Predator Movies In Order Of Release


The first movie in the Predator franchise is a bonafide classic and it helped to boost the star appeal of leading man Arnold Schwarzenegger. Several sequels followed, including a crossover with the Alien Franchise, and in 2022, a prequel was released on Disney’s streaming platform.

Hopes are high for another sequel but there is no news on a continuation of the franchise at the time of writing. 

Below we list all of the Predator movies in order of release. Which is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below.


US Release Date: June 12, 1987

Domestic Box Office: $59.7 million

Director: John McTiernan

Metascore: 47

Main Cast:

Kevin Peter Hall (The Predator), Arnold Schwarzenegger (Dutch), Carl Weathers (Dillon), Bill Duke (Mac), Elpidia Carrillo (Anna)

Synopsis (from IMDB):

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.

Memorable quote:

Dutch – “Run, go! Get to the chopper!”

Predator 2

US Release Date: November 21, 1990

Domestic Box Office: $30 million

Director: Stephen Hopkins

Metascore: 46

Main Cast:

Kevin Peter Hall (The Predator), Danny Glover (Mike), Gary Busey (Peter), Ruben Blades (Danny), Maria Conchita Alonso (Leona)

Synopsis (from IMDB): 

The Predator returns to Earth, this time to stake a claim on the war-torn streets of a dystopian Los Angeles.

Memorable quote:

Mike – “Look, I don’t care how big this is or who’s involved. This guy killed Danny and he’s going to fall!”

Alien vs. Predator

US Release Date: August 13, 2004

Domestic Box Office: $114.28 million

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson

Metascore: 29

Main Cast:

Sanaa Lathan (Alex), Lance Henrickson (Bishop), Raoul Bova (Sebastian), Ewan Bremner (Graham), Colin Salmon (Maxwell)

Synopsis (from IMDB):

During an archaeological expedition on Bouvetøya Island in Antarctica, a team of archaeologists and other scientists find themselves caught up in a battle between the two legends. Soon, the team realize that only one species can win.

Memorable quote:

Charles Bishop Weyland (to the Predator) – “Don’t turn your back on me!”

Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem

US Release Date: December 25, 2007

Domestic Box Office: $52.36 million

Director: The Strause Brothers

Metascore: 29

Main Cast:

Reiko Aylesworth (Kelly), Steven Pasquale (Dallas), John Ortiz (Morales), Johnny Lewis (Ricky), Ariel Gade (Molly)

Synopsis (from IMDB):

Warring Alien and Predator races descend on a rural Colorado town, where unsuspecting residents must band together for any chance of survival.

Memorable quote:

Dallas (to Ricky) – “Get to the chopper!”


US Release Date: July 9, 2010

Domestic Box Office: $52 million

Director: Nimród Antal

Metascore: 51

Main Cast:

Derek Mears (Classic Predator), Brian Steele (Berserker Predator), Carey Jones (Tracker Predator), Adrien Brody (Royce), Laurence Fishburne (Ronald), Topher Grace (Edwin)

Synopsis (from IMDB): 

A group of elite warriors parachute into an unfamiliar jungle and are hunted by members of a merciless alien race.

Memorable quote:

Royce – “Now, let’s find a way off this f******g planet.”

The Predator

US Release Date: September 14, 2018

Domestic Box Office: $51 million

Director: Shane Black

Metascore: 48

Main Cast:

Brian A. Prince (The Predator), Boyd Holbrook (Quinn), Trevante Rhodes (Nebraska), Jacob Tremblay (Rory), Olivia Munn (Casey)

Synopsis (from IMDB): 

When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe’s most lethal hunters’ return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

Memorable quote:

Nebraska – “Know who Whoopi Goldberg is? It’s like an alien Whoopi Goldberg.”


US Release Date: August 5, 1922

Domestic Box Office: N/A

Director: Dan Trachtenberg

Metascore: 71

Main Cast:

Dane DiLiegro (The Predator), Amber Midthunder (Naru), Dakota Beavers (Taabe), Stormee Kipp (Wasape), Michelle Thrush (Aruka)

Synopsis (from IMDB): 

Naru, a skilled warrior of the Comanche Nation, fights to protect her tribe against one of the first highly evolved Predators to land on Earth.

Memorable quote:

Naru – “It knows how to hunt. But I know how to survive.”

Which is your favourite movie in the Predator franchise? Let us know in the comments below.

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