Terminator Salvation

Trivia: Reese's introduction isn't the only thing that stays the same about the character between movies. Here he uses his preferred weapon - a sawed-off shotgun. Marcus isn't keen on having a gun aimed at him though, so he snatches it out of Reese's hands, then teaches him a trick to keep that from happening - fashioning a safety strap. Reese puts that same trick to use after he steals a police shotgun in The Terminator.

Trivia: When Marcus Wright, Kyle Reese, and Star leave Los Angeles, they make their way up the hill up to Griffith Park. This is an homage to Terminator 1 because this observatory location is the same location that Arnold Schwarzenegger arrives at from the future, finding Bill Paxton and some other thugs and stealing one of their clothes.

Trivia: While looking for Kyle Reese, John Connor's Tracker makes the same sound as the Colonial Marines' Motion Trackers in the film Aliens, a film directed by James Cameron, director of The Terminator. (01:28:20)

Trivia: The Moto-Terminator bikes are built on the Ducati Hypermotard 1100. (00:40:50)


Trivia: The cast and crew of this film suffered a fair share of mishaps. Christian Bale broke his hand, Sam Worthington injured his back and special effects technician Mike Menardis almost lost his leg filming an explosion.

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Trivia: The scout terminator was first used in the Terminator interactive ride a few years before, which also featured film footage of the Terminator played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, he reprised his role especially for the ride.

Trivia: Arnold Schwarzenneger's face was digitally pasted onto Austrian bodybuilder Roland Kickinger to show the T-800. Roland Kickinger played Schwarzenneger in the made-for-TV biopic See Arnold Run. (01:28:45)

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Trivia: The wound T-800 makes to Connor's face will become John's scar shown in T1 in Kyle's flashback.

Trivia: The Plasma Cannons used by the Skyfish(HK), Harvester and MotoTerminators make the same sound as the Predator's shoulder cannon does from the first Predator movie.

Trivia: When Conner takes out the bike between the two cars, the music being played is the same from T2 when they were in the arcade at the shopping mall.

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