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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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First the guy who played Reese should have been the Terminator.
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Originally, the role of The Terminator was cast to Lance Henriksen. The role of Reese was cast for Arnold. But when Arnold read the script, he decided he liked the role of the terminator better, and was given it. Henriksen was then given the role of Volkovich, Lt. Traxler's partner. Henriksen said he did not feel slighted or short changed at all....and agreed with casting Ah-nold as the terminator.
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While I loved the original Terminator (such an amazing job for a 6.5 million dollar budget), T2 is my favorite. The opening scene is just amazing, and has been the subject of many a fanboy's dream for a completely future war based movie.

T3 was better than I expected, but I agree with the consensus that Cameron's presence was indeed missed.

T4 was ok. Good battle scenes, but it just didn't have the oomph of the other films.
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OJ Simpson was also considered for the role of The Terminator, but Cameron didn't think that people could buy him as a cold killing machine. The truth is sometimes stranger than fiction.
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While I loved the original Terminator (such an amazing job for a 6.5 million dollar budget), T2 is my favorite. The opening scene is just amazing, and has been the subject of many a fanboy's dream for a completely future war based movie.

T3 was better than I expected, but I agree with the consensus that Cameron's presence was indeed missed.


T4 was ok. Good battle scenes, but it just didn't have the oomph of the other films.
I so agree on T1!
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I so agree on T1!
Indeed. James Cameron did very well with such a low budget film. The texture of the film even makes me think a little bit of Escape From New York.
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Indeed. James Cameron did very well with such a low budget film. The texture of the film even makes me think a little bit of Escape From New York.
I can see that. T2 lost alot of that with the bigger budget, and trying to outdo T1. don't even get me started on how bad T3 was....lol.

"Escape" is being remade....
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I can see that. T2 lost alot of that with the bigger budget, and trying to outdo T1. don't even get me started on how bad T3 was....lol.

"Escape" is being remade....
James Cameron is a good director.

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Indeed. James Cameron did very well with such a low budget film. The texture of the film even makes me think a little bit of Escape From New York.
Indeed. And I think he did even better in T2.
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Indeed. And I think he did even better in T2.
Overall he is. T2 had alot of great parts in it, but even with over the top SFX, T1's story is still better.
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T2 had perfect lines from Sarah... something like 'If a machine can learn human behavior, there may be hope for us humans, too.' and 'In this crazy world this machine was the perfect father. He would never come home drunk or beat him and he would die to protect his life.'
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