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The Terminator Plot

In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony. Meanwhile, the human-resistance movement dispatches a lone warrior to safeguard Sarah. Can he stop the virtually indestructible killing machine?

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Budget : $6.4 mn
Box Office : $78.3 mn

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Words cannot express the affection I feel for this movie. After all these years, whenever I watch it I just can't take my eyes away. Cameron has created a masterpiece.

To me, this is Arnold's greatest role. He's a movie star, meaning to me he's always Arnold, but here... my god, what a scary and outright intimidating screen presence that man has.

Biehn and Hamilton also have great performances and the chemistry between them is astonishing.

I consider this to be one of the greatest movies ever made and certainly the best of the series. Don't' get me wrong, Terminator 2 was great but I prefer the original with its darker atmosphere and soundtrack.

You can't go wrong with this...

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