Alan Anthony Silvestri (born March 26, 1950) is an American composer and conductor who composed the soundtracks for the 1987 film Predator and the 1990 film Predator 2. His music in the Predator movies are characterized by tribal sounding beats and rhythms along with some military themes mixed into it also. His music for these two films paved the road for Predator movies after Predator and Predator 2.