The Terminator

1984 - 108 minutes - Color - Dolby - 1.85 : 1
US release date: October 26, 1984
Hemdale Film, Cinema 84
Euro Film Funding, Pacific Western
Budget: $6,400,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $4,020,663 (USA) (1,005 Screens)


A cyborg is sent from the future on a deadly mission. He has to kill Sarah Connor, a young woman whose life will have a great significance in years to come. Sarah has only one protector - Kyle Reese - also sent from the future. The Terminator uses his exceptional intelligence and strength to find Sarah, but is there any way to stop the seemingly indestructible cyborg ?


The Terminator - Arnold Schwarzenegger
Kyle Reese - Michael Biehn
Sarah Connor - Linda Hamilton
Lieutenant Ed Traxler - Paul Winfield
Detective Hal Vukovich - Lance Henriksen
Ginger Ventura - Bess Motta
Dr. Peter Silberman - Earl Boen
Matt Buchanan - Rick Rossovich
Nancy - Shawn Schepps




Director - James Cameron

Writing credits

Writer - James Cameron
Writer - Gale Anne Hurd
Writer - William Wisher


Executive producer - John Daly
Executive producer - Derek Gibson
Producer - Gale Anne Hurd