They Live

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Director

John Carpenter

Cast

Roddy Piper as Nada

Keith David as Frank Armitage

Meg Foster as Holly Thompson

Raymond St. Jacques as Street Preacher

George Buck Flower as Drifter / Collaborator

Peter Jason as Gilbert

Sy Richardson as Black Revolutionary

Susan Blanchard as Ingenue

Norman Alden as Construction Foreman

Writers

John Carpenter (as Frank Armitage) (screenplay)

Ray Nelson (short story “Eight O’Clock in the Morning”)


Summary

A drifter discovers through special sunglasses that the ruling class are aliens concealing their appearance and manipulating people to consume, breed, and conform to the status quo.
A drifter discovers through special sunglasses that the ruling class are aliens concealing their appearance and manipulating people to consume, breed, and conform to the status quo.

Genre

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

Released

November 4, 1988

Runtime

1hr 34min

MPAA

Rated R

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