They Live (1988)

Director
John Carpenter

Main cast
Roddy Piper; Meg Foster; Keith David; George Buck Flower; Raymond St. Jacques

Genres
Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Description
Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No Imagination", "Submit to Authority". Even scarier is that he is able to see that some usually normal-looking people are in fact ugly aliens in charge of the massive campaign to keep humans subdued.


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