R | | Action, Sci-Fi
A seemingly indestructible humanoid cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.
The music played during the police station massacre is the same that is played in 10 to Midnight (1983) when the office manager announces, "Betty's dead!".
What the hell? Goddamn son of a bitch...
At the beginning of the film, the garbage truck driver's mumblings are completely mismatched from his lip movements.
The opening credits run while large outlines of the two halves of THE TERMINATOR cross each other. After the last directorial credit is shown, the title THE TERMINATOR zooms backward, is filled by metallic blue, and reveals itself.
$4,020,663 (USA) (28 October 1984)
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