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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)


Arnold Schwarzenegger
Linda Hamilton
Robert Patrick
Edward Furlong

Directed by James Cameron

When a movie leaves an imprint phrase in the mind of all who watches it, just know a classic is born, "Hasta la vista, baby" was the catch phrase that we all used way back in the 90s thanks to Arnolds Terminator.

With intense chase scenes, and high end graphics Terminator 2 was setting a standard that all others had to meet. In other to differentiate the two terminators a lot of visual and computer effects had to be used.  The first Terminator film was done in 1984 and fewer effects can be seen used to portray the Terminator character. Here in this 1991 sequel titled Judgement day more graphic effects had to be employed to portray the nature of the T-1000.

The T-1000 is a mimetic poly-alloy (liquid metal) structure, who has the ability of shape shifting into another human or morph into almost anything it touches. Such visual effects led to the movie winning Best Visual Effect in the Academy Awards and British Academy Film Awards.

Terminator 2 follows the story of Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) who had an initial meeting with a Terminator who was sent back in time to kill her unborn son. Her son John Connor (Edward Furlong) who is now born and in his teen years, is also under a new threat a new, more advanced Terminator made of liquid metal and who is also a shape shifter a T-1000 Terminator (Robert Patrick) has been sent back in time to kill John and prevent him from becoming the leader of the human Resistance against the machines.

To help Sarah and John an old, less advanced Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) which Sarah had to battle with is also sent back in time to help them.

Cameron took the machine from the first movie, and made it to a machine with a purpose, the change from a villain to a hero is one that Schwarzenegger pulled off so well, making good use of his voice and his statue to pass the message that this T-101 is not someone you want to mess with.

With a whooping 94 million dollar production, Terminator 2: Judgement Day made over 500 million dollars in its theatrical run, making it one of the highest grossing movies in the world, and it holds a 98% approval rating in Rotten Tomatoes.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day is a classic Sci-Fi movie to own, watch and love. The perfection in the acting and the fun in the script made this movie one to place in the record books as one of the best movies of all time. 


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