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1.2 "Terminator 2: Judgment Day"




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This article is from the The Terminator FAQ, by Karsten A. Loepelmann kloepel@connect.ab.ca with numerous contributions by others.

1.2 "Terminator 2: Judgment Day"

Producer: James Cameron
Cinematography: Adam Greenberg
Production design: Joseph Nemec III
Editing: Conrad Buff IV, Mark Goldblatt, and Richard A. Harris
Written by: James Cameron and William Wisher
Director: James Cameron
Released in North America: 3 July, 1991.

For more information, see the Internet Movie Database at:
http://us.imdb.com/M/title-exact?Terminator+2%3A+Judgment+Day+%281991%29

There are a whole raft of different versions of T2 available now. You got
your
pan-'n'scan LD, your LBX (letterboxed) LD, your pan-'n'-scan VHS, your LBX
VHS, your SE LBX,...

The Terminator Collection SE LD boxed set (with a hologram on the front)
contains:
1) The Terminator: letterboxed with no additional footage. 108 minutes.
2) Terminator 2: Judgment Day: Letterboxed with no additional footage; it
is as it appears in theaters. 139 minutes.
3) A tape with two documentaries: "The Making of The Terminator" and
"The Making of Terminator 2: Judgment Day". (Were these shown on the
US pay channel Showtime?) This also has all of the trailers for both
movies (one for T1 and three for T2). 57 minutes.
4) A limited-edition 24-page book containing information/trivia about the
making of the Terminator films as well as storyboards, drawings and
other photographs.

The Special Edition from Carolco Home Video, put together jointly by Carolco,
Live Home Video, Showtime, Lightstorm Entertainment, and Pioneer. This set
comes in a 1'x1'x1" black box with "SCHWARZENEGGER" and "TERMINATOR 2:
JUDGMENT DAY" in big red foil letters, and "SPECIAL EDITION" in blue
lettering. The box contains two cassettes:
1) The SE LBX version of T2 with all but two scenes added (see below).
Running time is approximately 152 minutes. The film is not rated.
2) The second cassette is the "Special Edition Supplement". It contains a
discussion of the deleted scenes with all the actors and JC. Following
this 20-minute film are the omitted scenes (the alternate ending and
the
T-1000 searching young John Connor's bedroom), three trailers from the
movie, and the trailer for the release of the special edition of the LD.
Running time for this cassette is approximately 40 minutes. Not rated.

There is a VHS "boxed set" of both films in pan-'n'-scan format. It comes
in a
silver box, containing:
1) "The Terminator", approximately 108 minutes, rated R.
2) "Terminator 2: Judgment Day", approximately 139 minutes; not rated.

There is a VHS "boxed set" of both films in letterbox format. It comes
comes in a gold box, containing:
1) "The Terminator", approximately 108 minutes; rated R.
2) "Terminator 2: Judgment Day", approximately 139 minutes; not rated.

Lastly, T2 is also available in Video CD format on 2 normal CD-ROMs with
the video compressed in MPEG-1 format at a resolution of 352x240.

 

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