In the distant future, the world's first automated defense network, skynet, is created. But on August 29, 1997, skynet turns on it's master and nearly destroys the earth, leaving few survivors . So begins the war of the machines.
Come with me if you want to live!
In order to combat the remaining humans skynet created a race of soldiers named the Terminator.
The Terminator is capable of being disguised as a human in order to infiltrate the Resistance.
Terminator, disguised as a human is sent back in time to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, the mother of John Connor, the leader of the human resistance. So John sends back soldier Kyle Reese to save his mother. They both track her down at a night club and Kyle helps Sarah escape.
Eventually the Terminator catches up to them and chases them into a factory. Kyle sacrifices himself to save Sarah and destroy the Terminator, but the Terminator barely survives. Sarah finishes of the machine by crushing it in a hydraulic press.
Months later, a pregnant Sarah is traveling through Mexico, recording audio tapes to pass on to her unborn son