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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
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by Erik Childress

"Incredible Action Sequences Make This Worthy To Carry The Name"
4 stars

It’s been a long time since I’ve said I just saw a movie with some balls. Perhaps not such a stretch considering the Terminator series is full of enough raging testosterone to get off a dead virgin. But sequelitis rarely comes with an attached set between its legs and I didn’t think it was possible for a late third entry in a God-like cinematic franchise to be anything less than a unich without its creator. And in the action department, James Cameron is a God. So save for a few choice fanatics, Jonathan Mostow could then be Jesus.

Cameron’s sci-fi action bonanzas were, like it or not, clearly one of the inspirations behind the legacy of the Matrix worlds. Machines gaining power over the world and reducing humankind to be its slaves for all eternity until man would rise up and overtake them. That man was John Connor who was originally set for termination back in 1984 before his mother Sarah could give birth. The mission failed. 10 years later (movie-time) a second, more powerful Terminator was born and the original model was programmed to be its protector. The circle should have come up full, but the filmmakers have found a backdoor in and invited audiences once again.

John Connor (Nick Stahl) has been living the hermit’s life, dropping out of society, walking the earth so no futuristic robot could ever track him down. Of course, his lieutenants are just as vulnerable and we’re introduced to new upgrade, the TX (Kristanna Loken) who enters the picture naked sporting the same convenient hair placement that benefited Daryl Hannah in Splash. And sooner than you can say “bocci balls” she’s taking out teenagers at close range left and right. Along with John, her secondary target is the unchristened destiny of veterinarian Kate Brewster (Claire Danes, quiverlipping her way to another crying fit which is as guaranteed in one of her films as Arnold saying “I’ll be back”.) Thankfully, time travelers come in pairs and another reprogrammed T-800 (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is there to protect them.

The logic of the film can be picked apart. Then again, the paradoxal nature of the first two were already hanging on the suspension of disbelief. Why do the machines wait so long (in-between movies) to plot their attacks on the pre-re-sis-tance Connor? How does Schwarzenegger’s Terminator, a self-proclaimed obsolete model now have a preprogrammed study in basic human philosophy when it originally took someone to say “fuck you, asshole” for it to stick in his craw-filled memory of repeated catch phrases? Hell, the films can’t even get John’s timeline right. Born on Feb. 28, 1985, if he was 13 when the second chapter occurred (as he states here) then “Judgment Day” couldn’t have been on Aug. 27, 1997. Logically, the film follows the tacked-on garden variety bare minimum explanations that unplanned trilogies require. But, when all is little said and done, the film delivers directly in the department that has become the staple of the series. ACTION!

Anyone out there (and there’s more than a few of you) who are tired of the hokey, overused FX-laden action sequences and the poor man “close-up” car chases are in for a genuine treat. An entertaining warmup at an animal hospital notwithstanding, the chase sequence at the half-hour mark is one of the greatest you’ll ever see. Forget what you’ve heard or seen in the summer of 2003 about The Italian Job and 2 Fast 2 Furious or 2002's The Bourne Identity, because that is Matchbox city on a broken track compared to the seat-shaking brilliance of this sequence. It’s impossible to spoil it since words could never even suggest justice to it, but when you have authority vehicles under remote control and enough destruction to rival The Blues Brothers on a continuous loop, the idea that virtually no computers were involved in its creation is both an ironic twist and a tribute to the viewers. It just never stops and why would you want it to. (A portion of this sequence exists because Arnold put up his own dough to cover it. Bravo, Arnold. You show you still do know what the fans want.)

Mostow has proven himself a skilled action director in his only two previous efforts, Breakdown and U-571, both featuring cat-and-mouse games and exciting chases on the road and underwater. The challenge to follow what Cameron brings to the party beleagured even the likes of David Fincher and Jean-Pierre Jeunet in the Alien series, but Mostow is up to it. If you’re counting sequences, it may not hit you until its all over that there’s only about four. But when they come, especially at a meager running time of 109 minutes, they engulf all the logic gaps, any lackluster in the talking head moments and provide audiences the action they’ve deserved for so long.

The balls factor doesn’t even begin to define itself by the decision to favor stuntmen and demolition over CGI, but by using its place in the Terminator universe to chill an audience’s spine. Surprises usually only manifest themselves in the “I-can’t-believe-they-did-that” realm of the action sequences, but it takes a handful of moxie to have us leaving the theater with the kind of soul-shaking sense of horror that ranks in the science fiction canon alongside Planet of the Apes and Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

I was as skeptical as anyone about the prospect of another Terminator film. A series already reaching a natural end 12 years ago combined with a star on the fade usually doesn’t add up to anything but greed operating a defibrillator. Terminator 3 is far from a perfect film and will give the Matrix brethren a chance to reload on the arguments for a thinking man’s action film. But that trilogy has the foreplay and the cigarette afterwards. T1 & T2 may have had that too, but T3 is just the sex and it’s enormously satisfying on that level. It’s got the sweat, the danger, more than a few money shots and most importantly, the balls. Bocci balls.

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User Comments

10/30/16 morris campbell lame it rips of terminator 1 & 2 1 stars
3/30/16 Aj wales Just a movie. Enjoy it. Still better than t4 and t5. 5 stars
1/16/13 roscoe the plot is the same as T2, except it's inferior and less grand and epic, but still good. b 4 stars
1/18/12 Marc DC Why hasn't the resistance learned to program the T-1000 from T2 yet? Nothing new here. 3 stars
11/27/11 AEB Not up to the expectations of its groundbreaking predecessors. Sadly underwhelming. 2 stars
6/27/11 DR Much better than most would have you believe. A credible, well thought-out plot. 5 stars
2/20/11 Ark Not bad! A lot better than the one with Bale, that one didn't even seem like a T-flick! 4 stars
10/24/09 Crazy20 All hardware and passwords used for key loading are managed under dual control. , <a href=" 5 stars
10/24/09 JXL51 CorbisBefore being tapped as The Oprah Winfrey Show's resident doctor, Oz was a well-known 4 stars
10/24/09 Barbara65 Subsequently a filter preselects small text fragments that contain strings of the same type 3 stars
10/23/09 Red66 The second win was a safety technology evaluation formerly done on an iron prototype, succe 2 stars
10/23/09 Sad34 Also, Google stated that people who commented might be selected to become Researchers, ther 5 stars
9/08/09 Graham ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC! Way better than T2 5 stars
8/29/09 Jeff Wilder Gets the job done. But doesn't have the same impact as the first two. 3 stars
7/08/09 *Holy_J@lapeno* Mediocre. It didnt really follow the other terminators but nontheless still was fun 3 stars
6/29/09 budo Very good 4 stars
6/03/09 CVJ love one and two...this one is silly.and pointless 2 stars
2/11/09 mike Rubbish,wrecked the franchise,T had an element of realism until they maid judjment day inev 1 stars
1/18/09 Ray So, judgement day happens afterall, sad ending. Stahl & The Governor great, Danes sucks. 4 stars
8/18/08 K. Sear Just plain old silly. 2 stars
7/20/08 Shaun Wallner This was a good film but worst of the 3 3 stars
1/26/08 man great conclusion 5 stars
1/20/08 Pamela White very entertaining and it is coming 5 stars
9/15/07 dude loads of fun 5 stars
8/23/07 Quigley Great action film with great effects. Claire Danes was superb. "Talk to the hand." Classic. 5 stars
5/22/07 ProSneakyD Slick, a good watch but just a big let down and pointless in many ways. 3 stars
4/21/07 Ronin No, fans wold be very disappointed. This movie is weak. No substance, colorful empty shell. 2 stars
4/18/07 Stevo UK Christina Loken puts in a great performance as the TX, and fans should enjoy the rest. 4 stars
4/07/07 movieman entertaining 5 stars
3/08/07 man suprisingly well-done conclusion 5 stars
3/01/07 action movie fan exciting sequel-one of the best of 2003 4 stars
2/17/07 Vip Ebriega Still quite good. 3 stars
1/19/07 movieman great 5 stars
1/07/07 Johnnyfog Hey Stallone, better watch this and rethink that dumbass Rambo 5 idea 3 stars
1/03/07 Dude Damn Good 5 stars
11/12/06 cody Not as good t2, tx is hot and so is the action , but effects always don't make good flilm. 3 stars
11/10/06 Austin Wertman MY 3RD FAVORITE MOVIE OF 2003 5 stars
10/19/06 David Pollastrini not as good as the first two 4 stars
10/02/06 Jeremy Davies Good movie, quite entertaining. Not as as good as T2 4 stars
5/12/06 ES A nice addition to the series. entertaining but nothing we haven't seen before 4 stars
5/10/06 omar just watch it cuz its the last one. otherwise dont watch it 3 stars
4/29/06 Jack What the hell do you mean worth a look? 5 stars
4/10/06 chris f not as good as T-1 4 stars
3/03/06 Anthony Feor It was passable 4 stars
2/21/06 R.W.Welch Strictly popcorn fare. Basically T-2 with some cosmetic changes. 3 stars
1/26/06 sthenno My-So-Called-Terminator.. Why is this happening Clare? 2 stars
11/24/05 cr a good action flim with sexy female terminator ,but not scratch the surface of T2 3 stars
11/21/05 chris exellent 5 stars
9/19/05 matt pretty good but not nearly as good as first 2 4 stars
8/25/05 Eden It's not terrible but really shouldnt have been made. Does nothing for the series 2 stars
8/22/05 ES Enjoyable, saying its rehashed is pointless since this is exactly what was wanted by fans 4 stars
6/25/05 Mr Fluffy Like a particulary loose bowel, this movie just doesn't know when to stop 1 stars
6/20/05 darick Backward step since T2. Passable, but the ending is both terrible AND anticlimatic. 3 stars
6/08/05 Indrid Cold Naturally it was a disappointment, but it still is very good, great even. 4 stars
6/07/05 JD On it's own it's alright but, compared to the 1st two it's way off. 3 stars
5/26/05 tony The ending was total crap. but other than that, a good film 4 stars
5/08/05 Frenzy It shouldn't be like this. No Cameron no Terminator 2 stars
3/27/05 Stefan Halka Some of the action scenes had no punch. Cameron's touch was sorely missed and needed. 3 stars
3/26/05 Mike This movie does not exist... it does not exist... it does not... 1 stars
3/12/05 T2 fan compared to it's predecessors it lacks any magic and soul, it's empty. A huge disappointmen 2 stars
2/11/05 Jeff Anderson Not up to the first two, but in it's own right, NOT BAD! Stahl & Danes sadly are not good!! 3 stars
1/26/05 phoenician sun Terminator 3-rise of the machines 2 stars
1/10/05 keithers.. great FX....who cares....weak entry 3 stars
12/26/04 Freddy lokken is hot, bring her back for 4! 5 stars
11/01/04 DJ ROXORZ J)R BOXORZ!!!!!!!! 5 stars
10/29/04 enza i watched it for the tits. then i realised there wernt any 1 stars
9/26/04 John Q There is no Terminator 3! The series ended after Cyberdine Corp. was destroyed in T2. 1 stars
9/14/04 tatum Who needs James Cameron?? 5 stars
9/12/04 Dan WTF?PWNT 5 stars
9/04/04 jeff expected more from a "terminator" movie, 2nd one was better 3 stars
8/27/04 Aaron Smith almost as good as number two 5 stars
8/17/04 Herolder Better than expected 4 stars
8/06/04 Anthony G worst of the 3 3 stars
7/12/04 Daveman Dull, dreary, washed out and OLD. Remind you of anyone? 2 stars
7/08/04 Denise Duspiva funny 4 stars
7/06/04 Spiderfan720 Ehhh, alright. Weakest of the 3... 3 stars
7/01/04 Piz Action-packed but rather short I thought, good setup for T4 4 stars
6/30/04 The More You Know Better than it had any right to be & still not very good 3 stars
6/19/04 Denise Duspiva funny 4 stars
6/12/04 Raymond Lee Arnold kicks butt again 5 stars
6/04/04 Mr. me It's decent, a lot better than the Lord Of The Rings Trilogy 4 stars
6/03/04 Shaun Awesome Movie!!! Arnold's back!!!!!! 5 stars
5/30/04 Frazier OK movie with borrowed plot from T2--still thrilling and entertaining 4 stars
5/25/04 American Slasher Goddess Doesn't come close to the first two movies 2 stars
5/14/04 Stuart Not the same without Linda Hamilton but still a great movie 4 stars
5/12/04 Bloomkitty I liked it - each movie in the franchise gets more fun to watch 4 stars
4/28/04 X Keeps the series honor 4 stars
4/26/04 Denise Duspiva Terminator fun 4 stars
3/31/04 Alex This is an entertaining movie. It has some cool action scenes. 4 stars
3/26/04 Pinkline Jones Cellu-Colostomy - Scharzpecker gets paid for this crap? 1 stars
2/23/04 Thomas Nothing more than political leverage for Arnold. This movie ruined the series. 2 stars
2/03/04 jada offered nothing new, why bother?boring 2 stars
1/26/04 American Slasher Goddess Pointless and not very good, but has a few nice action scenes. 2 stars
1/25/04 I Would At least the Matrix sequels had some style and depth to them, this is just totally retarded 1 stars
1/18/04 pimpsuit Dull, poorly written, wooden acting, incredible action, but so what? 2 stars
1/08/04 A F Sometimes I just want to see special FX. And the sexy female bot was good too! 4 stars
1/04/04 Littlepurch Far too short with not enough plot but still very enjoyable with gd action and gd bad girl. 4 stars
1/02/04 kimberly Beemore the actor that play John was not as cool as the boy in T2. 4 stars
1/02/04 HorrorScribbler Not as good as first two (duh) but entertaining. T-1000 a much scarier villain. 4 stars
1/02/04 Kyle Better than expected. Would be better still with another actor in C. Danes role. She sucks 3 stars
12/30/03 Spoonman Thought it was awesome 5 stars
12/26/03 T-1000 T3 was off the chains. Special effects were spectacular and the action was intense. 4 stars
12/25/03 TeleTubby Good. 5 stars
12/20/03 Kent retire, Arnold, retire! Governor is best! 1 stars
12/05/03 pissedoff this was just a ploy to instill patriotism in pre-iraq war anti-american times 1 stars
11/21/03 homer simpson wow! not as shitty as I expected it to be. 3 stars
11/20/03 Clint P T3 sucks worse than the Hulk movie 1 stars
11/16/03 Two-G - horror_blood2 (aka Double G) Confusing throughout,T-3 is hot,good action scenes,bad ending,should have stopped at t-2!!! 3 stars
11/13/03 Eric Great non-stop action and a fun story. 5 stars
11/13/03 Daniel Stockman This film has non-stop action and is a nice addition to an already interesting storyline. 5 stars
11/09/03 I Would Jonathon Mostow makes a hack job of exhuming a franchise that is very much dead. 1 stars
11/05/03 Alessandro Roget A worthy sequel. Not bloated excessive CG. Once it's get's going it's doesn't stop. 5 stars
11/02/03 American Slasher Goddess Passable, but dosen't come close to the first two movies. 3 stars
10/19/03 Wendy Carpenter Without Linda Hamilton, series could only get better. Still, ending bites polecat tits. 5 stars
10/18/03 Darlene Groetz (not blaming cast that ending sucked) Almost makes Claire Danes seem too good an actres to have zombified self inBROKEDOWN PALACE 3 stars
10/17/03 Josh Standlee If you don't appreciate awesome action flicks with awesome storylines, you won't like this. 5 stars
10/17/03 ILLEGALLY BLONDE Vaht zat you doon out in ze desert in yuh birsday zuit, Mistah Governor? 4 stars
10/10/03 Erik Van Sant Arnold finally makes something that is watchable. Dumb fun with a killer ending. 4 stars
10/09/03 Buck Mercifully doesn't suck! A lot of fun. 4 stars
9/13/03 Ant Although it can't compare to the first two films, this is still entertaining stuff. 4 stars
9/06/03 Dimitri Aubert Predictible. The first of the series is still the best. 3 stars
9/05/03 Helmi T3 sucks, its a T2 idea recycler and the TXs frozen face almost screams "please kick me". 1 stars
9/04/03 ChanceHead Terminator 3 is great if ur a faggot u niggers 5 stars
9/02/03 Julie EXCELLENT!!!! 5 stars
8/28/03 jj from da block what's with the growing tits? Aint nothin like jolie's or jlo's jigglin booty 1 stars
8/25/03 jonah Better Sequel of the summer instead of the Crap: Attack of the clones last year. 4 stars
8/20/03 CT ABSOLUTE CRAP! 1 stars
8/20/03 coladdict It was OK but I wish they hadn't made it. Now I have to see the 4th before I can rest. 4 stars
8/18/03 palaboy101 mr weinberg got too whiny but gave it an "average" rating? hmm... 4 stars
8/14/03 jack the best collection of the worst one liners for a while 2 stars
8/14/03 I Would Utterly flat and pointless! 1 stars
8/14/03 arnolds sweaty boosack double g can suck my gooch, this movie pounded jolie's cornhole 5 stars
8/14/03 fortex people who dont like it aren't tru terminator fans. they are cameron fans.. >_< 5 stars
8/09/03 wntison nick stahl can't act for crap!! or maybe director's fault 3 stars
8/09/03 ChrisEE Story could have been an episode of the outer limits. 1 stars
8/05/03 Piz Not as great at #2 but if you're a fan you'll enjoy 4 stars
8/05/03 Double G f 1 stars
8/04/03 Joman just as good as the first 2 5 stars
8/02/03 Rich Coveney Should have stuck to the third and fouth books story lines 3 stars
8/02/03 Matt Helm Entertaining and smart 4 stars
8/01/03 bigger dickus WHY ARE PEOPLE PRAISING THIS FILM?!?!? 1 stars
8/01/03 Jackson Pollox It actually makes the other two movies make more sense, just as good as the other two. 5 stars
7/29/03 Koitus WOW! The crane-chase scene rivaled the freeway-chase scene in "Matrix 2" .. PHAT!!! 5 stars
7/29/03 Chris Fine example of an american no-brainer. I've seen better episodes of The A-TEAM... 1 stars
7/27/03 Mr. Hat Great action, & I'd definitely let Lokem give me everything Erik put in his last paragraph. 4 stars
7/26/03 alien assassin A good sci-fi thriller in it's own right. "Alien 3" was a heap of morbid crap !!!!! 4 stars
7/26/03 Shane Myers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ONE OF SCHWARZENEGGER'S BEST FILMS EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 5 stars
7/25/03 stejoh So you have seen it all before. Bring on T4 if only for Arnie 4 stars
7/25/03 Troy Butler Better than I expected, ... very entertaining, ... MUST SEE on the BIG screen!!! 4 stars
7/24/03 DARREN J VERY GOOD 5 stars
7/24/03 Maggie Terminator is the best but the second one is better 4 stars
7/24/03 Danny This film was awesome 5 stars
7/23/03 Gabriel Patiño not so good 3 stars
7/23/03 Double G I had dream, Arnold was in my bed naked, you know machine wise 1 stars
7/22/03 Ahnold Worth a look. But not as good as predecessors 5 stars
7/21/03 Glen better sequel this summer than the star wars sequel last year. Clones sucks! 4 stars
7/20/03 OnlyChild Great lines for Arnie, very fastpaced, but it didn't have the heart of T2. 4 stars
7/20/03 Zargo certainly the weakest, with an ordinary ending but still good fun. 4 stars
7/20/03 Chris Siarkiewicz T3 is how NOT to make a Terminator movie. James Cameron is the only choice for any T movie 1 stars
7/20/03 fuck suck 1 stars
7/19/03 Vena Fox tired, lame chase scene with crane...devoid of the passionate intensity that fueled T1 & T2 3 stars
7/19/03 Jeff C This horrible movie slides it's way into my top 3 worst movies of all time. 1 stars
7/19/03 Mama Sweets Loved it! Let go of your hypercritical pretensions, and let yourself enjoy this movie. 4 stars
7/19/03 Eloise Better than matrix reloaded, better than hulk, better than expected for a crappy sequal 4 stars
7/18/03 Igor HOLY SHIT. This movie feels like Arnold took the script, shit on it and wrote a new one! 5 stars
7/18/03 Dj whipps Im feel sorry for james cameron ..To me T3 never existed and Terminator ended with T2 1 stars
7/16/03 bullit16 Well, it didn't suck. It had its moments. 4 stars
7/16/03 me frog nowhere near one and two but fun and exciting nothingless 4 stars
7/15/03 ownerofdajoint 4stars baby go see this action puppy... 4 stars
7/15/03 Laurian Diaconescu Not bad,but can't be compared with T2, not even T1.Why do all trilogies screw up at part 3? 4 stars
7/14/03 Frank I can feel James Cameron's pain. T3 is a bad joke. He's probably pulling his hair out. 1 stars
7/14/03 C Tseng Fewer impressive special effects than T2, but still lots of action & humor 4 stars
7/13/03 rory i think 1 terminator a decade is'nt milkin it. 5 stars
7/13/03 Jimmy James milking of the franchise = bad 2 stars
7/13/03 Hooters gurl I was actually falling asleep during this movie. Don't waste your $$ 2 stars
7/12/03 Mickey With A C Terminate the series: good advice 3 stars
7/12/03 Joe Best action movie ever 5 stars
7/12/03 to: to malcolm so why not steer remotely? the story is full of holes. 3 stars
7/11/03 Zefram Mann Way better than I expected. Story, not bad. FX and action, superb. 4 stars
7/11/03 malcolm so, umm, who was working the pedals when she punched thru the guy's chest to steer the car? 3 stars
7/11/03 Katya Arnold still got it, baby! Nothing's better than seeing his ass before you get to his face! 5 stars
7/11/03 Alex Amazing! I had my doubts, but I saw a funny, action filled movie with a dark ending. 5 stars
7/10/03 nandan terrific!!! 5 stars
7/10/03 .Choadushouse. The action may have been top notch...but the dialogue, atmosphere, and emotion was HORRID 2 stars
7/10/03 Arnold Schwarzenegger There's no way in hell I'll be back. I'm too fucking old, ugly and Republican. I suck. 1 stars
7/10/03 Gray had good action scence but was was not a Cameron piece 3 stars
7/09/03 Heath It's not often you see such a good blend of intelligent humor and loads of action like this 5 stars
7/09/03 Jack Bourbon Lots of missed opportunites, but lots of good scenes, too. 4 stars
7/09/03 Jason Could have been worse but it was really just T2 2003, Worth a buck... 4 stars
7/08/03 dredPhul there wasn't much there after the car chase sequence 3 stars
7/08/03 Jacob Great ending and movie. Better sequel than Attack of the clones of last summer. 5 stars
7/08/03 snowconehead Shocked that it didn't suck 4 stars
7/08/03 gman didn't have to be made, but it has it's moments, and i DUG the inevitability of the ending. 3 stars
7/08/03 nutnog ouch 2 stars
7/07/03 Will it was okay. didn't really fit with T2 but hey. 4 stars
7/07/03 Jiz Took the concept of the first two and junked it. 3 stars
7/07/03 Greg Schieber James Cameron would have never let T3 to be a huge disgrace in almost every way possible 1 stars
7/06/03 Scott Maverick Much better than I expected 5 stars
7/06/03 Kurt Sagendorph Good, not great sequel to the series 4 stars
7/06/03 Ahnold Not as good as 2nd one, but worth going to see. 4 stars
7/06/03 Tyler Tarkington Terminator 3 was excellent and Arnold was funny and action packed 5 stars
7/06/03 Reese Witherspoon is Satan Not anywhere as good as the two first one, but still a blast. 4 stars
7/05/03 Anthony Kimsal One character actually asks "Are you here to kill me?" then waits for an answer!!!! 1 stars
7/05/03 Marti Lots of fun but lacks any real depth 4 stars
7/05/03 Scott P Vaughn The elegance of the SF dilema in the 1st 2 is ruined in the 3rd Twlight ZONE?! HA!! 1 stars
7/05/03 Micbang It was okay 3 stars
7/05/03 Vicious Much better than I expected, with a great sense of humour. 5 stars
7/05/03 Earl Dittman, Wireless Magazine Why gripe Space Monkeys? It was dumb, pointless and loud! It was a perfect popcorn flick! 1 stars
7/05/03 Dale Good movie, but no where near Terminator quality 2 stars
7/05/03 Ken Weckman It makes me sad. I am a big fan of T1 and T2. T3 just wasnt the same as those movies. 3 stars
7/05/03 Jack Sommersby $100 million spent on the f/x and a buck-fifty on the screenplay. 1 stars
7/05/03 vlax this film sucked . it does have that dark atmosphere that the first 2 films had. 1 stars
7/05/03 jawsboy24 Not as good as 1&2, but not bad! Great action, great performance from Arnold! **1/2 - ***'s 4 stars
7/04/03 Johnny Salazar Sucked big time. Why change Cameron? He is the only one with the vision! 1 stars
7/04/03 Vince Goddamn, that was one of the gnarliest chase scenes ever. 4 stars
7/04/03 cinkcool enjoyable 5 stars
7/04/03 T3 boobs are always cool...kick ass. 5 stars
7/04/03 Brian heavy on action, light on substance. tolerable, but lackluster entry into the series 3 stars
7/04/03 greensweater expanding boobs are cool 4 stars
7/04/03 KingNeutron I liked it - except HOW DID THEY GET INTO THE BASE?! 4 stars
7/04/03 Josh Great action, great Arnold, great relief 4 stars
7/04/03 Boomer Shit gets blow up, buildings are crushed, big bad explosions and plenty of action too!! 4 stars
7/03/03 Blackops T2 was horrible. T3 is a little better but not much. 2 stars
7/03/03 nick2k not as SUPERB as the 1st 2 movies + the end sucked. but hey, it was alright! 4 stars
7/03/03 ajay amusing, some obvious plot holes (nothing new there), but worth admission. 4 stars
7/03/03 mr pinkerton worst movie on the planet.... 1 stars
7/03/03 Flounder Full of action, lacking in script, but who cares?! This one is worth the price of admission 5 stars
7/03/03 Obi Wan Very good, very surprised . . .but it was FastFood Blockbuster at about a hour and half!! 4 stars
7/03/03 6trgryrty movie was okay. T-X was hot. I would love to fuck her. 3 stars
7/03/03 ND not artistically done as first two, which are directed by James Cameron. It was still funny 3 stars
7/03/03 Dead Ringers FX Rule! 200 million doesn't buy you a good script. Heartbreakingly silly. 2 stars
7/02/03 Mark Rawling Phenomenal. Exciting. Funny. The truck chase alone is better than all of Matrix Reloaded. 5 stars
7/02/03 malcolm unfunny. so, why didn't the machines just go after Kate or her father in the first place 3 stars
7/02/03 Arnold Schwarzenegger I won't be back. Hasta la vista, dickwad. 1 stars
7/02/03 Joey Badass action movie with amazing one liners! 5 stars
7/02/03 Tootsie so cool 5 stars
7/02/03 Sam This movie is a goddamn disaster. 1 stars
7/01/03 Superdave This never should have been made, Now its a Farce.not even 1/100 that T2 was 1 stars
7/01/03 Steve Lucas Excellent 5 stars
6/30/03 Eric Awesome 5 stars
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