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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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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 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, dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future.

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The rules have been reset. See more »


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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Trivia

(at around 1h 35 mins) The Cyberdyne Systems headquarters is actually the Oracle Corporation campus in Redwood Shores California, with some CGI embellishment. You can see the "500" in the lobby window when they enter (500 Oracle Parkway) . This movie's producers David Ellison and Megan Ellison are children of Oracle founder Larry Ellison. However, they are not related to Harlan Ellison whose name is credited in The Terminator (1984). See more »

Goofs

The bus scene on the Golden Gate is wrong on so many levels. First, the bus is a rear engine model known as a "pusher". It is evident by the lack of grill in the front for a radiator. As the name sounds, the engine is in the very back of the bus. The differential points rearward, rather than forward. As a result, the drive shaft isn't present in the section of the bus forward of the rear axle. However, they show John Connor grabbing the phantom drive shaft just behind the front axle. Secondly, if this was a front engine model and John actually managed to break the drive shaft it would not catapult the bus. MythBusters debunked this myth several years ago with a car. Third, when the bus does flip it lands on the back end. In this shot you can clearly see the drive train of a rear engine model. The cg guys forgot that they needed to use a front engine model so that they would have a drive shaft to use for the bus flip. 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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Soundtracks

Love Runs Out
Written by Ryan Tedder, Brent Kutzle, Drew Brown, Eddie Fisher & Zach Filkins
Performed by OneRepublic
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Genisys
6 March 2020 | by MR_HeracliusSee all my reviews

Not quite as bad as i thought it would be, Terminator: Genisys brings back the nostalgia of the first two films. It even has the same old-school vibe to it. But when you get to its core, Genisys is simply a rehash of the first two masterpieces, which are so good there was no point in revisiting them.


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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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2.35 : 1
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