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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  3 July 1991 (USA)
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A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.

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Almost 10 years have passed since the first cyborg called The Terminator tried to kill Sarah Connor and her unborn son, John Connor. John Connor, the future leader of the human resistance, is now a healthy young boy. However another Terminator is sent back through time called the T-1000, which is more advanced and more powerful than its predecessor. The Mission: to kill John Connor when he's still a child. However, Sarah and John do not have to face this threat of a Terminator alone. Another Terminator is also sent back through time. The mission: to protect John and Sarah Connor at all costs. The battle for tomorrow has begun... Written by Eric ggg

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$102,000,000 (estimated)

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$204,843,350 (USA)
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The wind sounds in the opening sequence began through the crack of an open door and were completed in the main mix room at Skywalker Sound by Gary Rydstrom using a Synclavier keyboard. See more »

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When the helicopter rises over the Cyberdyne building we should see the roof. Instead we see that the black glass front of the building is a flat facade with nothing behind it. See more »

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Sarah Connor: [narrating] Three billion human lives ended on August 29th, 1997. The survivors of the nuclear fire called the war Judgment Day. They lived only to face a new nightmare: the war against the machines. The computer which controlled the machines, Skynet, sent two Terminators back through time. Their mission: to destroy the leader of the human resistance, John Connor, my son. The first Terminator was programmed to strike at me in the year 1984, before John was born. It failed. The ...
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surpasses the original
30 April 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Terminator 2 is quite the action film. Arnold returns as the Terminator, but now with a different (and not as dark) mission. This time, he takes the place of Michael Biehn's character in the first part and Robert Patrick takes the part of the evil one. Differences though because this time John Conner, Sarah's (and the original soldier) son, is the target and the Terminator is after him. And, Patrick's terminator is called the T-1000 and is completely liquid (in amazing Oscar winning visual effects). Superbly filmed for maximum impact, it's also great fun, and some very memorable quotes (new and old). For those not looking for a full-on masterpiece of the cinema, it's still a very cool film and one of Arnold's best. But for the 'snobs', it should still act as entertainment- and prove that Cameron is expert at editing and story. This was Edward Furlong's film debut as the young conner. A+


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