The Terminator (1984) Review

Masked as a human, a cyborg professional killer known as a Terminator makes a trip from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton). Shipped off secure Sarah is Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn), who unveils the happening to Skynet, a man-made consciousness framework that will start an atomic holocaust. Sarah is designated on the grounds that Skynet realizes that her unborn child will lead the battle against them. With the basically relentless Terminator close behind, she and Kyle endeavor to get away.

The Terminator (1984) Trailer

The Terminator (1984)

Duration: 1h 47min
Release Date: 26 October 1984 (USA)
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi
Director: James Cameron
IMDb: 8.0

Box Office Collection

Budget: $6,400,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend USA & Canada: $4,020,663 Oct 28, 1984
Gross USA & Canada: $38,371,200
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $78,371,200


Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1985
Best Science Fiction Film

Best Writing
James Cameron
Gale Anne Hurd

Best Make-Up
Stan Winston
Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival 1985
James Cameron
Online Film & Television Association 2021
Arnold Schwarzenegger
As the Terminator
Online Film & Television Association 2019
Motion Picture
Yoga Awards 2004
Worst Trilogy
James Cameron
For Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
The Terminator (1984)
The Terminator (1984)


Arnold SchwarzeneggerTerminator
Michael BiehnKyle Reese
Linda HamiltonSarah Connor
Paul WinfieldTraxler
Lance HenriksenVukovich
Rick RossovichMatt
Bess MottaGinger
Earl BoenSilberman

Writing Credits

James Cameron(written by)
Gale Anne Hurd(written by)
William Wisher(additional dialogue) (as William Wisher Jr.)


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