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They Live

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7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo86%
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Rated: 18+ (R)19881h 34mOn: Showtime Tags: Dystopia Alien Apocalypse Country: America

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 mind-controlling aliens.They Live featuring Roddy Piper and Keith David is streaming on Showtime, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 6 others. It's an action & adventure and comedy movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 86% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (99,992 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime).

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Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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#891 Ranked Movie

#31 Ranked in Movies on Showtime

#31 Ranked in Alien Movies

#57 Ranked in Cult Movies

They Live has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 86% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (99,992 votes). The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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