The Terminator

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Estimated budget
6,400,000 (US$)
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.
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Doomsday film
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Country of origin
Release date(s)
1997-09-03 (DVD)
1984-10-26 (Theatrical, United States of America)
1985-02-21 (Theatrical, Netherlands)
Punk Leader (Bill Paxton)
Pawn Shop Clerk (Dick Miller)
Future Terminator (Franco Columbu)
Film festivals
107 min
108 min
Executive produced by
Casting director
Stanzi Stokes
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Costume design by
Hilary Wright
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Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy

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100 Coolest Monsters (25)
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