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They Live


Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George Buck Flower View All


John Carpenter (Screenplay), John Carpenter (Director) View All

Release: Nov. 23rd, 1988
Runtime: 1 hour, 34 minutes
Nada, a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to keep the population subdued, and that most of the social elite are skull-faced aliens bent on world domination. With this shocking discovery, Nada fights to free humanity from the...
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Hi guy's, I have always wanted to watch they live but never seem to get the chance to, Is it a good film ???????? please tell me I would love to know, thanks....

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While there's always a part of me that will wonder how this film would have gone if Carpenter had cast regular collaborator Kurt Russell (who had up to that point always been there if a Carpenter film needed an unambiguous leading man), it is very difficult to imagine this film being quite as charmi....
They Live follows a nameless drifter (Roddy Piper), who stumbles upon an alien conspiracy to manipulate people's thoughts and behaviors through subliminal messages.
This is actually the first John Carpenter movie I have ever seen, and it defiantly makes me want to check out his other movies even more.
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