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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 l
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 1984-10-26
Runtime 108 minutes
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beadzombie shared a tip "Classic."
gina_curtis shared a tip "Not as good as terminator 2 but still a good movie. It gave the series its start and is important to the story line."
robyn_markow shared a tip "Sarah Connor?😉"
jason_morrison_7743 shared a tip "Originals are often best."
yvan_menard shared a tip "Who hasn't seen this? One of the best action movies ever."
shayne_mcneill_2087 shared a tip "The 2nd one has so much nostalgia for me. In 5th grade, every birthday we watched T2 but the 1st one is great too"
thomas_jimison shared a tip "The first one"
david_ray_5427 shared a tip "James Cameron can be over the top and a bit of a martyr for his art, but his earlier stuff is more gritty and real."
ian_w_9463 shared a tip "I loved everything about the movie I love the scene in the police station"
travismartin shared a tip "Best of the Terminator movies far and away"
zitro_12 shared a tip "Cameron always has a vision for his movies not always good but consistently interesting"
imani_gibbs shared a tip "I got a few favorite parts"
victoria_wine shared a tip "Wow. I didn't realize these showed up here lol. Probably the end, when she kills him."
mandy_kerfoot shared a tip "I think the first one. Last one was ok... but i didn't love how Linda looked playing such a bad ass. Yours?"
nicole_kegler shared a tip "I don't have one! Loved the entire movie."
james_sweeney_7057 shared a tip "The whole movie is great. Great premise, great story. One of the best action movies ever."
cristian_nieto-mora shared a tip "Classic action sci fi banger"
debra_b. shared a tip "A classic."
jarrett_bryant shared a tip "I agree. The sequel was also very good, but the 1st one was hard to top."
gary_rue shared a tip "It was ahead of its time and suspenseful."
mark_wilkinson_7261 shared a tip "Absolutely"
rebecca_colona_lafleur shared a tip "So many! Probably the night club where Sarah first meets Reese. You?"
emily_koeppel shared a tip "When the Terminator stole the clothes of the gangsters."
roland_broughton shared a tip "Little bit"
sue_wagner_1601 shared a tip "Yes my favorite is the first"
quintella_smith shared a tip "This is my **** love all of the Terminators"
levy_stephen shared a tip "Well my favorite movie in that series is Terminator 2. It was done so long ago but actually holds up well."
kimberly_wall shared a tip "Probably the scene at Cyberdyne or the fight at the industrial plant"
angel33 shared a tip "Cool ! Principio me atrapo su colección 👍🍿😇🌛"
bob_bird shared a tip "I believe there’s too many to name... not the best acted movie but so much fun throughout."
jose_mazariegos_4340 shared a tip "First one! Brilliant plot and action scenes with very little CGI"
frank_botta shared a tip "You?"
gail_morrison shared a tip "Thanks! Yes I remember it well. As far as a favorite part? Hmmm.... All of it! Must say though the second movie was better...."
mike_noble shared a tip "Several to say the least. Action pack from beginning to end. Have to love all of the timeless catchphrases."
derek_ketchum shared a tip "Its always hard to beat the original!"
fernando_lopez_4128 shared a tip "I like end where the Terminator was fighting in the factory"
rolanda_ridley shared a tip "Everything."
alain_de_la_vega_diaz shared a tip "Yes. The first is the best!"
michael_morgan_207 shared a tip "First and second are equals for me. Both fantastic."
april_johnson_6467 shared a tip "When she crushes his head"
jamie_whitters shared a tip "The first is the tops in my book, also."
lauren_goik shared a tip "I watch it every time it's on TV!"
f_k shared a tip "Early movie (and originator of franchise) based loosely on dangers of AI."
shawana_henderlite shared a tip "I liked the 3rd one. It was awesome!"
deleted_user_1608956741849 shared a tip "The whole movie is awesome"
benjamin_quinones shared a tip "Classic"
daniel_romero shared a tip "How would you like Arnold coming after you blasting and destroying everything in his way??"