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The Best Predator Movies 

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Updated March 21, 2019 145 votes 37 voters 6 items

List Rules Vote up the best movies in the Predator franchise.

There is no doubt that all these movies are classics or at least memorable but one of them has to be the best of the Predator movies. Will it be the film that started it all back in 1987 or maybe one of the follow-ups in the series such as Predators or The Predator will make it to the top of the list?

If you've ever asked yourself, how many Predator movies are there? Look below to see all the films featuring your favorite extraterrestrial hunter listed with the year they were released so you can watch them chronologically or in order of best to worst.

Your votes will help determine the best movies in the Predator series. Vote up your favorites and vote down the Predator films you didn't like to ensure the right movie makes it to the top of the list.

Predator is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Predator Movies
Photo: 20th Century Fox

Predator is a 1987 American science fiction action film directed by John McTiernan and was distributed by 20th Century Fox. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo, Bill Duke, Jesse Ventura and Kevin Peter Hall. The story follows an elite team, on a mission to rescue hostages from guerrilla territory in Central America. Unbeknownst to the group, they are being stalked and hunted by a technologically advanced form of extraterrestrial life, the Predator. Predator was written by Jim and John Thomas in 1985, under the working title of Hunter. Filming began in April 1986 and creature effects were devised by Stan Winston. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Carl Weathers, Bill Duke, Peter Cullen, + more

Released: 1987

Directed by: John McTiernan

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Predator 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Predator Movies
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Predator 2 is a 1990 American science fiction action horror film written by Jim and John Thomas, directed by Stephen Hopkins, and starring Danny Glover and Kevin Peter Hall. The film is a sequel to the 1987's Predator, with Kevin Peter Hall again playing the role of the Predator. Despite receiving negative reviews, the film gained a moderate return at the box office though it was considered a disappointment compared to the previous film's $98 million gross to a $15 million production budget. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Gary Busey, Bill Paxton, Danny Glover, María Conchita Alonso, Adam Baldwin, + more

Released: 1990

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

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Alien vs. Predator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Predator Movies
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Alien vs. Predator is a 2004 American science fiction action film directed by Paul W. S. Anderson and starring Sanaa Lathan and Lance Henriksen. It is the first installment of the Alien vs. Predator franchise, adapting a crossover bringing together the eponymous creatures of the Alien and Predator series, a concept which originated in a 1989 comic book. Anderson, Dan O'Bannon, and Ronald Shusett wrote the story, and Anderson and Shane Salerno adapted the story into a screenplay. Their writing was influenced by Aztec mythology, the comic book series, and the writings of Erich von Däniken. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Tommy Flanagan, Colin Salmon, Ewen Bremner, + more

Released: 2004

Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson

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Predators is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Predator Movies
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Predators is a 2010 American science fiction action film directed by Nimród Antal and starring Adrien Brody, Topher Grace, Alice Braga, Walton Goggins, Laurence Fishburne, Danny Trejo, Mahershala Ali, Oleg Taktarov and Louis Ozawa Changchien. It was distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the third installment of the Predator franchise, following Predator and Predator 2, while ignoring the events of the crossover films Alien vs. Predator and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem. The film follows Royce, a mercenary, who wakes up finding himself falling from the sky into a jungle. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Topher Grace, Laurence Fishburne, Adrien Brody, Danny Trejo, Alice Braga, + more

Released: 2010

Directed by: Nimród Antal

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