Predator (1987)

Dutch (Arnold Schwarzenegger) has a code of honor which he will not violate, even when his life depends on it. Paradoxically, his code of honor gives him the backbone to survive as a military special forces operative when he is sent on a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 12, 1987
DVD Release Date: December 26, 2000
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Pat Graham
Chicago Reader

Despite the off-rhythm styling, there's not a lot going on.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Alternately grisly and dull.

Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show

It's the perfect blend of explosive machismo and thrills where the setting is almost as ominous as the terrifying extra-terrestrial villain.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

With its stilted dialogue and hammy acting, the film has the look of an expensive production but the feel of a B movie, delivering the sort of undemanding monster mayhem Arnie's fans have come to expect.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It's a slick, high-energy action picture that takes a lot of its strength from its steamy locations in Mexico.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A very testosterone laced action thriller...

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Douglas Pratt
Hollywood Reporter

It is so lean, so exciting and so imaginative that you can watch it every month or two, year in and year out, and never get tired of it.

Chris Stuckmann

A year before the release of Die Hard, McTiernan captured loads of suspense, terror, and sheer testosterone. They simply don't make them like this anymore.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

A hell of a lot of fun and plenty of testosterone.

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[img][/img] It have shamefully stale acting but the characters in it are extremly likable.… More