Predator 2
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Trivia: Have a close look at the Predator's trophy collection on his spaceship. Taking pride of place is a skull from the creature in the Alien movies. (01:33:05)

Trivia: As of 2004, almost everything that is used by the Predator in this movie has been reported stolen.

Trivia: The plot of Predator 2 underwent a few changes in its earliest stages. The role of Gary Busey's character 'Keyes' was actually intended to be Dutch, Arnold Schwarzenegger's character from the first film. Arnold was very outspoken against the script of Predator 2, and felt that taking it into the city was a bad idea. He declined filling the role. Hence, Peter Keyes was created. Arnold was approached one more time, to be Keyes' assistant (a role played by Adam Baldwin), but his response was the same as the first time: no way.

Trivia: Only 2 faces were ever cast for the Predator creature. The face used for the creature in Predator 2 was new, but if you notice, the face used for the elder at the end of the movie was the same head sculpt from the first film, but with spikey protrusions and more distinguished features of age added onto the face. Both were played by Kevin Peter Hall.

Other mistake: In the slaughterhouse scene, after Harrigan has injured the Predator with his shotgun and Keyes reappears, the Predator throws its disc, and severs Keyes in half at the waist. We see his legs flop to the ground, and blood pour from above, but his upper half (torso, backpack and weaponry) mysteriously remain hovering out of sight. (01:21:50)

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Question: Why did the Predator target drug dealers, and what was his interest in Danny Glover's character? I never found a connection between the two.

Answer: The predators are honour bound hunters, and as such they will only attack a target if it is capable of defending itself (i.e, if it is armed, which is why it doesn't attack the boy in the cemetary). Although the police outside were armed as well, the Predator presumably attacked the drug dealers because they were a harder target (as the police were outside he could have just sniped them from the roof tops, but he had to get relatively close inside the building) and as such, killing them gave a higher honour. The obsession with Danny Glover's character is probably because he is quite a brave and heroic person, similar to a Predator (the way he saves the other cop by risking himself etc.), so the predator may have been studying him for a while. There's also more honour in killing someone like that (as he'd be a hard target) than there is in just killing a random armed guy.

Gary O'Reilly

Answer: Same as in the original, when the Predator targeted Arnold and even took off his armour and weapons to make it a more fair fight. Dutch was his best competition, the strongest, bravest and best warrior. So he made the best trophy. The drug dealers were also heavily armed, and while hunting he would have noticed they are the most violent and would make good targets. Predators have a sort of hunters code, ethics if you will, and only kill armed and dangerous men. No women or children. Usually choosing those biggest, bravest, most bad-ass warrior to save for his last and most prized trophy hunt.

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