Based on 702 votes and 123 reviews
Just plain bad
not as good as reviews indicated...
I decided to ignore all reviews and see this for myself. The Cgi is excellent, first star. Linda Hamilton looks and sounds like she smokes 3 packs of Cigarettes a day, no star, how someone who was so beautiful can look so bad now, Compared to Marie Osmond or Christie Brinkley who are Linda's age too. Arnold hasn't been working out in years, he gets a star, just because he's Arnold, and he is the Backbone of this Series. New comer, the little Mexican Lady is attractive and brings and new twist, one star. The 120lb Terminator/Hybrid is ridiculous, zero star. The new, bad Terminator is just plain boring, zero star. There are 4 Movies in the Series I have enjoyed More T-1, T-2, T-3, and T-Genesis.
Awful movie, got out of my seat and walked out. Asked customer service for a refund and got one.
Great movie it kept me on the edge of my seat
Should be renamed Terminator Death of the Franchise
If you have any doubt as to have far the "Series" has dropped in quality since the Original and T-2. Watch them on Dvd, then look at the "Pipes" on the new trans/terminator. The 12 year old boy who delivers my newspaper has bigger arms than that. I'm suppose to believe this is what passes for an action hero now. Arnold hasn't seen the Gym in years, that's why the have him in a heavy jacket. Linda is Wow, Unrecognizable, looks like the Grandmother of her former Hot T-2 version.
My grandson took me to see this stinker. I remember my amazement when I watched the original back in the 1980's. I looked at him as the transgender/terminator was trying to be a thug, and said are they kidding. We got up a walked out. 6 people had already walked out before we did.
This was a flop if there ever was one. Terminator, Terminator 2 and even T-3 were great, they should have stopped then. This is just difficult to watch. Like a singer that can't sing anymore and doesn't know it.
Best of the sequels to T2 - gritty, tough with a superb cast. This deserves to be a hit not a flop. And bravo Arnold and Linda - you reprised your iconic roles superbly.
I was thoroughly entertained and not disappointed, even after reading some of these critical reviews. The reviews talking about age totally missed the point. Linda and Arnold are supposed to be older. Duh! They both looked great, were in great shape and played their parts well. Thank goodness there are a few actors out there that are not afraid of being themselves. I'm getting tired of all the plastic, artificial, blowfish faces that many seem to applaud. Aging an actor with makeup is ok but actually being older is not??? The movie was well done, well cast, the story was good for a sequel and the action and effects were great. The only reason it didn't get 5 stars is because I reserve that for really mind blowing, will remember forever stuff. I liked this move and am glad I saw it.
Really badly made, just a cash grab using the t name
The best ride since the original. Would love to see a TERMINATOR VS. WONDER WOMAN movie.
T-1, T-2, and T-Genysis are all Much better than this. This is not even close. The 2 big names look like they need to use walkers when the cameras are off.
Better than the last 3 for sure. Nothing will top T2 but I enjoyed the action in this one.
Linda Hamilton is obviously way to old and no longer fit to act. Arnold is not far behind her. They were great when they were younger but trying to make movies while so old like some of the late Eastwood and Stalone movies just ruin their reputations as great actors.
So the first T movie is still the best - then Genesis - this one is comparable to the others. I was not disappointed. I am disappointed to see all the negative comments. Perhaps from vampire and zombie movie fans (or vampires and zombies)
This movie sucks! Don’t waste your money!
Linda Hamilton brings the sexy.
5 stars rating = 43.79% and 4 stars rating 8.50% = 52.29% liked the film a lot, so as of this date 11/10/19, TERMINATOR comes out on top. (3 stars rating of 8.50% and 2 stars rating for for 5.23% and 1 star rating for 33.99% = 47.63% did not) Was not surprised by the negative comments for a movie star TO DARE AGE AND SHOW WRINKLES! (but then, that is the disdain of a highly superficial U.S. population wanting to only see 20-somethings on the screen (or TV commercials for clothing, or mindless brain-dead sitcoms) and an emotional maturity of a comic book hero fan-base. Hollywood has been accommodating ageism for way too long now and that's gotta stop. The plot was great, and continues the theme of the original story. Linda and Arnold were great (of course, older men in real life grow beards so their wrinkles can't be seen) but then how does an AI age in an ongoing saga, anyway? What Americans really need to do is ignore CRITICS for films or plays because if one DOES listen to them, you are giving them more power than your own voice. Playwrights create. CRITICS destroy. Are you a pessimist or a gambler in real life?
Teminator WOKE; Terminator DIED. Give what would have been the price of your tickets to charity- a rescue mission giving Thanksgiving dinner to the poor will give you the satisfaction of knowing that your money was not wasted.
The theater was empty, there was a total of 14 people in a theater that holds 400+. By the time the movie was over only 5 people had stayed. The rest had walked out in disgust, yes it was that bad.
This Movie was a Complete Disappointment. I watched T-2 when it came out in 1991 and was amazed and entertained. This is supposedly a sequel to T-2, but just does NOT deliver.
I was pleasantly surprised by how much this movie kept me interested. I was aware of the previous terminator movie but do not follow the trendlines to remember where one left off and where the other begins. The movie stood on its own merit; whether you follow or remember the previous one. This movie was sheer good, heart-pumping excitement! Linda was the type of badass veteran fighter you hope to know if ever fighting a tenacious killing machine! Arnold came in at just the right time with a lot to lose and an appreciation for life-which was easy to believe. I see no reason for Arnold to be ashamed or Linda to have no value simply because she is older. Badass, is still Badass if that is what you got. This movie has it , so butter up the popcorn and let the excitement begin
Arnold should be ashamed of how bad this movie is
The Terminator series is done...This stinker killed it
Love Arnold...special effects
SEE SOMETHING ELSE.. this and zombieland 2 are aweful
Completely disconnected and full of plot holes, terrible movie, should have been so much more with what this cost
Entertaining and a good follow-up to the first two movies.
The only similarity between the Original and the Excellent T-2 Sequel and this Awful Movie, is you have to buy tickets to see them. Only the first two give you your money's worth.
Not as good as the first one but probably the best of the sequels.
They clearly are milking famous names to put butts in seat. The Justin Bieber looking terminator or whatever it is should be the largest photo in the poster, based on screen time, but then most people wouldn't got see this awful stinker.
I was expecting Arnold to be the star, not a trans/gender person who looks like he/she can't fight its way out of a wet paper bag. The poster is very misleading.
This is not a bad movie, If you can ignore the wokeness, it is actually very good, The de--aging is the best I've seen. Action was good. Linda and Arnold were great.
"GET WOKE GO BROKE" That is a sentiment which rightly fits this tired, uninspired, creatively bankrupt "Film". It is just another (Now Failed to the tune of - $120 Million+) in a Long line of Terminator Sequel Misfires.....set to the tune of Woke, PC, SJW Agenda Politics. Which, as Hollywood unfortunately hasn't learned by now: Ruins Fan Favorite Film Franchises.....Creatively & Monetarily. Hope the 'Blue Kids' have a better time of it, Jim (!) [D-]
Nobody was believable - especially Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger - - talk about phoning it in. Terrible movie - - - - we actually forgot we had seen it.
This is a "must watch" film for sci-fi an Terminator fans alike. Why? Because it is a James Cameron and he has produced something that is a natural continuation of Terminator-2. Lots of people, including me, thought that "T" movies 3-5 were just another example of Hollywood turning the crank on their money printing machine (eg. lots of CGI with a very thin plot). Not so with "Dark Fate" that has just enough CGI to support a very good story.
This is a bad film. Linda Hamilton can't act and Arnold is too old to be a terminator. The plot is outrageous and the action sequences are over the top. Avoid this film at all cost!
The movie is beyond cool. I would see it again and have numerous times.
Loved it! High action. Bad terminators! Great graphics and some human decency! Even decency from non-humans. Creepy how boyish and evil that newest terminator was. Loved having Linda Hamilton back.
The original TERMINATOR is a stone cold classic but the sequels have always been pants -- until now, that is.
I want and saw the movie last weekend when it came out and I truly enjoyed it I thought it was just as good as Terminator 2 I thought the Twisted they put in at the beginning was interesting and I'd go see it again
Zero Stars, I was forced to give 1 star so subtract 1 star for my true rating. Hard to believe this is the work of the same people that made T2. I like nostalgia just fine but trying to pass off geriatrics as believable action stars meh.
I found it's Hollywood's theme. Let's make every show estrogen based. Just work on a good movie and don't try to kill all the classics with remakes with a twist.
Confusing and badly written.