Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.
- Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
- Studio: Carolco Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Lightstorm Entertainment, StudioCanal, Valhalla Motion Pictures
- Keyword: cyborg, shotgun, villain, time travel, post-apocalyptic future, dystopia, moral ambiguity, mental institution, juvenile delinquent, fictional war, urban setting, troubled teen, morphing, nuclear weapons, shape shifter, savior, catch phrase, action hero, good versus evil, terminator
- Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick, Joe Morton, Earl Boen