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Predator 2 (1990)


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This special effects-heavy science fiction sequel moves the action from the first film's Amazon forest to the urban jungle of L.A. Danny Glover stars as Lt. Mike Harrigan, an LAPD detective baffled by his latest case, the ritualistic slaughter of several drug dealers by a devastating killer who leaves no traces. As Harrigan and his partners, Danny Archuletta (Ruben Blades), Leona Cantrell (Maria Conchita Alonso), and Jerry Lambert (Bill Paxton), try to figure out who or what killed the

Feb 4, 2003

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Overall it's a timid and inferior follow-up to the more exciting predecessor, but it does strive for new ideas...

August 17, 2012 Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed
Cinema Crazed

Rarely does a sequel outdo its predecessor in every way. Predator 2 is one of that rare breed.

July 6, 2010 Full Review Source: Georgia Straight

Undeniably bad, but sort of a nice try. [Blu-ray]

June 28, 2009 Full Review Source: Groucho Reviews | Comments (3)
Groucho Reviews

A gritty, entertaining, and action-packed follow up

May 6, 2005 | Comments (2)
Film Threat

Half as taut and twice as dumb.

May 4, 2005 Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness | Comment (1)
Lessons of Darkness

...bullets fly, sharp pointy objects are hurled, body parts sail in all directions, and Glover blunders from one ridiculous situation to another. (Special Edition)

January 13, 2005 Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis
Movie Metropolis

completely forgettable

September 19, 2004
Shadows on the Wall

The filmmakers have tortured the audience with their banal ramblings and pointlessness.

November 15, 2003 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Comment (1)
Apollo Guide

Entertaining and full of violence. Not even close to as good as the first, but well worth watching.

April 1, 2003 | Comment (1)
Juicy Cerebellum

Better than the first.

March 26, 2003 | Comments (6)
San Francisco Examiner

Gets a bad rap, but actually a pretty good sci-fi sequel.

December 13, 2002 | Comment (1)
New Times

One of those sequels that not only is bad on its own, but makes you think twice about enjoying the original.

November 21, 2002
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

The perfect example of how to bury a franchise quickly and efficiently.

November 5, 2002

Typical sequel, not as good as the original.

September 14, 2002
Laramie Movie Scope

Audience Reviews for Predator 2

The core conceit of the Predator franchise (the hunted victims are prepared for a fight, different than most horror films, right?: " ... didn't expect that monster was actually trying to KILL us", hence upping the anxiety quotient) is discarded for the following feature, successfully ruining the supposed gist of the proceedings and reducing this to a simple us-against-them typical monster piece despite the top heavy cast.
November 9, 2012

Super Reviewer

Its a shame that 'Predator 2' doesn't meet to the same standards as Schwarzenegger's action filled gore fest. Having Jamacian gangsters didn't help either, with stereotypes or story. The only highlight is having 'Lethal Weapon's Danny Glover and Bill Paxton (Aliens). Overall, what this film did wrong was creating the spin off universe of 'Aliens Vs Predator'.
July 4, 2012
Samuel Riley
Samuel Riley

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Not as good as the original but the urban location, original casting of some great character actors, new look predator, new weaponry and amazing take your breath away action with an excellent ending leaves you wanting more hunting action.
Top notch visuals and effects with some lovely over the top cliched characters all add up to a film just out of the 80's but clearly living the dream hehe. Plus you've got 'Private Hudson' incarnated again (he's also come back as a vampire in 'Near Dark') to take on predators ;)

A rip roaring violent, bloody and foul mouthed masterpiece that is criminally underrated.
October 11, 2011

Super Reviewer

What i like about this movie is that i can nap inbetween scenes and still know exactly what is going on! I love the way bill paxton is back in this other movie when first seeing him in Aliens.
Its not the great of a sequel again like the alien franchise that if you've seen the first one then you've practically seen this one, not really worth the effect of watching!
September 22, 2011
Film Crazy

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    1. The Predator: Want some candy?
    – Submitted by George H (2 years ago)
    1. Danny Archuletta: A pro would have split the moment the action started. More than one we would have seen them. Whoever did this waited until the last second, took out six guys armed with machine guns by hand, then got by us. Maybe we should give him a job. Put him on the payroll.
    – Submitted by ethan t (2 years ago)
    1. King Willie: You never see the eyes of the demon until he comes a calling.
    – Submitted by Marc S (2 years ago)
    1. The Predator: Take your weapon.
    – Submitted by Javis C (3 years ago)
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