Fun Movie Facts:
1) It was originally titled, Hunter, but changed to Predator after production.
2) The film was shot in Mexico and because most of the area they filmed in had shed its leaves already, many fake leaves had to be brought in to make the jungle more lush.
3) Hawkins, who was played by Shane Black, had written the screenplay for Lethal Weapon.
4) This was Jesse “The Body” Ventura’s first movie.
5) Jean-Claude Van Damme was originally cast to play the predator but was fired after complaining about how uncomfortable the suit was.