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Questions tagged [predator]

The alien from the 1987 movie of the same name starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and the franchise the movie inspired. Use in conjunction with the [predator-series] tag.

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Do Predators take the skulls of other predators as trophies?

I recently saw a poster for the upcoming movie The Predator, showing a predator's hand holding a predator's skull as a trophy. At first I thought it didn't make sense and should be a human skull, but ...
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Was the predator that fights Dutch a renegade?

I was recalling the events, and there were some points that lead me to think that. The Yautja seem to hunt in groups, at least most of the time. This predator was acting alone. The Yautja recovers ...
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What was the Predator doing while the crew was setting up the trap?

Where was the Predator all the while Dutch and crew were building the trap? The build had to take a while. I find it hard to believe that the creature was gone for an hour or two without checking in ...
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How/Where did the Yautjas (Predators) get the Xenomorphs

The Yautjas (or more commonly known simply as Predators) are an extra-terrestrial race of warriors who hunt for sport and honor. Their hunts included humans and several species (judging from the ...
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What did the predator mean? [duplicate]

In the film Predator, in the titular character's final moments, U.S. Army Major Dutch (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger) asks the Predator, "What the Hell are you?" The Predator replies, "What the Hell ...
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Is Predator ever called Predator in any of the films?

Just because out of universe, we call it Predator, I know that doesn't mean it's actual title or name in universe is Predator. But do we ever hear anyone in any of the Predator or AVP movies refer to ...
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What are the rules of engagement observed by the predator aliens in the Predator movies?

As depicted in the Predator franchise films such as *Predator* and *Predators*, the predators have advanced energy weapons and stealth technology and (in my mind) could quickly wipe out all of the ...
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Did the Predators, Yautja, develop the technology they use?

Humans lost many of their predator physical features as they developed and relied upon technology. I was thinking that the Yautja would have lost their fangs in a similar fashion, and long ago in ...
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What is the difference between Yautja and Super Yautja in Predators?

Can someone please explain to me the differences between Yautja and the Super Yautja seen in 'Predators'? I've read that they are a sub-species, but how are they different, in the way they act, think,...
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Are the Predator's last words to Dutch a mimic or a question?

Does the Predator simply repeat what Dutch has just said "what the hell are you?" Or is it asking him the same question back?
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Can Predator enhanced vision see other Predators when they are in stealth mode?

Is there any definitive statement within the Predator movies, books, comics or games concerning whether Predators can hide from each other? Do any of their helmet's enhanced vision systems negate the ...
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What is the gun used by the Predator?

in 1987 Predator movie, what is the gun type used by the alien creature on his shoulder? Does it shoot bullets like a normal gun or is it a Plasma Gun?
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Does the Predator eat human flesh?

In the 1987 Predator movie, does the alien creature eat human flesh? And if not, what is he eating?
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What makes humans a worthy hunt?

In the Predator Series we find out that the Predator species are hunters. They search for the most worthy prey, hunt them, kill them and collect them as trophies. image src: What are the other alien ...
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Doesn't “Alien vs Predator” contradict the previous movies with regards to Predators and their relation to heat?

In Predator, the girl reveals that the "devil" (the Predator) only comes in the "hottest of years". In the beginning of Predator 2, there is a newscast in the background that states that LA is ...
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How do the Predators' Smart-Discs extend and retract?

In the Alien vs Predator video games and the AvP and Predator movies, the Predators' Smart-Discs have the ability to extend and retract. I would like to know how the Disc does this, would it be that ...
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How do Predators store their Combi-Stick?

In the "Alien Vs Predator" series of movies, the Predators habitually carry a Combi-Stick on their backs. Could somebody please tell me what keeps the Predators' Combi-Stick in place on their backs? ...
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Where do Predators keep their mines?

In the 2010 video game Aliens vs. Predator (or AVP 3), when you have the the mines as the Predator, where would they be stored? Do they go on the belt? Because that’s the only place I think it could ...
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Predator Equipment

i was wondering if anyone could tell me: How the Predators Plasma Caster works. How the Bio Mask changes vision modes. Finally how the Wrist Blades and Combi-Stick extend and retract. Any info on any ...
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How do the Predators select and transport their Trophies?

In the Trophy rooms, we see that Predators have Trophies from their hunts. How do they transport all the human/alien trophies before being picked up from the hunt? Pockets? Or do they only select the ...
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What weapons do Predators use? [closed]

When I played Aliens versus Predator video game as a Predator, I really enjoyed his set of weapons. I remember the spear, disk, a cannon and a tool for self-healing. In the Aliens versus Predator ...
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Is there a female Predator?

In all the movies featuring the Predator creatures or Yautja we can only see what appear to be male Predators. I am wondering if a female Predator exists, and if there is any information about them?
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The Predators have a signature 'deboning' move that is admittedly dramatic but seems implausible

This spectacular move is depicted at least 3 times in the various Predator films; 'Predator' (Billy Sole), 'Predator 2' (Jerry Lambert) and 'Predators' (Stans). I can't find any clearly supporting ...
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Why do Predators flay people? And what do they do with the skin?

Why do Predators flay people? And what do they do with the skin? We know that they collect skulls, but why skin?