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The Terminator

1984 , 1h 48m
Overview

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?

  • Director: James Cameron
  • Writer: Gale Anne Hurd
  • Stars: Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield, Lance Henriksen, Bess Motta

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Film Awards

7 wins11 nominations
out of 5,724 movie awards
  • Online Film & Television Association

    Motion Picture

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  • National Film Preservation Board, USA

    National Film Registry

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  • Yoga Awards

    Worst Trilogy

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Ratings

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84

Cast

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“Too Thrilling” as in Emotional Response

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“Packed With Fast-Paced Action” as in Plot

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The Terminator FAQ

The genre of The Terminator is Action,Thriller,Science Fiction.
On August 06, 2020, the IMDB rating of The Terminator is 8.0/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 100/100, Metacritic rating is 84/100, TMDB rating is 8/10.
On August 06, 2020, there were 5402 public reaction to The Terminator including intellectually stimulating, more thrilling, more intense, too thrilling, packed with fast-paced action.
The runtime of The Terminator is 108 minutes.
The casts of The Terminator are Michael Biehn starring as Kyle Reese, Linda Hamilton starring as Sarah Connor, Paul Winfield starring as Lieutenant Ed Traxler, Lance Henriksen starring as Detective Vukovich, Bess Motta starring as Ginger Ventura, Earl Boen starring as Dr. Peter Silberman.
The certification of The Terminator is R.
The release date of The Terminator is October 26, 1984.
The revenue of The Terminator was 78,371,200 USD.
The Terminator won 2019 Online Film & Television Association, 2008 National Film Preservation Board, USA, 2004 Yoga Awards, 1985 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, 1985 Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival.
The sequels of The Terminator are The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Terminator Salvation, Terminator Genisys, Terminator: Dark Fate.
The director of The Terminator is James Cameron.
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?.