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The Terminator Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

December 8, 2002
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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The movie's strength is that, like The Matrix, it combines action with ideas.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 26, 1984
Alan Jones
Radio Times

Wittily written with a nice eye for sharp detail, it's hard sci-fi action all the way.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 5/5

April 1, 2014
James Rocchi
Netflix

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
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
Jay Scott
Globe and Mail
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An efficient, cold-blooded sci-fi splatter movie that never makes the mistake of forgetting that on some level it is deeply ridiculous.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail

May 18, 2009
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

I remain perpetually amazed by how magnificently Cameron keeps the tension up... there is not a single moment that isn't operating at 100%.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 10/10

December 6, 2009
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A brilliant sci-fi film that cleverly combines strong storytelling with suspense and killer set-pieces.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

May 22, 2009
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Still one of the most harrowing science fiction films in James Cameron's repertoire...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

February 18, 2013
Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine

Remains a surprisingly meditative work, its concentrated visceral bursts not unlike punctuation marks among something more brooding, even prayerful.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 4/4

May 23, 2011
Variety Staff
Variety
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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
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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More than enough violence to make it a profoundly moral film; and Arnold's a whizz.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
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
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
Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

Gritty, clever, breathlessly paced, and dynamic despite the dark shadow of doom cast over the story, this sci-fi thriller remains one of the defining American films of the 1980s.

Full Review Source: Turner Classic Movies Online

December 29, 2007
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a work of pulp art to see the future guv of California rip out someone's heart.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

March 27, 2008
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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As for Schwarzenegger, he nicely fleshes out the convention of a soulless gun for hire. With his choppy hair, cryptic shades and state-of-the-'80s leather ensemble, he looks like the Incredible Hulk gone punk.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

May 18, 2009
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 4/5

August 22, 2003
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

A cyberpunk picture that flirts with emotional resonance but mostly focuses on the gut...testosterone-fueled, estrogen-boosted action melodrama.

Full Review Source: Groucho Reviews | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 25, 2009
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

James Cameron's fast-paced, downright propulsive directorial sensibilities ensure that there are few lulls within the narrative.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

May 21, 2009
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