The Terminator
Rating: Year:1984
Cast:Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Arnold Schwarzenegger Length:1h 47m
Director:James Cameron Country:United States
Writers:James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd Genre:Sci-Fi
Synopsis: A seemingly indestructible humanoid cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.
Rating:
Cast:Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Arnold Schwarzenegger
Director:James Cameron
Writers:James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd
Year:1984
Length:1h 47m
Country:United States
Genre:Sci-Fi
Synopsis: A seemingly indestructible humanoid cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.

This is the first in a 5 movie and tv series franchise released over 31 years - itself an incredible statistic. Especially considering one of the characters is played by the same actor in the first and the last of these releases.

For a full and detailed review of each of the moves and the TV series, we refer you to our sister site Terminator Timelines.