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What I really like about this new DVD is that they remixed the Audio to up-date to today's sound system standards to make it sound excellent. The old <i>The Terminator</i> DVD was so flat I had to turn up the bass and treble to just start getting the feel of it. This Special Edition is remixed and is excellent to TURNUP the volume! Enjoy!

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I only rated the cinematography a 3 because the original was a budget film and I know the VHS tapes and their original mono soundtrack left so much to be desired. I haven't viewed this re-release yet but I've been looking forward to it since I first heard they were going to remaster it. That said, this has got to be just about my favorite action movie of all time. Though it was on a budget and the effects technology of the time was still kind of in it's infancy the special effects blew my mind. The ending sequence after the truck fire (if there really is anyone out there who still hasn't seen this flick I won't ruin the ending for you!) still sends a shiver up my spine coupled with that adrenaline rush! &quot;Ahnowld&quot; really made a name for himself with this great, classic movie. If you're already a fan of the movie, this remastered version should be a great treat for all of us, finally allowing us to see and hear it the way it should have been. If you've never seen it, what are you waiting for? This one defines action-movie entertainment!

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Terminator Special Edition

on 10/20/2001

What I really like about this new DVD is that they remixed the Audio to up-date to today's sound system standards to make it sound excellent. The old <i>The Terminator</i> DVD was so flat I had to turn up the bass and treble to just start getting the feel of it. This Special Edition is remixed and is excellent to TURNUP the volume! Enjoy!

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simply a classic!

by fly2me@........ on 11/3/2001

I only rated the cinematography a 3 because the original was a budget film and I know the VHS tapes and their original mono soundtrack left so much to be desired. I haven't viewed this re-release yet but I've been looking forward to it since I first heard they were going to remaster it. That said, this has got to be just about my favorite action movie of all time. Though it was on a budget and the effects technology of the time was still kind of in it's infancy the special effects blew my mind. The ending sequence after the truck fire (if there really is anyone out there who still hasn't seen this flick I won't ruin the ending for you!) still sends a shiver up my spine coupled with that adrenaline rush! &quot;Ahnowld&quot; really made a name for himself with this great, classic movie. If you're already a fan of the movie, this remastered version should be a great treat for all of us, finally allowing us to see and hear it the way it should have been. If you've never seen it, what are you waiting for? This one defines action-movie entertainment!

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Product Overview

In the year of Darkness, 2029, the rulers of this planet have devised the ultimate plan. They will reshape the future by changing the past. The plan requires something that feels neither pity, pain, nor fear--a Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger). Part man, part machine, the Terminator is sent back to present-day Earth to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), a young woman whose life will have great significance in the years to come. Sarah has a single ally--Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn), a young soldier sent from the future to protect her. The fate of the world lies with two humans who must defeat an unstoppable killing machine--the Terminator. When casting The Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger was considered for Kyle Reese, the hero, and Lance Henricksen was cast as the cyborg from the future. But after reading the script, Schwarzenegger asked for the villain's role, and a movie legend was born.

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Studio MGM
SKU 40157962
UPC 027616854735
UPC 14 00027616854735
Format DVD
Release Date 5/6/2014
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Aspect Ratio
1.85:1
Actors
Name Schwarzenegger,Arno
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Directors
Name James Cameron
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Cast & Crew
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Actor
Linda Hamilton - Actor
Michael Biehn - Actor
Paul Winfield - Actor
James Cameron - Director
Adam Greenberg - Director of Photography
Brad Fiedel - Musical Score
Gale Anne Hurd - Producer
Gale Anne Hurd - Writer
James Cameron - Writer
Reviews
ReviewSource Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide
Review Schwarzenegger is perfectly cast as violence-prone robot who cannot be stopped. Terrific action picture never lets up for a minute--a model for others to follow.
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ReviewRating 9
Features
DVD, Widescreen, English, French, Spanish, Subtitled, Dubbed
Product Attributes
Actor Schwarzenegger,Arno
Label Mgm Entertainment
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
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Los Angeles Times (Schwarzenegger is) perfectly cast.
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