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.
Ron Perlman, stephen lang, Michael Keaton and Alec Baldwin were considered to play the terminator.
What the hell? Goddamn son of a bitch...
In the TechNoir scene, when Sarah Conner sits down, there is no Canada Dry drink in hand. Seconds later, during the same "You've got me Burning" song that is playing in the disco, the bottle is in hand.
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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