"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.
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 [...]
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.
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
- Friday, January 01, 1988