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The Untold Truth Of They Live

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If you're new, Subscribe! → http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-Looper John Carpenter's 1988 opus They Live is a scathing indictment of capitalism and the culture of greed masquerading as a B movie about invading aliens. It stars professional wrestler "Rowdy" Roddy Piper as a homeless laborer whose world is turned upside down when he finds a box of special sunglasses that allow the wearer to see the truth about subliminal messaging forcing humanity to OBEY. It’s one of Carpenter's greatest films, but grab a pair of Hoffman lenses for yourself to see the truth that even hardcore fans may not know about They Live... H.P. Lovecraft, Ray Nelson, and Richard Armitage | 0:33 The Man With No Name | 1:43 The most brutal brawl in cinema history | 2:39 He's all out of bubblegum | 3:28 Sticking it to Reagan | 4:15 Read more here → http://www.looper.com/108962/untold-truth-live/ Movie Lists and Features https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB The Most Controversial Movie Costumes Explained https://youtu.be/jcwgIUDoO2s?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB Movie Bloopers That Were Too Good To Cut https://youtu.be/QGTkPSunYjI?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB Movies Canceled Because Of An Idiot Mistake https://youtu.be/Df58v6W7Be8?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB Scenes Acted So Badly We Can't Forget Them https://youtu.be/xJ8c38Q1H-g?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB How These DC Superheroes Should Really Look https://youtu.be/NgYywrhFONc?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB The Cast Of Forrest Gump Has Changed A Lot Since 1994 https://youtu.be/nFbLXyeOdKg?list=PLOzaghBOlEsdJRQ4Z14z1_GB_bQ6_oioB Website → https://www.looper.com/ Like us → https://facebook.com/loopermoviestv/ Instagram → https://instagram.com/looperhq/ Looper is the go-to source for the movies, TV shows and video games we all love. We're addicted to all things superhero and Star Wars, but we're not afraid to binge watch some reality TV when the mood strikes. Whether it's revealing Easter eggs and secrets hidden in your favorite films, exposing movie mistakes, highlighting the best deleted scenes, or uncovering the truth about reality TV's strangest stars, Looper has endless entertainment for the discerning YouTube viewer.
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Martin Pierce (8 hours ago)
Modern liberals.
Beaky Turf (13 hours ago)
3:47 Oy vey, the goyim know.
Zoltán Perei (1 day ago)
2:02 Why does the alien buy a newspaper if its fake?
Chef Boyardee (2 days ago)
we all came from the tri glasses vid
Wandering Nomad (2 days ago)
Wish they'd do a sequel dammit..
descubriendo lo desconocido (2 days ago)
I great and reallity!!!
Carpe Noctem (2 days ago)
Want to watch a great documentary? Look up “Idiocracy” No, it’s not a movie, it’s a documentary, it just hasn’t happened yet
eric oes (2 days ago)
President Raygun
J. Chuck Wycoff (3 days ago)
Life would be even scarier; if this situation were true.
yowwwwie (3 days ago)
I never understood Reagan, even when he was Governor. I would take the "They Live" movie a bit further and say it is anti totalitarian (both extremes in the political spectrum). Y
Libtards Whisperer (3 days ago)
((THEY)) LIVE ! and they vote for the DemonRat party
just a guy a mustache (3 days ago)
just a guy a mustache (3 days ago)
The matrix
Charles Gipson (3 days ago)
Looks like the communists were right
jason lu (3 days ago)
the should re-boot or continue the story
Hank Brown (3 days ago)
Broken nose, fractured eye socket, a few teeth on the ground... I would have put the glasses on from the start. 🤕
cfalcon07 (3 days ago)
Hey it's Dexter manning! What's he doing here lol
Jon LaLanne (3 days ago)
I was there during the Reagan administration .It was the best thing that ever happened to this country. Nice left wing synapsis .
EnnaiRa MonEl (4 days ago)
Don’t forget Predator and soylent green.....
Dr Jones (4 days ago)
Actually in real life the thick black frame glasses are alien mind controll
Gondu Sumfin (4 days ago)
This is a documentary
Miles Lugo (4 days ago)
If you liked "they live" check out branded
Steve Jone (5 days ago)
Lol, so off base.
John Boltons Mustache (5 days ago)
Wow i didn't know Carpenter was a moonbat. No surprise though😉
John (5 days ago)
Great film making and acting. Awful politics, but hey, it's Hollywood.
JanstonCordell (5 days ago)
Scathing indictment of Capitalism? Hilarious. Those aliens were Communist Totalitarians. That movie is about how the Soviets have managed to hide in plain sight within American society.
TOP DAWG (5 days ago)
He cannot say too much bad about Reagan because he did keep the US out of major wars ...Carpenter probably made a lot more money in the 80s because of the economy of the 80s
koila maoh (5 days ago)
This is how religious people look to me when I put my glass's on....
RobertElBMX (5 days ago)
hmmm they own the media, the banks, the stores, the advertising... *who could this be about hmmmmmmmm*
Michael Philip (4 days ago)
(( they )) live
GREG W (5 days ago)
This film is about the cabal PERIOD! It's telling the public that there's something sinister and malevolent going on behind the scenes and if someone doesn't step up we're all FUCKED! Good thing there were people throughout the last 55 years that knew what was happing and decided to do just that! Unfortunately most of us didn't listen and those heroes either lost their lives or were ridiculed into isolation without any appreciation form those they sought to save. Now shit's hitting the fan and its time for all of us to do our part!! Look back at Bill Cooper ,Dolores Cannon, Phil Schneider, Col Forestall, JFK, and many others and you'll understand whats being expose everyday since 2016! Is MSM talking about it? NOPE! But we don't need them to spoon feed us lies anymore. Thank GOD for the internet! It's far from perfect but at least if gives you a chance to use your own discernment!
GREG W (4 days ago)
+Michael Philip : Not for long though!!
Michael Philip (4 days ago)
I think they could collapse the economy today if they wanted to.. That's why they still have power and control over banks the fed. reserve .. etc .
Big Moneytalk754 (7 days ago)
That alien need to get her watch links tightened geesh
Edward Chase (7 days ago)
I disagree strongly with Carpenters message. But I truly love this movie.
Salty Bear (7 days ago)
.... You CLEARLY don't understand the film...
d e a t h d r e a m (7 days ago)
Bet you anything Piper's inspiration for Nada which he kept to himself was Roddy's very own personal early upbringing after he left his parents and before he started wrestling. He never liked to talk about his past.
megan torano (7 days ago)
Agenda 2030... we're are living it.... except they aren't aliens... its the global government and their enforcers... WAKE UP HUMANITY!!
John Stewart (8 days ago)
It's NOT a spoof of Capitalism, EVEN IF Carpenter himself said that it was (but that's just because Carpenter is a liberal socialist twat who got rich off of capitalism but doesn't understand it in the slightest). The aliens were NOT practicing capitalism. They were practicing full blown fascism, which (like it or not) is an entirely LEFT WING ideology. They were simply disguising their fascism as capitalism using advanced technology. This doesn't need to be explained to right wing individualists, because they know exactly what I mean already. But trying to explain the FACT that fascism is a left wing principle to a leftist collectivist automaton is like trying to explain quantum physics to a rock. Learn something you FUCKING idiots.
John Stewart (2 days ago)
+KLJF Spoken like a true totalitarian fascist. "...you MUST be RULED by FORCE..." Let's add up the totalitarian fascist death toll to date, shall we? 100,000,000 in the last one hundred years. Yup. One hundred million people who didn't want to be "RULED" by smug communist twats who've never done a days work in their pathetic entitled lives. Again...come on my property, and I will shoot you....you fucking commie parasite piece of shit. Get a job and take a shower you pathetic dirt bag.
KLJF (2 days ago)
+John Stewart the long term damage your idea of freedom does is just too hard for small brained people to grasp , so you MUST be ruled by force in the same way a child killer would be imprisoned , after all it amounts to the same thing .
John Stewart (2 days ago)
+KLJF LMFAO! My God...what a regressive DOUCHE! LOL! Socialism is about OPPRESSING PEOPLE using the power of the State for the exclusive benefit of other people. Forcing labor from people through the barrel of a GUN and against their will to work for the selected other people. "United we stand"? Well, we're not "united" if you're pointing a fucking gun at me demanding money you fucking collectivist useful idiot. What YOU'RE advocating for is mob justice. You're out to PUNISH people because they hurt your precious snowflake feelings, and like the ABSOLUTE PUSSY that you KNOW you are, you expect Big Daddy State to point the gun...because "Eww...I hate guns." I'm not going to stand next to a socialist. You people STINK! Have you wiffed your little soy soaked comrade compadres lately? You people need to shower. I'm DEAD serious about that. I mean, wtf dude...
KLJF (2 days ago)
+John Stewart listen dummy , united we stand divided we fall = fascism (the bundle of sticks comes from aesops fables) it's like a team getting ready for a game with their rivals ! socialism on the other hand is about keeping the peace through NOT having rivals , internally or externally . but you prefer the law of the jungle with every beast out for themselves and fuck the future .
John Stewart (3 days ago)
+KLJF Ah, I see. You're a leftist. Well, tell me more about how deplatforming, censorship, and banning people isn't fascistic. Tell me about how disarming them, regulating speech and thought, and criminalizing political beliefs ...all through the force power of the State...isn't fascistic. "Fascist" literally translates into "a bundle of sticks". It's a metaphor for collectivism....LEFTISM! How the hell does "a bundle of sticks" represent INDIVIDUALISTS (Capitalists)....you stupid stupid person? Stop trying to sound smart when you don't even know what the fucking word means. You're a programmed automaton...that's all.
Mr Khan (8 days ago)
its All About Todays Reality That Secret Society Is controlling The World !
Humpydumpf (11 days ago)
One of the best films ever made! It's up there with Alien, Aliens, Terminator 2, Trueman Show etc in my opinion.
Pipe J Fry (12 days ago)
2:44 what a hell of a punch lol
Christina Vandewarker (12 days ago)
Everytime I see that epic fight scene I can't help but think of the South Park parody, Cripple Fight!!! 🤣😂
Levi Maliwauki (12 days ago)
Lol funny thing is... Hollywood thrives off of capitalism. Yet they are the rich pompous high rollers who don’t know what real work and struggle is, yet preach equality and distribution of wealth and how bad oil and gas affects “climate change”... while they have a million cars each and private jets. Yep. Makes total sense. But capitalism is so bad. Let’s listen to what they have to say. Haha. Hypocritical leftists, what else do you expect? 😂 awesome movie, just too bad the overall theme is totally hypocritical of the people who made it.
Arksolva Studio (14 days ago)
I keep hearing Donald Raygun.
IngoPagels (15 days ago)
I allways thought that Kurt Russell would be a better caracter. Am I allone?
Brett Mitchell (15 days ago)
(((They))) Live.
cegled1982 (17 days ago)
"Aliens"= Narcissists
K G (17 days ago)
I am glad they live. It is because of them that I have bubble gum. The system works and you are either on its side or with the caravan that co es to take your bubble gum. Trump! Four more years! Death to the bubble gum stealers!
Dawn Richardson (17 days ago)
I want to watch this now!
Thomas Wilson (18 days ago)
One of the few Carpenter films where Marines aren't the bad guys....I swear this boy was beaten up by some Marines in his youth....probably deserved it.
John Doe (18 days ago)
The anti consumerism message is an existential threat to our economy. Unfortunately our current system requires massive consumption.
Arcade (18 days ago)
(((oy vey)))
Jeed92 (18 days ago)
Roddy Piper posted before he died in 2015 "They live is a documentary", because obviously apart from the alient thing everything in that movie reflects our world today and whats wrong with it. Which is people that are psychopaths are leading our society. Yes psychopaths. Ive done extensive research on our leaders from companies to presidents and guess what, the occurance of psychopaths in that groups is 100 times more likely (check statistics!)!!! Its obvious if you think about it, where else do you get what psychopaths need more than anyone (which is social status)? Of course in high status jobs where you can use power and you dont have to compromise with others or have empathy, but rather you are seen as a better leader when you raise your profit by lowering empathy (not like you can only earn a lot of money without empathy but definetly in many situations empathy will be a problem for you if you seek to max profit for a company or a gov.).
David Jones (18 days ago)
Because yes...there really is nothing more oppressive than unparalleled economic democracy that's produced unrivalled individual wealth that made even poor Americans more prosperous than 99% of the world. Tyrannical...truly tyrannical...
age defiant-hetero mundane- singular damsel (21 days ago)
good movie but the fight scene is way too long
Michael Philip (4 days ago)
Unidentified renegade Z member (22 days ago)
It imagines you know my number ring it
Unidentified renegade Z member (22 days ago)
It says remember that as soon as wake up use telepathy you can
Jackie Rose Online (22 days ago)
Love that movie
David Rosales (23 days ago)
f j (24 days ago)
Stating the truth could be considered offensive
maha77 (25 days ago)
I had a rough couple of days
Constantinos 1377 (25 days ago)
This is a Masterpiece and Humanity should have taken it VERY SERIOUSLY....I really think that they didn't banned the movie just because the protagonist was in reality one of the ''aliens''...
hortencia Talabera (25 days ago)
Roddy pipper movies were pretty entertaining
Patrick MCP (25 days ago)
Yep when I put on my ray bans I see republicans too....
wheelzwheela (26 days ago)
Roddy Piper. Saskatoon boy.
fpineros22 (26 days ago)
its happening as we speak.. all the gross stinky Dot Heads coming here..
Dee Cee (26 days ago)
I've watched it many times. It has nothing to do with the issue of capitalism.
Joel lyons (27 days ago)
This is where shepard phery got the Obey idea from
M K (27 days ago)
It's always been to me that the aliens were the controlled and reprogrammed population ... just like there still trying to program people now, all the songs about money, all the tv shows with unrealistic goals and the now transgender thing everywhere you look... don't fight it... it's time to put the glasses on and wake up...before its too late! 🤔
a. banks. (27 days ago)
Too much truth then... Too much realism now...
Boogie UnknownMember (27 days ago)
Great 🎥
El Mestizo gObLiNo (27 days ago)
6irty6iamon6 2 (28 days ago)
Part one they live. Part two. You die.
Official Tru-Dru (28 days ago)
Reagan was a crook may he burn in hell
Lance Rambert (28 days ago)
Who knew this was actually a story about Zukerberg, Obama, Hillary and Soros right?
Mark Of The BEAST (29 days ago)
Earth is flat, more illuminati propaganda
Brian (30 days ago)
and yet it is capitalism that has allowed Carpenter to become a multi-millionaire! Make more money, live in bigger houses and still complain about capitalism! Go figure!
The Fake Slim Shady (1 month ago)
NPC meme anyone?
J O-T (1 month ago)
Arm-i-tej not armartarj
Norman Alvarez (1 month ago)
Alberto Macstaire (1 month ago)
Twist: the main actress in the movie was a real life alien. Anyone seen those eyes of her?
Verbal Ästhet (1 month ago)
The point of the movie is that humanity is indeed controlled by hidden agents. The behavior is controlled by propaganda. All of politics, movies, music, newspapers and TV is controlled by them. Secret societies, deep state, sects, bankers. Just read about the deeds of Rothschild or Rockefeller and it will blow your mind just like putting on the sun glasses.
Michael Philip (4 days ago)
I think the reason the elite cannot be taken out is that they could crash the stock market/ economy if they want to. Like they did in 1929. Today it would be a global disaster killing billions of people. most politicians are held in blackmail any way.. and into occult. I think someday they will crash the economy, if they don't start WWIII first.
Chris Hellams (1 month ago)
Its about the Zionist elite Hidden in plain site The illuminati
GREEN RAGE (1 month ago)
Greatest irony,people pay money to wear OBEY...
GREEN RAGE (27 days ago)
im just pointing the irony...The OBEY logo is just the same with the movie...Maybe shepherd is making money from people's stupidity and lack of dignity...In the film they were aliens not cia...
Beach Bob (30 days ago)
you saying shepherd fairey is cia too?
Kalashnicough AK47 (1 month ago)
I wish an outside of holly wood group of people would remake this movie & do it WELL. R.I.P. ROWDEY! THEY LIVE WE SLEEP....... but were slowly waking up!
David. Vox Populi (1 month ago)
The movie is garbage Marxism.
Napoleon wilson (1 month ago)
"That's like pouring perfume on a pig"
Solarchos (1 month ago)
One of Carpenter's greatest films...and one of the most memorable for its scenes and dialog.
Brently80 (1 month ago)
Leave it to looper to explain a movie in it's own way, Looper is not a youtube content creator just a company using this platform just like all the other drag corporations using youtube as a advertisement stream 24/7
Meowoofius (1 month ago)
i feel like it was inspired by david ickes rantings
Glenn Robinson (1 month ago)
Awesome fight scene... Cool movie
Joseph Mottram (1 month ago)
Ah, so THAT'S where that line originated!
Raluca Harry (1 month ago)
Zim Tage (1 month ago)
Funny how everything that touches on the truth is anti Semitic
Michael Philip (4 days ago)
shh . the thought police might hear you.. shh
James Madison (1 month ago)
Yes, it was a good one.
Dat Meme (1 month ago)
@0:35 looks like a title card from the original Law & Order series.
Ed Chez (1 month ago)
Las Angieless Times
Anti-Federalist 1776 (1 month ago)
(((They))) Live
Derk Ender (1 month ago)
This movie owns. And is even more fitting in today.
Peter Green (1 month ago)
Nothing indicated during the movie suggested it was Regan specifically, so whatever on that~
stonedshogun M (1 month ago)
"We sleep the live" by ODD fantastic woke rap inspired by "they live"
ThunderAppeal (1 month ago)
Whats a 'haich'?