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Predator (1987)
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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.
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We have a payload to deliver to the heart of our nearest star. We are delivering that payload cause that star is dying and, if it dies, we die, everything dies. So that is our mission, there is nothing, literally nothing, more important than completing our mission. End of story.

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#2
I watched this for the first time yesterday in anticipation of the new movie coming out, and overall, despite a few minor issues, I really enjoyed it. It was Ahnold at his '80s peak fighting an equally badass alien alongside a squad of tough guys, all with John McTiernan at the helm delivering some great action, buildup, and tension. Overall, it's a rightful classic of action/horror.

My full review is here.
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Definitely a fun action-horror movie, with an awesome and badass cast (my favorite being, by far, Blaine). None of the sequels have come close, and a good portion of them aren't even watchable.
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We have a payload to deliver to the heart of our nearest star. We are delivering that payload cause that star is dying and, if it dies, we die, everything dies. So that is our mission, there is nothing, literally nothing, more important than completing our mission. End of story.

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#4
This was a lot of fun. enjoyed it much more than i initially thought i would. i liked a lot of the characters (mainly Dutch, blain, and mac) and the deths were gory and brutal at times. The suspense and atmosphere was great as well
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I LOVED the article about how the film deconstructs toxic masc and uses the kills/Predator to mock that. Definitely earns some more points in my book
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We are all in strung-out shape, but stay frosty, and alert. We cannot afford to let one of those bastards in here.
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It was definitely an interesting read. I love movies with themes/messages hidden but i wasn't expecting a movie like this to have that
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