On Oct. 26, , a new sci-fi franchise was launched with the U.S. theatrical debut of The Terminator. That same day, The Hollywood Reporter. Read the Empire review of EMPIRE ESSAY: The Terminator. Find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest. Read the Empire review of EMPIRE ESSAY: The Terminator. Find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest. Still one of the most harrowing science fiction films in James Cameron's repertoire Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. It has the cyberpunk feel that this film asks for and has influenced many imitations. By Metascore By Userscore. I know i may be in I recently went back and watched this movie for the first time in years and man I forgot how great it really is. On the strength of this picture, now on re-release, Cameron could stand toe to toe with Carpenter and Spielberg. Then you have the others in the cast. A version of this review appears in print on July 1, , on Page C1 of the New York edition with the headline: James Cameron advises Arnold Schwarzenegger on new Terminator. Stars Arnold Schwarzenegger , Jason Clarke , Emilia Clarke , Jai Courtney , J. Instead, he just ploughs on to the upshot, which is that the brutal T is now an amusingly incongruous good guy, and Sarah Connor, rather than Kyle Reese, is the avenging angel. I would recommend watching this movie at any time, it is very well paced and never gets boring, and if you have the time, watch T2 right after this. Like I said Schwarzenegger was born to play the role of the Terminator, its an iconic part, one filled with many quotes and catchphrases which is pretty much all of his dialogue contributed by fantastic and believable performances by Linda Hamilton and Michael Biehn, thrusting this film into a gripping tale of hunter and hunted. Rob Humanick Slant Magazine. Retrieved September 19, Kyle admits that he has been in love with Sarah since John gave him a photograph of her, and they have sex. Michael Hogan picks his top 20 films; including Star Wars, The Terminator, Star Trek and Blade Runner; that star A. Cameron was against Orion's decision and was told that if he did not agree with the settlement, he would have to pay any damages if Orion lost a suit by Ellison. I also enjoyed the scene where he goes through the police station. Machines are eventually over thrown by one man.