• Predator 2 (2004)

Predator 2

Release Date: September 26th, 2004

DVD Release Date: February 4th, 2003

R |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

Los Angeles is enduring a heat wave and a crime wave, so the pressure on police officer Michael Harrigan (Danny Glover) to solve a strange string of murders is mounting. Harrigan thinks the culprit can be found among the warring gangs and drug cartels, but FBI Special Agent Peter Keyes (Gary Busey) knows the horrible truth: Their killer is a fearsome extraterrestrial (Kevin Peter Hall) with keen hunting abilities that include superior night vision and the power to make itself invisible.

Cast: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Rubén Blades, Maria Conchita Alonso, Bill Paxton, Kevin Peter Hall, Robert Davi, Adam Baldwin

Director: Stephen Hopkins

Genres: Action , Science Fiction

Production Co: Davis Entertainment

Keywords: 1990s, Pursuit, Police station, Cool, Los Angeles, Suspenseful

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Dave KehrChicago Tribune

    The picture hurtles along, smoothly if not plausibly, and saves some surprises for the last reel. The Predator, it seems, represents that part of the human spirit that responds with pleasure when violence breaks out, whether it is in Central America, the inner city, or the suburban multiplex playing Predator 2. [21 Nov 1990, p.3C]

  • 30
    IGN

    There are a couple of entertaining action sequences, including the climactic battle between the cop and the Predator. The special effects, all shot on film, and the makeup effects, are top-notch for the time they appeared, so as a historical record the movie is interesting. But it just doesn't have enough meat to sate a hungry hunter. show more

  • 63
    Bill CosfordMiami Herald

    There's not a dull moment in the thing, and it's dumb as dirt. But who can resist? It's the ultimate guilty pleasure, the kind of movie that in years to come, when they're chronicling the decline of our culture, will turn up as an exhibit. [23 Nov 1990, p.G5]

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