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View Poll Results: Favorite Terminator Film?
The Terminator (1984) 6 37.50%
Judgment Day (1991) 9 56.25%
Rise of the Machines (2003) 1 6.25%
Salvation (2009) 0 0%
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Old 07-29-2009, 01:09 AM
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Default What's your favorite Terminator film?

As the title says, which is your favorite?

For me, it's Judgment Day without a second thought. It's the perfect action and sci-fi film, combined with *gasp* and amazing plot.

Also, this won't be in the poll, but what do you think of the Sarah Connor Chronicles? Personally, I find it the best TV show since BSG went off the air, I've just recently gotten Season 1. Although I hear FOX pulled a Firefly and canned it.
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Old 07-29-2009, 01:27 AM
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First one.
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First one, and I liked the Sarah Conner Chronicles.
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Old 07-29-2009, 02:13 AM
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T2's my favourite, and I love the SCC as well. A show that good might just have a chance of making it back in... Fox has been very diligent about cancelling unique, popular and critically-acclaimed shows over the years, but every now and then a coherent decision crosses their collective mind.
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1, because the concept was fresh and new.
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T2 all the way!!
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I like the first one the best, too. Then the director went on to bigger and ... well bigger things!
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I went with T1 by T2 is so close they may as well be joined at the hip.

I recently rewatched the first one after seeing Salvation, and it's just amazing what they did on that first film with almost no money.

Tightly filmed, plot exposition delivered during a car chase, watching Linda Hamilton transform from the quiet waitress to her role as John's mother and one of the best done finales of the 1980s

(Great theme as well)

I loved T2 every bit as much, but the basic plot structure is almost identical to the first, just with the then unheard of $100 million budget. Thematically it's a nice development and it's possibly one of the few sequels ever made to almost better the original.

T3 is just more of a generic destruct-a-thon. It's good enough in that capacity and the basic idea is fine, but there's just something missing in it for me - Cameron's presence was definitely missed.

T4 showed me that $200 million buys you nothing when you have a poor director and a hashed out script. The way some folk view NuTrek to TOS, I view T4 to T1. A complete waste of money by the studio, and a waste of my money paying to see it. It had nothing new or interesting to add to the overall story at all.

I'm actually happy it has flopped, as it may have stopped the franchise degenerating further into claptrap.

For me, it's James Cameron all the way!
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I read Cameron originally didnt want Arnold for the part and wanted the 'average guy' like in T2.
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That's true, if memory serves.
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