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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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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Adrien Brody ... Royce
Topher Grace ... Edwin
Alice Braga ... Isabelle
Walton Goggins ... Stans
Oleg Taktarov ... Nikolai
Laurence Fishburne ... Noland
Danny Trejo ... Cuchillo
Louis Ozawa Changchien ... Hanzo
Mahershala Ali ... Mombasa (as Mahershalalhashbaz Ali)
Carey Jones Carey Jones ... Tracker Predator (as Carey L. Jones)
Brian Steele ... Berserker Predator / Falconer Predator
Derek Mears ... Classic Predator
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Storyline

When a group of elite warriors find themselves in a jungle they realize that they are in a completely different planet and it's home to a race of extraterrestrial hunters. The Group consists of, A Mercenary known as Royce, A IDF Sniper known as Isabelle, A Russian Spetsnaz known as Nikolai, A Drug Cartel Enforcer known as Cuchillo, A RUF Officer known as Mombasa, A Death Row Immate known as Stans, A Yakuza Assassin known as Hanzo and an American Doctor known as Edwin. It's up to these 8 Individuals to Stop their Hunters and get out of the planet.

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The Hunt Is On See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Russian

Release Date:

9 July 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Predator 3 See more »

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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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Dolby Digital | DTS

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The average height of the actors who play the Predators in this film is 6'6½", while the actors in the previous films, Kevin Peter Hall and Ian Whyte, were 7'2½" and 7'1" tall, respectively. See more »

Goofs

When we first see Nikolai open up with his minigun, the barrels don't appear to be moving. However, this is because of a common stroboscopic optical illusion known as the wagon-wheel effect (caused by temporal aliasing. The best known example of this is when the wheels of a stagecoach appear to be stationary when in fact they are rotating, because they are rotating at exactly the same speed as the camera shutter, i.e. 24 times a second.) 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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Written by Robert 'Bumps' Blackwell (as Robert Blackwell), Little Richard (as Richard W. Penniman) and Enotris Johnson
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A great return to the series!
4 November 2010 | by lekgolahSee all my reviews

I had high expectations for Predators since I knew that producer, Robert Rodrigeuz was aware of how much fans despised the the AVP films and that he wanted to make the "real" sequel to Predator. Predator is a great action film, so how could the sequel live up to the original? They make the sequel its own; the film takes place on the predator's planet, the lead actor is not the macho hero of the 80s but instead rather reluctant and they create interesting characters.

Adrien Brody may at first seemed like an unusual choice for the lead character but he is interesting to watch and brings something new to the film. After all, he is an Oscar winning actor and his journey into a new role is fun to watch. While the script is not Oscar worthy, it keeps the viewer in suspense and never takes the audience out of the film.

The supporting cast are interesting and come with their own stories. They include a Russian soldier, a Yakuza member, a convict and a Black Ops sniper. While some have more screen time than others, they play off each other well and are interesting to watch.

Being the sequel to Predator (and that other film, which I won't mention) action is expected and the film delivers. One of the first action scenes involves predator beasts charging at the characters and it is exciting to watch. This is the same for the rest of the action scenes that keep the audience entertained.

While the first Predator film asked the what they were been hunted by, this time they are asking where are they, who is responsible and how are they going to get back home? In some ways I felt that this film was leading up to a sequel that will be bigger and better in every way, but unlike some of the slower episodes of Lost, you go with it because it is the journey that is important as the film is not treading water. Without spoiling anything, something happens halfway through the film, which reveals more but asks new questions as well.

Predators is not perfect but it is enjoyable to watch and will keep you interested in seeing what happens next. The film delivers on what it promises and fans should not be disappointed.


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