• Post category:Movies
  • Post last modified:03/26/2023

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

THE MACHINES WILL RISE.

Kristanna Loken and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Photo: Warner

The third part is uncomplicated and dares to challenge the concept a bit. Arnold Schwarzenegger is back as the now obsolete machine that is still out to protect John Connor – and his future wife. It’s easy to feel sympathy for him as well as for the couple that is marked for extinction. Fashion model Kristanna Lokken is a not-bad choice to play the highly capable Terminatrix, her attitude and style clearly inspired by Robert Patrick. A noisy chase including a fire truck is the action highlight. The screenplay basically has the same structure as the other films in the series, but the depressing ending brings new future possibilities.


2003-U.S. 109 min. Color. Widescreen. Directed by Jonathan Mostow. Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger (T-101), Nick Stahl (John Connor), Claire Danes (Katherine Brewster), Kristanna Lokken (T-X), David Andrews, Mark Famiglietti.

Trivia: Earl Boen, who played Dr. Silberling in both previous films, has a funny cameo. In the early stages of the project, James Cameron was interested in directing; other filmmakers considered were Ridley Scott, Ang Lee and David Fincher. Edward Furlong and Jake Gyllenhaal were considered for the part of John Connor. Followed by Terminator Salvation (2009).


What do you think?

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0