Terminator 2: Judgement Day Facts
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Basic T2 movie information:
|Title||Terminator 2: Judgement Day|
|Producers||James Cameron | Gale Ann Hurd | Mario Kassar|
|Release Date||July 2, 1991|
|Writers||James Cameron | William Wisher Jr.|
|Genres||action | sci-fi | thriller|
|Rating Advisory||language, strong sci-fi action and language|
|Production Budget||$100 million|
|Languages||English | Spanish|
Box Office Performance
|Total Receipts||$204.9 million (US dollars)|
|Highest Receipts||$31.8 million (US dollars) (weekend ending July 7, 1991)|
|Highest Rank||#1 (weekend ending July 7, 1991)|
|Maximum Number of Screens||2,495 (weekend ending August 4, 1991)|
|Highest Average Receipts Per Screen||$13,969 (weekend ending July 7, 1991)|
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her young son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.
Frequently Asked Questions about T2:
How much money did Arnold Schwarzenegger make in Terminator 2?
Schwarzenegger was reportedly paid $15 million for the role.
How Many Words Did Arnold Schwarzenegger Say in Terminator 2?
Arnold had 700 words of dialogue in T2.
What does a terminator do in a network?
The purpose of the terminator is to absorb signals so that they do not reflect back down the line. Ethernet networks require a terminator at both ends of the bus, and SCSI chains require a single terminator at the end of the chain.
What year is it supposed to be in Terminator 2 take place?
Terminator 2: Judgment Day was released in 1991, but its events take place in 1995, although the film does not directly specify the day or year. A police monitor shown in the film confirms that John Connor was born Feb. 28, 1985, which makes him 10 years old in the film.
How old is John Connor in Terminator 2?
Is John Connor’s age inconsistent in T2 and T3? According to all the information I can find regarding Terminator 2: Judgement Day, John Connor was 10 years old at the time the movie takes place: John makes his first true appearance in Terminator 2: Judgment Day which takes place in 1995, played by Edward Furlong.
Is Kyle Reese John Connor’s father?
In the year 2029 he was sent back in time to the year 1984 to protect Sarah Connor from a T-800 Model 101 Terminator. Kyle Reese was the father of John Connor, through the result of a predestination paradox.
What Motorcycle Was Used in Terminator 2?
A 1991 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy motorcycle was used during the filming of Terminator 2: Judgement Day. The iconic motorcycle only had 392 miles on the odometer at the time.
Eddie Furlong Made His Film Debut
For the young version of John Connor, the producers decided to go with an unknown child actor. In fact, Eddie Furlong wasn’t even a known actor in Hollywood.
Furlong has said he “fell” into acting after the casting director of “Terminator 2” at a Boys and Girls Club in Pasadena. He would go on to star in awesome films like American History X.
Also, check out Eddie Furlong’s new teeth!
Terminator 2 Cast
|Edward Furlong||John Connor|
|Linda Hamilton||Sarah Connor|
|Jenette Goldstein||Janelle Voight|
|Joe Morton||Miles Bennett Dyson|
|Earl Boen||Dr. Silberman|
|Castulo Guerra||Enrique Salceda|
|Xander Berkeley||Todd Voight|
|DeVaughn Nixon||Danny Dyson (as De Vaughn Nixon)|
|Dean Norris||SWAT Team Leader|
|Terrence Evans||Tanker Truck Driver|
|Denney Pierce||Burly Attendant|
Academy Awards and Nominations
|Cinematography (nominee)||Adam Greenberg|
|Film Editing (nominee)||Conrad Buff | Mark Goldblatt | Richard A. Harris|
|Makeup (winner)||Stan Winston | Jeff Dawn|
|Sound (winner)||Tom Johnson | Gary Summers | Gary Rydstrom | Lee Orloff|
|Sound Effects Editing (winner)||Gary Rydstrom | Gloria S. Borders|
|Visual Effects (winner)||Dennis Muren | Stan Winston | Gene Warren Jr. | Robert Skotak|
You Could Be Mine
Performed by Guns N’ Roses
Written by Izzy Stradlin and Axl Rose
Published by Guns N’ Roses Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Bad to the Bone
Performed by George Thorogood & The Destroyers (as George Thorogood and The Destroyers)
Written by George Thorogood
Published by Del Sound Music (BMI)
Courtesy of EMI Records USA
A Division of Capital Records, inc.
by Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
Written and Performed by Dwight Yoakam
Published by Coal Dust West Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Reprise Records
by Arrangement with Warner Special Products
More Terminator Content
In conclusion, the Terminator 2 movie is full of interesting behind-the-scenes facts. For example, the effects team had to create a liquid metal that would not melt under hot studio lights.
The movie was also the first to use CGI for a character’s face. These facts make the movie even more enjoyable to watch. Share these T2 facts with friends after the next time you watch the movie.