They Live (1988) (Movie)

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They Live is a 1988 American satirical science fiction action horror film written and directed by John Carpenter. The film stars Roddy Piper, Keith David, and Meg Foster. It follows a nameless drifter (called "John Nada" in the credits) who discovers the ruling class are in fact aliens concealing their appearance and manipulating people to spend money, breed, and accept the status quo with subliminal messages in mass media. Wikipedia


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They Live is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Universal Pictures films, Dystopian films, Films based on short fiction, Satirical films, Films set in Los Angeles, California, Films set in California, Alien visitation films and 1988 films.

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Bearded Man: The poor and the underclass are growing. Racial justice and human rights are non-existent. They have created a repressive society and we are their unwitting accomplices.


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