In 2018, a mysterious new weapon in the war against the machines, half-human and half-machine, comes to John Connor on the eve of a resistance attack on Skynet. But whose side is he on, and can he be trusted?
In 2003, in the Longview State Correctional Facility, the criminal Marcus Wright is on death row, and is convinced by the cancerous Dr. Serena Kogan to donate his body to her research and he accepts. In 2018, after an unsuccessful attack to a Skynet facility, only John Connor survives, but he discovers that Skynet is developing the powerful new model T-800. Out of the blue, Marcus appears naked and with amnesia in the location. Marcus befriends the teenager Kyle Reese and the girl Star who help him to survive the lethal machines and they travel together in a Jeep. Meanwhile the resistance discovers a signal that might turn-off the machines and John offers to test it. When Kyle is captured by a machine and brought to the Skynet headquarters, Marcus decides to help the youngster and heads to Skynet; on the way, he saves Blair Williams who suggests to him that he should meet John Connor first. But Marcus steps on a mine and is submitted to surgery, when a secret about his origins is ...Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(at around 25 mins) In the original The Terminator (1984) Kyle Reese asks the police "What day is it? What year?" And one of the first things Marcus Wright says to Kyle Reese is "What day is it? What year?". See more »
(at around 1h 30 mins) Obvious dummy being knocked over by the door the T-800 kicks open. See more »
Released on Blu-Ray as an R-rated director's cut with about three minutes of extra footage:
When John Connor and company infiltrate the underground base, a sentry robot pops up and is quickly dispatched. This scene was present in the teaser trailer.
Extra dialogue between Connor and Ashdown on the submarine. Ashdown points a gun at Connor's head and says he doesn't believe in prophecy.
Blair bathes in the rain for a moment then sees Marcus looking at her. She covers herself and Marcus turns away.
The scene with the two marauders is more violent. Marcus is actually showing stabbing one of them in the shoulder with a screwdriver, the fistfight with the second guy is longer, and a bloody impact is seen when Blair shoots one of the marauders in the leg.
Longer dialogue from Blair during the campfire scene with Marcus.
The sequence of the man being shot trying to scale the fence at the Skynet processing center is slightly longer.
John Connor's speech to the remaining resistance forces is extended.
The fight between the T-800 and Marcus is a few seconds longer.
Marcus trying to revive John Connor is slightly longer.
Stop expecting the greatness of T2......Better then T3 and Genisys
Terminator Salvation gets panned left and right.....but let me first say this is way more better then T3 and Genisys by miles.
Not only is it a serious terminator movie.....its more faithful to the first 2, yes it has plot holes and not die hard terminator violence but what do you expect when companies are trying to make everything PG13 for money.
This is the Terminator movie you get, to throwbacks to Guns n Rose you could be mine to a CGI arnie wreaking havoc, yes it could of been done better but some of it is actually really good, just accept and stop expecting the greatness of T2, that was cameron and this is MCG two different directors.
The acting is good, don't know what everyone is going on about with Bale being a weak connor when he is perfect for the role, yelchin plays a fantastic kyle reese and sam worthington is great as marcus.
Relax, watch and enjoy a good summer action movie with no expectations, the opening helicopter scene is a work of art.
TS - 7/10
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