History YMMV / Predator

8th Mar '17 12:53:38 AM Anddrix
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* HellIsThatNoise: Many of the sounds the Predator makes, which include its distinctive chirp and the cackle it makes at the end of the first film. The sound the Predator's Vision makes and its hearing, which crosses over into UncannyValley when it listens to humans.
24th Feb '17 12:35:21 AM MarkLungo
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** Jesse Ventura (Blain) spends the first movie wearing a MTV t-shirt under his combat gear. While MTV still had some rebel cred in 1987, the sight of a hulking badass wearing the shirt of a network now mostly known for Tween reality shows is hysterical.

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** Jesse Ventura (Blain) spends the first movie wearing a MTV Creator/{{MTV}} t-shirt under his combat gear. While MTV still had some rebel cred in 1987, the sight of a hulking badass wearing the shirt of a network now mostly known for Tween reality shows is hysterical.
24th Feb '17 12:34:23 AM MarkLungo
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** Of course, any movie with Arnie and Jesse Ventura is funnier because of their subsequent political careers, but lesser known is that Sonny Landham (Billy) also tried to run for Kentucky Governor and Senator. Carl Weathers later mocked this with a spoof campaign commercial: "Vote for me. I was in ''Predator''!"

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** Of course, any movie with Arnie and Jesse Ventura Wrestling/JesseVentura is funnier because of their subsequent political careers, but lesser known is that Sonny Landham (Billy) also tried to run for Kentucky Governor and Senator. Carl Weathers later mocked this with a spoof campaign commercial: "Vote for me. I was in ''Predator''!"



** Speaking of The Expendables, Dutch's declaration that his team is "not expendable" is this since, at least in the three Expendable movies released as of this writing, none of the actors who play Dutch's platoon make an appearance.

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** Speaking of The Expendables, ''The Expendables'', Dutch's declaration that his team is "not expendable" is this since, at least in the three Expendable ''Expendables'' movies released as of this writing, none of the actors who play Dutch's platoon make an appearance.
24th Feb '17 12:31:21 AM MarkLungo
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything / WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical: The film has been noted as an allegory for the Vietnam War -- an unseen enemy who is well versed in camouflage, defeating a "superior" American force. (The Predator's technological advantage notwithstanding.)

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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything / WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical: DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything[=/=]WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical: The film has been noted as an allegory for the Vietnam War UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar -- an unseen enemy who is well versed in camouflage, defeating a "superior" American force. (The Predator's technological advantage notwithstanding.)
17th Jan '17 5:24:09 PM nombretomado
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** The first film has [[spoiler: [[JesseVentura Blain]], [[ScaryBlackMan Mac]], [[BadassNative Billy Sole]] and [[FallenHero even]] [[BadassBureaucrat Dillion]]]].

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** The first film has [[spoiler: [[JesseVentura [[Wrestling/JesseVentura Blain]], [[ScaryBlackMan Mac]], [[BadassNative Billy Sole]] and [[FallenHero even]] [[BadassBureaucrat Dillion]]]].
14th Nov '16 7:18:17 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: The Predator species is subjected to a large amount of this due to the fact there is little information on them. Are they thrill seeking beings hunting for honor or are they a bunch of evil assholes who hunt humans for giggles?

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: The Predator species is subjected to a large amount of this due to the fact there is little information on them. Are they thrill seeking beings hunting for honor or are they a bunch of evil assholes who hunt humans for giggles?
14th Nov '16 2:51:12 PM jeffreyloonychen
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** The first film has [[spoiler: [[JesseVentura Blain]], [[ScaryBlackMan Mac]], [[BadassNative Billy Sole]] and even [[FallenHero Dillion]]]].

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** The first film has [[spoiler: [[JesseVentura Blain]], [[ScaryBlackMan Mac]], [[BadassNative Billy Sole]] and even [[FallenHero even]] [[BadassBureaucrat Dillion]]]].
11th Nov '16 10:14:43 PM CommanderAce
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** ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' has an overlap in interest with the series, owing to also being a violent 80's sci-fi series sharing numerous creators and actors with the ''Predator' films, particularly Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger.

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** ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' has an overlap in interest with the series, owing to also being a violent 80's sci-fi series sharing numerous creators and actors with the ''Predator' ''Predator'' films, particularly Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger.
11th Nov '16 10:14:19 PM CommanderAce
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** While it may be due to the [[Franchise/AlienVsPredator crossover]] between the two, both the ''Franchise/{{Alien}}'' and ''Predator'' series have overlap thanks to both being 80's sci-fi horror series revolving around monsters, in addition to sharing numerous creators and actors between the two such as special effects by Creator/StanWinston, Creator/JamesCameron having input and actors such as Creator/BillPaxton and Creator/LanceHenriksen.
** ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' has an overlap in interest with the series, owing to also being a violent 80's sci-fi series sharing numerous creators and actors with the ''Predator' films, particularly Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger.
19th Aug '16 1:25:29 PM Morgenthaler
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** ''Predators'' has [[spoiler: [[NotAfraidToDie Mombasa]], [[DannyTrejo Cuchillo]], [[Creator/LaurenceFishburne Noland]], [[HeroicSacrifice Nikolai, Stans and Hanzo]]]].

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** ''Predators'' has [[spoiler: [[NotAfraidToDie Mombasa]], [[DannyTrejo [[Creator/DannyTrejo Cuchillo]], [[Creator/LaurenceFishburne Noland]], [[HeroicSacrifice Nikolai, Stans and Hanzo]]]].
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