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Predator
Directed by:
John McTiernan

"Predator" (also known as "Alien Hunter", "Hunter", "Primevil") is an Action/Horror/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by John McTiernan, released in the USA on June 12 of 1987 , starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo, Bill Duke, Jesse Ventura and Sonny Landham.

Nothing like it has ever been on Earth before. It came from another planet for the thrill of the hunt. It picked the wrong man.

Who directed "Predator":

Predator was directed by John McTiernan, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before Predator, John McTiernan had directed Nomads, released in 1986. Since, he directed Die Hard, released in 1988, The Hunt for Red October (1990), Medicine Man (1992), Last Action Hero (1993), Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995), and The 13th Warrior (1999).

When was "Predator" released:

Predator was first released in the United States on Friday, June 12, 1987. Also released on this day was Million Dollar Mystery (dir. Richard Fleischer). This was thirty (30) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, January 01, 1988 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, August 19, 1987 in France; Thursday, August 27, 1987 in Germany; Thursday, July 23, 1987 in Italy; Thursday, August 20, 1987 in Australia and on Saturday, June 27, 1987 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Predator":

At the casting of Predator we find Arnold Schwarzenegger, previously seen in Raw Deal (1986) and Commando (1985); Carl Weathers (Rocky IV (1985), Rocky III (1982)); Elpidia Carrillo (Salvador (1986), Under Fire (1983)) [ more... ]

  • Sonny Landham and Carl Weathers, Bill Duke also worked together in Action Jackson, released in 1988.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jesse Ventura also appeared together in The Running Man, released in 1987.
  • Jesse Ventura and Arnold Schwarzenegger also appeared together in Batman & Robin, released in 1997.

What is the Storyline of "Predator":

The film opens with a mysterious spacecraft entering Earth's atmosphere, then focuses on the coast of Guatemala, where a joint task force, led by Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer (Arnold Schwarzenegger), is assigned to rescue a presidential cabinet minister kidnapped by guerrilla forces in Val Verde, Guatemala. Dutch's old military buddy, George Dillon (Carl Weathers), who is currently a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer, steps in as a liaison. The team is then inserted by helicopter to their destination [...]

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Cast

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger ("Dutch") and Elpidia Carrillo ("Anna")

Arnold Schwarzenegger (Dutch) and Elpidia Carrillo (Anna) in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger ("Dutch") and Bill Duke ("Mac")

Arnold Schwarzenegger (Dutch) and Bill Duke (Mac) in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger (Dutch) and Bill Duke (Mac) in Predator (1987)

Sonny Landham as "Billy"

Sonny Landham as Billy in Predator (1987)

Sonny Landham as Billy in Predator (1987)

Sonny Landham as Billy in Predator (1987)

Sonny Landham as Billy in Predator (1987)

Sonny Landham as Billy in Predator (1987)

Sonny Landham as Billy in Predator (1987)

Carl Weathers as "Dillon"

Carl Weathers as Dillon in Predator (1987)

Carl Weathers as Dillon in Predator (1987)

Bill Duke as "Mac"

Bill Duke as Mac in Predator (1987)

Bill Duke as Mac in Predator (1987)

Bill Duke as Mac in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as "Dutch"

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Dutch in Predator (1987)

Jesse Ventura ("Blain") and Bill Duke ("Mac")

Jesse Ventura (Blain) and Bill Duke (Mac) in Predator (1987)

Elpidia Carrillo as "Anna"

Elpidia Carrillo as Anna in Predator (1987)

Carl Weathers ("Dillon") and Arnold Schwarzenegger ("Dutch")

Carl Weathers (Dillon) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (Dutch) in Predator (1987)

Jesse Ventura as "Blain"

Jesse Ventura as Blain in Predator (1987)

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