Nada (Roddy Piper), a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to keep the population subdued, and that most of the social elite are skull-faced aliens bent on world domination. With this shocking discovery, Nada fights to free humanity from the mind-controlling aliens.
Beginning of Film Career. Famed filmmaker John Carpenter, born on January 16, 1948, in Carthage, New York, developed an interest in film and music as a young boy. Carpenter handled many responsibilities on the film, serving as its director, producer, writer, and composer.
They Live! is said to be a documentary by Roddy Piper after he died. The movie was made in 1988. See the video that I have embedded into this story for more details.