“I’ll be back!” are the famous words we all know too well, from Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cyborg character in the 1984 sci-fi action film, The Terminator. The film, created by the one and only James Cameron, topped the box office for two weeks. Arnold Schwarzenegger is probably best known for this role, as it propelled his acting career and led to led to four sequels! Get the look of the cyborg assassin from the year 2029 with this The Terminator costume guide.
Cosplay Schwarzenegger’s Terminator costume with a Black T-Shirt, Black Leather Jacket, Black Leather Pants, Black Sunglasses, Black Boots, Toy Shot Gun, and an I’ll Be Back Makeup Kit. He may look like one cool guy, but this is one indestructible machine!
You may think dressing up as The Terminator would be challenging because he’s a machine, but luckily he disguised himself as a human in the movie! All this cyborg assassin needs is a heavy collection of leather clothing and a toy shotgun! If you have a leather jacket and a black t-shirt in your closet, you can easily find the rest of the clothing at just about any store. The toy gun can be found in a costume shop or with the click of a button online.
Looking like the Terminator is a tough enough costume all on its own, but if you get a couple of friends to dress as Sarah Connor and Kyle Reese, it will turn the solo look into an awesome group cosplay! Submit a picture of your awesome recreation to be posted for others to see in The Terminator costume gallery.
The popular sci-fi role of The Terminator, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, was originally sent to destroy Sarah Connor in the year of 1984, coming from the future year 2029. The Terminator doesn’t go by any other names because he is simply that—a terminator set on a mission. Kyle Reese, the man trying to save Sarah, says, “It can’t be bargained with. It can’t be reasoned with. It doesn’t feel pity or remorse or fear and it absolutely will not stop EVER until you are dead!”
Sarah and Kyle do everything they can to survive The Terminator, but many others are not so lucky. Though killing many innocent people along the way, Sarah Connor continues to fight off this Cyberdyne Systems Model 101 Series 800. It will take more than a few bullets to kill this machine. Once his first layer of “skin” comes off, you can see his true identity and the cyber machine he really is.