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Terminator Genisys (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1 July 2015 (USA)
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When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.

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When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured time-line. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future...

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The rules have been reset.


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Rated PG - 13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and gunplay throughout, partial nudity and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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1 July 2015 (USA)  »

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Terminator 5  »

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$155,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,018,486, 1 July 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$89,760,956

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$440,603,537
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first film that Arnold Schwarzenegger is not credited as "Terminator" in the ending credits. Rather, he is named "Guardian". See more »

Goofs

The original films operated under a "Predestination Paradox." That is, Reese and the original Terminator were sent back in time to change history, but end up causing it. Kyle Reese becomes John Connor's father, and the Terminators remains are used to develop Skynet. This film not only allows time travel to change the past, but gives some characters knowledge of how things originally were and how they have been changed. Skynet, for example, is able to send back more Terminators than they had originally, apparently knowing that previous attempts had failed. Sarah and "Pops" also seem to already know that Reese is John's father, and that he was originally killed fighting the first Terminator shortly after fathering John. Skynet, however, never sees fit to try killing Reese before he can father John. See more »

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Kyle Reese: [narrating] Before they died, my parents told me stories about how the world once was; what it was like long before I was born; before the war with the machines. They remembered a green world, vast and beautiful, filled with laughter and hope for the future. It's a world I never knew. By the time I was born, all this was gone.
Kyle Reese: "Skynet," a computer program designed to automate missile defense. It was supposed to protect us, but that's not what happened. August 29th, 1997, Skynet woke...
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

Follows Terminator Salvation (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

The Terminator Theme
(from the motion picture The Terminator (1984))
Written by Brad Fiedel
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User Reviews

 
Should I be ashamed for LOVING THIS!
25 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

I am a massive Terminator 1 and 2 fan, I disliked 3 and 4 a lot and I really thought this would be terrible as well!

However I turned out to be wrong! Dead Wrong!

This film has the best Arnold character of them all! He is the most 'human' towards Sarah and I really loved that connection, I can see many people liking it also. It was reminiscent of John Connor and Arnold from T2 which I just saw today... I remember seeing the first trailer and having many problems. I thought the story line was too complicated and wasn't respectful of the older films and I thought the visuals were bad.

I was wrong in both cases. The story pays massive respect to James Camerons first two classics! And it wasn't complicated for me. It was a fun story and kept my eyes on the screen. Also the visuals... wow the visuals... I know people said that we will never be shocked again by visuals like we were in T2 and the first Jurassic Park! But the young T800 looks too good to ignore. Wow! The best animation I've ever seen, I can't see the difference between him and the real one.

This is a fun, humorous, emotional action flick that shouldn't be ignored! I loved it! And you know what, I'm not ashamed! Alan Taylor deserves praise!

P.S. I love the soundtrack, I hand it to Lorne Balfe who I know makes great soundtracks from Assassins creed!


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