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Terminator Genisys (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1 July 2015 (USA)
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When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.

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When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future...

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The rules have been reset.


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Rated PG - 13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and gunplay throughout, partial nudity and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Terminator 5  »

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$155,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$28,700,000 (USA) (3 July 2015)

Gross:

$89,732,035 (USA) (11 September 2015)
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Trivia

Several homages to Superman (1978)are seen in the film:
  • the lower rotating rings used with the time displacement field is similar to the one where General Zod, Ursa, and Non were on trial where they were found guilty and sentenced to exile in The Phantom Zone


  • a school bus hangs off the edge of the Golden Gate Bridge


  • a helicopter falling over the edge of a tall building


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When Sarah, Pops and Kyle are going to the bunker, after they got out the trunk, both Sarah and Kyle were with shoes (and still with the hospital clothes), but when they are inside the bunker, walking, they were barefoot. See more »

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Kyle Reese: [narrating] Before they died, my parents told me stories about how the world once was; what it was like long before I was born; before the war with the machines. They remembered a green world, vast and beautiful, filled with laughter and hope for the future. It's a world I never knew. By the time I was born, all this was gone.
Kyle Reese: "Skynet," a computer program designed to automate missile defense. It was supposed to protect us, but that's not what happened. August 29th, 1997, Skynet woke...
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How to Destroy the Past with the Mediocrity of the Present
3 October 2015 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In 1984, fans of sci-fi with action were surprised by "Terminator", one of the best films of this genre in the cinema industry. Followed by the excellent sequel "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" (1991), the franchise apparently ended in 2003 with "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines". However, in 2008, it was released the series "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" that also worked well showing how Sarah and John Connor survived along the years. In 2009, the exhausted franchise was revived by Hollywood with "Terminator Salvation".

Unfortunately "Terminator Genisys" is a typical example of the present days of Hollywood that insists in destroying great films from the past with the mediocrity of the present writers. This time, the studio does not only destroy the franchise but also the character John Connor and the initial vulnerability of Sarah Connor. The number of inconsistencies and paradoxes in the "butterfly effect" of the story is amazing. The best part of this movie is the smile of Pops. My vote is four.

Title (Brazil): "O Exterminador do Futuro: Gênesis" ("The Terminator from the Future: Genisys")


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