Predator is a 1987 science fiction, action, and horror film directed by John McTiernan and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, and Jesse Ventura. The story follows a group of Special Forces coming to a Central American country to rescue hostages from guerillas, only to be hunted by the extraterrestrial predator of the film's title. The film grossed $60 million in the United States and generated the sequels Predator 2 in 1990, Alien vs. Predator in 2004, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem in 2007, and Predators in 2010.