Spoiler-Free Review of “Prey” (2022) on Hulu: Decent Prequel with some Intense Moments

*This is a spoiler-free review so feel free to read on!*

“A long time ago, it is said that a monster came here…”

Prey is a sci-fi action film in the Predator franchise. It premiered on August 5th 2022 on Hulu. The film stars Amber Midthunder, Dakota Beavers, Dane DiLiegro, and Michelle Thrush. It runs for an hour and thirty-nine minutes.

A female warrior attempts to protect her people from a dangerous alien predator that hunts both humans and animals.

Here is the trailer:

Prey gives us a prequel filled with plenty of worthy moments, along with some Easter Eggs for fans of the franchise. Is it worthy of your next watch? Let’s find out…

The Pros:

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Naru and Sarii are my kind of duo!

Amber Midthunder was absolutely fantastic as Naru. She really dominated the screen and held my attention the entire time. She was far from a perfect warrior, but her perseverance and ability to think outside the box made her one to root for.

The dog, Sarii was a scene stealer for sure and my absolute favorite part of the movie. This duo was truly amazing and I LOVED them!

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Good balance.

There was plenty of action and gore in this one. The predator truly got his chance to shine in this environment and the setting was absolutely stunning. I also liked that we got some Easter Eggs (some were better placed than others) for fans of the franchise.

I think that this film did enough to earn its place in the franchise while finding its own identity in the process.

The Cons:

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A little slow at first…

I was slightly worried at the beginning of this film. The pacing was slower than I had wanted, but things did pick up in the second half.

So am I in or out?

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I’m in!!

This film had some flaws, but it was so entertaining to watch! The fight scenes were bloody fantastic and I was rooting for my new favorite duo, Naru and Sarii, the entire time!

I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts on Prey (2022) in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!


Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl


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Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl

I live in Long Island, NY. I am obsessed with TV, movies, reading and writing! My top TV shows are Lost, Breaking Bad, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Prison Break, Charmed, Veronica Mars, and Beverly Hills 90210. My dog, Honey, loves TV too!

3 thoughts on “Spoiler-Free Review of “Prey” (2022) on Hulu: Decent Prequel with some Intense Moments”

  1. Does the dog die? I’m really interested in this one but I’m worried about the animal death count if there is one. Thanks!

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