They Live (1988)

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A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.


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Trivia

On an episode of Monstervision (1993) in 1997, Roddy Piper mentioned that John Carpenter had wanted him to discuss the film's political subtext (which was critical of Reaganomics) while doing promotions for the film. However, due to being in the United States on a green card, Piper felt it ... ...


Quotes

Bearded Man: We could be pets, we could be food, but all we really are is livestock.


Goofs

At the beginning of the alley fight, Nada sets down a cardboard box; Frank sets down a backpack. Towards the middle of the fight, as Frank tries to walk away, both items disappear.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

4 November 1988

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,827,000 (USA) (6 November 1988)

Gross:

$13,008,928 (USA)

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