Predator

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  • R
  • 1987
  • 1 hr 47 min
  • 7.8  (445,521)
  • 47

The movie Predator from 1987 is a science-fiction action-packed thriller directed by John McTiernan and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, and Kevin Peter Hall. The movie takes place in a dense jungle in Central America and tells the story of a team of elite commandos on a mission to rescue hostages from guerrilla forces.

Arnold Schwarzenegger plays Dutch, the leader of the team of commandos, who are sent on a mission to rescue hostages in the jungle. Along with Dutch are several other skilled fighters, including Dillon (Carl Weathers), the CIA agent who recruits the team, and Blain (Jesse Ventura), a massive machine gunner. As they move deeper into the jungle towards their objective, they begin to realize that something is not quite right.

What they thought was a simple rescue mission suddenly turns into a deadly battle for survival. The team quickly realizes that they are being hunted by an unseen predator that has the ability to camouflage itself and prey on humans with near-perfect precision. The predator is an extraterrestrial creature that has come to Earth to hunt the most dangerous game: humans.

As the team members are picked off one by one, Dutch and his remaining teammates must use their wits and skill to try and outsmart the predator and survive. As the chase becomes increasingly intense, Dutch and the predator engage in a final showdown that will decide the fate of the remaining survivors.

One of the strengths of the movie is the way it builds tension and creates a sense of fear and unease. The predator’s abilities and technology allow it to stalk the commandos from the shadows, and the movie makes excellent use of sound to create a sense of dread and danger.

Aside from the action and suspense, the movie also explores deeper themes about humanity and what makes us truly dangerous. As the team members are hunted by the predator, they begin to realize that they are not as invincible as they thought, and that their technology and weaponry may not be enough to save them.

Schwarzenegger gives a strong performance as Dutch, the battle-hardened leader who must confront his own limitations and vulnerabilities. Carl Weathers is also excellent as Dillon, the CIA agent who is forced to confront the consequences of his actions. Kevin Peter Hall is frightening and imposing as the predator, making it clear that this is not just an ordinary opponent.

Overall, Predator is a well-crafted and intense action movie that combines thrilling action sequences with deeper themes about the nature of humanity. The movie has become a classic of the genre, and its impact can still be felt in modern action movies today.

Predator is a 1987 science fiction movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 47 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.8 and a MetaScore of 47.

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  • Release Date
    1987
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 47 min
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (445,521)
  • Metascore
    47