All the Sarah Connors in town are being executed in the order they
appear in the telephone directory. Thankfully, our hero is number
three in the list and so realizes what is going on.
Terminator (Arnold Schwartzenneger) hunts her down but fails to
get her. The Terminator comes from the future, as does another,
human, time traveler and good guy who befriends Sarah and then fathers
a child with her. The Terminator is eventually killed after moments
of animatronic/ stop-frame animation mayhem.
is now in an asylum after giving birth to a son, John. Arnold Schwartzenegger
plays the Terminator again, but this time he is the good guy - his
opponent in this movie is a super advanced Terminator whose task
now is to kill John Connor, who in the future becomes the leader
of the rebellion.
time the special effects are more expensive, including moments of
liquid metal rebuilding which were impressive in their day.
Terminators get destroyed in the end, and the guy who invented the
Terminator technology destroys his work (and so they should have
disappeared there and then, if Back to the Future time paradox theory