatuated with EVE, who is initially hostile but gradually befriends him.
When WALL-E brings EVE to his trailer and shows her the plant, however, she suddenly takes the plant and goes into standby mode.
WALL-E, confused, unsuccessfully tries to reactivate her.
The ship then returns to collect EVE, and with WALL-E clinging on, returns to its mothership, the starliner Axiom.
In the year 3000, Earth is a desolate wasteland. The Psychlos, a brutal race of giant humanoid aliens, have ruled the planet for a thousand years, and use human slave labor to strip its minerals and other resources.
A few primitive hunter-gatherer tribes of humans live in freedom in remote, hidden areas, but after ten centuries of Psychlo oppression they have abandoned any hope of regaining control of their planet.
Jonnie Goodboy Tyler rejects this universal hopelessness and leaves his tribe in the Rocky Mountains on a journey of exploration with a nomad hunter named Carlo.
Both are captured by a Psychlo raiding party and transported to a slave camp in the ruins of Denver, Colorado, the Psychlos' principal base of operations.
A massive dome over the base protects the Psychlos from Earth's atmosphere, which is toxic to them.
In 3028, humanity has mastered deep space travel, and interacted with several alien species.
A human invention called "Project Titan" alarms the Drej, a pure energy-based alien species.
As the Drej start to attack Earth, Professor Sam Tucker, the lead researcher for "Project Titan", sends his son, Cale, on one of the evacuation ships with his alien friend, Tek, while Tucker and other members of his team fly the Titan spacecraft into hyperspace.
The Drej mother ship arrives and fires a directed-energy weapon into the planet that completely destroys Earth, while debris from the explosion also destroys the Moon.
The surviving humans become nomads, generally ridiculed by other alien species.