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Terminator Genisys (2015)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Guardian
Jason Clarke ... John Connor
Emilia Clarke ... Sarah Connor
Jai Courtney ... Kyle Reese
J.K. Simmons ... O'Brien
Dayo Okeniyi ... Danny Dyson
Matt Smith ... Alex (as Matthew Smith)
Courtney B. Vance ... Miles Dyson
Byung-Hun Lee ... Cop / T-1000
Michael Gladis ... Lt. Matias
Sandrine Holt ... Detective Cheung
Wayne Bastrup ... Young O'Brien
Gregory Alan Williams ... Detective Harding (as Greg Alan Williams)
Otto Sanchez ... Detective Timmons
Matty Ferraro ... Agent Janssen
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Storyline

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 time-line. 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.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Terminator 5 See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$155,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,018,486, 1 July 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$89,760,956

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$440,603,537
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Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Virtually every "Terminator" film has been released by a different movie studio. The original film The Terminator (1984) was distributed by Orion Pictures. Terminator 2 (1991) was co-released by Tri-Star Pictures and Carolco Films. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) and Terminator Salvation (2009) were both released by Warner Brothers. This film was released by Paramount Pictures. See more »

Goofs

(at around 14 mins) Early in the movie it is stated that only things covered in organic skin can travel back in time; yet the T-1000, which is entirely liquid metal, and John Connor, who is made of nanomachines, travel back in time with no problem. Although this is often cited in regards to Terminators like the T-1000, it may not be an actual continuity problem. It may instead indicate that poly- mimetic terminators clone actual living tissue on their bodies, also explaining why they have to go through naked like anyone else. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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Connections

Follows The Terminator (1984) See more »

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Bad Boys (Theme from COPS)
Written by Ian Lewis
Performed by Inner Circle
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An insult to the franchise
6 August 2015 | by e-1529See all my reviews

I'm a big Terminator 1 and 2 fan. They are 2 of my favourite sci-fi movies of all time. Terminator 3 and 4 were decent but both quite dull and not even comparable to their predecessors. Terminator 5 is one of the worst movies I've ever seen. There are no words to describe how awful this is. They couldn't have made it any worse even if they tried. Everything from the acting to the script to the special effects is absolutely laughable. And yes I did start laughing at some point, thinking 'what the hell is going on here?'. The people who wrote the script should be fired, the actors should go to acting classes and Arnie should apologise to the fans for this monstrosity. This should have never been made. What a joke of a movie.


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