About

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.

8.5
13k
Directed by

James Cameron

Written by

William Wisher Jr. (Writer)
James Cameron (Writer)
Phillip Norwood (Storyboard)

Runtime

137 minutes

Country

United States of America, France

Language

English

Tagline

It's nothing personal.

Cast

Keywords

violence cyborg post-apocalyptic mental institution dystopia shotgun nuclear weapons morphing moral ambiguity fictional war shape shifter savior catch phrase

Photos

Lists

#41 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#637 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#35 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Makeup Jeff Dawn Stan Winston

Oscar for Best Sound Gary Rydstrom Gary Summers Tom Johnson

Oscar for Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing Gloria S. Borders Gary Rydstrom

Oscar for Best Effects, Visual Effects Dennis Muren Stan Winston Robert Skotak