Terminator 2: Judgment Day Synopsis
Two killer cyborgs battle over a teen's life. Directed by James Cameron.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Terminator 2 imagines things you wouldn't even be likely to dream and gets these visions onto the screen with a seamlessness that's...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
A great movie... A pop epiphany, marking that commercially creative point where the power of Hollywood meets the purity of myth.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
More elaborate than the original, but just as shrewdly put together, it cleverly combines the most successful elements of its predecessor...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The key element in any action picture, I think, is a good villain. Terminator 2 has one, along with an intriguing hero and fierce heroine,...
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By Kim Newman
No-one can walk out of this and say they didn't see the whole hundred mil up there on the screen in exploding vehicles, wrecked buildings,...
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Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
A good summer movie, directed with great verve and imagination and filled with innovative, eye-popping effects. Cameron never relinquishes...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The film's relentless pummeling grows wearying at 135 minutes. The first Terminator, a half-hour shorter, was leaner and meaner.
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USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Arnie is Arnie. He has all the cute lines ("No problemo," "Hasta la vista, baby''). And he does more with a squint than anyone since Popeye....
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TV Guide

Trend-setting visuals compensate for a plot that lacks the imagination and edge of the 1984 original.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
What is notable, though, is the amount of compassion invested in the film by Cameron and co-screenwriter William Wisher. There's a fairly...
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By Dylano
What a classic if you dont like this action packed awesome movie than i dont know what you like , great casting amazing plot sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo...

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By JVdude
I love the Terminator series...

Terminator 2: Judgment Day Movie Review

By Asianfreak
100 out of 100 He'll be back....

A classic.

By ocdavid
The best action movie of it's time....

Great !

By Arnold Rothstein
Classic !!...

The best in the series

By MongrolMan
This is the best Terminator in the series to date. We'll see how Christian Bale does in the new one but so far, this is the climax of the series....


By forceusingdoug
If you haven't seen this film by now, shame on you....


By 775
It was awesome just not as good as Terminator Salvation....

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Rated R | For strong sci-fi action and violence, and for language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 14 & under Tons of action, violence, and special effects.
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