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 Terminator uses the following weapons during the movie: ... ...
What the hell? Goddamn son of a bitch...
Reese starts the car by twisting the starter wires together; this is incorrect. The "run" wires (these get connected when the key is in the "run" position to allow the spark plugs to fire; they get disconnected and stop the engine when the key is turned off) get twisted together, but the starter wires are just temporarily held together till the engine is cranked and started; they are not connected continuously to keep the engine running.
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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