Sent to eliminate a gun-running camp in Central America, United States Major Dutch Schaeffer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and his commandos get... Read More
Sent to eliminate a gun-running camp in Central America, United States Major Dutch Schaeffer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and his commandos get more than they bargained for when they cross paths with a mysterious assassin. As members of their unit begin to disappear, Dutch, Dillon (Carl Weathers), and Blain (Jesse Ventura) conclude that whatever is hunting them is not of this earth. Every attempt at a tactical defense is a defeated for Dutch and company and it is only in the last stretch of their race to safety that their suspicions are confirmed and they encounter the alien nimrod face to face. <br> <br> A summer box office smash, 1987's PREDATOR re-ignited an old trend of movies depicting aliens invading earth that began decades earlier with films like WAR OF THE WORLDS and INVADERS FROM MARS. McTiernan does a miraculous job of directing the "invisible" Predator. Furthermore, the special effects, which are stunningly subtle and never boisterous, make PREDATOR a strikingly contemporary sci-fi effort even am... Minimize
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42 Reviews from Epinions.com
Jun 15, 2009
Arnold is Huge, Hot, and Hunted in PREDATOR
Pros: Oscar nominated special effects, strong simple story. Action and Arnold.
Cons: Not deep.
This movie has super high rewatchability. As much fun as it was 22 years ago. Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 2, 2009
"Predator" An Excellent Action - Sci-Fi Movie And An Alien To Die For
Pros: The "Predator" is the best alien in any film, action, music, and effects.
Cons: For what the movie is all about, I can't really think of anything
Bottom Line: The movie plays to it's strength. in all, it's just a high octane action movie with a nice sci-fi twist. A must watch.
The movie plays to it's strength. in all, it's just a high octane action movie with a nice sci-fi twist. A must watch.Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 20, 2011
Predator (1987) - Arnie takes on one ugly youknowwhat. 95%
Pros: Action, gore, well use of setting
Cons: Pacing can bother some, predictable
An Arnie classic for sure, and recommended to hardcore action fans. Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 4, 2005
Review #500: If it bleeds, we can kill it
Pros: Action, horror and Sci-Fi blended brilliantly in a lush jungle with great effects.
Cons: A few plot niggles
One of the greatest action movies of all time, if you claim to be a fan of the genre and haven't seen Predator, you should be ashamed. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 29, 2010
THE TEST OF TIME
Pros: High quality transfer of movie that stands the test of time.
Cons: Enthusiasts will disappoint at lack of new extras, but hey its an old movie gang.
This movie seems new with the high quality blu-ray transfer. Worth not just watching but owning for blu-ray enthusiasts. Read More at Epinions.com
Apr 5, 2009
Back When Arnie and Jesse Were Still Cool...
Pros: Unusual horror-action hybrid. Good supporting cast. Good script.
Cons: Some SFX work showing it's age. Cookie-cutter characters.
Bottom Line: First class 80's SI-FI/Action flick.
First class 80's SI-FI/Action flick.Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 16, 2003
Arnie meets his match.
Pros: Lots of action and suspense, Great FX, all around fun.
Cons: Not much at all.
Leaves Alien for dead. Read More at Epinions.com
May 1, 2001
Just when you think it's safe to go back into the jungle...
Pros: Arnie VS. Predator, nuf said, Marines shooting defenseless forest!
Cons: VHS Widescreen had more specials then DVD DTS!
A great movie to see, a horrible DVD goodies section. Read More at Epinions.com
Apr 20, 2004
Review for "Predator"
Pros: One of Arnold's best movies, and one of the best action movies ever made.
Arnold is the king of action movies, and Predator is one of his crown jewels. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 3, 2000
The ultimate slasher flick
Pros: Tension you can cut with a knife; original concept; absolutely no pretension to a deeper meaning
Cons: Dialogue is silly in places, as is Schwarzenegger's reluctance to just slip away Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 24, 1999
High testosterone fun
Pros: Great action, writing, casting... everything!
Cons: Predictable -- but what action movie isn't? Read More at Epinions.com