They Live (1988)

They Live (1988)

1988 R 94 Minutes

Action | Horror | Science Fiction | Thriller

Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with...

Overall Rating

8 / 10
Verdict: Good
  • dukesheppard


    10 / 10
    They Live tells an interesting story while simultaneously being both satire and social commentary, and it does it very well. The dialogue is filled with golden nuggets and the action is solid. The soundtrack is another good one from Carpenter and... Read the full review »
  • BarneyNuttall


    7 / 10
    Popping visuals, iconic one-liners and a very long street brawl are the defining traits of the film. When Nada, a homeless drifter, stumbles upon some strange sunglasses, he finds that the entire capitalist society he's lived in is a lie. There's... Read the full review »