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Predators (2010)

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A group of elite warriors parachute into an unfamiliar jungle and are hunted by members of a merciless alien race.

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Storyline

The mercenary Royce; the military Isabelle; the Russian soldier Nikolai; the San Quentin criminal Stans; the Sierra Leone militia Mombasa; the drug lord Cuchillo; the Yakuza Hanzo; and the Doctor Edwin awake in free fall but they succeed to open their parachutes landing in a jungle. Soon they find that they are on another planet and they are prey of aliens in a deadly hunting game, and they need to join forces to destroy their predators and survive. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong creature violence and gore, and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,760,882, 11 July 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$52,000,688, 10 October 2010

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$127,233,108, 14 October 2010
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Alan Silvestri, who composed the score for Predator (1987), was asked to write this score to this film. He could not, due to scheduling conflicts with The A-Team (2010). John Debney, with whom Robert Rodriguez had worked previously on Sin City (2005) and The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005), received the assignment. Debney was quoted as saying that his score will be influenced by Silvestri's original score for the 1987 film. See more »

Goofs

When Isabelle shows Royce the weird magnetism by using a leaf in water, she puts the leaf on the water and it is very flat. After the cut and close-up of the leaf it is very curled up and cup like. It is very obvious that it is not the same leaf. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Royce: [as Cuchillo holds him at gunpoint] Don't. Calm down.
Cuchillo: Hey, fuck you.
Royce: Calm down.
Cuchillo: Fuck you!
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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.82 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

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from Predator (1987)
Composed by Alan Silvestri
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Great mix of old and new.
18 July 2010 | by See all my reviews

I'm surprised at the polarized opinions of Predators here on IMDb. From fans of the original movie (like me), I would have expected a degree of respect for this latest iteration; it seems to honor its predecessors while still offering new twists and depth. Without presenting spoilers, I would simply say that there were developments in Predators that present some exciting opportunities for future films. I also always appreciated Predator for its "gravitas", and Predators continues that somber and grim tradition with arguably better acting.

For new viewers, I don't see what more could have been expected. It's an old concept (The Most Dangerous Game, with hunted humans), but Predators does a good job with it. The acting is great, the lines are not successive groan-worthy quips, the cinematography is delicious, and the soundtrack is fantastic (segments of the original with new score!). Again, the overall plot isn't new, but at least it's not stupid. The characters behave in a realistic manner, and I wasn't plagued by the "why-didn't-they-just-do_____?" question for the entire movie.

Frankly, if you read a review from someone with a rating lower than five, they're just not being fair. Predators AT LEAST deserved to be watched and appreciated for what it offers.


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