Questions tagged [terminator-salvation]

The fourth installment in the *Terminator* film franchise, *Terminator: Salvation* is set after the rise of SkyNet, and focuses on the early days of the war between SkyNet and the human resistance. *Salvation* was the first *Terminator* film to not use time travel as a key plot element.

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Why was Kyle Reese so important in Salvation?

In Terminator Salvation, Conner makes a big deal about saving his father, Kyle Reese, stating that he is the key to the future and the past. But Kyle Reese should not be of this much importance to ...
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Why did the Terminator shoot its own foot to escape the trap?

In Terminator Salvation movie, a terminator gets caught in a trap so that it is dangling upside down. Instead of shooting the cable holding it upside down, it shoots ...
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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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In Terminator Salvation how did the machines get the Endoskeleton into Marcus?

In Terminator Salvation, we are introduced to Marcus, who becomes a completely different type of machine. In a teaser trailer for T2, The T-800 was said to have living tissue grown around the ...
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Why did Skynet target Kyle Reese?

In 2018, Skynet has Kyle Reese at the top of its kill list. Why? I first thought it was because Kyle is John Connor's father. But only John and his mother know about that. (Even Kyle himself doesn't ...
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Why didn't Marcus question John Connor's odd statement: “You tried killing my mother, Sarah Connor. You killed my father, Kyle Reese”…?

Marcus had already met Kyle Reese and knew that he was a kid in his mid-teens. When John Connor says; "You tried to kill my mother, Sarah Connor. You killed my father, Kyle Reese" Why didn't ...
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Why didn't Skynet kill Kyle Reese?

In 2018, Kyle Reese (a normal civilian who wasn't part of Resistance) was on the top in the hit list of Skynet. It means that Skynet of that time had information from future about Kyle Reese being ...
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Is Skynet trying to turn Kyle Reese into a terminator at the end of Terminator Salvation?

At the end of Terminator Salvation, Kyle Reese ends up in the terminator factory. But instead of killing him, Skynet runs some experiment on him (?). Or is Skynet trying to turn him into a terminator? ...