Questions tagged [terminator-genisys]

Use for questions about the 2015 science fiction thriller with post-apocalyptic themes and time-travelling robots. Set in 1984, 2017, and 2029, the film is the fifth in the Terminator series. Always use in conjunction with [the-terminator-series] tag.

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Who sent the T-800 nicknamed “Pops”?

In Terminator Genisys, who sent "Pops" to protect Sarah Connor? When asked who sent him, the T-800 answers the records have been deleted so he doesn't know, and (I think) Reese speculates that ...
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Why is Skynet so obsessed with John Connor?

So I just watched Terminator: Genisys. Then I watched videos explaining all the timelines. The explanations were all well and good and fairly similar across the websites. But this is what I don’t ...
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How does John Connor saving Kyle Reese in Genisys fit with the previous film?

In the beginning of Terminator: Genisys, John Connor saves Kyle Reese when he was a child. How does that fit to the plot of the previous movie, where Kyle Reese is 16 years old and has never met John ...
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Do the time travel mechanics in Terminator Genisys make sense?

As far as I am aware, the Terminator franchise operates on the idea that time travel works by creating alternate timelines when something is sent back in time, allowing the future of the new timeline ...