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They Live
7.1 out of 10

They Live

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Carpenter's cult film is an honest look at the American Dream crumblin

carpenteresque579, blu-ray.com
27 February 2015
  • Excerpt: Carpenter's cult gem is an honest look at the American Dream crumbling This gem in Carpenter's late 80's filmography features WWE pro 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper as a drifter who uses a very unique set of sun glasses that reveal the aliens behind the political hypocrisy and the human enslavement which lead...
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Movie overall 8
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Put the glasses on! Put 'em on!

Bumblefeet, blu-ray.com
7 March 2014
  • Excerpt: They live gets off to a slow start but once it picks up (when Piper puts the glasses on) you're in for a good time. I previously owned this on R2 dvd, an ok widescreen transfer with commentary and the making of, but this new edition by Scream factory blows it out of the water!
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Movie overall 8
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Extras 6
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They Live

kdo, blu-ray.com
30 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Recommended for content, just be prepared for some unsightly oversharpening and DNR, as well as some wonky colors from time to time. Those who have no interest in (or need for) bonus features, will want to get the 2003 Region-1 Universal DVD.
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They Live, We Sleep.

Guydowood, blu-ray.com
26 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Classic Carpenter and famed wrestler Roddy Piper team for this late 80's cheese classic They Live. Keith David joins along in the fun as the alien race hidden among them are slowly revealed with the use of sunglasses.
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Excellent!

deepbreathsanddeath, blu-ray.com
9 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I watched John Carpenter's 'They Live' for the first time in a long time (a friend stole my dvd around 6 years ago and I haven't watched the movie since), and I couldn't believe how well this film holds up.
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Overall 8
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Movie overall 10
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Superb Science Fiction Film From John Carpenter

wrist, blu-ray.com
19 January 2013
  • Excerpt: I love this movie to be honest and have watched it several times over the years. It sort of sums up the world and constantly has me laughing out loud in places. It has some of cinemas greatest one liners. Its looks and sounds great on this release considering it was an ultra low budget flick.
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Extras 6
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Still Fun and Still Relevant

BouCoupDinkyDau, blu-ray.com
10 November 2012
  • Excerpt: I'm a fan of this film. I'm a fan of Carpenter. This was a must-have purchase for me. PQ - The picture is not ideal. Half the time the image is very good with good detail and a nice film- like feel, and the other half of the time it leans more towards a waxy, moderately smeared DNR appearance.
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Extras 9
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looks great

nazdar, blu-ray.com
10 November 2012
  • Excerpt: one my most favorite carpenter films looks awesome and is very loud and clear ... 1st class treatment has some great extras too
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Movie overall 9
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Phenomenal!

CWZ1138, blu-ray.com
9 November 2012
  • Excerpt: This film is the 'Donnie Darko' of its generation! The themes explored within this movie are still just as relevant today.
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Movie overall 9
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Extras 6
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I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass...

Gosszilla, blu-ray.com
5 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Visionary genius, John Carpenter's 1988 sci-fi action film, set during the Reagan era of "greed is good". In this cautionary tale of the disparages between the social classes, it is a hidden alien presence to blame for the economic turbulence and societal divide between the have and have nots.
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