Orion Pictures | Release Date: October 26, 1984 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
83
METASCORE
Universal acclaim based on 11 Critics
Positive:
10
Mixed:
1
Negative:
0
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100
The movie's scares are intense, but the notion that the Terminator would move on to politics is even more frightening.
90
A tense, slickly executed thriller.
91
Kineticism and suspense, combined with strongly conceived characters....Made Cameron a talent to watch. [13 Jan 1995, p. 67]
88
A model of economic storytelling....It raised the bar for movie action to a bionic level. [1 Dec 2003, p.13]
90
Plenty of tech-noir savvy to keep infidels and action fans satisfied.[26 Nov 1984, p. 105]