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Year
1991
Runtime
137 min.
Director
James Cameron
Genres
Action, Sci-Fi
Rating *
8.6
Votes *
477,855
Checks
93,338
Favs
6,731
Dislikes
325
Favs/checks
7.2% (1:14)
Favs/dislikes
21:1
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Top comments

  1. frankqb's avatar

    frankqb

    A surprisingly excellent action film. While it's all subjective, in my opinion it does surpass the first Terminator film. 13 years 10 months ago
  2. Scratch47's avatar

    Scratch47

    Relentlessly dark and exciting. Edited to pinprick precision, superb production values, great acting all round, and with powerful, poignantly somber 80's synth for a score that echoes themes of dehumanization. Plus, much like Cameron's other masterpiece, Aliens, this has endless replay value. Revolutionary, one of the best action films of all time, and unforgettable entertainment. 13 years 6 months ago
  3. kaffy's avatar

    kaffy

    I adore the lighting in this film, a ghostly blue that seems to penetrate nearly all the scenes. It's mostly effective in the last climatic scene between our protagonists and antagonist, but it's presence adds a touch of inhumanity that's just perfect for the subject matter. My only complaint would be the "blink and you'll miss it" exposition as I'm not a huge fan of the Terminator mythos, but intense action scenes and Hamilton's amazing performance more than make for it. 11 years 5 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #3 in Time Out's The 101 Best Action Movies Ever Made
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  2. This movie ranks #3 in Empire's The Greatest Movie Sequels
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  3. This movie ranks #5 in IMDb's Independent Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #8 in IMDb's Sci-Fi Top 50
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  5. This movie ranks #11 in IMDb's Action Top 50
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  6. This movie ranks #12 in IMDb's Adventure Top 50
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  7. This movie ranks #12 in IMDb's 1990s Top 50
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  8. This movie ranks #13 in Marshall Julius's Action! The Action Movie A-Z
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  9. This movie ranks #23 in FilmTotaal Forum's Top 100
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  10. This movie ranks #29 in IMDb's Top 250
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  11. This movie ranks #32 in Total Sci-Fi's The 100 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies
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  12. This movie ranks #35 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  13. This movie ranks #42 in FOK!'s Film Top 250
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  14. This movie ranks #53 in Reddit Top 250
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  15. This movie ranks #54 in MovieSense 101
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  16. This movie ranks #58 in iCheckMovies's Most Checked
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  17. This movie ranks #77 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills
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  18. This movie ranks #82 in iCheckMovies's 1990s Top 100
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  19. This movie ranks #119 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Adjusted Box Office
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  20. This movie ranks #236 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Worldwide Box Office
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  21. This movie ranks #432 in Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  22. This movie ranks #585 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  23. This movie ranks #606 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  24. This movie ranks #834 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  25. This movie ranks #881 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  26. This movie ranks #922 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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