Terminator, The (1984)
Terminator, The (1984) Genre(s): Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield, Lance Henriksen, Bess Motta, Earl Boen, Rick Rossovich, Bill Paxton

Synopsis: A cyborg is sent back in time to kill the mother of a rebel leader.

See also: Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

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Ripley's movie review

The effects, although cutting edge at the time, haven't aged well. The '80s thing is just plain scary. The Sarah Connor in this movie is nothing like the Sarah Connor in T2. And the whole premise is just wrong, dammit.

However, despite all that, it's a pretty good movie and worth watching. And hey, on the DVD, there's full frontal male nudity, Arnie-style.

Added 12 November 2003 at 1:48 AM
Newt's movie review

Arnie was big, buff and bad. And despite the questionable plot twist it's a great movie that spawned an even better sequel. It was a cutting edge story with ground breaking effects but that distinctly 80's look made it age poorly. T2 is definitely better, but you'll still need this one for your collection.

Keep an eye out for Bill Paxton.

Added 17 November 2003 at 8:15 PM

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