The Terminator Film Summary & Analysis

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The Terminator played by Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Even if you have never seen the film, you probably know Arnold Schwarzenegger's character, the Terminator. The Terminator is a machine sent back from the future to kill John Connor's mother, Sarah, before John can be born. Although the Terminator looks like a human (albeit an extremely muscular one), he is actually constructed of metal and covered with human flesh and hair, which the machines harvest in order to create Terminators. Apparently, this nearly indestructible version of the Terminator is the most technologically advanced one yet.

The Terminator has but one goal: to kill Sarah Connor. The Terminator is programmed to achieve that goal through any means; he cannot stop until he succeeds. We also learn that the machine that sent the Terminator to the past was destroyed. Therefore, the Terminator is stuck in 1984; nothing can return him to his...

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