Predator 1 or Predator 2?

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Which is best?

Predator 1
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Predator 2
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Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by crusto » Sat Sep 20, 2014 8:13 pm

I've watched these back to back tonight. Both very different but both great in their own right. I'm going with number 1 though because A: Arnie and Apollo and B: I preferred the jungle setting.

What's your thoughts folks, and what of the other predator movies, do you like them?
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by IronMaidenRule » Sat Sep 20, 2014 8:31 pm

Predator 1 is a classic, the jungle setting works well and has a great cast of characters. Have seen Predator 2 a few times, doesn't quiet do it the same as Predator 1 for me.

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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by markopoloman » Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:38 pm

Love them both, but Predator 1 is in my top 5 films of all time... Predator 2 would brobs be in my top 20.
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by silvergunner » Sun Sep 21, 2014 12:05 am

2 is a quality film and proves a sequel can be done with a different cast. But 1 is the better film by far.

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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by snowkatt » Sun Sep 21, 2014 4:37 am

iprefer predator 2 it just gives a whoel new dimension to the idea
predator 1 feels too much like rambo with an alien

course it may just be bias speaking since i saw 2 first
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:10 am

I thought the sequel was terrible, it left me very disappointed. Maybe I should watch it again for a reappraisal, since it was so bad first time Ive actively avoided it since.
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by necronom » Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:37 am

I didn't like 2 when I first saw it and avoided it for a while, but then I watched it again about 7 or 8 years ago I thought it was okay. The original is FAR superior though.
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by snowkatt » Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:42 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:I thought the sequel was terrible, it left me very disappointed. Maybe I should watch it again for a reappraisal, since it was so bad first time Ive actively avoided it since.
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by resident paul » Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:56 am

I see both films good in their own right as the first film set in the jungle & the 2nd one is set in the near future in the urban jungle with 2 tribes (Jamaicans & Colombian) fighting it out in the city & the police caught in the middle!

Probably what swing it for most people for the first film because of the many one liners in it!

Both films are a hell a lot better than the Aliens vs Predator films & Predators as well!
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by pratty » Sun Sep 21, 2014 7:15 am

Thought Predator 2 was garbage, Predator 1 is by far the better film.
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by paranoid marvin » Sun Sep 21, 2014 9:42 am

Predator 2 was good , but Predator is one of the best films ever, with some great characters. one-liners and a great deal of tension. Plus it features a mini-gun which has to be a massive plus.
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by Negative Creep » Sun Sep 21, 2014 10:24 am

Predator is one of my favourite films ever, but I've always wondered what it must have been like if you were able to walk into the cinema with no real knowledge of what it was. You basically get 30 minutes of Commando 2 before it take a complete about turn into sci-fi horror.I do like the second one and that it did something different with a main protagonist who wasn't as physically strong, but it suffers from the inevitable problem that you already know who the antagonist is
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by rocky1980 » Sun Sep 21, 2014 11:40 am

For me it has to be number 2, I love the first one but there is just something I love about the second
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by oldtimer » Sun Sep 21, 2014 11:57 am

No contest ,got to be,,,,,, No 1
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Re: Predator 1 or Predator 2?

Post by Katzkatz » Sun Sep 21, 2014 12:03 pm

I think the first one is probably the best. It has Arnie in it - after all. Plus, the jungle setting - and perhaps there is sort of the subtext of how the US interfered with some of the South American countries. I also love the classic line : "You are one ugly mother****er!" between Arnie and the alien. When it was first on ITV - it got cut to shreds! I think they heavily edited the minigun attack!

The sequel tried to do something different - but it lacked a certain zest compared to the original.

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