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3.9
9,732 Ratings

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by James Cameron
United States, 1991
Sci-Fi, Action

Synopsis

The same cyborg from the future that was once sent to kill Sarah Connor is now sent to protect her son and ensure the survival of mankind. But this time they are up against an even more powerful cyborg.

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day Directed by James Cameron

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1992 | 4 wins including: Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing

1992 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography

BAFTA Awards

1992 | 2 wins including: Best Sound

1992 | Nominee: Best Production Design

Hugo Awards

1992 | Winner: Best Dramatic Presentation

Critics reviews

Watching T2 today, you can see why it nevertheless resonated twenty-five years ago. Yes, there’s the genius of Cameron’s filmmaking, made visceral in this new 4K restoration (which doesn’t gain noticeable extra pop from the 3-D; seeing it on a big screen is draw enough). But the movie’s true power stems from his ability to tap into fears not just of mechanization and dehumanization (notions that Schwarzenegger embodies in his very persona) but also of human obsession and transformation.
August 22, 2017
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James Cameron has built his reputation on being a director who shows audiences something they’ve never seen before, and won’t see delivered with the same artistry and confidence ever again. Twenty-five years after its release, Terminator 2: Judgment Day is still a prime example of that audacity, as both spectacle and a downcast meditation on humanity’s future.
July 07, 2016
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…The pleasures bound up in these spectacles are a good 85 percent of what makes Terminator 2 worth watching; significantly, they completely depend on the figures of Schwarzenegger and Patrick—high-tech machines, albeit machines designed to look like men.
July 05, 1991
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