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The Terminator (1984)

R
107 min | Action, Sci-Fi

A seemingly indestructible android is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.
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James Cameron | Gale Anne Hurd | William Wisher (additional dialogue) (as William Wisher Jr.)
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Box Office
Budget
$ 6,400,000
Opening Wknd
$ 4,020,663
Gross (USA)
$ 38,400,000
Gross (World)
$ 40,000,000
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Release date
Oct 26, 1984 (United States)

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49 cast members
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Arnold Schwarzenegger
Terminator Terminator   See fewer
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Michael Biehn
Kyle Reese Kyle Reese   See fewer
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Linda Hamilton
Sarah Connor Sarah Connor   See fewer
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Paul Winfield
Lieutenant Ed Traxler Lieutenant Ed Traxler   See fewer
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Lance Henriksen
Detective Hal Vukovich Detective Hal Vukovich   See fewer
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Rick Rossovich
Matt Buchanan Matt Buchanan   See fewer
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Bess Motta
Ginger Ventura Ginger Ventura   See fewer
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Earl Boen
Dr. Peter Silberman Dr. Peter Silberman   See fewer
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Dick Miller
Pawn Shop Clerk Pawn Shop Clerk   See fewer
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Bruce M. Kerner
Desk Sergeant Desk Sergeant   See fewer
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Franco Columbu
Future Terminator Future Terminator   See fewer
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Bill Paxton
Punk Leader Punk Leader   See fewer
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William Wisher
Policeman (as William Wisher Jr.) Policeman (as William Wisher Jr.)   See fewer
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Ken Fritz
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Tom Oberhaus
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Ed Dogans
Cop in Alley Cop in Alley   See fewer
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Joe Farago
TV Anchorman TV Anchorman   See fewer
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Hettie Lynne Hurtes
TV Anchorwoman TV Anchorwoman   See fewer
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Tony Mirelez
Station Attendant Station Attendant   See fewer
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Philip Gordon
Mexican Boy Mexican Boy   See fewer
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Anthony Trujillo
Mexican Boy (as Anthony T. Trujillo) Mexican Boy (as Anthony T. Trujillo)   See fewer
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Stan Yale
Derelict Derelict   See fewer
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Al Kahn
Customer Customer   See fewer
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Leslie Morris
Customer Customer   See fewer
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Hugh Farrington
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Harriet Medin
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Loree Frazier
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James Ralston
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Norman Friedman
Cleaning Man (as Norma Friedman) Cleaning Man (as Norma Friedman)   See fewer
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Barbara Powers
Ticket Taker Ticket Taker   See fewer
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Wayne Stone
Tanker Driver Tanker Driver   See fewer
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David Michels
Tanker Partner Tanker Partner   See fewer
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John E. Bristol
Phone Booth Man Phone Booth Man   See fewer
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Webster Williams
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Patrick Pinney
Bar Customer Bar Customer   See fewer
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Bill W. Richmond
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Chino 'Fats' Williams
Truck Driver Truck Driver   See fewer
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Greg Robbins
Motel Customer (as Gregory Robbins) Motel Customer (as Gregory Robbins)   See fewer
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Marianne Muellerleile
Wrong Sarah Wrong Sarah   See fewer
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John Durban
Sentry Sentry   See fewer
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Marian Green
Dancer shot by the Terminator (uncredited) Dancer shot by the Terminator (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Randolph Harrison
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Kristin
Punk (uncredited) Punk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Darrell Mapson
Bar Patron at Pay Phone with Sarah (uncredited) Bar Patron at Pay Phone with Sarah (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Ritchie
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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MacDougal (uncredited) MacDougal (uncredited)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 701,803 votes