He's in town with a few days to kill.
|Directed by||Stephen Hopkins|
|Written by||Jim Thomas; John Thomas|
|Produced by||Lloyd Levin; Michael Levy; John Davis; Lawrence Gordon; Joel Silver; Tom Joyner; Terry Carr|
|Music by||Alan Silvestri|
|Edited by||Mark Goldblatt; Bert Lovitt|
|Distributed by||Twentieth Century-Fox Productions; Davis Entertainment; Lawrence Gordon Productions; Silver Pictures|
|Release date(s)||November 21st, 1990|
|Running time||108 min.|
|Gross revenue||$57,120,318 |
|Preceded by||Predator (1987)|
|Followed by||Alien vs. Predator (2004)|
Predator 2 is an American science-fiction/action film that includes elements of horror. Directed by Stephen Hopkins, it is the first sequel to the 1987 action film Predator and was released theatrically in the United States by 20th Century Fox on November 21st, 1990. The movie is followed by the 2010 film Predators. The setting of Predator 2 is Los Angeles, California in the near-future year of 1997. As violent gang-wars tear the city apart, police lieutenant Mike Harrigan (played by Danny Glover) finds himself on the trail of a string of bizarre and gruesome murders. He soon discovers that the murders are not the work of the Jamaican and Columbian drug cartels that he has been fighting against, but is in fact the handiwork of an alien Predator. Shielding the Predator's actions is a corrupt Federal team led by Peter Keyes (played by Gary Busey) who are aware of the alien's presence and wants to study it for themselves.
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Cast[edit | edit source]
|Kevin Peter Hall||The Predator|
|Danny Glover||Lieutenant Mike Harrigan|
|Gary Busey||Peter Keyes|
|Rubén Blades||Danny Archuleta|
|Maria Conchita Alonso||Leona Cantrell|
|Bill Paxton||Jerry Lambert|
|Robert Davi||Captain Phil Heinemann|
|Kent McCord||Captain B. Pilgrim|
|Morton Downey, Jr.||Tony Pope|
|Calvin Lockhart||King Willie|
|Henry Kingi||El Scorpio|
|Corey Rand||Ramon Vega|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Predator 2 was released to DVD (Region 2) on October 20th, 2004 by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. The Region 1 DVD was packaged with the first Predator as a special two-pack on October 17th, 2006.
- Body Count: 45
- Predator 2 is the first science fiction film to receive an NC-17 rating.
Box Office[edit | edit source]
Predator 2 was produced on a budget of approximately $35,000,000 (US). It grossed $8,784,943 in its opening weekend, ranking at #4 in 1,950, averaging $4,505 per theater. The film's widest US release was in 1,198 movie theaters. It's domestic total gross is $30,669,413, making up 53.7% of its overall profit. Foreign receipts totalled $26,450,905, earning Predator 2 a total of 57,120,318 in total box office sales. 
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