I don't understand the hate for this film In my opinion Predator 2 is almost good as the original. It is my personal favorite action film it is not better than the first Predator (1987) because original Predator is everyone personal favorite action movie it is mine. This sequel in my opinion is a good action slasher movie as the original, I love this film to death. It has bad-ass good music score theme from Alan Silvestri. Has solid cast, tons of action and gore horror elements in it. It is mixed between those two elements. The Predator Is an alien mysterious fierce adversary with supernatural power. There is a war in Los Angeles a rival Colombian and Jamaicans drug cartels declared war against cops on the streets during the hot summer.
The Predator comes to Earth and descending upon a Los Angeles besieged by rival drug gangs in order to hunt for human trophies, one of which could be LAPD Detective Mike Harrigan (Danny Glover). I love the third act of the film which is more interesting.
I understand Arnold is not in here, but Danny Glover and Gary Busey did a great job with there characters. Directed was by Stephen Hopkins who also directed Judgment Night (1993) after this movie and he directed solid and well the film I have enjoy it. I love this film not much as the first one but I love it. I would put this movie right above Lethal Weapon I love this movie. I love the rivalry between two leads Danny Glover and Gary Busey they both acted together 3 years earlier in "Lethal Weapon" they were much better in here. Gary Busey as Peter Keyes FBI agent was solid excellent I love him in this movie. We also have Rubén Blades, Bill Paxton from Aliens who did a good job as detective and Maria Conchita Alonso who also co started with Schwarzenegger in The Running Man. Elpidia Carrillo as Anna from first Predator (1987) appears in one scene.
And let's all show respect for Kevin Peter Hall, who died a year after he had made Predator 2. Kevin Peter Hall did a solid respectfully acting The Predator in both of the films. This predator has more weapons than the first predator had. Kevin Peter Hall R.I.P. I really miss you. I love the designee for the predator by Stan Winston. This Predator used camouflage and incredible extensive combat skills. I love the horror elements in this movie in which Predator slashes people's heads and he skinned them alive. Predator kills 5 Jamaican gang members in the building. Predator jumps on a train and he kills everyone who is armed. I love the horror elements in which you see a skull on predator's spine. Predator is on a safari "Lions. The Tigers. The Bears. Oh My..." . I love that this Predator is tough alien and he is hard to kill, he doesn't let him self getting killed.
LAPD Detective Mike Harrigan (Danny Glover) is the best bad-ass action hero who goes after Predator him self who killed his best friend. What happens after Mike Harrigan and the Predator appear in the future is a wild ride rife with macho action, dark reflection on the nature of man, and a few rays of hope, here and there. Glover (the hero) and Hall (the villain Predator) make for such effective foes that the times they meet on-screen are completely breathtaking.
Of course, this wouldn't be an action movie without some action. There's plenty of it, and it's perfectly done. And the gunplay is delivered in perfect Hopkins-Glover style (as opposed to the slo-mo John Woo-style) -- you'll see lots of heavy automatic, Shotguns, Handguns and explosive weapons, and you'll see them used well. The setting is not in in the jungle but it is in the urban jungle and I disagree with Arnold and everyone who say's it is a bad idea. So what if it doesn't take place in the jungle again. The city setting works in my opinion. The skulls of the different species was a great touch too.
I love this film I always did it defines my childhood and I disagree with Siskel and Ebert and the Ending was great. I love also female reporters in this movie and police force.
I have this movie on DVD and Blu-ray disc they are releasing this movie and the first Predator (1987) in Blu-ray 4k.
Action / Crime / Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Action / Crime / Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller
LAPD lieutenant Mike Harrigan (Danny Glover) and his cocky detective partner Jerry Lambert (Bill Paxton) soon realize that what seemed a bloody feud between voodoo high priest King Willie's (Calvin Lockhart) Jamaican gangs and Ramon Vega's (Corey Rand) Colombian drug gang is actually the work of a scary third party. Peter Keyes's (Gary Busey) federal team shields the crime scene even for the LAPD, but after forensics proves it must be an alien, who keeps making victims, the chase brings them all together.
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