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3rd Feb '17 4:52:59 PM Lanes17B
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* StuntCasting: The reason why the movie cost so make as much as it did, is because Kevin Peter Hall, who played the Predator, convinced the producers to hire the Los Angeles Lakers to portray the other Predators.
3rd Feb '17 4:47:53 PM Lanes17B
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StuntCasting: The reason why the movie cost so make as much as it did, is because Kevin Peter Hall, who played the Predator, convinced the producers to hire the Los Angeles Lakers to portray the other Predators.

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* StuntCasting: The reason why the movie cost so make as much as it did, is because Kevin Peter Hall, who played the Predator, convinced the producers to hire the Los Angeles Lakers to portray the other Predators.
3rd Feb '17 4:42:52 PM Lanes17B
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StuntCasting: The reason why the movie cost so make as much as it did, is because Kevin Peter Hall, who played the Predator, convinced the producers to hire the Los Angeles Lakers to portray the other Predators.
1st Jan '17 5:55:13 PM Aaaargh
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** [[spoiler:Jerry Lambert]] blocks the Predator from following the fleeing subway passengers and pays for it with his life. [[spoiler:Although it could also be a SenselessSacrifice as Big Pred probably didn't pose a threat to most of the (unarmed) passengers, or - as we find out later - Leona. Lambert could simply have bit off more than he could chew, his recklessness costing him his life (and skull, and spine etc.) for very little in return.]]

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** [[spoiler:Jerry Lambert]] blocks the Predator from following the fleeing subway passengers and pays for it with his life. [[spoiler:Although it could also be a SenselessSacrifice StupidSacrifice as Big Pred probably didn't pose a threat to most of the (unarmed) passengers, or - as we find out later - Leona. Lambert could simply have bit off more than he could chew, his recklessness costing him his life (and skull, and spine etc.) for very little in return.]]
1st Jan '17 5:28:00 PM Aaaargh
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** [[spoiler:Jerry Lambert]] blocks the Predator from following the fleeing subway passengers and pays for it with his life. [[spoiler:(Although it could also be a SenselessSacriface as Big Pred probably didn't pose a threat to most of the (unarmed) passengers, or - as we find out later - Leona. Lambert could simply have bit off more than he could chew, his recklessness costing him his life (and skull, and spine etc.) for very little in return.)]]

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** [[spoiler:Jerry Lambert]] blocks the Predator from following the fleeing subway passengers and pays for it with his life. [[spoiler:(Although [[spoiler:Although it could also be a SenselessSacriface SenselessSacrifice as Big Pred probably didn't pose a threat to most of the (unarmed) passengers, or - as we find out later - Leona. Lambert could simply have bit off more than he could chew, his recklessness costing him his life (and skull, and spine etc.) for very little in return.)]]]]
1st Jan '17 5:26:25 PM Aaaargh
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** [[spoiler:Jerry Lambert]] blocks the Predator from following the fleeing subway passengers and pays for it with his life.

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** [[spoiler:Jerry Lambert]] blocks the Predator from following the fleeing subway passengers and pays for it with his life. [[spoiler:(Although it could also be a SenselessSacriface as Big Pred probably didn't pose a threat to most of the (unarmed) passengers, or - as we find out later - Leona. Lambert could simply have bit off more than he could chew, his recklessness costing him his life (and skull, and spine etc.) for very little in return.)]]
27th Dec '16 7:09:47 PM contrafanxxx
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* SequelHook: "Don't worry, asshole. You'll get another chance."
12th Dec '16 9:18:33 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* AppliedPhlebotinum: Glowing blue jello (with anything else added to it - here the primary ingredient is drywall) can apparently heal the most dire of wounds. The Predator has weapons beyond our understanding, why not medicine too? Also a case of ClarkesThirdLaw.

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* AppliedPhlebotinum: Glowing blue jello (with anything else added to it - -- here the primary ingredient is drywall) can apparently heal the most dire of wounds. The Predator has weapons beyond our understanding, why not medicine too? Also a case of ClarkesThirdLaw.



* CatchPhrase: [[MadLibsCatchPhrase "______ is my speciality!"]]

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* CatchPhrase: CatchPhrase:
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[[MadLibsCatchPhrase "______ is my speciality!"]]specialty!"]]



-->'''Harrigan:''' ''(unmasks the fallen Predator)'' You are one ugly...\\

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-->'''Harrigan:''' ** The classic line:
--->'''Harrigan:'''
''(unmasks the fallen Predator)'' You are one ugly...\\



* CowboyCop: Lieutenant Harrigan
** Jerry Lambert too -- at his old precinct he was even nicknamed "The Lone Ranger", also apparently for his reputation for getting partners killed (if Leona is to be believed.)
* CrooksAreBetterArmed: The ActionPrologue sets up the situation regarding the drug gangs on the city: they are so better armed (with machine guns and on the opening shootout ''even grenade launchers'') that nothing the L.A.P.D. can field, not even S.W.A.T., can take on them head-on. So when the Predator starts doing its business and slaughtering members in droves, the press (but not the cops) is quick to call them a bunch of [[AssholeVictim Asshole Victims]] getting their due.

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* CowboyCop: CowboyCop:
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Lieutenant Harrigan
Harrigan, who ignores orders whenever he feels like it to get the job done. It's gotten him in a fair bit of trouble, which probably would have got him canned anywhere else.
** Jerry Lambert too -- at his old precinct he was even nicknamed "The Lone Ranger", also apparently for his reputation for getting partners killed (if Leona is to be believed.)
believed).
* CrooksAreBetterArmed: The ActionPrologue sets up the situation regarding the drug gangs on the city: they are so better armed (with machine guns and on the opening shootout ''even grenade launchers'') that nothing the L.A.P.D. can field, not even S.W.A.T., can take on them head-on. So when the Predator starts doing its business and slaughtering members in droves, the press (but not the cops) is quick to call them a bunch of [[AssholeVictim Asshole Victims]] {{Asshole Victim}}s getting their due.



* DestructionEqualsOffSwitch: The Predator's wrist-nuke is disarmed by slicing it in half and taking the Predator's hand with it.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: While the Predator is still HuntingTheMostDangerousGame, he targets the drug dealers and goes after other types of criminals during his hunt. He also [[WouldntHurtAChild doesn't harm a kid]] when he sees that the kid has a toy gun. And even though Cantrell both has a gun and tries to fire it at him, he leaves her alone upon realizing that she's pregnant. However, he does leave [[spoiler:Archuleta's necklace]] [[KickTheDog to taunt Harrigan]] and seems to suggest he is taunting his WorthyOpponent. However, it also shows the creature held some respect to Harrigan.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: While the Predator is still HuntingTheMostDangerousGame, he targets the drug dealers and goes after other types of criminals during his hunt. He also [[WouldntHurtAChild doesn't harm a kid]] when he sees that the kid has a toy gun. And even though Cantrell both has a gun and tries to fire it at him, he leaves her alone upon realizing that she's pregnant. However, he does leave [[spoiler:Archuleta's necklace]] [[KickTheDog to taunt Harrigan]] and seems to suggest he is taunting his WorthyOpponent. However, it also shows the creature held some respect to for Harrigan.



* FacingTheBulletsOneLiner: After finally defeating the Predator after a grueling battle, [[spoiler:Harrigan finds himself surrounded by TEN more.]] His reaction is to ask "Alright, who's next?" [[spoiler:Subverted when the Predators instead acknowledge him as a WorthyOpponent and let him leave.]]

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* FacingTheBulletsOneLiner: After finally defeating the Predator after a grueling battle, [[spoiler:Harrigan finds himself surrounded by TEN ''ten'' more.]] His reaction is to ask "Alright, who's next?" [[spoiler:Subverted when the Predators instead acknowledge him as a WorthyOpponent and let him leave.]]



* FalseDichotomy: Keyes knows the Predator has infrared vision, but apparently forgot the alien has ''ears''. When it gets suspicious, it starts cycling through ''other vision modes'' (before settling on ultraviolet, seeing the team clear as day.)

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* FalseDichotomy: Keyes knows the Predator has infrared vision, but apparently forgot the alien has ''ears''. When it gets suspicious, it starts cycling through ''other vision modes'' (before settling on ultraviolet, seeing the team clear as day.)day).



* FreezeRay: Keyes tries to freeze a Predator with liquid nitrogen.

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* FreezeRay: Keyes tries to freeze a Predator has his team load up with liquid nitrogen.nitrogen sprayers in an attempt to freeze the Predator for later study. It mostly just pisses the Predator off, since Keyes and his team can never hold the thing down long enough to actually do some damage.



** King Willie senses the Predator coming, draws his CaneSword, and prepares for his end. Cut to the Predator walking [[OffWithHisHead off with his severed head]].

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** King Willie senses the Predator coming, draws his CaneSword, and prepares for his end. Cut to the Predator walking off [[OffWithHisHead off with his severed head]].



* HarmlessFreezing: Keyes' plan to capture the Predator with liquid nitrogen doesn't seem to affect it at all. If anything, it just pisses the Predator off.
** Then again, it's never stated one way or the other if they expected the predator to still be alive or not when they thawed it out later.

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* HarmlessFreezing: Keyes' plan to capture the Predator with liquid nitrogen doesn't seem to affect it at all. If anything, it just pisses the Predator off.
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off. Then again, it's never stated one way or the other if they expected the predator Predator to still be alive or not when survive the freezing; they thawed just wanted to make sure it out later.didn't blow itself up.



* HiddenArmyReveal: Just after Harrigan kills the Predator the rest of them de-cloak around him.

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* HiddenArmyReveal: Just after Harrigan kills the Predator Predator, the rest of them de-cloak around him.



* IWarnedYou

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* IWarnedYouIWarnedYou:



* {{Irony}}: Leona explains that Jerry Lambert is a lone wolf with a reputation for recklessness that gets his partners killed. [[spoiler: His actions gets himself killed and Leona survives. Possibly.]]

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* {{Irony}}: Leona explains that Jerry Lambert is a lone wolf with a reputation for recklessness that gets his partners killed. [[spoiler: His actions gets get himself killed and Leona survives. Possibly.survives.]]



* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: King Willie. He certainly believes in magic, and his divination says that what's after him is [[ExactWords not of this earth]], but he [[WrongGenreSavvy thinks its a demon]] and his spells don't even slow it down.

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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: King Willie. He certainly believes in magic, and his divination says that what's after him is [[ExactWords not of this earth]], Earth]], but he [[WrongGenreSavvy thinks its a demon]] and his spells don't even slow it down.



* MySecretPregnancy: [[spoiler: Good thing for her, since Predator doesn't kill women with child.]]

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* MySecretPregnancy: [[spoiler: Good thing for her, since the Predator doesn't kill women with child.]]



* OffhandBackhand: After the Predator has killed all but Keyes and is called out by Harrigan, it shoots Keyes with its plasma caster without looking. This actually saves Keyes' life, as it evidently didn't score a direct hit.



** Harrigan, when it turns out [[spoiler: there are ''more.'']] He's completely exhausted and can't muster much of a reaction, but the way he flinches when the targeting laser appears and his resigned sarcasm over the situation say it all. In this case, of course, it turns out it's not a necessary reaction because he's in no danger after all.
** [[spoiler:The Predator itself]] has a fantastic one right before [[spoiler:Harrigan uses its disc to slice it's arm off, destroying the self-destruct bomb.]]

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** Harrigan, when it turns out [[spoiler: there are ''more.'']] ''more'']]/ He's completely exhausted and can't muster much of a reaction, but the way he flinches when the targeting laser appears and his resigned sarcasm over the situation say it all. In this case, of course, it turns out it's not a necessary reaction because he's in no danger after all.
** [[spoiler:The Predator itself]] has a fantastic one right before [[spoiler:Harrigan uses its disc to slice it's its arm off, destroying the self-destruct bomb.]]



* RememberThatYouTrustMe: Lambert hits Harrigan with the "door swings both ways" part of the speech Harrigan gives early on when Harrigan tries to leave him and Cantrell behind in his hunt for the Predator, presumably for their own safety [[spoiler: after Archuleta's death.]] Harrigan comes around and decides they'll do it together. Not long after, while the Predater is following Lambert around, it turns out he actually took Harrigan's attempt to lie to them fairly hard.

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* RememberThatYouTrustMe: Lambert hits Harrigan with the "door swings both ways" part of the speech Harrigan gives early on when Harrigan tries to leave him and Cantrell behind in his hunt for the Predator, presumably for their own safety [[spoiler: after Archuleta's death.]] death]]. Harrigan comes around and decides they'll do it together. Not long after, while the Predater Predator is following Lambert around, it turns out he actually took Harrigan's attempt to lie to them fairly hard.



-->'''Keyes:''' He's on safari. [[Film/TheWizardOfOz The lions, the tigers, the bears... oh, my!]]

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-->'''Keyes:''' --->'''Keyes:''' He's on safari. [[Film/TheWizardOfOz The lions, the tigers, the bears... oh, my!]]



-->'''Gang member 1:''' Bet mine's bigger than yours! (points a larger gun at the commuter)
-->'''Gang member 2:''' I'll take that! (snatches commuter's gun while pointing a second gun at him)
* StaringDownCthulhu: Harrigan begins a StaringContest with Keyes, and is a little taken aback when Keyes gives the stare right back. Harrigan realizes Keyes is more dangerous than he looks.[[note]]Though, doing a StaringContest with wild-eyed Gary Busey - you'll ''always'' lose.[[/note]]

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-->'''Gang member 1:''' Bet mine's bigger than yours! (points a larger gun at the commuter)
-->'''Gang
commuter)\\
'''Gang
member 2:''' I'll take that! (snatches commuter's gun while pointing a second gun at him)
* StaringDownCthulhu: Harrigan begins a StaringContest with Keyes, and is a little taken aback when Keyes gives the stare right back. Harrigan realizes Keyes is more dangerous than he looks.[[note]]Though, doing [[note]]A piece of advice: never do a StaringContest with wild-eyed Gary Busey - -- you'll ''always'' lose.[[/note]]



* TrophyRoom

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* TrophyRoomTrophyRoom: The Predator has one on his ship, where he cleans and mounts King Willie's skull.




30th Nov '16 1:20:05 PM ThePest179
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* AssholeVictim: Most of the gang members the Predator kills.
30th Nov '16 7:28:22 AM ThePest179
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* EldritchLocation: You do not want to be alone in the dark LA subway tunnels at night. Of course, knowing that a vicious manhunter is lurking down there too doesn't improve the situation one bit.


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* SinisterSubway: You do not want to be alone in the dark LA subway tunnels at night. Of course, knowing that a vicious manhunter is lurking down there too doesn't improve the situation one bit.
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