Behind The Scenes With Arnie

Terminator 2, Judgment Day. Grossing $519,843,345 it’s easily the greatest sequel to hit the big screen. Jam packed with of hundreds of behind the scenes trivia, it’s also one of the most difficult films to source behind the scenes photos and videos. We’ve pulled together a hit list of some of the most noteworthy behind the scenes trivia and photos below.


It was one of the first film to have a production budget of more than US$100 million dollars (originally $12m) is the only sequel to win an Academy Award when the previous movie wasn’t even nominated.

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Whilst on set, Arnie practiced with a glove to swing his shotgun reload action. However, whilst on the bike in the LA storm drain he ripped skin from his fingers each time he swung to reload. To enhance the shotgun’s on screen presence, the sound engineers used the sound of two cannons for every pull of the trigger.

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Arnie used the exact same mini-gun from the original Predator in 1987.

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Industrial Light and Magic’s computer graphics department had to grow from six artists to almost 36 to accommodate all the work required to bring the T-1000 to life, costing $5.5 million and taking 8 months to produce, which ultimately amounted to 3.5 minutes of screen time.
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Robert Patrick mimicked the head movements of the American bald eagle for his role as T-1000.
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Two for flying the helicopter and two for firing and reloading the MP-5K submachine gun, The T-1000 has four arms while in the helicopter.
Identical twins Don Stanton and Dan Stanton played the hospital security guard and the T1000.
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