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Terminator 2: Judgment Day [SteelBook] [Blu-ray] [1991]-Front_Standard

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent steelbook and decent bluray of classic

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    HudsonHawk
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    There's not much I can say about T2 other than it's arguably the greatest action film of all-time, and certainly on the short list of them. The steelbook is pretty rad, built around the classic image of flames and a T-800 in the center of them. There is NO inner-artwork on this steelbook, which will certainly disappoint some. However on this film, being the villain is the liquid metal T-1000, it doesn't feel as off as it would on another title. You can of course add your own artwork if you're into that sort of thing. The blu-ray itself? A bit of a mixed bag. Back in the early 2000's T2 was given a 2K telecine scan for the "Extreme Edition" DVD, and that scan has been used for all T2 releases since. So the scan and resolution quality are a bit dated compared to more recent, say, 4K ARRISCAN's, and you can just compare it to the recent The Terminator blu-ray remaster that came out to see the difference. This particular edition also adds on too much DNR (digital noise reduction done in post) to the image for my taste, and the menu is a bit over complicated. That being said the image is certainly serviceable (until Cameron releases the 4K remaster - which is done) and the lossless 5.1 audio is as crisp and crackling as ever. The bonus material is pretty vast, though as I said, can be a little difficult navigating. Overall? For a T2 fan or a fan of steelbooks, this is recommended until a better T2 remaster services.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Epic enhancement for an Epic Film!

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    TheMovieLover24Seven
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    Terminator 2: Judgement Day is my favorite film of all time. I don't have anything against the film whatsoever. First, we were brought the Ultimate Edition which added a few parts to the film and extended the story. Those scenes should've been left in the movie because every deleted scene makes sense! Then the Extreme DVD was brought in, giving us the Ultimate Edition in a better audio and visual quality. Then came in this Blu-Ray edition steelbook that catched my eye. This is by far my second favorite edition the first being the Extreme DVD. I absolutely adore the quality of this Blu-Ray edition. The only complaint is the sound. Some of the sounds don't bump my subwoofers as hard like the Ultimate or Extreme editions. When a T-800 smashes a skull, it doesn't bump hard. But other than that you will be able to see and hear everything clearly with this edition. This is a perfect item for collector's. I have 14 copies of this film and I will be buying another copy soon.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Movie. One Small Problem

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    Pete
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    This was one of my most favorite movies growing up. Even when they announce the special edition years ago back on DVD. And when I saw that they were releasing it for 4K I immediately jumped on the pre-order. So today I started watching it and found out that 4K disk is just the theatrical edition and not the special edition. To compare the difference between the regular and special edition is that the special edition has additional scenes in the movie. Note: The Blu-ray has 3 different versions of the movie, Theatrical Version, Special Edition Version, Extended Special Edition Version. The time difference between each version is TV - 2h 17m, SEV - 2h 33m, ESEV - 2h 35m.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    I'll be back.. again and again and again

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    MrGoldfish
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    I own fifteen billion copies of Terminator 2. I have at least four different DVD releases, two blu-ray releases and now the 4k Ultra HD release. Did this movie need a 4K release? Not really. The blu-ray versions looked great. Does this show off HDR and other fancy features on your TV? Eh... I've seen better. Does the audio sound good? I don't hear much difference between this and the blu-ray on my 7.1 Pioneer Elite system. Anyway, if you're a fan, you'll get this and continue to purchase new versions when they come out as I do. T2 is a true classic for 80s kids and it's one of my favorite movies of all time.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for the price

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    Wporta1969
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    I heard this wasn’t a great 4K transfer for this film that had heavy use of DNR. However, I was willing to take the plunge for the $7.99 Black Friday sale being Terminator 2 is such a great film. I have to say, the DNR use doesn’t bother me much. I’m happy with my decision to pick it up in 4K at the $7.99 price point. However, if you do not like the use of heavy DNR and like the grainy look on old films, you may not want to take the plunge on this 4K at the normal price point. I can’t speak for the audio because I only have a 2.1 set up (soundbar and a subwoofer). All that being said, the movie in itself is an excellent film.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good, but not great

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    prlwctd

    Set 10 years after the first Terminator, future savior of humanity John Connor (Edward Furlong) one day finds himself and his institutionalized mom Sarah (Linda Hamilton again) targeted by the unstoppable shape-shifting T-1000 (Robert Patrick) who has been sent back in time to finish the job the first Terminator failed. Their only hope lies with another reprogrammed Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) sent to protect them. Arnold & Linda are both great, but Patrick steals the show, creating a new unique villain without falling into the trap of becoming an Arnold-knockoff (which certainly would've occurred with a lesser actor in the role). The suspense & SFX are notches above those from the first film. Unfortunately, the same can't be said for the script, which falls into the time travel plotholes which the first film cleverly managed to avoid.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    The best Terminator Movie T2

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    MrClean
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    Here goes the movie which provides the argument that not all sequels are bad, to include they can also surpass the original, and in a very big way. Directed by James Cameron, Terminator 2 is the direct sequel to the original Terminator, and although the film utilizes the exact same chase formula, and the fight for survival against a very powerful enemy, Cameron was able to pull off being original as well as innovative. This film took place at a time when he was actually serious about telling a story that combined both substance and style. For a film that came out back in 1991, T2 holds up amazingly well in this day and age, providing an ample amount of action with incredible special effects, and when looking at the budget to make this movie, it well better hold up some 20 years later.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great movie, disappointing endoarm

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    Tdawgx

    Pre-ordered mine when it first went up. Waited over a year for the product. Pros: Movie is great, esp the 4k edition. Wish it was the extended but thats fine. Either way movie picture and sound are best. Cons: The "endoarm". For the price of this item, i was expecting something made of metal or some kind of metal. But its made completly of plastic. You cant even bend the fingers or anything. Would have been cooler if was metal and moveable but atlast it wasnt. Shame, i got a low number on the version. Prob going to return, 150+ for a plastic arm seems a bit expensive

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    4K is Debatable

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    jab82
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    I'm not completely sold on this 4K version. It just doesn't have the feel of the original movie. Skin looks "sleek," there's some weird coloring, the Terminator POVs have been upgraded. It's almost like watching a different version / cut. But it's also not bad, just different. Blu-Ray wasn't that great either so... I don't know. My Blu-Ray disc was scratched and skipped/froze a lot so it was worth it to have on disc again I guess. Also was super cheap on Black Friday.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A VERY clean transfer of a great movie!

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    Tiberious
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    I couldn't decide if this movie had been remastered or not for this 4K release. That's a pretty good endorsement, I think. It looked fantastic, especially given the age of this movie. It may well have had a solid re-master or perhaps they found a very very clean copy to transfer. Either way, I've never seen T2 look better. It's worth owning! Extra features? Not that I noticed, at least nothing that caught my attention, but that's not why we buy these classics anyhow!

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    You have to have them all in STEELBOOK

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    NetoNunez
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    I love Steelbooks, and this one its a great movie!!! Love the artwork cover and back!!! excelent... but its a lame that it is plain at the inside. No grapis no images, no nothing. that could be inprove. I pretend to get the hole collection of terminator in STEELBOOK, please release a special edition in steelbook of all of them, they will sell i can promise that... ... and One lats thing: PLEASE DO ALL STEELBOOKS WITH 3DBLURAY... thats its for sure the best option!!! TERMINATOR GENESYS 3D STEELBOOK as it is in europe!!! please!!! thanxs BESTBUY

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Needs 3D

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    Davecinema
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    The Endo arm has a lot of detail like in movie. So 5 stars. However the Blu-ray set did not have 3D Bluray just Bluray and 4K. So the 4K is a waste of money. It was originally to be released with 3D instead of 4K. I have a 3D HDTV. I do not see why I have to pay so much money for a 4k HDTV. I have seen them, they are not that much better than my 1080p. However 3D is awesome. Too bad they did not release what they said they would.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Old favorite in 4k

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    MikMo
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    Recently purchased a 4k tv, so my next step would be to upgrade my movie library. When I saw Terminator 2 in 4k, I couldn't resist. The package includes 3 versions...The theatrical release, special edition, and special edition with the added Sara Connor ending scene. Was slightly disappointed that the theatrical release was the only version redone in 4k. Overall a great purchase, I would recommend it.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A great movie deserves a great presentation

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    Citizenbuck
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    T2 is one of the best action scifi movies ever made. It deserves a good solid steelbook presentation for anyone's collection. Personally I think they could've done slightly better with the front cover (I always appreciate original posters personally) but the back is pretty dynamic… it's a glued on page with stills, a summary and a list of the many bonus features. This also comes with a ultraviolet code if you're into that. Recommend unless you can find a better cover.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Cameron's 4K Transfer

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    eckoe
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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day shattered the definition of action-filmmaking to become one of the most celebrated sequels of all time. Even in an age of anything-is-possible digital blockbuster filmmaking – with onscreen action often entirely fabricated and "unreal" – T2 remains a touchstone for both filmmakers and movie fans on the use of visual effects, fusing high-tech thrills with an emotional and compelling story.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    brilliant hdr effects !!!

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    flexed34
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    4k reference material!!! I own a LG 75uh8500 super uhd. and I'm telling you if you ever want tto put you hdr to the test, this is the movie, plenty bright outside shots with the sun beaming down the cowboys and people of the city, there are also plenty of dark scene's that will test the deep blacks of your tv. overall a really good movie with lots of western gun fire and interesting fun characters

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    I'll Tell You How to Get A Different Ending!!!!

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    m0096591
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    OK If you go to the menu, where it will say "Play Theatrical Version" and "Play Special Edition", using your remote control, type in (you may have to press enter in-between each number) 82997 (that's EIGHT TWO NINE NINE SEVEN). Then the "Play Special Edition" option will change to "Play Extended Special Edition" and you get two more added scenes. One where the T-1000 searches John Connor's room, and a different ending set in the future!

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    He's Back

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    schmen
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    Even though this is an older movie it looks fantastic in 4K. I did notice the colors were a bit brighter and more vivid than Blu Ray and all of the day time scenes are absolutely stunning. My only real criticism is that you don't get the Ultimate Edition extra scenes on the 4K disc. They are available on the Blu Ray disc that comes with the pack however. Great movie!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A true classic in mediocre 4K

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    ChrisR
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    It’s Terminator 2, I’ve bought this more times than I’d care to admit on various formats and 4K is no exception. While there is a clear improvement over standard blu-Ray, the film looks very soft and almost waxy at times due to DNR. The scenes less impacted by the DNR look ridiculously good. I still recommend.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Ok set

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    Bobby
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    The EndoArm set is pretty cool, however it’s not as cool as the T2 EndoSkull Blu-ray/DVD set I picked up years ago. I don’t believe the quality is worth the price, but huge fans of the movie will most likely appreciate it. I’ll rate this set 4 stars, it would be 5 if the set included the 3D Blu-ray, like the UK release of this set.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend