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They Live (1988)

R 1988-11-04 (US) Science FictionAction 1h 33m
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You see them on the street. You watch them on TV. You might even vote for one this fall. You think they're people just like you. You're wrong. Dead wrong.


A lone drifter stumbles upon a harrowing discovery -- a unique pair of sunglasses that reveals that aliens are systematically gaining control of the Earth by masquerading as humans and lulling the public into submission.

  1. John Carpenter

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Ray Nelson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Roddy Piper

    Roddy Piper

    John Nada

  2. Keith David

    Keith David

    Frank Armitage

  3. Meg Foster

    Meg Foster

    Holly Thompsen

  4. George Buck Flower

    George Buck Flower


  5. Peter Jason

    Peter Jason


  6. Raymond St. Jacques

    Raymond St. Jacques

    Street Preacher

  7. Jason Robards III

    Jason Robards III

    Family Man

  8. John Lawrence

    John Lawrence

    Bearded Man

  9. Susan Barnes

    Susan Barnes

    Brown Haired Woman

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Full Cast & Crew

They Live
They Live

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $4,000,000.00

Revenue $13,000,000.00


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