Predator Special Edition

Posted by Darkness on April 24, 2010 (Updated: 21-Jun-2014)

 Predator Special EditionThe Predator Special Edition is a two-disc set that was originally released in the UK in June 2002. It took over two years and it finally made its way to the US in August 2004 under the title Predator: Collector’s Edition. It’s been re-released quite a few times, most recently as Predator: Definitive Edition in April 2007 which just features different cover artwork.

Special Features

DISC ONE
* The Film
Commentaries:
Audio commentary by director John McTiernan.
Text commentary by film journalist/historian Eric Lichtenfeld (Includes interviews from co-supervising sound effects editors Richard L. Anderson and David Stone, second unit director/stunt coordinator Craig Baxley, casting director Jackie Burch, special effects coordinator Al Di Sarro, editor Mark Helfrich, visual effects supervisor Joel Hynek, editor John F. Link, cinematographer Donald McAlpine,and screenwriters Jim and John Thomas).
Extras:
DVD-ROM Content:
– “Alien vs Predator II” – video game demo

DISC TWO
“If It Bleeds, We Kill It: The Making Of Predator” – documentary
Inside The Predator: Featurettes
– Classified Action
– The Unseen Arnold
– Old Painless
– The Life Inside {Tribute To Kevin Peter Hall}
– Camouflage
– Welcome To The Jungle
– Character Design
Predator Special Effects: Footage
– ‘Red Suit’ Special Effects: Predator (Red) Looking Down
– ‘Red Suit’ Special Effects: Predator (Red) In Jungle
– ‘Red Suit’ Special Effects: Predator (Red) Main Walking Layer
– Predator Camouflage Tests: Camouflage Effect Moth
– Predator Camouflage Tests: Camouflage Effect Layers
Deleted Scene + Outtakes:
– Deleted Scene: Fleeing The Predator
– Outtakes: Chameleon
– Outtakes: Building A Trap
– Outtakes: Sliding Downhill
Predator Profile
Photo Gallery

Easter Eggs

Easter Egg 1: On Disc 1 on the Main Menu, Highlight the menu entry ‘DVD-Rom’ and then press the ‘LEFT’ arrow key on your remote control. A Red Predator Laser will highlight and if you press ‘Enter’ now you will see a featurette called “John McTiernan On Learning Film”.

Easter Egg 2: On Disc 2 on the Main Menu go to the ‘Inside The Predator’ section, Highlight the menu entry ‘Classified Action’ and then press the ‘UP’ arrow key on your remote control. A Red Predator Laser will highlight and if you press ‘Enter’ now you will see a featurette called “Jesse’s Ultimate Goal”.

Easter Egg 3: On Disc 2 on the Main Menu go to the ‘Predator Special Effects’ section, Highlight the menu entry ‘Main Menu’ and then press the ‘LEFT’ arrow key on your remote control. A Red Predator Laser will highlight and if you press ‘Enter’ now you will see a featurette called “Stan Winston: Practical Joker”.

Easter Egg 4: On Disc 2 on the Main Menu go to the ‘Photo Gallery’ section, on photo 16 press the ‘DOWN’ arrow key on your remote control. A Red Predator Laser will highlight and if you press ‘Enter’ now you will see a featurette called “Don’t Drink The Water”.

Review

You can check out my detailed review here.

Region Comparison

There are minor differences between the Region 1 and Region 2 titles. The Region 1 features three inside looks: An Alien vs Predator featurette, an Alien vs Predator teaser trailer and a I, Robot Featurette. The Region 2 version on the other hand has the Aliens versus. Predator 2 demo as DVD-ROM content.

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