The Terminator

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Director

James Cameron

Cast

Arnold Schwarzenegger as The Terminator

Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor

Michael Biehn as Kyle Reese

Paul Winfield as Lt. Ed Traxler

Lance Henriksen as Detective Vukovich

Rick Rossovich as Matt Buchanan

Bess Motta as Ginger Ventura

Earl Boen as Dr. Peter Silberman

Bill Paxton as Punk Leader

Frank Columbo as Future Terminator

Writers

James Cameron (written by)

Gale Anne Hurd (written by)

William Wisher Jr. (additional dialogue)


Summary

A cyborg assassin known as The Terminator, is sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son will one day save mankind from extinction by Skynet, a hostile artificial intelligence in a post-apocalyptic future.

Genre

Action, Sci-Fi

Released

October 26, 1984

Runtime

1hr 47min

MPAA

Rated R

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