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2015 film directed by Alan Taylor and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. The fifth film in the Terminator series.

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Terminator Genisys Plot Point?

The T-800 (sent in 1984) was sent to kill Sarah Connor but it was trying kill Kyle Reese instead. Why is that? Did I miss this difference being explained?
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Why do they time-travel to the exact same year and month when Judgement Day is about to happen?

What is the reason being they time travel to the exact same year and month when Judgement Day is about to happen? They could've time travel to 2010 or 2011 or some other previous time when Genisys/...
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How did the first T-1000 die?

In Terminator Genisys, Skynet sends a terminator (a T-1000) to 1973 in order to kill Sarah. It is able to kill her parents, but Sarah swims away and runs into a T-800 that was sent back to help her. ...
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Why not use nanomachines to reprogram Pops?

In Terminator 3 we learn that the T-X had the ability to use nano-bots to reprogram and control machines and Terminators alike. In Terminator Genisys a T1000 "drips" into the head of the deactivated ...
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What's the rush to travel forward in time?

In the 1984 events of Terminator: Genisys when Kyle and Sarah, having destroyed the only known enemy robot in their timeline, approach their one-shot Time Displacement Engine (TDE), they get into an ...
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How does “alive tissue” include nails and hair?

In the German version of "Terminator: Genisys", someone says that the time machine will annihilate any non-living matter. It is described as "lebendes Gewebe" in German, which translates verbatim to "...
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How did the time machine explode?

In the movie Terminator Genisys, we learn at the start how the time machine works. Specifically, one of the humans explains its limitations: Kyle Reese: No weapons? Female soldier: We've ...
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Why did Kyle and Sarah go to 2017?

I recently watched Genisys, and was quite confused actually about what (events) happened in it. First of all, why 2017? How was Kyle able to predict the year of Genisys(Skynet) going online so ...
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How does Pops survive?

At the end of Terminator: Genisys we see Pops die after being flung out of the time displacement device: How does he then show up again later in the movie?
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Why would Pops help build Cyberdine instead of just destroy it?

In Terminator: Genisys, Pops explains that he has detailed knowledge of Cyberdine's security systems because he "helped build it". Why would Pops help build Cyberdine instead of just destroy it?
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How is John Connor alive if Kyle and Sarah didn't get together in 1984?

In Terminator: Genisys, Kyle Reese was sent back in time but didn't have a child with Sarah Connor within that timeline. How is John Connor alive if Kyle and Sarah didn't get together in 1984?
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Other than Arnold Schwarzenegger, was anyone from T1 and T2 involved in making Genisys?

In my opinion Terminator: Genysis was much closer to the likes of Transformers than either T1 or T2, so I was wondering if anyone other than Arnold schwarzenegger was involved with all 3 movies: T1, ...
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Who invented time travel in Terminator Genisys?

There are three time machines (or parts thereof) in Terminator Genisys. The one in 2029, the one in 1984 and the one in 2017. Pops and John Connor are able to build the 1984 & 2017 machines ...
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Will Sarah Connor still die of Leukemia?

So Sarah and Kyle managed to save the world from judgement day in Terminator Genisys. They destroyed Genisys/Skynet. I just remembered that John mentions to Kate and Terminator (Arnold) in ...
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The T-1000 doesn't have flesh, so how can it time-travel?

In Terminator: Genisys, it's explained that any exposed metal can't travel through time. Only metal that's covered in living tissue (like a terminator) or a fully-naked human. So how can a T-1000 time ...
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What is this vehicle during the filming of the bus flip in Terminator Genisys

In this "behind the scenes" footage, which shows how the bus flip was done, at 0:52 there is a strange vehicle that comes up alongside the bus: What is this? It appears to be a normal car enclosed ...
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How does Skynet get created in Terminator Genisys?

In the movie Terminator Genisys, they show that the series of events from the first terminator never happens. This is an alternate timeline. They also destroy subsequent chips from other terminators. ...
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Where do the T-1000 machines come from in Terminator Genisys

In the movie Terminator Genisys, when Kyle reaches 1984, there is a T-1000 that attacks him. T-1000 has been waiting for John's arrival, this only means that Judgement Day happens for sure, is it? How ...
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Who sends Pops back in time in Terminator Genisys?

In the movie Terminator Genisys, who sends Pops (Arnold) back in time to protect Sarah Connor? Was there any mention of this in the film?