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They Live

23rd November 1988
1h 34m
John Carpenter
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A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 2:47pm.

Cast

Roddy Piper Roddy Piper
Approx Filming Age ≈ 33
Keith David Keith David
Approx Filming Age ≈ 31
John Carpenter John Carpenter
Approx Filming Age ≈ 39
Eileen Wesson
Approx Filming Age ≈ 40
Jimmy Nickerson
Approx Filming Age ≈ 38
Kerry Rossall
Approx Filming Age ≈ 40
Jeff Imada
Approx Filming Age ≈ 32
Jeb Stuart Adams
Approx Filming Age ≈ 26
Al Leong Al Leong
Approx Filming Age ≈ 35
Matt McColm
Approx Filming Age ≈ 22
Tommy Morrison
Approx Filming Age ≈ 18
Jan Rabson
Approx Filming Age ≈ 33
Meg Foster Meg Foster
Approx Filming Age ≈ 39
Norman Alden
Approx Filming Age ≈ 63
Peter Jason Peter Jason
Approx Filming Age ≈ 43
Susan Blanchard
Approx Filming Age ≈ 39
Sy Richardson
Approx Filming Age ≈ 46
Raymond St. Jacques
Approx Filming Age ≈ 57
John Lawrence
Approx Filming Age ≈ 56
Wendy Brainard
Approx Filming Age ≈ 16
Thelma Lee
Approx Filming Age ≈ 71
Norman Howell
Approx Filming Age ≈ 30
George 'Buck' Flower George 'Buck' Flower
Approx Filming Age ≈ 50

Most Often Described As

100% Entertaining
7/10
MetaCritic
55/100
Rotten Tomatoes
85%
IMDb
7.3/10

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Alcohol Use
Sexual Content
Tobacco Use

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

4% 13-19
4% 20-29
20% 30-39
8% 40-49
6% 50-59
2% 60-69
2% 70-79
54% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

52% Female
46% Male
2% Unknown

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown