Questions tagged [the-terminator]

The Terminator is a sci-fi film directed by James Cameron about a robot sent back through time to kill the woman whose son will lead the human resistance in a future where sentient machines rule. Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as the murderous title character.

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Terminator 'hunter killers' phrase vs 2018 movie titled “Hunter Killer”

In The Terminator (1984), Kyle Reese uses the expression "HK", which he explains stands for "hunter killers". Fast forward to 2018, when the action movie Hunter Killer is released. Wikipedia lists ...
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Why would a Terminator need to see debug information in his vision?

I recently saw The Terminator (1984) again and I still think it is a great movie. However, during the movie I was always thinking "Why does the terminator have debug information in its vision?" The ...
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Could Reese know he was John's father?

I wonder if Reese could know, or at least strongly suspect he was John's father. By a quick calculation, after making love with Sarah, and if he knows John's age, he probably died being aware of this ...
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What is this apartment in which the Terminator fixes himself?

In The Terminator, at around 52 minutes, the Terminator trespasses an apartment through a window, to fix himself. He instantly finds all of the needed equipment and ...
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Is the catchphrase “Hasta la vista, baby” meant to be a nod to “I'll be back”

Honestly, I don't know why I never thought of this until just now and maybe I'm just really blind but I couldn't help but suddenly realize the similarities between Arnold's Schwarzenegger's two iconic ...
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What was the age of Sarah Connor when giving birth to John Connor?

We all know in the first two Terminator movies and in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles seasons 1 & 2 John Connor's mother is Sarah Connor. I have two questions about her: In the first two ...
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Original futuristic battle Scenes from the first Terminator movie

I remember the original Terminator futuristic battle scenes as being more realistic from what I recently found on YouTube. I seem to remember long sweeping laser beams that were practically silent, ...
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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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From which years are the Terminators sent back?

From which years in the future are the terminators in Terminator 1, 2 and 3 sent back?
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Why does the terminator leave the scene of the car crash?

After the police car chase scene, the terminator crashes into a wall and Sarah and Kyle are surrounded by police. The terminator has apparently fled the scene. Why? Surely he is not afraid of small ...
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How come the events of Terminator didn't change the future, but the events of Terminator 2 did?

The 1984 events in the original Terminator don't change the future - rather, the events are consistent with a single "version" of 2029, the 2029 seen in the film. This is evidenced by the fact that ...
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Terminator Haircut Change

Is there a reason why Terminator haircut changes after he crashes into the wall? Is there a deleted scene by any chance that was cut out as one can see that haircut of terminator changes. This is in ...
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How was Kyle Reese sent by John Connor?

How was Kyle Reese sent by John Connor from the future in The Terminator when in fact Kyle Reese died even before John Connor was born?
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Why does the T-800 Terminator model talk with an accent?

[Source] The out-of-universe explanation is obvious: English is not Arnold Schwarzenegger's first language. But given James Cameron's reputation as a perfectionist I wonder if he ever gave an in-...