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The Terminator Reviews

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Greg Muskewitz

Arguably among the very best science-fiction contemporaries.

| Original Score: 5/5

February 21, 2004
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

The movie's scares are intense, but the notion that the Terminator would move on to politics is even more frightening.

| Original Score: 5/5

November 28, 2003
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Relentlessly entertaining

| Original Score: 5/5

September 26, 2003

TV Guide's Movie Guide

This was the film that demonstrated to the dubious everyone that the musclebound fellow with that outrageous accent might be more than just another passing blip on our pop culture radar screens.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/4

July 30, 2003

At the end of both movies, I find myself overcome by an extraordinary swell of emotion.

| Original Score: 4/4

July 23, 2003
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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This is a monster movie, and the monster's role fits Mr. Schwarzenegger just fine.

Full Review Source: New York Times

July 16, 2003
Brian Mckay

The birth of a genre unto itself, followed by an even more ambitious sequel.

| Original Score: 5/5

March 19, 2003
James Rocchi

The film that put James Cameron on the map and made Arnold Schwarzenegger an international star, The Terminator is a high-potency distillation of a bunch of sci-fi concepts into one package.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 4.5/5

November 7, 2002

Boxoffice Magazine

This rip-roaring action adventure has already carved out its niche as one of the major hits of the pre-Christmas season. And with good reason.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine

June 5, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

A surprisingly vicious little film, filled with indiscriminate, un-PC killings and a rough-edged feel that makes it utterly compelling.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 4/5

December 10, 2001
Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

While many feel the sequel is superior, I'd contend that T2 was merely more expensive. If you're building a sci-fi collection, this one should be on your Top Ten list.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 89/100

October 11, 2001
Max Messier

The ingeniousness of The Terminator is in giving us one of the most memorable and brilliant villains ever printed on celluloid.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

October 9, 2001
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

The Terminator was James Cameron's second film and remains his most crisply written in every respect.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 27, 2001
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

seamlessly melds the best narrative mind tricks of science fiction literature with the visceral violence of the best action movies

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 26, 2001
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...remains the quintessential Schwarzenegger movie...a high-octane, tech-noir adventure.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 9/10

August 22, 2001
George Perry

One of the most effective science fiction films of recent decades.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

April 17, 2001
Mark Dinning
Empire Magazine

A tense, slickly executed thriller, which sent a relatively unknown Austrian bodybuilder screaming into the world's spotlight.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine

March 22, 2001
Variety Staff
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The Terminator is a blazing, cinematic comic book, full of virtuoso moviemaking, terrific momentum, solid performances and a compelling story.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 13, 2001
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

To my mind better than its successor (for pure freshness) this film shows a keen understanding and love of the sci-fi genre.

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

The body-building actor scores by combining his iconic physique with a compellingly told story that requires him to speak very little dialogue.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle

January 1, 2000
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