The newest installation of the Terminator
series hit theatres this week and despite critical annihilation, many audiences are happy with the results in Genisys
. The sci-fi flick, which through the magic of movie making, gives us a glimpse of a young 80’s Arnold Schwarzenegger, brought in just under $9 million on its first day. With the holiday weekend approaching it’s expected to make another $40 million over its first five days alone.
Critics may have panned the film, claiming that “the machines have won”
with this one, but through all the cheesy lines and big explosions we managed to find a love tunnel that leads to nostalgic happiness.
Classic cameo characters such as Dr. O’Brien and well played one-liners, like “come with me if you want to live,” will bring a little joy to long-time fans. Also reminiscent, of course, is the strange and confusing relationship between human and machine. The characters of each Terminator film (excluding the first) struggle to draw a line on the emotional connection that inevitably develops between themselves and their Terminator protectors. All these feelings got us thinking about the machines of our film and television past we’ve known, loved and maybe even cried over. Here are 10 machines of that have melted our mechanical hearts