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The Predator (2018)

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When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

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Shane Black
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Boyd Holbrook ... Quinn McKenna
Trevante Rhodes ... Nebraska Williams
Jacob Tremblay ... Rory McKenna
Keegan-Michael Key ... Coyle
Olivia Munn ... Casey Brackett
Sterling K. Brown ... Traeger
Thomas Jane ... Baxley
Alfie Allen ... Lynch
Augusto Aguilera ... Nettles
Jake Busey ... Keyes
Yvonne Strahovski ... Emily
Brian A. Prince ... Predator (as Brian Prince)
Mike Dopud ... Dupree
Niall Matter ... Sapir
Javier Lacroix ... Cantina Bartender
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From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. Now, the universe's most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race. Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, language throughout, and crude sexual references | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

When first seeing the Predator strapped to a table, Olivia Munn's character calls the creature "a beautiful motherfucker." This is a nod to the original Predator (1987) where Arnold Schwarzenegger calls the creature "one ugly motherfucker." This term has been used as a running gag throughout the sequels. See more »

Goofs

When Traeger enters the Hunter-Predator's ship, one shot shows a full moon in the sky. The moon on Halloween 2018 was in the Last Quarter phase. The Halloween moon was close to full in 2012, however the presence of a December 2016 magazine in the basement precludes that year. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Haines: [on radio] Picket One, copy. Do you got eyes on hostages?
Quinn McKenna: Still negative.
Dupree: [on radio] 20 bucks says they don't show.
Quinn McKenna: You two morons really making bets on whether a drug cartel has executed hostages?
Dupree: Abso-fucking-lutely.
Haines: I believe that was implied.
Dupree: Just checking. I'm in for 20.
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Crazy Credits

In the trailers, the 20th Century Fox logo appears through the Predator's thermal vision. The movie itself sticks with the usual Fanfare intro with no Predator embellishments. See more »

Alternate Versions

Chinese version is heavily edited. Basically every violent scene was cut/changed and every profanity was replaced or muted. See more »

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Soundtracks

F**k Everything
Written by Christopher Garza, Mark Heylmun, Daniel Kenny, Alex Lopez (as Alexandro Lopez) and Mitch Lucker (as Mitchell Lucker)
Performed by Suicide Silence
Courtesy of Century Media Records Ltd.
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Another Classic Ruined
6 June 2019 | by view_and_reviewSee all my reviews

I guess the main question is why. Why did they make this sequel? Why was the story so bad? Why were the characters so bad? Why did they take a classic movie and dump on it? More importantly, why did I watch it?

Everyone believes they need to put a new spin on things as though movies need an upgrade. Shame on you Shane Black. Yeah, you added more flash, more bang, more action, more everything but it lacked other more important things: quality, character, uniqueness.

They tried to incorporate too many characters, too many fields of expertise, and too many variations of the original. It just ended up being a dismemberment orgy of red and green blood with tons of one-liners, quips, and inept government henchmen. It was terrible.

In an attempt to be bigger, badder, better it came off as a cheap cash grab trying to profit off of the sacred name of a legend. I watched. I didn't pay but I watched. I knew better but I thought just maybe... A guy can wish can't he?


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Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Predator 4 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$88,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,632,284, 16 September 2018

Gross USA:

$51,024,708

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$160,542,134
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2.39 : 1
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