With Shane Black’s long-awaited The Predator finally in cinemas now, what better time to revisit the entire saga? The franchise has certainly endured its fair share of ups and downs over the last three decades, and Black’s new entry sadly doesn’t suggest it’s getting much closer to terra firma.
From the sequels and kinda-reboots that have attempted to take the series in ambitious new directions – with wildly varying results – to those shameless spin-off fans routinely pretend don’t exist, Predator continues to receive a staggeringly inconsistent treatment on-screen.
So, where does the latest entry stack up among the six movies? Read on and find out.
6. Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
Directed by The Brothers Strause.
Starring Steven Pasquale, Reiko Aylesworth, John Ortiz, Johnny Lewis and Ariel Gade.
AvP: Requiem was touted as the more violent, to-the-point R-rated