10. The actual Predator suit was really tough to act in
The late Kevin Peter Hall, who played the Predator in the first two films of the series, had a tough time battling with Schwarzenegger during filming on Predator. On top of the fact that the suit was uncomfortable and heavy, Hall was unable to see out of the costume, meaning he had to learn the movements of not just his character, but anyone else in the scene he was acting with.
Hall spoke about the experience in the article “Predator: The Man in the Suit,” with the sci-fi/fantasy magazine Cinefantastique. “When [Arnold’s] supposed to slap me around and stay far from my face, all of a sudden, whap! There is this hand with claws on it!” Hall said. “It wasn’t a movie, it was a survival story for all of us.”Back to top