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The Terminator Fun Features

This is the section for all our "FUN" The Terminator information - please enjoy!

Did You Know?

…that Arnold Schwarzenegger was originally considered for the role of Reese and Lance Henriksen was cast as the Terminator. After reading the script, Schwarzenegger asked for the role of the Terminator.

... that every time a movie has time travel as part of its plot, all sorts of confusing questions seem to pop up. The kind of questions that kind of hurt your brain like how can John Connors send someone back in time to prevent his mother's death. If she died, he wasn't born. Those kind of questions. We would like to refer you to the Novikov Self Consistency Principle. It ateempts to solve the problems of paradoxes in time travel. You may want to have a bottle of aspirins ready as you read it.

... that The Terminator is the only movie character that is listed on both the Hero and Villain side of the AFI List of Best Heros and Villains

... If you would like to know the differences between the Series 800 Terminator and the Series 850 you can read all about it here. And if you care that much we think you might like to have your very own action figure of each model.
T-3 Terminator Rise of the Machines T-850 Terminator Action Figure
NECA Terminator 2: Judgement Day Series 2 Action Figure T-800 Cyberdyne Showdown

... You can read the screenplay for The Terminator here.

... In 2008 a television series was based on The Terminator story and characters Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. You can watch full episodes here

... Here's how a Terminator is described in the movie. It doesn't say they have Austrian accents but of course this one did. "The Terminator's an infiltration unit, part man, part machine. Underneath, it's a hyper-alloy combat chassis - micro processor-controlled, fully armored. Very tough. But outside, it's living human tissue - flesh, skin, hair, blood, grown for the cyborgs...The 600 series had rubber skin. We spotted them easy. But these [the 800 series] are new, they look human. Sweat, bad breath, everything. Very hard to spot." This scene did not appear in the movie but now we see why the Austrian accent works.

... that the theme song from The Terminator written by Brad Fiedel.

... Here's a completely outrageous parody from MadTV of The Terminator traveling in time to save Jesus.

The Terminator On Location

Grauman's/Mann's Chinese Theater Footprints
Arnold Schwarzenegger is just one of the many legendary celebrities to leave hand and footprints outside the famous Grauman's (now Mann's) Chinese Theater.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Prints
Mann's Chinese Theater
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA

Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
In the early 1960's, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce developed the idea of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame." The sidewalks of the most famous streets in the heart of Hollywood were lined with "stars" recognizing celebrities' life-long contributions to the entertainment industry. Receiving a star is still to this day considered a huge honor. Here's where you can find Arnold Schwarzenegger's star:

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Walk of Fame Star
(Motion Pictures)

6764 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA

Universal Attractions
Don't miss the attraction of James Cameron's creation Terminator T2:3D starring Arnold Schwarzenegger at Universal Studios.

Universal Studios Hollywood
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA

Universal Orlando
1000 Universal Studios Plaza
Orlando, FL

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The Terminator

Reese ( Michael Biehn ):

"Cyborgs don't feel pain. I do. Don't do that again."

What is the name of the nightclub where Reese finally makes contact with Sarah?