Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton and Michael Biehn star in director James Cameron’s The Terminator. Watch the original theatrical and remastered trailers below. A cyborg Terminator (Schwarzenegger) is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate the mother (Hamilton) of the future leader of the human resistance.
Release Date: October 26, 1984
Studio: Orion Pictures
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Director: James Cameron
Screenwriter: James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, Paul Winfield, Earl Boen, Bill Paxton
Running Time: 1 hr. 47 min.
MPAA Rating: R for strong sci-fi violence and action, and for language and brief nudity.
Available: The Terminator (Remastered) Blu-ray
In the year of Darkness, 2029, the rulers of this planet have devised the ultimate plan. They will reshape the future by changing the past. The plan requires something that feels neither pity, pain, nor fear—a Terminator. Part man, part machine, the Terminator is sent back to present-day Earth to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), a young woman whose life will have great significance in the years to come. Sarah has but a single ally—Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn), a young soldier sent from the future to protect her. The fate of the world lies with two humans who must defeat an unstoppable killing machine—the Terminator.