Sci-fi adventure or family-friendly animated fun? Take your pick — those are the new offerings at the movies this weekend.

In ‘Prometheus,’ considered the prequel to the 1979 hit ‘Alien,’ a clue to mankind’s origins leads a team of explorers to deep space where they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

And in ‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,’ beloved lead characters Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, and Melman the Giraffe are still fighting to get home to New York, with their latest journey taking them to a European traveling circus.

Here’s a sneak peek.

‘Prometheus’

Directed by: Ridley Scott
Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce, Logan Marshall-Green
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‘Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted’

Directed by: Eric Darnell, Conrad Vernon, Tom McGrath
Starring: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Martin Short, Frances McDormand
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