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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her young son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.



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Over 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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Same Make. Same Model. New Mission. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sci-fi action and violence, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 July 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


$102,000,000 (estimated)


$204,843,350 (USA)

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| (Laserdisk 1993 Special Edition: Extended Version) | (Blu-ray 2009 Skynet Edition: Extended Special Edition) | (T-1000 Edition VHS) | (Extreme DVD)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Given Arnold Schwarzenegger's $15-million salary and his total of 700 words of dialog, he was paid $21,429 per word. "Hasta la vista, baby" cost $85,716. See more »


When Sarah is preparing to escape from Pescadero Mental Hospital, she puts her hair in a ponytail but a big piece of it hangs loose. In the next shot, all of her hair is in the ponytail neatly. See more »


[first lines]
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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The Best Movie Of All Time
26 November 1999 | by (california) – See all my reviews

Terminator 2 is the best film I have ever seen hands down. It surpasses the original in almost every way except the first film had a darker moodier atmosphere. But Terminator 2 has much much more, more character development, better acting strong direction, and THE most amazing visual effects ever!!! Cameron's and Schwarzenegger's best movie. A true classic. The Best!!!

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