In time for the release of Terminator: Dark Fate, we revisit James Cameron’s blockbuster, The Terminator (1984).
Resistance fighter Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn) is sent back in time from 2029 to 1984, to save the life of Sarah O’Connor (Linda Hamilton).
The unsuspecting young woman, whose unborn child will become humanity’s saviour from technological overlords, is being pursued by the unstoppable Terminator.
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s performance as the T-800 Model 101 cyborg propelled him to superstardom in the action-packed, critically acclaimed film that launched Cameron’s career.
'Getting the extraordinary physical specimen of Arnold Schwarzenegger for the lead was a stroke of genius and a stroke of fortune' - The Guardian
'The havoc makes for a genuine steel-metal trap of a movie that may very well be the best picture of its kind since The Road Warrior' – The Hollywood Reporter
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