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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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Alan Taylor
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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, 5 July 2015

Gross USA:

$89,760,956

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$440,603,537
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

(at around 1h 19 mins) The song that Sarah Connor is listening to on the cassette player is "I Wanna Be Sedated" by Ramones. The song was referenced in the original script for Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) as what John and Tim were listening to during their introductory scene, but Director James Cameron decided to use "You Could Be Mine" by Guns N' Roses instead. See more »

Goofs

(at around 3 mins) At the very beginning of the movie, during the introduction, a barcode is being read off of a person's arm. The laser beams go from one end of the barcode to the other, as if it were reading a line of text. That is not how barcodes work. The entire barcode is always read all at once because the thickness of the bars and the spacing between the bars are what provides the information stored in the bar code. See more »

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[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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Soundtracks

I Wanna Be Sedated
Written by Joey Ramone, Johnny Ramone and Dee Dee Ramone
Performed by Ramones
Courtesy of Sire Records, Inc.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & Licensing
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Go in with no expectations and you'll enjoy yourself.
1 July 2015 | by WunWegWunDarWunSee all my reviews

I went to watch this movie expecting a complete disaster based on all the reviews that I read. After seeing it, I'm surprised that so many people dislike this movie. It's actually very entertaining and it certainly doesn't deserve the level of criticism aimed at it. This is coming from someone who watched the first two Terminator films three weeks ago in anticipation of this movie. Maybe the problem is that many viewers are so emotionally attached to this franchise and have high expectations and standards for this movie. There's nothing wrong with that, but if you go watch this movie with that mindset then you will be disappointed. I don't think this is a movie that takes itself very seriously. It's just good harmless fun.

The problem is this movie markets itself as the third true sequel of the early Terminator films, so it's not unreasonable to expect it to be on the same level as the other two. It's not, but I don't care. I really liked it.


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