A team of special force ops, led by a tough but fair soldier, Major “Dutch” Schaefer, are ordered in to assist CIA man, George Dillon, on a rescue mission for potential survivors of a Helicopter downed over remote South American jungle. Not long after they land, Dutch and his team discover that they have been sent in under false pretenses. This deception turns out to be the least of their worries though, when they find themselves being methodically hunted by something not of this world. —IMDb
A master craftsman notable for his almost Hitchcockian ability to create suspense and keep action moving at an exhilarating pace, director John McTiernan began his involved with theatrical arts early in life. His father was an opera singer, and McTiernan made his theatrical debut at age seven playing bit roles in his father’s shows. After high school he became involved with summer stock, where he directed, acted, and designed until attended Julliard and New York University, where he studied film. He then became designer and technical director at the Manhattan School of Music.
McTiernan went on to make over 200 television commercials before making his feature film debut by directing the fantasy horror movie Nomads (1985). He followed that up with Predator (1987), a sci-fi action film featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger that spawned a franchise.
In 1988, McTiernan helmed his best-known film, the blockbuster Die Hard. Starring Bruce Willis, the film was a hit with both audiences… read more
An article on the film by Martin Barnier, translated by Ted Fendt, published at The Vulgar Cinema: http://thevulgarcinema.blogspot.ca/2013/11/predator-or-violence.html?m=1
Probablemente, después de Terminator 2, la película que define la carrera de Arnold Schwarzenneger y un tipo de cine particular que se hace en los años 80.
Eso que muchos llaman el cine de testosterona… read review
In a lot of ways, Predator is the greatest action movie ever made. It’s certainly the best Sci-Fi/Action movie ever made. It terms of straight-forward storytelling and characters it is simply unmatched… read review