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First PG-13 Terminator is loud, explosive, and dark.

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Teen, 16 years old Written bylizzie3276 January 9, 2011
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13
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Very disappointing movie...

I'm 14 and I absolutely love the first Terminator. It keeps you hooked and it has Action, Suspense, Romance, and it's actually more thought-provoking than it has the reputation of being. The second and third are also great, but I the first is best. However, this movie ruins everything for a fan of the other three. The movie is totally off and not having Arnold in it really puts this movie in a pile separate from the others. If you haven't seen the others, I guess it's okay, but you'll be very disappointed if you have.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Teen, 14 years old Written byeagles4ever December 14, 2010
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13
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Good Christian Bale movie.

You might need to see the first 3 movies to understand what is going on. That is an issue though, the first 3 movies are rated R so you will need parental advisory while watching them. Christian Bale did a good job portraying John Connor. This movie is violent. In one scene you can see the stomach of a "terminator".
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Too much violence
Great role models
Teen, 14 years old Written byironside June 30, 2011
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13
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Beware the Directer's cut is rated R

Note; reviewed on theatrical cut. two kissing scenes. Marcus trades his dead body (for experimentation) for a kiss from a dying woman. a man and woman huddle together to share warmth (survival situation.) one main character wears a tight/semi-lowcut outfit. a man, naked and covered in mud (nothing is shown), wanders onto a battle scarred site. a newly formed *naked* terminator (nothing is shown) walks out of a cell and proceeds to beat the stuffings out of John Coner; untill Marcus intervenes. a few men attempt to sexualy assault Blair; Marcus intervenes and Blair shoots one of the baddies in the crotch. three uses of s---, (one holy s---.) three uses of h---, two s.o.b. words, one b--t--- and one d--n, God's name is missused three times, Marcus says, "That thing is *pissing* off." note: pluggedin, imdb, and commonsensemedia, all say they use the f-word once; I reviewed it on closed caption, and I didn't see or hear it.
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Teen, 13 years old Written byjojobinx January 8, 2010
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13
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perfect for 13 and up

loved it was the best termaneter movie in the world
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Kid, 11 years old December 27, 2009
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12
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terminator salvation review

This terminator movie is way different than the other 3 terminator movies. One of the terminators in this movie is good and it's not arnold schwarzenegger but he is in this movie for like 3 minutes. Not the actual actor but he's cgi. His name is marcus brody. He thinks he's a human and john connor talks like batman from the dark knight. Kyle reese from the first movie is here but he's like 17 years old and he has a little girl following him around. Great movie so 5 out of 5
Teen, 16 years old Written byCoreyK July 29, 2009
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13
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Action Packed & Fine For Teens

Better than T3. Bale stinks, but the movie is still satisfying. This is more of a war movie than sci-fi, but there is no graphic violence. Those who havn't seen the originals may have trouble following.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Great messages
Kid, 12 years old January 13, 2015
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10
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Too many special affects

Being the 3rd sequel to the movie terminator, this movie did not compare to the original. It was alot like the Transformers movies, considering the fact it had alot of special affects and the main idea was machines taking over the world. The story was not so good and the acting was acceptional. It was violent but not gory or disturbing at all. Overall I did not enjoy it.
Teen, 16 years old Written bysofihh98 July 20, 2014
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Terminator Salvation did not have any thing Gory. The most violent thing is when Marcus's ( Sam Worthington) body is open. You see metal in his body that might be a little Gory. SPOILER ALERT Marcus tajes his heart out to save John Connor witch was stupid for me. But it dosent show it. I loved the movie except the end but i recomend it.
Adult Written byhomealonefan123 April 26, 2014
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15
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Horrible 4th installment is a huge waste of time!

Parents need to know that this awful explosion movie is just a waste of time and money. The violence is extreme, there is explosions, dead bodies and more. There is some swearing, and brief sensuality. But if you plan on seeing this movie, don't, it is just awful!
What other families should know
Too much violence
Teen, 13 years old Written bykyleReeselives April 7, 2014
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10
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Fabulous!

Like the other terminator movies, this is still pretty violent. However, the main point of this movie is to send out a message about self-sacrifice. Though the ending is pretty emotional, it is still suitable for young kids. I should know, I watched it when I was just 10.
What other families should know
Great messages
Parent Written bySam Donder October 18, 2013
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12
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Terminator Salvation will be enjoyed by teens and no one else

Terminator Salvation is a classic example of a movie thats only target audience is boy teens. For most of the movie the violence is intense and frequent, but are not graphic. Near the end there is a scene in which characters are severely cut and bleed including on their face. Throughout the movie you see a man that is missing lots of skin and flesh, but he is a robot underneath. This movie has a few positive messages including giving people a second chance. Also a young girl is portrayed as very strong individual and a character is willing to sacrifice a vital organ that he will die without to save a friend. Overall this movie has great effects, but little plot.
What other families should know
Great role models
Too much violence
Kid, 10 years old September 15, 2013
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7
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Great ending to the series

Amazing movie ties the whole series with a cherry on top. makes you pick up on some of the little things the terminator says in the other movies
What other families should know
Too much violence
Kid, 6 years old July 18, 2013
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14
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An Umer Made

good
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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Teen, 16 years old Written byevolinag December 31, 2012
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12
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Fourth Terminator is heavy on overblown effects, weak on script. Teens and up!

"Terminator Salvation" is the fourth installment of the science fiction franchise "Terminator". ---------------------------- When "Terminator Salvation" was released, the original movie was already 25 years old. Also its superb sequel, "Terminator 2: Judgement Day" had several years under its belt. However, "Terinator Salvation" still tries to benefit from an overused concept. While the first two movies were masterful, the third movie was underwhelming. Now, "Terminator Salvation" has an even lower level than its preceeder. The idea is not bad: it involves about the future, depicting the events that were only discribed in its preceeders. It particularly is the opposite to the opposite movie. But unfortunately, the result is nothing more than a bad, overblown action scene. It is really disappointing for there could have been so much more effort put in the script, but unfortunately the focus is set on explosions, Transformers-like robots and more things you would rather expect from a Michael Bay movie rather than from a Terminator movie. There are no memorable lines, performances or scenes, the music though being composed by Danny Elfman) is not that good, and, worst of all, Arnold Schwarzenegger is gone. Instead, we see a bad stand-in towards the end, who is guaranteed to cause eye-rolling. Another thing is that the special effects are not nearly as impressive and innovative as they were when in 1991 "Termianator 2: Judgemnt Day" was released. They are not bad, but they are neither new nor any fascinating. In conclusion, everything that made the two original Terminator movies so good is completely missing in this one, making it boring and uninspired. ------------------------------------- (SPOILERS may follow:) This is the least violent Terminator movie. There are no especially brutal scenes, but there are frequent explosions, shootings, Terminators fighting each other, etc. In one scene, it is revealed that a man is in fact a cyborg, showing his body completely covered in blood and flesh, and revealing his metal skull underneath. The violence is PG-13, and the movie finally also has this rating (Unlike the first Terminator that had R-violence, the second one that could have been a heavy PG-13 and the third one that should have had a PG-13). There is one use of the f-word, as well as some milder profanity. This movie is suitable for viewers 12 and up.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Kid, 8 years old September 25, 2012
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11
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Not R PG-13

Instead of R its PG-13
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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Teen, 13 years old Written bySomeoneYouDon'tKnow September 10, 2012
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13
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Terminator Salvation

Rated: PG-13 for Strong Violence and Some Language
What other families should know
Great messages
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Parent Written bybananatron July 29, 2012
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2
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awesome

nice and kid friendly
What other families should know
Great messages
Kid, 12 years old July 20, 2012
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2
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terminator

The Terminator is a halarious movie that kids everywhere can enjoy!
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Teen, 15 years old Written byMr. Tights June 8, 2012
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14
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Okay movie

If I was to rate this movie it would be: PG-13 Intense sci-fi violence throughout and some strong language
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Too much violence
Too much swearing
Teen, 13 years old Written byFILMCRITIC500 April 6, 2012
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12
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terminator for the young

this super-violent action film is less disturbing than the first 2, but is still heavily action-packed. there are explosions, knifings, guns, bombs, and just about any kind of gun imaginable. one scene depicts gathering humans to be killed.
What other families should know
Too much violence

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