The Terminator

The Terminator (1984)

Your future is in its hands.

  • Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1984-10-26
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 10484 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 48min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Orion Pictures
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
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In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony. Meanwhile, the human-resistance movement dispatches a lone warrior to safeguard Sarah. Can he stop the virtually indestructible killing machine?

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    Production Gale Anne Hurd Producer
    Writing Gale Anne Hurd Writer
    Editing Mark Goldblatt Editor
    Sound James Fritch Sound Effects Editor
    Directing James Cameron Director
    Writing James Cameron Writer
    Writing William Wisher Dialogue
    Production Derek Gibson Executive Producer
    Production John Daly Executive Producer
    Sound Brad Fiedel Original Music Composer
    Camera Adam Greenberg Director of Photography
    Production Stanzi Stokes Casting
    Costume & Make-Up Jeff Dawn Makeup Department Head
    Sound Greg Dillon Sound Effects Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Deborah Everton Costume Supervisor
    Crew Harlan Ellison Thanks
    Art George Costello Art Direction
    Directing Stan Winston Second Unit Director
    Crew Glenn R. Wilder Stunts
    Sound David J. Hudson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Mel Metcalfe Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Terry Porter Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Camera Vance Piper Camera Production Assistant
    Camera Joyce Rudolph Still Photographer
    Crew Ernest D. Farino Special Effects Coordinator
    Art Ernest D. Farino Title Designer
    Crew Jean-Paul Ouellette Second Unit
    Directing Jean-Paul Ouellette Second Unit Director
    Crew Brian Wade Makeup Effects
    Art Shay Austin Assistant Art Director
    Art Maria Caso Art Direction
    Art Maria Caso Set Decoration
    Crew Donna Smith Post Production Supervisor
    Production Greg Robbins Casting
    Crew Frank Orsatti Stunts
    Production Bruce M. Kerner Executive In Charge Of Production
    Production Polly Apostolof Assistant Production Manager
    Visual Effects Bob Williams Mechanical & Creature Designer
    Sound David Campling Supervising Sound Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Kyle Sweet Makeup Artist
    Sound Karola Storr Sound Effects Editor
    Production Marilyn Tasso Production Accountant
    Sound James J. Klinger Sound Effects Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Hilary Wright Costume Design
    Crew Tommy Estridge Property Master
    Crew Amy McGary Scenic Artist
    Crew Kristen McGary Scenic Artist
    Art Gary Schoeneck Leadman
    Sound Ken Brocious Boom Operator
    Sound Gordon Daniel Foley
    Sound John Post Foley
    Crew Ken Fritz Stunt Coordinator
    Lighting Dennis Bishop Gaffer
    Lighting Tim Morton Best Boy Electric
    Sound Emilie Robertson Music Editor
    Crew Wayne Stone Transportation Coordinator
    Crew Wayne Nelson Transportation Captain
    Directing Brenda Weisman Script Supervisor
    Production Joseph A. Liuzzi Location Manager
    Sound Gabriel Guy Sound
    Costume & Make-Up Peter Tothpal Hairstylist
    Visual Effects Gene Warren Jr. Special Effects Supervisor
    Camera Sean McLin Camera Operator
    Editing Lorna Anderson First Assistant Editor
    Sound Mike Le Mare Sound Effects Editor
    Crew Marian Green Stunts
    Sound Gilbert D. Marchant Sound Effects Editor
    Sound Robert Randles Music Supervisor
    Sound Gary Shepherd Sound Effects Editor
    Directing Betsy Magruder First Assistant Director
    Camera Chuck Colwell Second Unit Director of Photography
    Editing Michael Bloecher Associate Editor
    Editing Spike Allison Hooper Assistant Editor
    Directing Sharon Kirkpatrick Script Supervisor
    Editing Mary Nelson-Duerrstein Negative Cutter
    Costume & Make-Up Julia Gombert Costumer
    Camera Anne S. Coffey Camera Operator
    Camera David Michels Dolly Grip
    Lighting Mark Morton Electrician
    Lighting Mark Peterson Electrician
    Sound Horace Manzanares Sound Effects Editor
    Directing Robert Roda Second Assistant Director
    Production Kathy Breen Production Coordinator
    Directing Thomas A. Irvine First Assistant Director