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Predator (film)

Predator is a 1987 American science fiction action horror film directed by John McTiernan and written by brothers Jim and John Thomas. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as the leader of an elite special forces team which is on a mission to rescue hostages from guerrilla-held territory in Val Verde in Central America's Northern Triangle. Kevin Peter Hall co-stars as the titular antagonist, a technologically advanced form of extra-terrestrial life secretly stalking and hunting the team. Predator was written in 1985, under the working title of Hunter. Filming began in April 1986 and creature effects were devised by Stan Winston.

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This movie had two future governors. Jesse Ventura of Minnesota, and Arnold Shwarzenegger of California.

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All of the male leads in the movie had to be buff. The actors would wake up as early as 3 am to work out in private, to make sure no other actor knew they were working out for the movie

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This is the first feature film directed by John McTiernan. He went on to direct classic films such as Die Hard, and the hunt for Red October. However, currently McTiernan is incarcerated

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This is how you shook hands in the 1980's

Carl Weathers vs. Arnold Shwarzenegger.

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