Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2), released on July 3, 1991, is a science fiction film directed by James Cameron. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong and Robert Patrick.
The film is a sequel to The Terminator, which was released on October 26, 1984. The film spawned a ride at Universal Studios, Terminator 2 3-D: Battle Across Time. Another sequel, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, was released (in the United States) on July 2, 2003.
Shooting began on October 9, 1990, and was completed on April 4, 1991. The movie was made for approximately $100 million, and at the time was the most expensive movie ever made. It was a box-office smash, earning $204.8 million in the United States alone, and was the highest grossing film of 1991. The original Terminator grossed only $38 million in the U.S. in its theatrical run (on a much lower budget of $6.5 million), making Terminator 2’s 434% increase a record for a sequel. The film is currently on the IMDb’s list of the Top 250 films of all-time .