“The Terminator” quotes

(1984)
Movie The Terminator
James Cameron directed this movie in 1984
Title The Terminator
Year 1984
Director James Cameron
Genre Sci-Fi, Action
Plot – A Terminator, a machine with human appearances, is sent back from the future to kill Sarah Connor, whose only fault has been to give birth to the leader of the resistance against the machines, which rule the world after a nuclear disaster.
All actors – Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield, Lance Henriksen, Rick Rossovich, Bess Motta, Earl Boen, Dick Miller, Shawn Schepps, Bruce M. Kerner, Franco Columbu, Bill Paxton, Brad Rearden, Brian Thompson, William Wisher Jr., Ken Fritz, Tom Oberhaus, Ed Dogans, Joe Farago, Hettie Lynne Hurtes, Tony Mirelez, Philip Gordon, Anthony Trujillo, Stan Yale, Al Kahn, Leslie Morris, Hugh Farrington, Harriet Medin, Loree Frazier, James Ralston, Norman Friedman, Barbara Powers, Wayne Stone, David Pierce, John E. Bristol, Webster Williams, Patrick Pinney, Bill W. Richmond, Chino 'Fats' Williams, Greg Robbins, Marianne Muellerleile, John Durban, , Marian Green, J. Randolph Harrison, David Kristin, Darrell Mapson, John Stuart West
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  • “I'm here to help you. I'm Reese. Sergeant Tech-Com, DN38416. Assigned to protect you. You've been targeted for termination.”

    Michael Biehn - Kyle Reese
    [Tag:danger, rescue]
  • “The machines rose from the ashes of the nuclear fire. Their war to exterminate mankind had raged for decades, but the final battle would not be fought in the future. It would be fought here, in our present. Tonight...”

    [Tag:robot, war]
  • “- Sarah Connor: What've we got? Moth balls, corn syrup, ammonia. What's for dinner?
    - Kyle Reese: Plastique.
    - Sarah Connor: That sounds good. What is it?
    - Kyle Reese: Nitroglycerine-base; it's a bit more stable. I learned to make it when I was a kid.”

    Linda Hamilton - Sarah Connor
    Michael Biehn - Kyle Reese
    [Tag:dinner, food, weapons]
  • “- Sarah Connor: What's it like when you go through time?
    - Kyle Reese: White light. Pain. It's like being born, maybe.”

    Linda Hamilton - Sarah Connor
    Michael Biehn - Kyle Reese
    [Tag:time, traveling]
  • “Why didn't you bring any weapons, something more advanced? Don't you have, uh... ray guns? Show me a piece of future technology.”

    Earl Boen - Dr. Peter Silberman
  • “- Kyle Reese: There was a nuclear war. A few years from now, all this, this whole place, everything, it's gone. Just gone. There were survivors. Here, there. Nobody even knew who started it. It was the machines, Sarah.
    - Sarah Connor: I don't understand.
    - Kyle Reese: Defense network computers. New... powerful... hooked into everything, trusted...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Michael Biehn - Kyle Reese
    Linda Hamilton - Sarah Connor
    [Tag:robot, technology, war]
  • “The Terminator's an infiltration unit: part man, part machine. Underneath, it's a hyperalloy combat chassis, microprocessor-controlled. Fully armored; very tough. But outside, it's living human tissue: flesh, skin, hair, blood - grown for the cyborgs.”
    Michael Biehn - Kyle Reese
  • “- Terminator: The 12-gauge auto-loader.
    - Pawn Shop Clerk: That's Italian. You can go pump or auto.
    - Terminator: The .45 long slide, with laser sighting.
    - Pawn Shop Clerk: These are brand new; we just got them in. That's a good gun. Just touch the trigger, the beam comes on and you put the red dot where you want the bullet to go. You can't...” (continue)
    (continue reading)

    Arnold Schwarzenegger - Terminator
    Dick Miller - Pawn Shop Clerk
    [Tag:defense, weapons]
  • “John Connor gave me a picture of you once. I didn't know why at the time. It was very old - torn, faded. You were young like you are now. You seemed just a little sad. I used to always wonder what you were thinking at that moment. I memorized every line, every curve... I came across time for you, Sarah. I love you. I always have.”
    Michael Biehn - Kyle Reese
    [Tag:appearance, body, love]
  • “Machines need love too!”
    Bess Motta - Ginger Ventura
    [Tag:love, robot]
  • “- Sarah Connor: Are you sure you have the right person?
    - Kyle Reese: I'm sure.
    - Sarah Connor: Oh, come on. Do I look like the mother of the future? I mean am I tough, organized? I can't even balance my checkbook! Look Reese, I didn't ask for this honor and I don't want it, any of it!”

    Linda Hamilton - Sarah Connor
    Michael Biehn - Kyle Reese
  • “Cyborgs don't feel pain. I do.”
    Michael Biehn - Kyle Reese
    [Tag:pain, robot]
  • “- Kyle Reese: He's not a man - a machine. Terminator, Cyberdyne Systems Model 101.
    - Sarah Connor: A machine? Like a robot?
    - Kyle Reese: Not a robot. A cyborg. Cybernetic organism.
    - Sarah Connor: No, he was bleeding.”

    Michael Biehn - Kyle Reese
    Linda Hamilton - Sarah Connor
  • “- Kyle Reese: Pain can be controlled - you just disconnect it.
    - Sarah Connor: So you feel nothing?”

    Michael Biehn - Kyle Reese
    Linda Hamilton - Sarah Connor
    [Tag:pain]
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