THE MACHINES WILL RISE.
The third part is uncomplicated and dares to challenge the concept a bit. Arnold Schwarzenegger is back as the now obsolete machine that is still out to protect John Connor – and his future wife. It’s easy to feel sympathy for him as well as for the couple that is marked for extinction. Fashion model Kristanna Lokken is a not-bad choice to play the sexy Terminatrix; you get the feeling that she’s been studying Robert Patrick’s acting style… A noisy chase including a fire truck is the action highlight. The screenplay basically has the same structure as the other films in the series; the depressing ending brings new possibilities.
2003-U.S. 109 min. Color. Widescreen. Directed by Jonathan Mostow. Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger (T-101), Nick Stahl (John Connor), Claire Danes (Katherine Brewster), Kristanna Lokken (T-X), David Andrews, Mark Famiglietti.
Trivia: Earl Boen, who played Dr. Silberling in both previous films, has a funny cameo. Followed by Terminator Salvation (2009).