R | | Action, Sci-Fi
A seemingly indestructible android 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.
Stan Yale played the 'Derelict in Alley' uttering the line "That son of a bitch took my pants," and his subsequent appearances included P.I. Private Investigations (1987), in which he was credited as 'bum', Terminal Exposure (1987) ('wino'), Moonlighting (1985) ('bum'), Matlock (1986) ('bum'), L.A. Law (1986) ('first homeless man') and My Name Is Earl (2005) ('homeless man').
What the hell? Goddamn son of a bitch...
(at around 23 mins) When Sarah is first holding the iguana, she is holding it across her body, the shot then switches to a head-on and the iguana is resting on her shoulder. It then switches back to it's original position.
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.
In the Swedish theatrical version, the shot of The T800's eye actually falling out and into the sink has been cut.
$4,020,663 (USA) (28 October 1984)
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