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Predator

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

It came for the thrill of the hunt. It picked the wrong man to hunt.
Directed by:
John McTiernan
Written by:
John Thomas and Jim Thomas
Producer:
Joel Silver, Lawrence Gordon and John Davis
Executive producer:
Jim Thomas and Laurence Pereira
Associate producer:
John Vallone and Beau Marks

Storyline:

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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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the director of "Predator"?

John McTiernan is an American director, producer, and actor.

John McTiernan has directed movies such as "Crash Bandits", released in 2007, "The Hunt for Red October" (1990), "The Camel Wars" (2009), "Last Action Hero" (1993), "The 13th Warrior" (1999), and "Die Hard" (1988).

Arnold Schwarzenegger has also been directed by John McTiernan in "Last Action Hero", released in 1993 in which Arnold Schwarzenegger plays Jack Slater/Himself.

 

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What was the release date of "Predator"?

"Predator" was first released in the United States on Friday, June 12, 1987. Also released on this day was "Ichiban utsukushiku" (dir. Akira Kurosawa)

Release date in the United States:
  • Friday, June 12, 1987
Release date for the United Kingdom:
  • Friday, January 01, 1988
 

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Oldies: "Predator" (1987), a film by John McTiernan
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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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