History Trivia / Predator2

18th Jul '17 12:50:00 PM ClintEastwood
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* BTeamSequel: Creator/JohnMcTiernan was unable to return as director, as he was busy with ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober''.



** Creator/JohnMcTiernan was unable to return as director, as he was busy with ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober''.
4th Jul '17 9:21:08 AM SkidTroper
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** It's implied Kevin did this [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming partly because he knew that Danny Glover was a Lakers fan]].
13th Jun '17 6:53:21 AM AmuckCricetine
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* DeletedRole: Elpidia Carrillo, who played Anna in the first film, has her name listed in the sequel's credits, yet doesn't seem to appear in the actual film. Look carefully during the scene inside Peter Keyes' mobile headquarters, and you will spot her. When Keyes describes how the creature activated a self-destruct device in the first film, you can briefly spot Anna on one of the video screens. Carrillo filmed a debriefing scene, in which she talks to the camera and describes the events of the first film, but it was cut from the sequel.
* DeletedScene: Deleted material included explicitly stating that Leona is lesbian and a few months earlier her and Harrigan got drunk at a party and ended up sleeping together. This leads to the very clear implication that she's pregnant with Harrigan's child, and helps explain why he seems so freaked out when he learns she is pregnant.



** DeletedScenes included explicitly stating that Leona is lesbian and a few months earlier her and Harrigan got drunk at a party and ended up sleeping together. This leads to the very clear implication that she's pregnant with Harrigan's child, and helps explain why he seems so freaked out when he learns she is pregnant.

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** DeletedScenes included explicitly stating that Leona is lesbian and a few months earlier her and Harrigan got drunk at a party and ended up sleeping together. This leads Creator/JohnMcTiernan was unable to the very clear implication that she's pregnant return as director, as he was busy with Harrigan's child, ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober''.
** At one point, Creator/PatrickSwayze was approached to star in the film, but was unable because he was injured during the filming of ''Film/RoadHouse''.
** Stephen Hopkins wanted Creator/JohnLithgow for Keyes, but Joel Silver insisted on Creator/GaryBusey.
** The studio kept pushing for Creator/StevenSeagal as the lead, to which Hopkins declined.
* WordOfSaintPaul: According to Creator/GaryBusey in an interview, Keyes
and helps explain the C.I.A. had been setting up C.I.A. commissioned missions in the jungles on the Predator, which Dutch had been involved in, after the events of the first film, but they had lost Dutch. Which explains why he seems so freaked out when he learns she is pregnant.
Dutch (Schwarzenegger) didn't appear in the sequel.
16th May '17 9:38:17 AM LarryMullen
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* TroubledProduction: In particular the scene where Harrigan meets King Willy. The alley the scene was filmed in was in a rough neighborhood, with disgruntled residents throwing ''feces'' at the filmmakers due to the noise they were making. They even discovered an actual dead body in the very real garbage you see in the scene.



* TroubledProduction: In particular the scene where Harrigan meets King Willy. The alley the scene was filmed in was in a rough neighborhood, with disgruntled residents throwing ''feces'' at the filmmakers due to the noise they were making. They even discovered an actual dead body in the very real garbage you see in the scene.

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* TroubledProduction: In particular the scene where Harrigan meets King Willy. The alley the scene was filmed in was in a rough neighborhood, with disgruntled residents throwing ''feces'' at the filmmakers due to the noise they were making. They even discovered an actual dead body in the very real garbage you see in the scene.
27th Feb '17 11:55:25 AM b3900
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** The film original received an NC-17 rating for its violence and gore, causing the film to have to be recut several times to secure an R rating. The NC-17 cut has long been wanted by fans to be released but never has been.
3rd Feb '17 4:54:55 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.
19th Jan '17 12:19:46 AM Tarbtano
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* {{Fanon}}: Given they are played by the same actor and the films have a SharedUniverse, a lot of fans like to think Jerry Lambert was [[Film/AlienS Hudson's]] ancestor.
13th Oct '16 11:57:30 PM Avenuewriter
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* TroubledProduction: In particular the scene where Harrigan meets King Willy. The alley the scene was filmed in was in a rough neighborhood, with disgruntled residents throwing ''feces'' at the filmmakers due to the noise they were making. They even discovered an actual dead body in the very real garbage you see in the scene.
15th Apr '16 2:16:55 PM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Shock television talk show host Morton Downey, Jr. as a shock television reporter. [[SocietyMarchesOn It was funny at the time.]]
** Creator/AdamBaldwin (''Series/{{Firefly}}'', ''Series/{{Chuck}}'', ''Series/{{Angel}}'' and ''Series/TheXFiles'') has a minor role as one of Keyes' men.
** [[Film/{{Aliens}} Private Hudson]] had joined the LAPD. This time he takes the situation with a cool head. Given the canon connection between the two series now, [[IdenticalGrandson perhaps he's an ancestor.]]
21st Mar '16 9:27:58 AM timotaka
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Keyes was originally going to be Dutch (once again played by Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger), and Anna was originally going to appear again. Her face is seen on the screen while Keyes show Harrigan videos of the jungle from which the first film took place. Arnold Schwarzenegger refused the role, however, because he didn't like the thought of Dutch becoming a villain.

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Keyes was originally going to be Dutch (once again played by Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger), and Anna was originally going to appear again. Her face is seen on the screen while Keyes show Harrigan videos of the jungle from which the first film took place. Arnold Schwarzenegger refused the role, however, because he didn't like the thought of Dutch becoming a villain.
** DeletedScenes included explicitly stating that Leona is lesbian and a few months earlier her and Harrigan got drunk at a party and ended up sleeping together. This leads to the very clear implication that she's pregnant with Harrigan's child, and helps explain why he seems so freaked out when he learns she is pregnant.
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