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Predator (1987)

37 Ratings: 3.8
A movie directed by John McTiernan

RambomeetsAlienin this terrific science-fiction thriller from 1987, directed by John McTiernan just a year beforeDie Hardmade him Hollywood's most sought-after director of action-packed blockbusters. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite squad of … see full wiki

Director: John McTiernan
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
11 reviews about Predator (1987)
review by . November 13, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
 *** out of ****      There will never truly be a Predator hunter/victim better than Arnold Schwarzenegger. He's a natural born action star who was meant to play these kinds of roles, even if he's never truly spectacular in any of them. None the less, "Predator" is movie fanboy goodness in nearly every way. It's got plenty of action and a solid amount of blood, as well as a heart and a wild ride full of thrills. Also, there's plenty of good movie …
Quick Tip by . June 20, 2012
Armed forces team heads to the jungle on a mission and en route home become stalked by an intergalactic trophy hunter. One of Arnolds best action movies period.
Quick Tip by . August 28, 2010
This is definitely, in my opinion, a movie that children should not be watching. I made the mistake of letting my 9 and 10 year old watch this, and spent the entire night up with them because of nightmares. For the adult side of things, this is a pretty good movie if you like high action movies. 3 stars from me.
Quick Tip by . August 12, 2010
The nearly non-stop tension and action filling 3/4 of this movie make it a must for action junkies. Some of Arnolds best one-liners came from this classic!
review by . May 01, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
is a true sci-fi classic. Like the Alien Quadrilogy (Alien/ Aliens /Alien 3 /Alien Resurrection), a powerful alien creature slaughters humans like cattle.     What makes Predator so great - and what more recent copycats lack - is a great cast of characters and dramatic scenes. Far from just being cannon fodder, you actually start to like Dillon and Blane and the rest. I'll never forget the scene when Dillon becomes so nervous he breaks his razor while shaving - what a great way …
review by . September 09, 2009
Predator was another big budget star vehicle for Arnold Schwarzenegger.  This time he's a special Ops team leader named Dutch who's on a mission is to rescue some hostages in the middle of some sweltering jungle somewhere in Central America.  Carl Weathers co-stars as a CIA Operative who's in charge of the mission.  A lot of sweat and testosterone in this pictures as the two have a arm "tussle" when they see each other.  Team members Jesse Ventura and Bill Duke have …
Quick Tip by . November 23, 2009
Among Arnold's best, this rumble-in-the-jungle is downright good science fiction, too.
review by . February 02, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
This movie is one of the most engaging and intense science fiction movies ever made. An alien lands in the jungles of Central America and is on a hunt with humans serving as the prey. Armed with high-tech weapons and an invisibility screen, it can move through the jungles at will, but can be injured by firearms.    Arnold Schwarzenegger is the leader of a team of mercenaries sent into the jungles of Central America by the American CIA. Their mission is supposedly to rescue some hostages …
review by . June 26, 2006
I must admit that even for a girl, I think this is one of the best nail-biting, or fist smashing if you prefer, action movies that has hit the screen in the past years. This movie came out when I was six years old and along with the Conan movies, which were one of the first movies I have ever seen, made Schwarzenegger my favorite action hero. Since my father had the terminator hair cut and even resembled him, I was sucked into a world of fantastic movies, which never gave me nightmares and pretty …
review by . July 25, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
Even after 17 years, I still enjoy this hybrid film which combines the best features of action adventure with special effects which create what is generally referred to as "science fiction." Here's the basic situation: Major Alan ("Dutch") Schaefer (Schwarzenegger) and his personal team of highly trained and highly skilled special operatives are enlisted by the CIA to go into an unnamed Latin American country to rescue others who had previously been assigned there on a special mission to....   …
review by . March 21, 2004
Arnold in an updated version of Most Dangerous Game against an alien hunter who can be invisible, has a force field, has heat sensors, and super advanced weaponry. This is one of the most memorable aliens in the history of cinema.Arnold's group of elite soldiers (they appear to be Rangers) are sent on a rescue mission in a South American jungle. It turns out there are more than just bad guys there. There is also, the above mentioned alien who loves to hunt them down one by one and take something …
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