Director: James Cameron
Starring: Linda Hamilton,Arnold Schwarzenegger,Michael Biehn.
The Terminator is a science-fiction action film widely regarded as one of the pathbreaking films in its genre.The film is based on the concept of Artificial Intelligence taking over the world,spelling the end of humanity.
In a post-apocalyptic future, the artificial intelligence defence system Skynet has taken over the world and has driven the human race to the point of extinction. Skynet sends a T-800 model Terminator(Arnold Schwarzenegger ), a cyborg assassin, back in time to the year 1984 to kill Sarah Connor(Linda Hamilton), the mother of the yet-unborn future leader of the human resistance leader John Connor, who sends Resistance fighter Kyle Reese(Michael Biehn) back in time to protect her.
The film has spawned four sequels and a TV spin-off, and was widely praised upon its release for its concept,action sequences and riveting performances.