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Terminator 2 Movie Review Summary

Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton

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The story begins with a young John Connor in foster care and his mother Sarah Connor in an asylum for attempting to destroy a computer company. Sarah has had her run-ins with killer robots in the past, and she believes it is up to her to stop the impending apocalypse brought on by these newly sentient beings and their operating system, Skynet. Unbeknownst to all in the present Skynet has sent a new terminator back in time, T-1000, and his job is to kill young John Connor which will prevent him from becoming a resistance leader in the future.

So, with the fate of the world literally in his hands, future John Conner sends back a reprogrammed T-800 unit whose job is to protect the youngster from any harm that might come his way. The two robots fight each other in epic battles all across Los Angeles. Young John Connor gets the bright idea to free his mother from the asylum, and she plans on relocating to Mexico after learning that Skynet will eventually trigger a nuclear war. But when Sarah has a horrific dream about the consequences of her inaction she changes her mind and decided to hunt down the man directly responsible for the robots.

After finally reaching the house of, Miles Dyson, the father of Skynet. Sarah must make a decision to either kill this man in front of his family to save the future or let him go and possibly leave the fate of the world in the hands of her child.
Best part of story, including ending: The story is a mind bending mix of action and time traveling science fiction at its best. The whole scenario leads to some interesting conclusions about the outcome of the impending battle for survival.

Best scene in story: When The Terminator gets on a motorcycle and is battling T-1000 who is driving a semi, in one of the canalized sections of the L.A river. The action is really intense and it features one of the best special effect sequences of all time when T-100 walks through fire.

Opinion about the main character: He's a robot but he still possesses a strange level of warmth and charisma.

The review of this Movie prepared by jay russell a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar
The machines failed in their attempt to prevent John Connor, future leader of the human resistance, from being born. They now send a T-1000 to kill him. In the future, John Connor sends a T-800 back in time to protect himself as a boy. That's where our story starts.

Sarah Connor is being kept in a mental institution. She is thought to be insane because she violently insists that robots will take over the Earth.

The Terminator (Schwarzenegger) arrives and rescues John from the T-1000 (Patrick). After breaking Sarah out of prison, the three set out to destroy Skynet, a company that is creating a computer system that will take over the planet.

The review of this Movie prepared by Aaron Smith



Arnold Schwarzenegger said he would be back and here he is in the sequel to the Terminator. It's ten years later and John Conner (Edward Furlong), the commander to be, is 12 years old. His mother Sarah Conner (Linda Hamilton) is working to prepare John for his fate. The machines now send a shapeshifting model of cyborg known as the T-1000. His superior intelligence and abilities makes the T-101 obsolete. The future John reprograms the T-101 and send him back to the past to help protect him from the T-1000.
The review of this Movie prepared by Bobby Blades



The year is 1995, nearly 10 years after the events of the first "Terminator" movie. Skynet nearly destroyed all humanity in 1997, and is battling human resistance in 2029. Since the T-800 Terminator robot failed in its mission, Skynet sends a newer, more deadly model, the shape-shifting T-1000, to 1995 in order to kill Sarah Connor's son John before he can grow up to lead the resistance forces. A protector, one of the old T-800 models, is also sent back from the future. Sarah knows what's going on, but she's been committed to a state mental hospital because of "delusions." Technically more impressive than the first movie -- especially with the transformations of the T-1000 robot, played by Robert Patrick some years before he joined Sculley on the "X-Files" -- the 1991 sequel is not as fresh or startling a story, and gets a bit preachy. But it's a neat twist to see Schwarzenegger turn into a good robot after playing the menace of the first film.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus



Robot killer travels into the past to kill boy who will become leader of a successful rebellion against world-ruling computer, but a second robot killer is reprogrammed to protect the boy and sent into the past as well. Boy and good robot save his mother from the evil robot and escape. The mother learns of the origins of the computer and goes to kill the scientist that invents it, but settles for destroying the computer prototype instead. They escape to a foundry, where they melt the evil cyborg and the good cyborg destroys himself to remove the last trace of futuristic technology.
The review of this Movie prepared by Marc



This is the sequel to Terminator. Arnold Schwarzenegger is the good guy who is sent from the future to protect Linda Hamilton's son, who will be the leader of the resistance in the future. The bad guy is a shape changing advanced robot from the future. The movie has some spectacular special effects. Lots of action.
The review of this Movie prepared by Ed Phillips



2 Terminators travel through time. One is sent to protect a young boy. The other to terminate him.
The review of this Movie prepared by Timmy



Two Cyborgs (robots) go back in time to find a young boy who is the key to saving the human race from SKYNET control in the future; one programed to kill him, the other to protect. There are at least 3 different cuts of this film, each one giving more detail than the next. When I said main character gets eaten, I mean gets eaten by molten lava.
The review of this Movie prepared by Alan



Arnold must fight the T-1000, a robot that can change shape and can't be stopped by guns or bullets.
The review of this Movie prepared by steve








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 73.3%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 14.4%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 12.2% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Robots & Computers & VR    -   Yes Robots    -   fight between good and bad robots

Main Character

Identity:    -   Robot, genderless Profession/status:    -   killer Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   super strength    -   is very quick

Setting

Earth setting:    -   20th century (1970's to Present)    -   near future (later in 21st century)    -   Post-disaster Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Big cities?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   mental hospital Kind of city    -   Dirty, crime-ridden (like NY)

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing nude male butt Kinds of F/X    -   Things that change shape/morph    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs

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