Year: 1984
UK: Optimum Releasing
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield, Lance Henriksen, Rick Rossovich, Bess Motta, Earl Boen, Dick Miller, Shawn Schepps, Bruce M Kerner, Franco Columbu, Bill Paxton, Brad Rearden, Brian Thompson
Director: James Cameron
Country: USA
UK: 107 mins
UK Certificate: 15 contains coarse language and moderate horror and violence
UK Release Date: 16 March 2001 (Re-release)


Originally released in 1984 this is a re-release of THE TERMINATOR with additional scenes. The Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger), a T-800 cyborg of unimaginable strength and awesome killing power, is sent back in time from 2029, where these cyborgs have taken over Earth.

The Terminator's mission is to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) before she gets pregnant, as her son will in the future lead the human resistance in its fight against the cyborgs. To help Sarah survive against The Terminator, Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn) is also sent back in time and falls in love with Sarah.