Story: A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior. (IMDb)
Predator: Part sci-fi, part horror, part action — all muscle.
Rotten Tomatoes Critics Consensus
Why should you add Predator to your Watchlist?
✪ Intense Action: The movie is packed with intense action sequences that will keep you on the edge of your seat. From explosive gunfights to hand-to-hand combat, the action is non-stop and thrilling.
✪ Memorable Villain: The Predator itself is one of the most iconic movie villains of all time. With its unique design and advanced technology, the creature is a formidable foe that makes for an exciting and terrifying antagonist.
✪ Great Cinematography: The film’s cinematography is expertly done, with sweeping shots of the jungle and creative use of lighting to create a sense of tension and danger.
✪ Impressive Special Effects: For a movie made in the 80s, Predator’s special effects are impressive. The creature’s invisibility cloak and thermal vision are particularly well-done and hold up well today.
✪ Cultural Impact: Predator has had a significant cultural impact, spawning sequels, spin-offs, and a dedicated fanbase. It’s a movie that has stood the test of time and continues to be a beloved classic.
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Predator is part of the franchise:
Aliens and Predators Cinematic Universe
Predator (1987) is featured in the following movie collection(s):
Top 21 Scariest Horror Films from the 1980s
Best Movies of the 1980s: Top 30 & Top 100 Films of the Greedy Eighties