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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)

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TRL 1,496,469 (Turkey) (28 June 2015)

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$89,760,956 (USA)
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Trivia

After Arnold Schwarzenegger finished his governorship, he was asked to do a fifth Terminator movie. He said he would if the script was good, which took two years to be written. Schwarzenegger liked the script because it had great surprises and emotional values, which is what James Cameron did so well with his Terminator movies; you were awed by the action but moved by the characters. See more »

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The CHP squads (with an incorrect star logo livery) seen on the Golden Gate Bridge are 2006-16 Chevrolet Impala 9C1s - CHP in real life does not operate the Chevrolet Impala since the vehicle does not meet the payload requirements - their main squad is the Ford Police Interceptor Utility which has been in service since 2013 replacing the discontinued Crown Victoria Police Interceptor which was discontinued in 2011. CHP vehicle maintenance is paid out of the department's expense when a squad goes past 100,000 miles where the department enters into a bidding process to procure fleet replacements. 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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Another two hours of a dead horse being flogged sold to the public by Hollywood.
4 July 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The story ended with T2, Cameron told all the story needed and moved on unlike fans of this sorry forced franchise and the three studios that each picked up the rights and made one contrived cash-grab after the next before passing it on one after the other like a dirty whore.

This is the worst rehash of old ideas ever resold to a desperate fanbase. A baby-faced Sarah Connor who looks like she should be getting ready for a prom date unlike the hardened paramilitary character that Lind Hamilton trained like a madwoman to deliver in looks and performance. Some 8-ball headed actor trying to pass of John Connor, an Asian Robert Patrick doing all the same stuff we saw 20 years ago and an old age pensioner Arnorld Schwarzenegger being made to do everything in CGI his awful frame lost the ability to do decades ago.

Only Hollywood would flog a dead horse so continuously and still find an audience however small and desperate, to watch and cheer every single swing of the lash.


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