There are many excellent sci-fi action classics horror movies, but The Terminator (1984) is a masterpiece. Schwarzenegger was the indestructible killing machine cyborg Terminator T-800 Model 101. A mix of sci-fi, action, and horror, this movie has an excellent plot, a great cast, a brilliant director, and unique sound effects.
There is a good plot, and the viewer can see the thoughts of the main characters. The film centres on Sarah Connor and two mysterious men – both naked and hunting her in nighttime Los Angeles 1984. One of them even seems to want to kill her and ruthlessly kills two other Los Angeles women named Sarah Connor. Despite a slow start, the movie has a pretty good tone, with the story becoming more exciting as it progresses. Having no idea who these men are and why they are looking for her makes it interesting in the movie’s first half. There is an exciting twist at the end, as well as a fantastic science-fiction paradox. The action scenes are engaging, and we only saw a small portion of the film that focuses on the future. The climax is also very well done and very exciting. The movie is about a war set in the future, but the battle will occur in the present. The story revolves around paradoxical time travel.
On October 26, 1984, The Terminator hit theatres around the world. It introduced exciting ideas about the dangers modern technology poses by combining elements of the post-apocalyptic subgenre with the time-travel subgenre. Schwarzenegger was also cemented as one of the biggest action stars of the 1980s and beyond.
Below are some behind-the-scenes photos of the making of The Terminator, 1984. Also check, behind-the-scenes photos from the filming of the Terminator 2: Judgment Day.