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6,787 Ratings

The Terminator

Directed by James Cameron
United States, 1984
Sci-Fi, Action


In a post-apocalyptic future, a killer cyborg, encased in human flesh, is sent into the past to to kill Sarah Connor, the mother of a future rebel chief who will lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony.

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The Terminator Directed by James Cameron

Awards & Festivals

National Film Preservation Board

2008 | Winner: National Film Registry

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