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The Terminator

26th October 1984
1h 47m
James Cameron
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A human soldier is sent from 2029 to 1984 to stop an almost indestructible cyborg killing machine, sent from the same year, which has been programmed to execute a young woman whose unborn son is the key to humanity's future salvation.

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100% Engrossing
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Alcohol Use
Graphic Violence
Sexual Content
Tobacco Use

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

16% 20-29
10% 30-39
6% 40-49
2% 50-59
2% 60-69
63% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

53% Female
47% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

2% Bad
4% Good
94% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

2% Gun Store Owner
2% Soldier
2% Terminator
4% Thug
88% Unknown
2% Waitress