Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Terminator 3 Rise of the Machines movie
International theatrical release poster
Release Date July 2, 2003
Running Time 109 minutes
Directed by Jonathan Mostow
Producer(s) Mario Kassar

Andrew G. Vajna
Joel B. Michaels
Hal Lieberman
Colin Wilson

Written by John Brancato

Michael Ferris
Tedi Sarafian

Screenplay by John Brancato

Michael Ferris

Based on Characters by

James Cameron and
Gale Anne Hurd

Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger

Nick Stahl
Claire Danes
Kristanna Loken

Music by Marco Beltrami

Brad Fiedel (themes)

Cinematography by Don Burgess
Edited by Nicolas de Toth

Neil Travis

Production Company IMF Internationale Medien und Film

C2 Pictures

Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures (U.S.)

Columbia Pictures (International)

Language English
Budget $187.3 million

($167.3 million excluding production overhead)

Box Office $433.3 million
Prequels The Terminator

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Sequels Terminator Salvation

Terminator Genisys

Related Wikia Terminator Wiki
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is a 2003 American action film directed by Jonathan Mostow and written by John Brancato, Michael Ferris, and Tedi Sarafian. It is based on characters by James Cameron and Gale Anne Hurd. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, and Kristanna Loken.

It is the third film in the Terminator franchise, following Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and the first to not involve franchise creator James Cameron, who wrote and directed the first two films.

Link to movie trailer


The Time TravelersEdit

Photo Time Traveler Played by
T-X T-X Kristanna Loken
The Terminator The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger

Tropes Edit

  • Dystopian future
  • Artificial intelligence

Notable QuotesEdit

"I'm back." -- The Terminator

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