THE TERMINATOR (1984 U.S.) D/W: JAMES CAMERON W/P: GALE ANN HURD W: WILLIAM WISHER
Arnold Schwarzenegger (in the role that made him famous) is the killer cyborg sent back from the future (where there`s a war on) to terminate the future resistance leader`s mother (Linda Hamilton). Michael Biehn is also sent back to save her. Inspired by a Harlan Ellison scripted OUTER LIMITS episode (Soldier), CYBORG 2087 and LA JETEE, THE TERMINATOR is a highly entertaining sci-fi action movie that deserved to be the huge hit that it was (and it`s still being copied). With Paul Winfield, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, Brian Thompson, Dick Miller and Marianne Mullerleile. Stan Winston provided the FX. It was a definite step-up from Cameron`s work on PIRANHA 2. Followed by...

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