Questions tagged [terminator-3-rise-of-the-machines]

For questions about "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" (commonly abbreviated as T3), a 2003 American science fiction film and the third instalment of the Terminator series. Always use in conjunction with the [the-terminator-series] tag.

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Did General Brewster believe that “Crystal Peak” is the Skynet core?

In Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines we see this exchange: BREWSTER: Crystal Peak. You have to get to Crystal Peak. CONNOR: That's the system core? BREWSTER: It's your only chance. So ...
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When was Judgment day in the Terminator Series?

When was Judgement day to happen or suppose to happen in EACH of the Terminator movies? Terminator 1 I don't think we are told yet when Judgment day will be. Terminator 2 Sarah Connor was always ...
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Why did they have armed prototype robots in a Skynet facility?

One reason why they couldn't stop Skynet (aside from Governator stating it was inevitable), was that all the employees and military in the building, including the General, got killed - mostly by TX-...
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Did the T-850 self terminate?

In Terminator 2: Judgement Day, the T-800 tells Sarah that he "cannot self terminate". I had always assumed that this applied to all Terminators. But as Jason Baker points out in his answer to ...
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Is John Connor's age inconsistent in T2 and T3?

According to all the information I can find regarding Terminator 2: Judgment Day, John Connor was 10 years old at the time the movie takes place: John makes his first true appearance in Terminator ...
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How come the damaged hydrogen fuel cells didn't cause an explosion in T1 final fight scene?

I was wondering if there is an explanation why in the final fight scene of T1, there was no explosion? Clearly the hydraulic press completely crushed the terminator unit and this should have ...
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In Rise Of The Machines how did the Terminator get close enough to kill John Connor?

When Kate asks the Terminator unit how John dies it says something along the lines of at date and time John Connor was terminated this unit was chosen because of the emotional attachment he felt ...
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Which comes first: The Sarah Connor Chronicles or Terminator 3?

I'm trying to figure out the progression of the Terminator timeline. It's pretty clear up until the end of T2. Afterwards, we have two Terminators in different timelines sent back by Skynet to ...
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Why did Skynet not use a T1000 again in Terminator 3? [duplicate]

Ok, All of us saw the overwhelming power of the T-1000, and the lucky way that the heroes used to destroy him... why not send another one? just with two clear instructions "kill John Connor and stay ...
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In T3: Why is there an apparent discrepancy in the Terminator's knowledge of human emotions?

In the first scene, the terminator claims to have knowledge of basic human psychology Terminator: Anger is more useful than despair. John: What? Terminator: Basic psychology is among my ...
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How did Skynet avoid destroying itself on Judgment Day?

It seems at the end of Terminator 3, Skynet relies upon the connected computer network in order to have the intelligence that it has. This made it resistant to any single point of failure to destroy ...
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Why did the TX from T3: Rise of the Machines change form?

Why, on approaching Katherine Brewster, did the TX turn into its default form? It could have kept her fiance's form long enough to kill her when she was within range.
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Was T-X in some way responsible for Skynet's offensive actions on Judgement Day in T3?

We know that T-X had some role in what happened on Judgement Day in T3. It programmed some of military's robots to attack. But was that 100% contained to dealing with localized situation of ...
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How did Skynet develop after the 3rd Terminator movie?

At the end of the Terminator 3 movie the T-X programs the T-1 terminators to kill office personnel and to protect Skynet, which has become self-aware. But how does Skynet develop after this? There is ...