Amidst a territorial gang war, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran L.A.P.D. officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.

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LAPD lieutenant Mike Harrigan and his cocky detective partner Jerry Lambert soon realize that what seemed a bloody feud between voodoo high priest King Willie's Jamaican gangs and Ramon Vega's Colombian drug gang is actually the work of a scary third party. Peter Keyes's federal team shields the crime scene even for the LAPD. BUt after forensics proves it must be an alien, who keeps making victims, the chase brings them all together. Written by KGF Vissers

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The Ultimate Hunter. See more »

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Rated R for strong violence and language, and for sensuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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21 November 1990 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$30,669,413 (USA)
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| (FSK 18 version) (heavily cut) (TV) (FSK 18) | (vcd)

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Trivia

At one point Arnold Schwarzenegger was going to co-star in the film, but chose to do Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) instead. See more »

Goofs

When Keyes is giving Lt. Harrigan a full explanation of just who and what the Predator is, he lists a series of places where the Predator has previously made an appearance; and among these places he cites Iwo Jima. Keyes explains that the Predator is "drawn by heat, and conflict". This elaborates on a similar insight shared in the first Predator film by the Mexican girl Anna who says that the creature only appears "in the hottest years". However, Iwo Jima is in the North Pacific, and its climate is not particularly hot. In February and March of 1945 when the famous battle was fought, temperatures ranged from the low 70's in the daytime, to the upper 50's at night. See more »

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Reporter: As drought-ridden Los Angeles swelters in agonizing heat, drug lords wage bloody warfare in the streets. Yet another open conflict... Oh, fuck this, get me out of here!
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Featured in The Predator 2: International (1990) See more »

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YOUNG GIFTED AND BLACK
Written by Papa Dee and Karl "Utopia" McFaul
Produced by Bankrash and Papa Dee
Performed by Papa Dee
Courtesy of Telegram Records AB & BMG Music International
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It was always gonna be hard to live up to the original Predator movie!!
30 December 1998 | by (Dublin) – See all my reviews

For many people who saw the first Predator movie and liked it, this might be a bit of a disappointment. However, for those of us who saw the first Pred flick and loved it....this is another cool installment from the deadliest alien to grace the silver screen. This time his victims range from Colombian and Jamaican drug lords to gang members to cops. Equipped with even more advanced weaponry, the Predator goes on the rampage in LA, thrilling us with some great action scenes. The film also shows us the deadly being has an honourable and sympathetic side to him....a truly great hunter....Check it out, it's a good action movie with plenty of thrills and spills. (look out for the skull of an alien from the ALIENS movies in the Pred's trophy cabinet)


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