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The Terminator
Director: James Cameron (Dir)
Release Date:   1984
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 26 Oct 1984
Duration (in mins):   107
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Cast:   Arnold Schwarzenegger (Terminator)  
    Michael Biehn (Kyle Reese)  
    Linda Hamilton (Sarah Connor)  
    Lance Henriksen (Vukovich)  
    Paul Winfield (Traxler)  

Production Company: Helmdale Productions  
Distribution Company: Orion Pictures Corporation  
Director: James Cameron (Dir)
Producer: Gale Anne Hurd (Prod)
Writer: James Cameron (Wrt)
  Gale Anne Hurd (Wrt)
Photography: Adam Greenberg (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: George Costello (Art dir)
Film Editor: Mark Goldblatt (Film ed)
Music: Brad Fiedel (Mus)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

Source Text:

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Cinema '84 22/2/1985 dd/mm/yyyy PA241495

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Genre: Science fiction
Sub-Genre: Action

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   26 Oct 1984   p. 3.
Los Angeles Times   26 Oct 1984   p. 10.
New York Times   26 Oct 1984   p. 19.
Variety   31 Oct 1984   p. 21.

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