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Terminator 2: Judgment Day
It's nothing personal.
Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.
The quintessential sequel, the quintessential sci-fi actioner & one of the greatest films ever made, James Cameron’s sequel to his breakthrough classic is such a massive upgrade over its predecessor that it ends up decimating the 1984 original in all filmmaking departments with effortless ease, and remains one of the most influential, entertaining & breathtaking action extravaganzas to ever grace the silver screen.
A highly irresistible, pulse-pounding, high-octane, full-throttled & top-gear action spectacle that’s filled with some of the most dangerous, daring & heart-stopping stunts ever captured on the film celluloid, Terminator 2: Judgment Day is the perfect definition of a worthy sequel that presents its renowned director at the peak of his gifted talents, is the finest work of his illustrious career, and…
Terminator 2: Judgement Day is a bigger film in every possible way compared to Cameron’s lean and mean original. It is ambitious, elaborately staged, obscenely expensive and a little bit flabby. It has a different, lighter energy to the relentless classic that preceded it as it expands on the universe and becomes a benchmark for practically every action blockbuster that followed in its monumental wake.
It is a sequel that has been reprogrammed, losing its meanness for spectacle and occasional comedy as Cameron plays with a whole new set of tools at his disposal. As a devoted fan of the lean lo-fi charms of The Terminator it is hard not to be slightly disappointed by this semi family friendly direction,…
F*ck me sideways! Wow what a good movie! How come i haven't seen this in all my 17 years of living on this earth!
Look at those special effects, such an improvement over the first one. Butt-naked Arnold as Model 101 enters the scene. Again. "You forgot to say please." Really? Run man, just run. Oh yeah! Nice bike. Damn, that grab and pull was fast! Sunglasses, of course. Arnie doesn't roll without sunglasses. Butt-naked Robert Patrick as T-1000 enters the scene. The cop uniform suits him well. The character introductions in this and The Terminator remind me of the way characters were introduced in For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Westerns are awesome. Edward Furlong as John Connor enters the scene acting all cool. Little brat. Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor enters the scene all sweaty,…
The Zenith of Cameron (or is that to come?), otherwise known as making every other director in the world annoyingly (but happily) state, "Ah fuck, how are we gonna compare to that shit?".
I don't think anything compares to Arnold Schwarzenegger shooting a massive magazine of bullets into the T-1000 at point blank range, or the T-1000 walking out of a mirage of fire in his liquid form, or Sarah Connor's nightmare, or that perfect opening sequence, or the Bad to The Bone needle-drop, or that scene where Arnold falls for the "too slow" high-five trick (Arnold's reaction is hysterical), or that scene when THAT THUMB GOES UP. GODDAMMIT CAMERON. THANK YOU FOR THIS.
Getting to watch Terminator 2 was far tougher than it should have been when it was released. In fact, for a while it seemed to be the film that didn't want me to see it and, when I did see it, the circumstances were not exactly comfortable.
1) So, me and my best friend decided we were going to mosey along to a pokey old cinema called Cine City in Withington, Manchester (I think it's a Sainsbury's now). There were only about 6 people in. He had already seen it before. Two drunk blokes walked in. One of them jokingly asked if they could have some of the Milky Bar I'd bought. I nervously declined. They laughed. My best mate…
It will never stop being hilarious that Schwarzenegger asks John Connor what tears are, literally two minutes before he claims to have "detailed files on human anatomy"
Like the original this movie has a serious logic issue and it's bothering me so much^^
Apart from that it's an incredibly rewatchable and well done movie!
After 25 years still great. Fantastic sequel with engaging characters and story. All the effects and stunts still hold up because you are totaly enthralled. One of the best Action, Sci-Fi Movies ever.
Many of the movies of today (with more visual effects than here) could learn a lesson. A barrage of effects does not mean necessarily more exitement.
James Cameron frappe un très grand coup avec T2, reconnu à juste titre comme étant la meilleure suite de tous les temps. À cette époque, Schwarzenegger est la plus grande star de la planète. Tout concorde pour aboutir à un film phénomène.
T2 est aussi une révolution technique, mettant en scène (2 ans avant Jurassic Park) les premières images de synthèse pour créer un personnage. D'ailleurs, le film n'a pas pris une ride et c'est juste dingue.
Mais T2 ce n'est pas seulement des SFX, c'est aussi une réalisation magistrale, chaque plan est parfait, cadré à la perfection, le montage, la musique, la photographie (la lumière et les différents tons sont magnifiques), absolument tout est au summum. À noter que…
This is also one of my favorite movies ever. But unlike the first film, which inspired me with its ideas, T2 inspires me with its visuals. Specifically, a war ripped robotic Schwarzenegger in his biker getup being lowered as slow as possible into a liquid pool of fire. What a bad ass. A genuinely sad moment. This movie has a bit of everything in it. Like all great action blockbusters. It is a better science fiction film than the first film, despite the pacing not being as good (nor is the storytelling in my opinion). But this movie I am more nostalgic about. I know the feel of it so well. The sounds and tone of this movie are embedded…
"Chill out, dickwad."
I give this movie an emphatic thumbs up.
WATCH if you want to see arguably the greatest action movie of all time. DON'T WATCH if you are going to try and review it since you'll probably just draw a huge blank at trying to think of something to say that hasn't already been said. Maybe that's just me though.
Action at it's finest.
Terminator 2 is like The Terminator, but everything has 100 million Dollars more in it. The action, the effects, the set pieces - everything is bigger, badder and probably better as well.
The movie now follows John Connor as a child, being hunted and protected by cyborgs from the future, always on the run. The plot gives you enough to make a 2 and a half hour spectacle, and they made the best out of it.
But it also has great characters that give you a reason to follow them for such a long amount of time. Sarah Connor returns as well, now with a darker and more agressive personality, even the fucking Terminator has some sort of personality and character-arc.
Truly one of the best action movies ever made.
Well what can I say !
So, my Son had been begging to watch either Terminator Salvation or Genysys. I don't know either of those movies well enough to know the suitability or which scenes to make him look away for.
T2 however, I know back to front, so I knew that if I fast forwarded four key scenes of the movie that no doubt pushed it into 15 certificate territory, then we'd be fine. In a sense I created a mid eighties style BBC cut version of the movie.
It was still great fun in this truncated version. One of the greatest Sci Fi actioners ever made. But I'm sure you all know that. This set the bar so high, that anything that followed was never ever going to live up to it.
The first 1012 films are from The 1,000 Greatest Films list, and maintain the original order. The films that follow…