Predator

Release Date: November 23rd, 2002

DVD Release Date: November 3rd, 1998

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Dutch (Arnold Schwarzenegger), a soldier of fortune, is hired by the U.S. government to secretly rescue a group of politicians trapped in Guatemala. But when Dutch and his team, which includes weapons expert Blain (Jesse Ventura) and CIA agent George (Carl Weathers), land in Central America, something is gravely wrong. After finding a string of dead bodies, the crew discovers they are being hunted by a brutal creature with superhuman strength and the ability to disappear into its surroundings.

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Jesse Ventura, Elpidia Carrillo, Bill Duke, Sonny Landham, Richard Chaves, R. G. Armstrong

Director: John McTiernan

Genres: Science fiction , Action , Adventure

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, American Entertainment

Keywords: Tense , Survival , Murder , Rescue , 1980s , Escape , Mystery , Deception

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Duane ByrgeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Structurally, Predator is a classic behind-enemy-lines/buddy movies. Nothing much new, just well done. show more

  • 75
    Jay ScottThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    It's got thrills and chills and one of the most elegantly conceived monsters in the history of movies. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Moves at a breakneck pace, it has strong and simple characterizations, it has good location photography and terrific special effects, and it supplies what it claims to supply: an effective action movie. show more

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