That mission failed, and the young man was born, and so, now, in “ Terminator 2,” two Terminators journey back from the future: A good one. Review: the best action film of all time, and NOT due to the CGI - Disclaimer: If you In Terminator 2, John Connor (the commander-to-be) is about 12 years old. The sci-fi series has long been foundering, but the return of the original film's director to the fold could offer Scientists create Terminator 2 -inspired 3D printer. Linda Hamilton turns in a frantic performance as a desperate mother locked away because everyone thinks she's insane. He's serviceable at best, annoying at worst. After John is rescued and a chase through the L. In Terminator 2, John Connor the commander-to-be is about 12 years old, and his mother Sarah is feverishly trying to prepare him for his fate, even as she tries to stop the factors that will lead to the nuclear war and the entire terrible future that made all this necessary. View All Audience Reviews. You'd think those machines of the future would realize that their mission is futile; that, because Connor is manifestly the leader of the human resistance, their mission to kill him obviously must fail. Leslie Hamilton Gaerren as Twin Sarah. The other key difference in this sequel is that Arnie's no longer playing the bad terminator. Linda Hamilton turns in a frantic performance as a desperate mother locked away because everyone thinks she's insane. Not like me, T, advanced prototype. If you'll excuse me, I seem to be running out of air. Terminator 2 is the best film I have ever seen hands down.