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Quotations from The Terminator

The Terminator is an action science-fiction film about a cyborg from the future sent to present day in order to kill a woman who will one day give birth to the man who is destined to destroy Skynet. The movie follows the life of Sarah Connor as she tries to escape from the Terminator. Luckily, Kyle Reese is sent to the past by humans in order to help Sarah. Together, the two try to escape the Terminator while at the same time trying to kill him so they can live peacefully and fulfill their destinies. Directed by James Cameron. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, and Linda Hamilton. This is the first movie of the enormous film franchise, "Terminator".

The Terminator received mixed reviews when it was released. The positive reviews focused on the action and rapid pace. The negative reviews focused on the violence and storyline. Luckily the film studios listened to the box office success and not the critics. This is one of my most favorite films of all time. I love Schwarzenegger movies though, so what do I know? Continue reading for some The Terminator quotes.


Kyle Reese: I'm Reese. Sergeant Tech-Com, DN38416. Assigned to protect you. You've been targeted for termination.
The Terminator: I'll be back.
Kyle Reese: Come with me if you want to live.
Sarah Connor: Are you sure you have the right person?
Kyle Reese: I'm sure.
Sarah Connor: Come on. Do I look like the mother of the future? I mean, am I tough, organized? I can't even balance my checkbook!
Sarah Connor: What's it like when you go through time?
Kyle Reese: White light. Pain. It's like being born, maybe.
Kyle Reese: The 600 series had rubber skin. We spotted them easy, but these are new. They look human... sweat, bad breath, everything. Very hard to spot. I had to wait till he moved on you before I could zero on him.
Sarah Connor: Look... I am not stupid, you know. They cannot make things like that yet.
Kyle Reese: Not yet. Not for about 40 years.
Sarah Connor: Are you saying it's from the future?
Kyle Reese: One possible future. From your point of view... I don't know tech stuff.
Sarah Connor: Then you're saying you're from the future, too. Is that right?
Kyle Reese: Right.
Sarah Connor: Right.
Sarah Connor: Kyle, the women in your time, what are they like?
Kyle Reese: Good fighters.
Sarah Connor: That's not what I meant. Was there someone special?
Kyle Reese: Someone?
Sarah Connor: A girl, you know.
Kyle Reese: No. Never.
Sarah Connor: Never? I'm sorry. I'm so sorry.
Dr. Silberman: Well, how are you supposed to get back?
Kyle Reese: I can't. Nobody goes home. Nobody else comes through. It's just him - and me.
Sarah Connor: Guard it for me, big buns.
Sarah Connor: So Reese is crazy?
Dr. Silberman: In technical terminology: he's a loon.
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