Prey is the last entry Predator The franchise and fans have been praising the film nonstop since it hit Hulu last month. The film is currently on Rotten Tomatoes with a critics score of 93%, making it the highest-reviewed film in the entire franchise. comicbook.comSpencer Perry gave the film a 4 out of 5 and called it the franchise’s “best entry” since the original. This week, it was revealed that more than 585 million minutes of Prey were watched in its first three days, which means Hulu subscribers watched it an estimated 5.8 million times. The film’s star, Amber Mindthunder, recently spoke with collider and talked about the success of the film.
“To have some of the interactions that I’ve had with people, which have been really meaningful and really beautiful, and really moving, there’s nothing that can beat that. There’s no amount of breaking charts or anything that can beat that. it means”. to me,” Midthunder shared. “But then you step back and look at all that other stuff, like the number one release and high numbers on Rotten Tomatoes, and it literally feels like we’re living in a dream. I don’t think I thought about what would happen after the movie came out, but I know I didn’t expect this at all, and I’m very grateful.”
Predator fans weren’t the only ones who loved Prey. Jesse Ventura, who played Blain in the original Predatortook to Twitter to praise the film and director Dan Trachtenberg and welcome Midthunder to the Predator family.
“#PreyMovie Great great movie. @AmberMidthunder you definitely don’t have time to bleed. Welcome to the Predator family. @DannyTRS Thank you for making such a thoughtful, creative and wonderful movie,” Ventura wrote. “I just…don’t know how…thanks @GovJVentura!” Half Thunder replied. “I’m on the floor. Thank you sir! Thanks for looking and I’m glad you appreciated what we did!” Trachtenberg added. Dane DiLiegro, who played the Predator in the film, also commented with “📈📈📈” emojis. Ventura responded, “It’s no easy task following the performance of the late great Kevin Peter Hall as the Predator. Hats off. Fantastic job.”
You can read the official synopsis of Prey here: “Set on the Comanche Nation 300 years ago, Prey is the story of a young woman, Naru, a fierce and highly skilled warrior. She has been raised in the shadow of some of the most legendary hunters to roam the Great Plains, so when danger threatens her camp, she sets out to protect the people from it. The prey she stalks and ultimately faces turns out to be a highly evolved predatory alien with a technically advanced arsenal, resulting in a cruel and terrifying showdown between the two adversaries.”
Prey is now streaming on Hulu.