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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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1 July 2015 (USA)  »

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Terminator 5  »

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$155,000,000 (estimated)

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

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

Anton Yelchin whom played Kyle Reese in the previous film Terminator Salvation (2009) was not offered to return as Kyle Reese. See more »

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The original films operated under a "Predestination Paradox." That is, Reese and the original Terminator were sent back in time to change history, but end up causing it. Kyle Reese becomes John Connor's father, and the Terminators remains are used to develop Skynet. This film not only allows time travel to change the past, but gives some characters knowledge of how things originally were and how they have been changed. Skynet, for example, is able to send back more Terminators than they had originally, apparently knowing that previous attempts had failed. Sarah and "Pops" also seem to already know that Reese is John's father, and that he was originally killed fighting the first Terminator shortly after fathering John. Skynet, however, never sees fit to try killing Reese before he can father John. 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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References Monsters, Inc. (2001) See more »

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The Terminator Theme
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Another two hours of a dead horse being flogged sold to the public by Hollywood.
4 July 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The story ended with T2, Cameron told all the story needed and moved on unlike fans of this sorry forced franchise and the three studios that each picked up the rights and made one contrived cash-grab after the next before passing it on one after the other like a dirty whore.

This is the worst rehash of old ideas ever resold to a desperate fanbase. A baby-faced Sarah Connor who looks like she should be getting ready for a prom date unlike the hardened paramilitary character that Lind Hamilton trained like a madwoman to deliver in looks and performance. Some 8-ball headed actor trying to pass of John Connor, an Asian Robert Patrick doing all the same stuff we saw 20 years ago and an old age pensioner Arnorld Schwarzenegger being made to do everything in CGI his awful frame lost the ability to do decades ago.

Only Hollywood would flog a dead horse so continuously and still find an audience however small and desperate, to watch and cheer every single swing of the lash.


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