The Predator

Release Date: September 14th, 2018

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. 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 boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and an evolutionary biologist can prevent the end of the human race.

Cast: Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, Thomas Jane, Alfie Allen, Sterling K. Brown

Director: Shane Black

Genres: Adventure , Science fiction , Action , Horror

Production Co: Davis Entertainment

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Underdog , Gripping , Rivalry , Escape , Small town , 2010s , Amusing , Quest , Dark ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Tongue firmly in cheek and sporting a taste for blood, The Predator has some nasty down-and-dirty pleasures, but director Shane Black can’t entirely reconcile his lightly self-mocking tone with the film’s muscular B-movie action. show more

  • 70
    Slate

    Through sheer force of weird meta gags and explosive viscera — they might have made the most fun movie in the franchise. show more

  • 70
    Jordan MintzerThe Hollywood Reporter

    While the other Predator films tried to remain dark and tense, tossing in a decent one-liner here or there, Black’s movie is so cleverly over-the-top that it’s easy and pleasurable enough to watch, though never exactly scary or suspenseful. show more

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