The Terminator

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Running Time:  108 min.
Release Date: October 26, 1984

Current rating: Rating: 3.87
based on 24 votes and 4 reviews
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Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Lance Henriksen


In the year 2029, the ruling super-computer, Skynet, sends an indestructible cyborg (Arnold Schwarzenegger) back in time to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) before she can fulfill her destiny and save mankind.

Director: James Cameron
Studio: Orion Pictures
Producer(s): Gale Anne Hurd
Screenplay: James Cameron, Gale Ann Hurd
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  • 5 stars "This movie is perfectly crafted and perfectly paced fantastic on every level Even rotten tomatoes gave it 100% Special effects are dated but it was 1984"
  • 5 stars "actually this movie deserves ten stars. ending was a perfect combo of animation, claymation, and annihilation!!! biehn and schwarzenegger aside, there is some epic lance henriksen action..."