The Terminator

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Doomsday film
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In the Year of Darkness, 2029, the rulers of this planet devised the ultimate plan. They would reshape the Future by changing the Past. The plan required something that felt no pity. No pain. No fear. Something unstoppable. They created THE TERMINATOR.
Estimated budget
6,400,000 (US$)
Notable filming locations


Executive produced by
Pawn Shop Clerk (Dick Miller)
Future Terminator (Franco Columbu)
Lieutenant Ed Traxler (Paul Winfield)
Film Series
Casting director
Stanzi Stokes
Art direction by
107 min
108 min
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Costume design by
Hilary Wright
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Music by
Release date(s)
1997-09-03 (DVD)
1984-10-26 (Theatrical, United States of America)
1985-02-21 (Theatrical, Netherlands)
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Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy

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100 Coolest Monsters (25)

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