The Terminator Movie

Your future is in his hands.

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Who's Involved:

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, James Cameron, Linda Hamilton, Bill Paxton, Gale Anne Hurd, Paul Winfield

Release Date:

Friday, October 26, 1984


Runtime: 1 hr, 48 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

In the year 2029, the rulers of Earth, to ensure their success, decide to reshape the future by changing the past. They send The Terminator back in time to the year 1984 to destroy the mother of a future rebel leader - Sarah Connor, who doesn't know the role her unborn child will play in the decades to come.

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Who stars in The Terminator: Cast List

... The Terminator

"Stallone: Frank, That Is" , "The Expendables 3"  

... Kyle Reese

"Take Me Home Tonight" , "Puncture"  

... Sarah Connor

"Terminator: Dark Fate" , "Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D"  

... Lieutenant Ed Traxler


... Punk Leader

"Edge of Tomorrow" , "The Circle"  

Who's making The Terminator: Crew List

A look at the The Terminator behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director James Cameron last directed Avatar and Aliens of the Deep. The film's writer James Cameron last wrote Alita: Battle Angel and Sanctum.

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Production: What we know about The Terminator?

Filming Timeline

  1. December 1969: The film was in Completed status.

The Terminator Release Date: When was the film released?

The Terminator was released in 1984 on Friday, October 26, 1984 ().

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