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  • The opening sequence where the Columbians are being slaughtered by The Predator in the building. The many sounds of their screaming in the distance.
    • The many snarling noises The Predator makes while inspecting his targets through his lens.
    • Leona looking through the rooms and finding one of the Columbians dead with his chest cavity blasted open.
    • One of the officer's finding one of the Columbians dead bodies strung up and hanging upside down from the class ceiling. A trail of blood leading up to the wall. Complete with a Scare Chord (pictured above). Not long after Mike and his team exit the building, The Predator takes the hanging corpse with him.
  • The scene where Harrigan and his team first enter the Columbian drug lord's apartment, especially when they discover the skinned corpses of the Jamaican gang members strung up and hanging upside down (even though the gang members deserved what they got).
    • The aftermath of what happened after the Jamaican Voodoo Posse burst into the apartment. Vega was strung up by his ankles from the ceiling and his mistress being made to watch, both still naked, as the Jamaicans ritualistically cut out his heart. As blood is smeared onto him from a dead chicken, Vega begged for mercy, even offering money in exchange for a chance to flee the city. The Jamaicans were not interested, and after telling him that "shit happens", Gold Tooth cut out his heart.
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    • How the men are executed by The Predator. One is blasted through his abdomen with the Predator's laser gun. Another is shot and then trapped, pinned to a wall with the net cutting into his skin. The third and fourth men are impaled with extreme prejudice by the Predator's weapons. And the last gets a Scream Discretion Shot as he meets his fate at the hands of the Predator.
    • The Jump Scare as Jerry bumps into one of the skinned corpses hanging from the ceiling.
    • Whether the Jamaicans planned to kill Vega's mistress or let her go was not clear, but before they could act the Predator burst in and slaughtered the Jamaicans in short order. However, Vega's mistress, being unarmed, was spared. But there's a brief shot indicating that the Jamaicans may have spent some time gang-raping her before moving on with killing Vega.
    Leona Cantrell: I don't know. She's not making any sense. She keeps saying, 'El Diablo vino por ellos.' The Devil came for them.
  • "Want some candy?"
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    • Adult Fear at it's best. A child playing around with a toy gun comes close to being killed by The Predator. In a local cemetery. In broad daylight. While his parents are mere feet away. He only survives because the Predator can read through his lens that it is a toy gun and not a real weapon. But still. The kid runs back unscathed to his mother shouting "Mommy, I saw a ghost!".
    • The Staggering Zoom shots of Danny's necklace hanging from a tree, as Harrigan aims his gun around, desperately looking around the cemetery and up at the trees for The Predator.
  • "DANNY BOY..." Made worse by the fact the Predator boned his corpse like a fish. Squick indeed.
    • The shot focusing on Danny's necklace as he is brutally murdered by The Predator off-screen. The sounds of his screams "Oh, mother of god! Please, no!". The gunshots fired. The drops of blood hitting the necklace on the floor. The high-pitched screams The Predator makes as he kills Danny.
    • The coroner's description of Danny's wounds only makes it worst.
    Coroner: Your friend's death was the result of a massive intrusion in the chest cavity by an edged weapon that nearly cleaved the heart in two. Death was instantaneous. He was boned like a fish. I've never seen anything like this.
  • King Willie and his gang are quite creepy due to their Voodoo practices and eerie behavior.
  • King Willie's death at the hands of The Predator. Smash Cut to his severed head being carried away by The Predator like a trophy as his battle cries are heard through the alley.
  • The Predator removing the flesh and hair off of King Willie's skull. The squishing noises made as it is cutting away at the flesh with one of his blades. Sucking the brain juice and blood out with a tiny suction hose. Then placing the skull among the many other trophies won of his victims/enemies. Just how many more are there?
  • The Jump Scare that is the Predator pulling off a Not Quite Dead moment on Harrigan and grabbing him by the throat.
  • The scene in the cemetery where Harrigan finds Danny's necklace hanging from a tree. It's terrifying enough to think some crazy assassin/criminal is actively stalking and taunting you, the fact that it's actually a ruthless alien somehow makes it all the more chilling.
  • The Predator removing Jerry's skull from his corpse with the spine intact before fleeing the subway.
  • The Predator standing atop a building during a thunderstorm, holding its spear and Jerry's skull and spine aloft and roaring victoriously while it is hit by lightning.
  • The Predator's own dying shrieks when it is fatally stabbed with its own disk weapon are surprisingly disturbing, sounding like a wailing animal.
  • The cameo of the Xenomorph skull in the City Hunter's ship giving the subtle reminder that the Predators are likely far from the only unknown threat that humanity is mostly unaware of. For that matter, everything in that trophy case is implied to be something the Predator considered challenging enough to be worthy prey. And some of those beasts are intimidating-looking enough just from their skulls...


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