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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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Cast

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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Storyline

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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The Hunt has Evolved See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official Site | See more »

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Predator See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$88,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,632,284, 16 September 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$51,024,708, 29 November 2018
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | Dolby (Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Casey Bracket (Munn) first enters the lab and is examining the recovered Predator items, one of the shelves in the background contains the Xenomorph Tail Spear from AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004). See more »

Goofs

When Nettles (the helicopter pilot) is introduced it specifically stated that he "flew Hueys for three tours over there." This would be more than a little difficult as the UH-1 "Huey" helicopter was removed from flight service by the US Army in 1984 when it was replaced by the UH-60 Blackhawk.

While some National Guard units continued to fly the Huey for many years, by the time of the Third Gulf War, Hueys were no longer used in front line engagements. There would be no way that Nettles would flown for three tours, or any at all in time for him to have returned to the US as a burned out pilot. 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 »

Connections

References AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Midnight Train to Memphis
Written by Chris Stapleton and Mike Henderson
Performed by Chris Stapleton
Courtesy of Mercury Nashville Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

 
Fans of the original movie, please avoid this. Absolute trash!!
13 September 2018 | by rachit666See all my reviews

What a train wreck of a movie!! Absolute garbage. Dumbass story, crap actors, one stupid decision after another, really generic and bad background score. This was disrespectful of the predator franchise. Forget the first two movies (this isn't even on the same continent as far as quality is concerned), even the AVP series was better. And the jokes...OH MY GOD THE JOKES...totally forced and lameass.

Anyone with even a shred of attachment to the legit classic that the first Pred movie was, kindly save yourself the trauma and avoid this one.

Shane black - can you please not direct any movie again? Pretty please?


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