Questions tagged [predator]

The 1987 action film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, and Carl Weathers about soldiers being hunted by an alien being. This film paved the way for additional films in the franchise, including Predator 2 and the crossover Alien Vs. Predator series.

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Why did the first Predator come to Earth?

In the movie Predator (1987), why did the predator come to Earth? I only know a little bit about Predator lore/fandom. Was he hunting for a rite of passage? Was he already an established hunter and ...
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What does Billy mean by saying Broke-dick dog?

In the movie Predator (1987), CIA agent Dillon supervises Dutch & the team as they attempt to rescue the hostages held by insurgents. The team discovers the damaged helicopter and three ...
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How did the Predator use its cloaking device after short-circuiting in the water?

In Predator (1987) when the Predator walks through the water the cloaking device shorted and the Predator appears in front of Dutch. Before the last battle between Dutch and the Predator we can see ...
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Why didn't Arnold Schwarzenegger appear in Predator 2?

As per Wikipedia Predator 2 is a 1990 American science fiction action-horror film written by brothers Jim and John Thomas, directed by Stephen Hopkins, As we know, Predator (1987) was a huge hit at ...
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Why didn't “Dutch” & his commandos bring any thermal imaging devices?

In 1987's Predator movie we can see the Predator using thermal imaging and sensitive listening devices to find humans to hunt. Why didn't Dutch and the commandos bring thermal imaging devices like ...
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Did the Predator franchise ever address AvP or AvP2 being canon or not?

Alien vs. Predator and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem have been considered non-canon from the point of Alien franchise and has been addressed in this site many times too: How is Prometheus connected to ...
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What did the Predator say to Dutch during the final fight scene?

In Predator (1987), during the final fight scene, Dutch defeats the Predator, after hitting the Predator with a big rock, and then stops. Then he asks the Predator, "What the hell are you?" ...
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Why does the predator only come in the hottest seasons?

The old ones in the village cross themselves and whisper crazy things. "Demonio. Cazador de trofoes." Only the hottest times of the hottest years... This line from Anna in Predator (1987) ...
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In the Predator movies, did makers mention anything about female Predators?

The Predator movie franchise, the Predator (1987), Predator 2 (1990), Predators (2010) and also upcoming movie The Predator (2018). In the previous Predator movies, we can see Predators hunt human's &...
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The death of Billy Sole in Predator

Can anyone explain the death of Billy Sole in Predator (1987)? Why did he experience a sudden suicidal spasm, started to strike a knife across his chest and decided to face the predator without any ...
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Why did the Predator not kill Arnold immediately as it killed everybody else?

In the movie Predator (1987), near the climax, when the Predator finds Arnold, it did not try to kill him immediately. Instead, it goes near him and checks his head and removes its helmet (I am ...
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What was funny about Hanzo's hand in the film Predators?

In the 2010 film Predators, the Yakuza character Hanzo (played by Louis Ozawa Changchien) and Edwin (played by Topher Grace) are having a conversation about how Hanzo can speak English and why he does ...
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In the movie Predator, are the characters Mac and Blain gay?

In the movie, Mac seems to be the most affected one than anyone else when Blain is killed. They seem to share some strong connection. Is there any chance they are gay or is it a very strong bond they ...
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Can a wooden log really harm a creature like the Predator?

In the movie Predator (1987), right after Blain was killed, Dutch and his entire team fired at the creature. Specifically Mac said he fired two full packs straight at it. And we also know creature was ...
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Why is the 'Get to the chopper' so famous?

The other day, I watched The Predator just to see why the 'Get to the chopper' is so famous. Finally, I heard the 'Get to the chopper!' line. But it was not funny or memorable at all. I had presumed ...
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Why did they allow Anna onto the helicopter?

At the end of Predator we see Anna is on the American helicopter when Dutch gets there. Why did they allow her on? As far as they were concerned, she was a random stranger at best and a guerilla ...
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What does Arnold's quote “Poor Sport” Mean in Predator (1987)

In the movie Predator, near the end, after they try to trap the Predator in that net, and it shoots its way out, a lot of them die. One guy is badly injured, so Arnold and that girl help him walk. ...