The machines send back a terminator to kill the mother of the rebellion before she can give birth to the rebel, while the rebel, John Connor, sends his own father back in time to save her and ensure his own creation.
In T2, young John discovers that the old-model terminator who saves his life is programmed to follow orders from John Connor; he uses this handy fact to force the terminator to spring his mom from the insane asylum.
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines - The 2003 installment Rise of the Machines resulted in a bit of a dip in the Terminator franchise, as it didn't meet the commercial or critical success of the previous two films.
Soon it is down to Ripley, Newt, the android Bishop (played by Lance Henriksen) and Corporal Hicks (Michael Beihn, who also played soldier of the future Kyle Reese in Cameron's earlier Terminator) to get away.
This article will cover the fantastic Terminator theme music that accompanied each film upon its initial release and will tell you where to go on the Internet to buy soundtracks from these classic movies.
With the Terminator 2 soundtrack, Brad Fiedel creates appropriately effective electronic sounds that more than adequately represent the technological and apocalyptic horrors that take place on screen.
The following analysis of theme music from the Terminator franchise is arranged chronologically starting with 1984's original film The Terminator and ending up with 2009's Terminator Salvation.
It appears that the Terminator franchise is showing no signs of slowing down, so there are likely to be plenty of opportunities to hear new Terminator theme music in the years to come.
When I watch a Terminator movie, I am rooting for the people, not the machines.
Anything that looks too much like The Matrix movies or The Terminator movies is just, well, kind of creepy.