A sequel to the sci-fi action thriller that made him and star Arnold Schwarzenegger A-list Hollywood names, writer/director James Cameron upped the ante with this follow-up by employing a more sweepin... read more
Directed by: James Cameron
Release Date: July 3, 1991
DVD Release Date: March 31, 1998
Stats: 35,092 reviews
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February 11, 2013
The greatest sci-fi film of all time and James Cameron's finest achievement, in my honest opinion of course. The visual effects still hold up today and the action scenes are some of the best I have ever seen. Cameron has a strong sense of character and he creates people that we c...
January 21, 2013
The Terminator: I swear I will not kill anyone.
"This time there are two."
Terminator 2: Judgement Day is every bit the classic the first Terminator was. It's as good as the first, which is something very few sequels can claim. There's a lot of cool stuff going on in this film...
December 2, 2012
Not as brilliant as the first film and this time investing more in action and first-rate special effects, with a bigger budget to create an epic feel to it - and while it is always exciting to see Schwarzenegger as the hero here, the plot is also a bit overlong.
October 28, 2012
Hasta la vista baby! If there's one thing that can be said about creative genius James Cameron, it's that he's one of exceptionally few directors in Hollywood who gives the word "sequel" a good name.
I love the original and think it's a great film, but this is by far my favouri...
August 7, 2012
What makes James Cameron stands out is his success with making sequels, which can stand out more than the original film. Cameron did it with 'Aliens', he had done again with a sequel with his original masterpiece. With more iconic lines,characters and events, this is possibly the...
March 9, 2012
One of the greatest action movies of all time and a personal favorite. Everything about this movie works. For its time, the CGI was groundbreaking. Imaginative action set-pieces compiled with a true, one of a kind villain with a one-of-a-kind plot. Though at its heart, "Terminato...
January 12, 2012
Arnold at his best. One of those movies you want to own so you can watch it again and again. That James Cameron guy knows what he's doing.
December 29, 2011
Along with Aliens, James Cameron has been responsible for two of the most inventive sequels around. This follow up to his own sci-fi classic The Terminator sees another sent back through time to protect John Connor in childhood from a shapeshifting assassin bent on preventing him...
September 17, 2011
Terminator 2 shows few of the director James Cameron's strenghts and many of his flaws also. At it's best it is with tightly edited action sequences, like the effectively concieved escape from the mental institution, but few good sequences can't take away the fact that this is on...
August 2, 2011
Against the grain of what so many other people think, I don't really like JUDGMENT DAY anywhere near as much as THE TERMINATOR.
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