Terminator 1 or 2: Similar movies?

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  1. ReadyAndWilling

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    Hi all, I'm a huge fan of robots. In both Terminator 1 and 2 I really love how the T-800's(Arnold) have a specific mission and everything they do is based around achieving their mission. I loved the scenes in the first Terminator where the T-800 is sitting in his room trying to plan his next move in order to complete his mission. The T-1000 has a mission as well, but I prefer the T-800's because we get to see the world from their perspective and I really enjoyed this facet of both movies. I was also completely infatuated with the episode 'Self Made Man' from the Sarah Connor Chronicles.

    I'd love to be able to was wanting to look at some similar movies, or even TV shows, that I could check out that people with similar tastes to mine could recommend.

    Thank you!

    Edit: I also really appreciated how the T-800's were completely logical. It was as if they said "Okay, here's the goal and now let's go about achieving it."
     
  2. Greg Cox

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    Westworld (1973). In particular, the climax of the movie very much anticipates the first Terminator movie. You'll see what I mean if you watch it. (No spoilers!)

    Alas, the sequel Futureworld is somewhat less interesting.
     
  3. sojourner

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    Holy Crap dude, another thread asking for movie suggestions? Is this all you do?
     
  4. Trekker4747

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    This.

    Dude, seriously, you've got umpteen threads asking for suggestions on movies/shows similar to ones you just watched. Learn to use Google and stop using this board as your personal research team for your entertainment choices.
     
  5. Aldo

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    I give you full credit for this Trekker:

     
  6. Dick Whitman

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    Similar? How about Terminator 3 and 4. ;)
     
  7. ReadyAndWilling

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    Alright, thanks!

    By the way, it doesn't have to feature a robot, it could be a cyborg or even something from the show Dark Angel episode called 'Red'.
     
  8. auntiehill

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    In a similar vein:
    Here, let me Google that for you
     
  9. Sindatur

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    I seem to recall a Terminator knockoff called Nemesis or something like that. The first and second movie, I think were pretty decent, but, the 3rd and 4th one descended into softcore porn.
     
  10. RandyS

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    I certainly share your opinion of T4, but T3 was nothing but a remake of T2 with the ending reversed. It wasn't bad, it had just been made already 12 years earlier.

    And done much better the first time around.
     
  11. Aldo

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    There was a movie in the early 90s called "Eve of Destruction" where Gregory Hines is tasked with stopping a cyborg that looks female.
     
  12. Captain Craig

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    I watched Westworld 2yrs ago for the first time. Didn't know about this sequel. ***Off to Netflix****

    Edit: They don't have it but I did see the IMDB page.
     
  13. Greg Cox

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    There was also a very short-lived TV series: Beyond Westworld.

    As I recall, it wasn't very good.
     
  14. Dick Whitman

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    I believe they are developing Westworld as a series for Showtime. I liked the movie but I think could be even a stronger series.
     
  15. Captaindemotion

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    I'm pretty sure he was referring to Nemesis 3 and 4, not Terminator 3 & 4.
     
  16. Sindatur

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    LOL, yea, the 3rd and 4th movie in the knockoff series. I guess I could've phrased it more clearly.
     
  17. RandyS

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    Oh. My mistake.

    The only Nemesis movie I've heard of is the last TNG film.
     
  18. Sindatur

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    Yea, sorry. I doubt it's actually called Nemesis, but, it seems like it's some synonym of nemesis or some word close to nemesis (or maybe that is incorrect too). It was a female badass, protecting a "special kid" (not her own kid, she picked him up in a kind of ghetto, I believe) from some Cyborg or robot or whatever.
     
  19. ReadyAndWilling

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    Alright, thanks. I'm about to watch a trailer now!