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The Terminator (1984)

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This post has the most up-to-date information on The Terminator as we continuously monitor the news. Below you will find everything you need to know, including cast, release date, rating, runtime, movie budget and, box office results.

The Terminator is an action movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton and Paul Winfield and Lance Henriksen. The movie was written by James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd. The film has a $6 million budget with a 108-minute running time. The Terminator currently has a 8.0 IMDb rating, based on 701728 and 84 Metascore on Metacritic. The movie is rated R.

release date for The Terminator

The Terminator release date

When does The Terminator come out in theaters?

The official theatrical release date for The Terminator (1984) is October 26, 1984.

When will The Terminator be released on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital?

The Terminator DVD/Blu-ray release date is N/A. The estimated DVD release date is N/A. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release. DVD and Blu-ray releases typically come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital HD from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases – sometime in N/A. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches. We will update this page with more details as they become available.

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The Terminator budget

How much did The Terminator cost to make?

$6,400,000 budget

The movie cost $6 million to make.

The Terminator movie poster

The Terminator rating

R Rated

The Terminator is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.

The Terminator reviews

8.0 IMDb 84 Metascore

The movie currently has a 8.0 of out 10 IMDb rating and 84 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.

The Terminator trailer

The Terminator plot summary

What is The Terminator about?

In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the “Terminator” back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony. Meanwhile, the human-resistance movement dispatches a lone warrior to safeguard Sarah. Can he stop the virtually indestructible killing machine?

Synopsis from IMDb A seemingly indestructible android is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.

The running times are based on US timings only and all times are rounded off to the nearest minute. Other countries may have different running lengths. Theatrical releases running times differ due to the counting of frames from the first frame to the last frame of any credits.

The Terminator cast

Who is in The Terminator?

Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger as The Terminator
Michael Biehn in The Terminator Michael Biehn as Kyle Reese
Linda Hamilton in The Terminator Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor
Paul Winfield in The Terminator Paul Winfield as Lieutenant Ed Traxler
Lance Henriksen in The Terminator Lance Henriksen as Detective Vukovich

The Terminator box Office

How much did The Terminator make?

$78,371,200 worldwide

The film has made over $78 million worldwide at the box office. This does not include the DVD, Blu-ray and digital sales.

The Terminator details

Theatrical Release Date: October 26, 1984
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: N/A
Film Budget: $6 million
Box Office: $78 million
Length: 108 minutes
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Language: English

The Terminator facts

How long is The Terminator?

The movie is 108 minutes long (1 hour and 48 minutes).

What year did The Terminator come out?

The movie is out on October 26, 1984. The movie has been out for .

Who is the lead actor in the movie?

Arnold Schwarzenegger plays as The Terminator.

Who is the director of The Terminator?

James Cameron directed the movie.

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Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei
Harper Wolfei, a writer and avid entertainment fan, has been actively involved in the film industry for the past 4 years. His particular interest lies in sci-fi and action movies.


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