Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No Imagination", "Submit to Authority". Even scarier is that he is able to see that some usually normal-looking people are in fact ugly aliens in charge of the massive campaign to keep humans subdued.Written by
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Shepard Fairey credits the film as a major source of inspiration, sharing a similar logo to his "OBEY" campaign. "They Live was...the basis for my use of the word 'obey'," Fairey said. "The movie has a very strong message about the power of commercialism and the way that people are manipulated by advertising." See more »
The shotgun that Roddy Piper's character uses can only hold 5 to 6 rounds (including one in the chamber) due to the length of the magazine tube. Yet it is fired 9 times without a reload. See more »
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