Plot: More than 10 years after ‘Terminator 2’, John Connor now exists only as a drifter – living ‘off the grid’, so no more Terminators from the future can hunt him down. Unfortunately, SkyNet does send another one back – and this one is called the T-X, even more powerful & advanced than the dreaded T-1000. However, another CSM-101 Terminator is also sent back to protect John against the T-X. Now, Skynet is patiently assuming control of civilian computer systems, under the guise of a computer virus. John has also met his future wife, Kate Brewster, whose father – a U.S. Air Force General – is in charge of the military computer systems & is leery of up linking SkyNet. However, when the SkyNet virus infects the U.S military computers & leaves the country open to attack, the machines begin their horrific takeover. Soon a nuclear war will result – and the war against the machines will begin. Can the outdated CSM-101 Terminator eliminate the highly advanced T-X – or will a darker future await.
Rating: R for strong sci-fi violence and action, and for language and brief nudity
Directed By: Jonathan Mostow
Written By: John Brancato, Michael Ferris, John Brancato, Michael Ferris and Tedi Sarafian
Production: C-2 Pictures, Intermedia Films, Mostow/Lieberman Productions
In Theaters: July 02, 2003
Box Office: $150,350,192 (USA)
Budget: $200,000,000 (estimated)
Runtime:1 hr. 50 mins.