They Live (1988) Season 04 Episode 44

We continue with another episode of Season 4 of Flicks XRayed with episode 44 and this week we are maintaining social distancing by watching and reviewing They Live. The Underground Activist and Host Tony is joined by Cohost and Blind Street Preacher Ryan and guests Revolutionary CDuff, and Really F**king Ugly Corey all from afar. This week we play a game of Release Year for Conspiracy Movies, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game for the coveted princess crown. So tune in as we discuss at length about Crazy Conspiracy Theories, Political Under Currents, Practical Effects and sooo much more. 

Our Ratings

Really F**cking Ugly Corey 4

Revolutionary CDuff 4.5

Blind Street Preacher Ryan 3.5

Underground Activist and Host Tony 4

16/20 80%

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis: Nada, a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to keep the population subdued, and that most of the social elite are skull-faced aliens bent on world domination. With this shocking discovery, Nada fights to free humanity from the mind-controlling aliens.

Directed by John Carpenter

Roddy Piper as Nada
Keith David as Frank
Meg Foster as Holly
Peter Jason as Gilbert

Game 1

Release Year for Conspiracy Movies

They Live………. 1988

  1. Eagle Eye……….2008
  1. The Fugitive……….1993
  1. The Manchurian Candidate (Remake) ………. 2004
  1. The Manchurian Candidate (Original) ……….1962
  1. Total Recall (Original) ……….1990
  1. Minority Report ……….2002
  1. V For Vendetta ……….2006
  1. The Game ……….1997
  1. The Matrix ……….1999

Game 2

The Figures

Budget$4,000,000  (estimated)
Bonus 1: Opening Weekend$4,827,903
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Critic Ratings
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Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

Movies By John Carpenter

  1. The Thing
  2. Escape From New York
  3. Ghosts of Mars
  4. Big Trouble in Little China
  5. Halloween
  6. Vampires
  7. The Fog
  8. Escape from LA
  9. Dark Star
  10. Prince of Darkness

1988 Box Office Topping Movies

  1. Good Morning, Vietnam
  2. Twins
  3. Child’s Play
  4. Beetlejuice
  5. Cocktail
  6. Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  7. Colours
  8. Rain Man
  9. Coming to America
  10.  Dead Ringers

Bonus Round

Movies with Alien Invaders

  1. War of the Worlds
  2. Avengers
  3. Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  4. Independence Day
  5. Pacific Rim
  6. Edge of Tomorrow
  7. Cloverfield
  8. Attack the Block
  9. Mars Attacks
  10. The Faculty

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