Terminator Salvation (2009) Poster


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Terminator 2 (1991)

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Terminator Salvation: The Machinima Series (2009) (TV Series)
This web series is a prequel to the movie.


Terminator Salvation (2009) (Video Game)


The Great Escape (1963)
When Marcus takes a motorcycle and jumps over a barb wired baracade its exactly like when Steve McQueen jumped over a barb wired baracade in "The Great Escape"; in reality, McQueen crashed his bike as Marcus does. The successful jump in "The Great Escape" was done by a stuntman.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Director McG said the opening helicopter raids in this film were inspired by the Coppola flick.
The Terminator (1984)
The character Kyle Reese says the immortal line "Come with me if you want to live!" like he does in the original instalment. This time, John Connor cryptically tells the Resistance, "I'll be back!" (from SkyNet).
Aliens (1986)
In both movies the lead is in an elevator, chased by the villan, and shouting "Come on!" at the elevator; In both movies a similar mobile motion detector is used and makes the same sound.
Terminator 2 (1991)
John Connor receives his scar seen in the intro. A result from "reverse-engineering" of time travel, John breaks into Skynet, using hand-held electronics. Just as his younger self did at Cyberdyne.
Transformers (2007)
When Connor and crew are testing the signal on the hydrobot, the scene is nearly identical to a scene in Transformers where they are examining Scorponok's tail.

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Family Guy: Ocean's Three and a Half (2009) (TV Episode)
Peter calls Christian Bale a "jerk" after encountering him on the set of Terminator Salvation
Bum Reviews: Terminator Salvation (2009) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Spike's Guys Choice (2009) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
Atop the Fourth Wall: Superman vs. Terminator #1 (2009) (TV Episode)
"I see Christian Bale does not age well."
Entourage: No More Drama (2009) (TV Episode)
Murray says that they would let Christian Bale execute a cinematographer in order to sign him. This is a reference to a fight Christian Bale had on the set of the Terminator-movie with the DOP, which was leaked on the Internet
Jeopardy!: 2009 Teen Tournament Quarterfinal 4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Lights, Camera, Action Movie"
Avatar (2009)
In both Avatar and Terminator Salvation the female lead places her hand on Sam Worthington's character's chest and says, "You have a strong heart."
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2010) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.84 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "Movie Roles"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.93 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $7,500 question
Twelve (2010)
billboard seen in Times Square
Saturday Night Live: Ashton Kutcher/Them Crooked Vultures (2010) (TV Episode)
Listed as a Best Picture nominee in the "Access Hollywood" segment
Avatar: Creating the World of Pandora (2010) (TV Movie)
Mention once
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.77 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Bryce Dallas Howard was in the film
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Dinner for Schmucks/Charlie St. Cloud/Get Low (2010) (TV Episode)
Narrator: "Oh Sam [Worthington], soon you'll be in Terminator: Salvation"
La Métropolitaine (2010) (Short)
Poster in a subway station.
Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)
Billboard poster is seen.
Cougar Town: Makin' Some Noise (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Hour: Episode #7.45 (2010) (TV Episode)
During Arianna Huffington's bio segment, archive footage is shown of Arnold Schwarzenegger jokingly telling her he has a perfect part for her in the fourth Terminator film. The footage is from the race for the 2003 California gubernatorial recall election.
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)
Title of the "Terminator" series appears on screen.
Forget About It: Terminator (2011) (TV Episode)
Panda mentions Christian Bale starring in "Terminator: Remulution"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.138 (2011) (TV Episode)
a fake trailer for "Terminator 5" shows the Terminator using a walker
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake/Lady Gaga (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
The Hard Times of RJ Berger: Steamy Surprise (2011) (TV Episode)
RJ: "Junior year is not going to look like 'Terminator Salvation'."
Lo contrario al amor (2011)
Salva claims he downloaded a gay porn movie thinking it was this one.
Watchman Video Broadcast: New World Order Mind Control Is Here (2011) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions the Terminator movies.
Face Off: Triple Threat (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.142 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions that he's "seen all the Terminator movies".
The Blockbuster Buster: Top 10 Terrible Terminator Salvation Moments (2013) (TV Episode)
ERod counts down terrible moments from this movie
The Internship (2013)
referenced by Nick Campbell
Bad Movie Beatdown: This Means War (2014) (TV Episode)
also directed by McG
Mental Saboteur (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Beneath a Neon Tide (2014)
Andy is playing on the Terminator Salvation video game in the arcade as he shoots the rifle.
Batman: The Birth of the Modern Blockbuster (2014) (Short)
mentioned once/poster shown
Brows Held High: This Is Not a Film (2014) (TV Episode)
Oancitizen compares The Mirror to Christian Bale's meltdown on the set of this film.
Project Almanac (2015)
Mentioned as "Terminators 1-4"
DVTV: Petr Cífka (2015) (TV Episode)
Petr Cífka talks about it.
Terminator Genisys (2015)
Skynet utilizes the T-5000 as a digital, human avatar, like Dr. Serena Kogan.
Half in the Bag: Terminator Genisys (2015) (TV Episode)
movie poster appears when Mike and Jay talk about the Terminator sequels
On the Spot: RTX 2015 (ft. Game Grumps) (2015) (TV Episode)
Dan refers to Christian Bale's notorious on-set outburst
Tirminater v derevne (2016) (Video)
Endoskeleton model.
Hren' 2.0: Novogdniy Terminator (2016) (TV Episode)
Kirill Kalandzhi mentions that in some countries construction toys are marketed as based on this movie.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Broken Promises (2017) (TV Episode)
Yoyo tells Mack, Radcliffe should be forced to watch all the Terminator movies. Mac replies "Even Salvation"

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The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009) (TV Special)
A brief sneak preview for this movie is seen at the credits for next year's Oscar race.
Terminator Salvation: A G4 Special (2009) (TV Movie)
Show about Terminator Salvation film, toys, comics.
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.21 (2009) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Taking of Pelham 123/Imagine That/Moon (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage shown to introduce the rapper Common.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Road/Ninja Assassin/Old Dogs (2009) (TV Episode)
New on DVD for the Weekend Peekend
Terminator Salvation: Focus Points (2009) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes, making of, cast interviews
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Rotten Tomatoes Show Year Endies (2009) (TV Episode)
In Memorian of Christian Bale's Regular Voice
StuTV: Episode #1.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown during interview with Christian Bale
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Shameful Sequels: Terminator Salvation (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Honest Trailers: Terminator Genisys (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown

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