The Making of ‘Predator’ (1987)

Published on Jul 26 2013 // Behind The Scenes, Movies

In the year 1987 director John McTiernan (best known for action films, two Die Hard movies and The Hunt for Red October) put together an all macho team lead by action star Arnold Schwarzenegger in this science fiction action horror film, ‘Predator‘ pitting an elite special forces team, led by ‘Dutch’ (Arnold), on a mission to rescue hostages from guerrilla territory in Central America, up against the formidable hunter killer from another planet of advanced warriors.


The movie is best known for it’s never before seen, technologically advanced form of extraterrestrial life, The Predator devised by Stan Winston and played to perfection by a 7 foot tall Kevin Peter Hall. Here’s an hour long documentary called ‘If It Bleeds We Can Kill It‘, filmed in 2001, on the making of the movie:

Author – Abhijit Roy

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