They Live – Horror Movie Marathon – Sci-Fi Horror

They Live

Movie: They Live
Year: 1988
Rating: R

The Story, in a nutshell: A migrant worker discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to see aliens that have taken over the world.

Reason it’s awesome: Well, first of all for the quote “I came here to chew bubblegum and kick ass…and I’m all out of bubblegum.” But second, because great horror movies are, on some level, social commentary, and this one is not at all subtle with it’s criticism of modern society:

They Life - Obey, Conform, Submit

Humor level: 4/5
Violence level: 3/5
Scary level: 1/5

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