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Merrick here...
Playmates wanted to give you folks a look a the TERMINATOR SALVATION toys that'll be hitting shelves on April 19. They sent along a ton of media (which we appreciate); much of it is presented here in occasionally embiggenable form. The toys are broken into serveral categories, 3.75" figures, 6" figures, vehicles, and...what would you call 'em...prosthetics?
Let's start with a glimpse of the 3.75" line, which'll run $6.99 a figure...

3.75" Figure Package Sample

3.75" Figures (Sold Individually - Pictured in Group)

These 6" figures run $9.99 a piece...

6" Figures (Sold Individually - Pictured in Group)

6" Figure Package Sample

John Connor 6"

Marcus 6"

Here's the guy who appears oversized in the 3.75" line up above. I'm told this proportion is correct; you can get a glimpse of this guy in the trailers. Check out this guy's face in the 10" version below. Kinda disturbing for some reason...maybe it's the soullessness...

T-600 6"

T-1 6"


T-700 6"

The 10" line-up (SRP of $19.99). Sold individually, pictured in group...

Marcus 10"

T-600 10"


T-700 10"

Marcus Mask and Hand (SRP $12.99)

When Ang Lee's HULK mocvie came out, Harry was all excited aboout the giant foam HULK hands you could wear to 'smash' stuff - so was my 9 year old son. I guess this is the TERMIverse equivalent?

T-600 Power Fist (SRP $24.99)

Endoskeleton Patches (SRP $8.99)

This one's pretty creepy looking. I like it...

T-600 Voice 'N' Vision Skull (SRP $29.99)

Here's an HK. For those of us who can't afford Sideshow's significantly more expensive replica (HERE), perhaps this $19.99 iteration might be an aiight substitute?


A-10 Warthog (SRP $19.99)

To find these toys (and more) in your area, go HERE!

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  • April 13, 2009, 7:28 p.m. CST

    kinda dig the hand

    by Thoreau

  • April 13, 2009, 7:28 p.m. CST


    by Gus Van Rant

    Now I am going to rip these fucking lights down!!

  • April 13, 2009, 7:29 p.m. CST


    by Gus Van Rant

  • April 13, 2009, 7:29 p.m. CST

    Do any of these toys threaten to "Rip the fucking lights down"?

    by Gus Van Rant

    I gots to know!

  • April 13, 2009, 7:29 p.m. CST


    by GeorgieBoy

    Some of these are just dumb.

  • April 13, 2009, 7:30 p.m. CST


    by bilbo78

    i'm going to toys r us now

  • April 13, 2009, 7:30 p.m. CST

    The T-1 6 from T3 right?

    by Raymar

  • April 13, 2009, 7:32 p.m. CST

    These toys are real amateur...fuckin amateur...

    by Gus Van Rant

    But they are nice toys...but fucking amateur.

  • April 13, 2009, 7:32 p.m. CST

    I want the mask!

    by The Drude

    That thing rocks... probably made for childrens' heads though...

  • April 13, 2009, 7:32 p.m. CST

    Do the toys walk in like "uh dah dah dahdah dah"

    by Gus Van Rant

    Fucking prick.

  • April 13, 2009, 7:34 p.m. CST

    christian bale in toy form...

    by TurdontheRun

    press the button and he speaks 6 different phrases. "you are trashing my scene." <p>"it's fucking distracting"<p> "me and you are fucking done professionally" <p>"that's what that is, man!" <p>"McG, you got something to say to this prick?" <p>"no, let's fucking go again!"<p>not to be sold to those under 18 or fucking amateurs!

  • April 13, 2009, 7:35 p.m. CST

    These toys are rated PG-13

    by FlickaPoo

  • April 13, 2009, 7:38 p.m. CST

    Where to buy?

    by theviking

    as usual will have to wait being from oz. Bugger.

  • April 13, 2009, 7:38 p.m. CST

    No Sarah Connor Inflatable Doll?

    by JumpinJehosaphat

    Man... that's a shame.

  • April 13, 2009, 7:39 p.m. CST

    T-600 10 - uncle fester model

    by Mr_X

    and thats one angry looking kid

  • April 13, 2009, 7:39 p.m. CST

    this is PG-13 now. no toys can be marketed to kids

    by nooneimportant

  • April 13, 2009, 7:40 p.m. CST


    by nooneimportant

    I meant no toys can be marketed to kids from an R-rated movie

  • April 13, 2009, 7:40 p.m. CST

    oooo the T-1 makes a reappearance.

    by Bouncy X

    i guess that proves T3 isn't completely ignored, stan winston's legacy lives on. and i love those little patches, wish they had that when T2 came out.

  • April 13, 2009, 7:41 p.m. CST

    The Truth about Michael Myers

    by s0l

    He's a T-600 (The 10" T-600 model) Is it just me or does it look a bit too much like it's wearing a William Shanter mask?

  • April 13, 2009, 7:44 p.m. CST

    dude, that child model looks PISSED OFF!

    by s0nicdeathmonkey

    the photo with him wearing the "prosthetics" is hilarious

  • April 13, 2009, 7:44 p.m. CST

    I want you off the set you fucking prick!

    by batman713

    "You want me to trash your lights? You want me to fuckin trash em?!" is the new "Damn you michael bay"

  • April 13, 2009, 7:45 p.m. CST


    by philldwill

    These are lame looking. I guess these are the cheap ones for kids to play with, blow up and than light on fire. Hopefully they'll have some high quality collector style figures, I need more figures for my desk at work. At the least the movie looks cool even w/ the PG-13 Rating.

  • April 13, 2009, 7:47 p.m. CST

    T-R.I.P.? Puhlease!

    by FSJGuy

    i hope thats just a nickname for the toy and not used in the movie...makes me want to T-L.M.A.O.

  • April 13, 2009, 7:48 p.m. CST

    umm.. that power fist...

    by combatdave

    is from fallout 3. the design is very simillar, as well as the.. um.. NAME. makes you wish they'd make a fallout 3 movie.

  • April 13, 2009, 7:50 p.m. CST

    Ohh GOOOOOOOD for you

    by pleasebanme

  • April 13, 2009, 7:50 p.m. CST

    T-600 Voice 'N' Vision Skull

    by A G

    The child model wearing the "Voice N Vision skull" has had the picture from the box art photoshopped over his head. Even the lighting effects from the box are present on his mask. Incredibly poor.

  • April 13, 2009, 7:51 p.m. CST



    okay, the 6" stuff looks good, so how come the 10" stuff looks like shit? i mean, you have more room for more detail! and yet, they have even less?

  • April 13, 2009, 7:53 p.m. CST

    pleasebanme: That was awesome

    by Emperor_was_a_jerk

  • April 13, 2009, 7:55 p.m. CST

    The toy names are worrying me

    by Marko Ramius

    T-R.I.P.???!!! How awful is this film going to be? Also, when did Johnny-5 get reprogrammed to fight humans?

  • April 13, 2009, 7:55 p.m. CST

    In 4th grade, I was The Terminator for Halloween.

    by DarthCorleone

    But this is just ridiculous.

  • April 13, 2009, 7:55 p.m. CST

    Wow, those suck.

    by digitalcos

    I mean, considering what's being done in the toy industry nowadays, those suck.<p>Well, sure I want one of the endo-skull over-head masks to put on my shelf, but other than that...

  • April 13, 2009, 7:56 p.m. CST

    it's PG-13 ! no rated R movie can have a toy for kids!

    by nooneimportant

    McFarlane toys gets around this because it's marketed to "collectors".

  • April 13, 2009, 8 p.m. CST

    Whoring rivals Lucas'

    by Chief Joseph

    Pick a scale and go with it.<br> They're going to do similar shit with the new Ghostbusters figures.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:03 p.m. CST

    Ugly pieces of garbage

    by ricarleite2

    Do you really see kids wanting these?

  • April 13, 2009, 8:07 p.m. CST

    I've seen pictures of Terminator Salvation toys

    by Toilet_Terror

    every time I've visited this site for the last two months.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:08 p.m. CST

    Someone learned how to paint their old GI Joes

    by smackfu

    FYI McG, Skynet tanks and planes don't really need to have a little robot head ontop of them for us to realize it's a ro-bit.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:09 p.m. CST


    by VALENTINEproductions


  • April 13, 2009, 8:12 p.m. CST

    Bend over for that Power Fist!

    by Squashua


  • April 13, 2009, 8:15 p.m. CST

    Reminds me of the Kenner figures for T2.

    by Psyclops

    That movie was rated R and I remember the toys being a huge hit that Christmas. Hell, even ALIEN RESURRECTION had a toy line from Hasbro and that movie was gory as shit.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:17 p.m. CST


    by juwamba

    The Shame!

  • April 13, 2009, 8:17 p.m. CST

    You are boring

    by Magnum Opus

    If you are still quoting Christian Bale's rant, then you are both unoriginal and tedious. It doesn't bother me, it just seems sad at this point.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:18 p.m. CST

    Why build a ten-foot tall one?

    by Adelai Niska

    Does skynet think humans would fall for that?

  • April 13, 2009, 8:19 p.m. CST

    What the F is wrong with me? What don't I F'ing understand?

    by Iron-kong

  • April 13, 2009, 8:19 p.m. CST

    That Skull

    by Autodidact

    I am so getting that skull "for my nephews."

  • April 13, 2009, 8:23 p.m. CST

    The MPAA has voluntarily barred advertising R-rated movies to ch

    by nooneimportant

    as of 2008

  • April 13, 2009, 8:23 p.m. CST

    dammit, I mean to children

    by nooneimportant

  • April 13, 2009, 8:29 p.m. CST

    Those endoskeleton patches are the fucking shit!


  • April 13, 2009, 8:30 p.m. CST

    Not a good sign

    by theoyboy

    Christian Bale not allowing his likeness and not supplying his voice for the video game means one thing = he doesn't like what happened or how the movie turned out. But, hey, I'll probably like it. So I really don't know if... "OH GOOD! AND HOW WAS THAT!?" Can I finish?

  • April 13, 2009, 8:30 p.m. CST

    I like the T-A.W.E.S.O.M.E.

    by raystevensonwarzone

    Why would skynet make catchy T models? T-R.I.P.? Please. Also, the T-700 is great, but the weapons are mondo stupid. With endoskeleton patches, the girls will finally love me!

  • April 13, 2009, 8:30 p.m. CST

    Where's The McG Figure?

    by Crow3711

    And Where's the Pull-String Activated Bale Model that Tells You What A Fucking God Damn Amateur You Are?

  • April 13, 2009, 8:33 p.m. CST

    Congratulations Merrick

    by Kenny_Fuckin_Powers

    Given you have the mentality and writing skills of a brain damaged 5 year old, I think it might just be possible that your son is actually older than you. Now that's an idea for a movie.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:34 p.m. CST

    JumpinJehosaphat = SICK FUCK


    Sarah Connor inflatable doll? You'd like to plow the ass of a 12 year old boy? You're a nice guy, but FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:35 p.m. CST

    what cool news

    by Kenny_Fuckin_Powers

    nothing on the incredible 12 inch figures that sideshow have which are cool news, but instead a story that feels like a reprint of a target sunday insert. whaddya wanna bet merrick gets shipped a box of these for his "son"

  • April 13, 2009, 8:36 p.m. CST

    best james cameron line ever DGDB

    by Kenny_Fuckin_Powers

    Bill Paxton in True Lies: "She's got titties that make you stand up and beg for buttermilk, ass like a ten year old boy".

  • April 13, 2009, 8:38 p.m. CST

    Bill Paxton was basically playing Jim Cameron.


  • April 13, 2009, 8:40 p.m. CST

    Terminator and T2 were both rated R....


    So was Aliens and Predator, they marketed and sold toys for children made by Kenner.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:41 p.m. CST

    And Arnold played Jim Cameron in T3.


    When he dunked a female's fucking head in the toilet.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:43 p.m. CST

    Honestly, this would give me nightmares.

    by Cotton McKnight

    If I was a child, that is. I had an aversion to "cyborg" things when I was a kid and I am very glad that these toys didn't come out then. Frankly I don't think the Terminator franchise is for kids anyway but what do I know. I've only been following it for what, 25 years?

  • April 13, 2009, 8:50 p.m. CST

    Which means it's been known that it will be PG13...

    by Dolph

    ...long enough for all these toys to be designed and manufactured. Which means McG was lying yet again.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:51 p.m. CST

    Awful is right

    by WhoDis

    After McFarlane Toys and Gentle Giant's scanning technology, there's no excuse for at least the figures to not look like the actors. These look like they were made in 1988! And the fact that the other 3 Terminator films, especially the first two, had little to ZERO action figures and toys, clearly is a sign of trouble for this movie. Fucking amateur, man.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:52 p.m. CST

    Nice reused of molds...

    by HB_Dad

    I love how the T-600 and T-R.I.P are the exact same figure but differently colored. Toy-maker cash grab perhaps?

  • April 13, 2009, 8:56 p.m. CST

    Sweet! Battle-Damaged Steve Austin!

    by Flim Springfield

  • April 13, 2009, 8:57 p.m. CST

    These toys are fucking crap

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    Ugly as shit. Give me the Star Wars Kenner stuff from 25 years ago any day over this garbage.

  • April 13, 2009, 8:59 p.m. CST

    well that's strange

    by walrusholder

    I named my junk John Conner 6" and now a toy has the strange the name. My name is more flattering then my wifes name for it "micro machine"

  • April 13, 2009, 9:02 p.m. CST

    mos def pg-13

    by Gungan Slayer

  • April 13, 2009, 9:04 p.m. CST


    by The Dark Shite

    So, Skynet has a bad sense of humour in this movie? Maybe that's where the Arnie Terminator got it from. <p> Best quote ever.."Harry was all excited aboout the giant foam HULK hands you could wear to 'smash' stuff - so was my 9 year old son."

  • April 13, 2009, 9:05 p.m. CST


    by Patrick_Bateman_trashed_my_401K

    Someone must have been screwing with the lighting the day the designers made toys. Only explanation. You have no fucking idear how distracting that could be to professionals.

  • April 13, 2009, 9:06 p.m. CST


    by frank cotton

    childish junk

  • April 13, 2009, 9:10 p.m. CST


    by JumpinJehosaphat

    You're right: the Terminator franchise chicks just don't have cushin' for the pushin'.

  • April 13, 2009, 9:12 p.m. CST


    by gruemanlives

  • April 13, 2009, 9:14 p.m. CST

    Where's the toy light set?

    by Turd Furgeson

    They need a toy light set so the john connor doll can go in and trash it....

  • April 13, 2009, 9:14 p.m. CST

    this is cool news

    by Kenny_Fuckin_Powers<p> anything merrick posts is

  • April 13, 2009, 9:17 p.m. CST

    Yikes. These will be cheap in August

    by lockesbrokenleg

    That mask is hideous.

  • April 13, 2009, 9:18 p.m. CST

    Speaking of toys..WTF?

    by The Dark Shite

    WHAT in the name of sweet baby Jesus, is that Indiana Jones figure in the top right hand corner supposed to be? "Crack addict Indy"?

  • April 13, 2009, 9:22 p.m. CST

    I hate McG as much...

    by Chief Joseph the next guy, but there WERE Terminator 2 toys when that movie came out.<br> See here:<br><br>

  • April 13, 2009, 9:25 p.m. CST

    The NEW Neca T2 figures look way better.

    by GenreBoy

    No seriously. They do. They have images over at toynewsinternational. These figures look like shit. They make the mcfarlane lines look those sucked ass as well..b/c they were essetially maquettes.

  • April 13, 2009, 9:29 p.m. CST

    Oh, now I understand

    by Chief Joseph

    These toys are made by Playmates Toys, the shittiest toy company in America.<br> You may remember them for running Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into the ground (twice) and for squandering their Star Trek license.

  • April 13, 2009, 9:31 p.m. CST

    the movie will probably be a letdown

    by johnnyangelheart

    unless they can top the kickass T:SCC finale. And I don't get the thing with collecting plastic statuettes but it doesn't hurt my feelings any if somebody else does.

  • April 13, 2009, 9:33 p.m. CST

    is this website going to review these toys to?

    by oscarmike

    so much for cool news

  • April 13, 2009, 9:33 p.m. CST

    Don't mind me...

    by Steve Young

    I'm just here for the "Shane Hurlbut action figure, with real light-fiddling action" jokes. Carry on.

  • April 13, 2009, 9:33 p.m. CST

    T-600 Power Fist (SRP $24.99)

    by PTSDPete

    Lord, help us.

  • April 13, 2009, 9:41 p.m. CST

    T-R.I.P. fortelling of the T-franchise after this abomination?

    by coltrautman

    its McG and pg-13...honestly..

  • April 13, 2009, 9:44 p.m. CST


    by DoctorZoidberg

    just creepy

  • April 13, 2009, 9:45 p.m. CST

    Now we know WHY it's a PG13

    by Mockingbuddha

    movie. It's hard to believe someone called McG, could be such a corporate whore. I'm not criticizing though, I'd sell out in a second, given the chance.

  • April 13, 2009, 9:47 p.m. CST


    by kafka07

    Wow these toys are demented. That Power Fist rivals the Hulk Hands any day. Feel the power of the Terminator?? Oh man lol. And it vibrates. Ok. And that Terminator mask is just plain fucked. Hilarious stuff.

  • April 13, 2009, 9:47 p.m. CST

    Nice Christian Bale toy...

    by TheMarineBiologist

    Seriously, that John Conner toy could be anyone.

  • April 13, 2009, 9:49 p.m. CST

    What. No cute comic relief sidekick character?

    by otm shank

    It is PG-13.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:06 p.m. CST

    I find this merchandising lame.

    by Nivek666

    Seriously, is the guy who designed this line living with an early 80's market in mind? These figures look like junk, even kids know this is crap.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:15 p.m. CST

    The T600...

    by skiprat1

    ...looks like the Dad from Everybody Loves Raymond. I'd have watched THAT episode.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:16 p.m. CST

    My boys may like them.....

    by KSmotorider

    The only one I'd consider for my shelf if it was a good quality toy(which I don't see here, but I bet it will be made) are the Terminator Bikes.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:20 p.m. CST

    Oh fuck you. There were a shitload of T2 action figures.


    And there were a shitload of Alien3 action figures if I remember correctly. So don't give me any fucking shit they dropped the rating to have action figures. They would have had toys regardless.<p>

  • April 13, 2009, 10:21 p.m. CST

    is that a DNA double helix in the red eyes??

    by nooneimportant

    that looks like a DNA double helix on the packaging in the Terminator's red eyes. and notice the burned city of LA on the bottom!

  • April 13, 2009, 10:24 p.m. CST

    Does anyone spend like 200-300 bucks on sideshow collectibles?


    If so-- you need to get a fucking woman to spend some cash on. Seriously....a couple hundred bucks on action figures? For that kinda coin-- I hope you're getting off on it and stuffing the thing up your fucking ass you lonely ass motherfucker.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:30 p.m. CST

    KSmotorider I agree

    by Iron-kong

    Especially if they have rip-chords and you can make them do stunts like those old Evel Knieval bikes. Actually I remember in the 80's they had smaller stunt bikes that looked like crotch rockets.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:44 p.m. CST

    John Connor action figure with "light trashing" action!

    by Clavius

    Pretty much all I want one for.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:45 p.m. CST


    by raystevensonwarzone

  • April 13, 2009, 10:46 p.m. CST

    Look cheap

    by the_shogun_gunslinger

    But as others have stated, HERE is the reason we get a PG-13 rated Terminator movie. Why the fuck can they make toys for T2 and still make it R rated? Oh I know, because we weren't a nation of total pussies back in '91.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:46 p.m. CST

    Lame Weapons

    by raystevensonwarzone

    The Terminator weapons look like melted together assault rifles.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:49 p.m. CST

    Those Endo Skeleton Patches would make me puke...

    by thecomedian

    Gross and kinds creepy. So it the Terminator mask. On the flipside I hope they use the uncanny valley to full effect with the T-600s. That's what makes them so menacing in the 1st place.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:50 p.m. CST

    They look like the old school T2 figures

    by Biffs_Pleasure_Paradise

    The ones that came out back when the movie was released. Those looked like shit and so do these.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:54 p.m. CST

    Biffs_Pleasure_Paradise a man true to my heart

    by raystevensonwarzone

    Yeah, do you remember that bullshit line. Remember his Terminator car that looked like a corvette and fired missiles. Also, the terminator arm that fired. That would be one useless fucking Terminator. Don't forget John Connor with dirt bike, the only competent toy in the whole line.

  • April 13, 2009, 10:56 p.m. CST

    DGDB's Greatest Wisdom: Pussy > Toys

    by DOGSOUP

    Learn it. Live it. Possible exception for specialized toys that vibrate and make the G-Spot swell but you can't get those from Sideshow Collectibles. No a full scale replica of Thor's Hammer doesn't count

  • April 13, 2009, 10:59 p.m. CST

    Double bullshit

    by daggor

    Yep. This film was never, ever gonna show the gore and boobies it needs it they've been planning on having all these toy tie-ins. All these stupid, ugly, make-a-fast-buck then on-clearance-in-October shitty toys. Nice that Playmates wants to show us these figures, which not only spoil some of the story, but we've been seeing glimpses of for months. Fuck you, Playmates, and fuck you, McG.

  • April 13, 2009, 11:07 p.m. CST

    Hell yeah I remember

    by Biffs_Pleasure_Paradise

    Along with an Arnie figure in a wifebeater, and for some inexplicable reason you could pop off his upper torso (face and chest). I loved the days when action figure lines would end up going totally wacky with shit that was never in the movies or TV shows.

  • April 13, 2009, 11:10 p.m. CST

    Those endoskeleton patches

    by Mr Lucas

    bring back memories of something similar 2000AD gave away based on a cyborg character in one of the early issues(sorry - 'progs')it was probably in 1977 (when everything was better than it is now, kids). I had them on when I went to school. Bastard teacher made me take them off.

  • April 13, 2009, 11:16 p.m. CST

    The lowdown:

    by MotherPussBucket

    The 6" T-700 looks like it's taking someone from behind. Or if you buy 2 then they could dance the tango together. The 6" John Connor: lipstick and wellington boots, nice. The 6" Marcus is hiding a boner on his pants. Honestly, look! The 6" T-600's job is to blow leaves off the road. The 10" Marcus; anyone seen the rape scene in Tetsuo? The 10" T-600 looks like Uziel from The Prophecy, and I love the way that his left trouser-leg is staying up. 10" T-R.I.P, there's your Jar-Jar, right there. Hope this movie doesn't end up being buggered on South Park.

  • April 13, 2009, 11:18 p.m. CST

    The lowdown:

    by MotherPussBucket

    The 6" T-700 looks like it's taking someone from behind. Or if you buy 2 then they could dance the tango together. The 6" John Connor: lipstick and wellington boots, nice. The 6" Marcus is hiding a boner on his pants. Honestly, look! The 6" T-600's job is to blow leaves off the road. The 10" Marcus; anyone seen the rape scene in Tetsuo? The 10" T-600 looks like Uziel from The Prophecy, and I love the way that his left trouser-leg is staying up. 10" T-R.I.P, there's your Jar-Jar, right there. Hope this movie doesn't end up being buggered on South Park.

  • April 13, 2009, 11:19 p.m. CST

    Aw shite, sorry about the double-post.

    by MotherPussBucket

  • April 13, 2009, 11:25 p.m. CST

    Wish they made toys like that when I was a kid.

    by JuanSanchez

  • April 13, 2009, 11:27 p.m. CST

    JuanSanchez -- they didn't have that shit in your village?


  • April 13, 2009, 11:28 p.m. CST

    The Marcus figures could double as Dave Lister

    by Gorehog

    Anyone know where I can get a Kochanski?

  • April 13, 2009, 11:29 p.m. CST

    It's Playmates Toys, guys

    by Chief Joseph

    Remember that first wave of Ninja Turtles toys? That Splinter that looked like a big brown turd and that gay shirtless, purple & blue armored Shredder?<br> That was like 1987, so it can be forgiven... except that their toys all look like that still.<br> Take a look at the Star Wars line; those figures are priced for kids and yet they look great.<br> I'm wondering if there's a reason Hasbro, Mattel, or whoever wouldn't touch this thing.

  • April 13, 2009, 11:31 p.m. CST

    Oh, and Bale rant jokes...

    by Chief Joseph

    ...will never stop being funny to me.<br> I still think about Michael Richards and chuckle sometimes,and Bale's is 10x funnier. (Though not a career killer.)

  • April 13, 2009, 11:33 p.m. CST

    The only career killer for Bale = A FUCKING BULLET


  • April 13, 2009, 11:35 p.m. CST

    Well I know that TFs and Terminator...

    by Roketopunch

    are being compared with each other already. The Transformers have one thing going for them besides Optimus and that is the Transformers has better toys. Fact. This looks like poop.

  • April 13, 2009, 11:38 p.m. CST

    Terminator Toys Were The Best Growing Up!

    by pr1c3y

    Especially with T2 they got really creative with shit. Anybody else have the thing were you covered the little 6 inch ecto skeleton in pink flesh stuff which could be torn off at your leisure. Or how about the exploding Robert Patrick toy. How I miss being a kid :(

  • April 13, 2009, 11:42 p.m. CST

    "little 6 inch ecto skeleton in pink flesh stuff"


    That wasn't a T2 toy dude. That was your mom's fucking pocket rocket.

  • April 13, 2009, 11:48 p.m. CST

    The T-600

    by jimmy_009

    Doesn't make a lot of sense as far as fooling the Resistance. It's hard to mistake an 8 foot tall rubber behemoth as a real person. That said I can't wait to see them in action. The prequel novel to the movie featured a lot of T-600 action.

  • April 13, 2009, 11:48 p.m. CST

    lol @ r rating.

    by alice 13

    i will lol @ a r rating while i wear my <p>t-600 voice 'n' vision skull <p> with its sound fx and voice changer.

  • April 13, 2009, 11:55 p.m. CST

    Yea Man Who Cares About Bales Rant?

    by pr1c3y

    If I was Christian Bale I'd rant like a motherfucker about anything. Considering I am a badass batman, I hatcheted Jared Leto whilst listening to Huey Lewis And The News, Went for the method smackhead look in The Machinist, Public Enemies with him and Johnny Depp doing the Mann thing with Tommy Guns!, and of course he went loco Rolling Thunder style in Harsh Times. That's a man who can rant whenever the fuck he wants!

  • April 13, 2009, 11:56 p.m. CST

    Me 12"

    by Phil Connors

    XXX rated

  • April 13, 2009, 11:58 p.m. CST

    I can now powerfist someone...

    by The Dum Guy

    At least in a way that is different from the normal powerfist.

  • April 13, 2009, 11:59 p.m. CST


    by TheMarineBiologist

    I care... it was kinda awesome. I listen to it every night before bedtime.<p> I really wish I was kidding.

  • April 14, 2009, 12:16 a.m. CST

    Those kids toys are FUCKED UP!!

    by malificus

    I promise to plant my most bolce boot in the puss of any grunt-faced little bastard that comes at me wearing any of this fucked up Terminator shit. They are worse than eerie and any kid that wants to put on one of those masks and come near me is asking for it in a big way and will certainly get it.

  • April 14, 2009, 12:17 a.m. CST

    Could these look any more dated?

    by JoeSixPack

    Holy crap, action figures have come a long way since the early 90s. The figures look awful, frankly.

  • April 14, 2009, 12:18 a.m. CST

    I only wish the Mel Gibson rant...

    by Chief Joseph

    ...had been leaked, instead of destroyed by that Scientologist celeb-coddling Sheriff Baca.

  • April 14, 2009, 12:22 a.m. CST


    by HaterofCrap


  • April 14, 2009, 12:30 a.m. CST

    Matt Trakker is a member of G.I. Joe? say it ain't so oe

    by darthxmas

    Will any toy universe ever be safe again? I do expect man at arms special edition figure to be produced in a Barbie fantasy time travel line where she is dressed as Shera.

  • April 14, 2009, 12:35 a.m. CST

    Is it just me, or does T-4 look increasingly retarded


    They could have really gone after the horror angle of the rubber skinned machines if they went for an R but you cant look at these toys and not know that it will be PG-13 garbage.

  • April 14, 2009, 12:36 a.m. CST

    Bale with trashing stagehands action?

    by lockesbrokenleg


  • April 14, 2009, 12:49 a.m. CST

    They suck

    by disfigurehead

  • April 14, 2009, 12:49 a.m. CST

    no rated R movie can have a toy for kids ?

    by theplant

    What about all the T2 toys, you moron ? It was the exact same line for an R rated movie, prick. Don't speak when you don't know shit, fuckin ass.

  • April 14, 2009, 12:57 a.m. CST

    theplant: That was circa 1990'ish...

    by The Dum Guy

    ...That was before 9/11 and the Jonas Brothers, we now live in a different time.<br><br>Of course it all comes down to what you lable something. Have I seen plastic "action figures" of Watchmen at Blockbuster, no I've seen "special edition replicas".<br><br>Its like... Tommy Chong was arrested for selling bongs (water pipes), but according to some states you can sell 'water pipes', but not 'bongs'. What's the difference you ask? The same between a vagina and a cunt... one sounds more likeable than the other.

  • April 14, 2009, 1:10 a.m. CST

    Glad you agree. CUNT is a far more likable name for it.


    VAGINA sounds like I'm gonna examine it. Not split it.

  • April 14, 2009, 1:25 a.m. CST

    Why so few Bale toys?!?

    by conspiracy

    Because to represent Bale in 6" form is FUCKING AMATEUR...That is fucking why! Bales fucking professionalism is simply to fucking great to be seen in toy form. I'm sure it is in his contract that ALL likeness of Bale MUST be at least a manly and professional sized 16"...anything less will get fucking trashed.

  • April 14, 2009, 1:30 a.m. CST

    Proof of McG's Lies

    by ThusSpakeSpymunk

    The fact that toys like this are created MONTHS AND MONTHS in advance, and the fact that toys for kids don't get marketed to children, you've got here definitive proof that THE MOVIE WAS ALWAYS - ALWAYS - ALWAYS INTENDED TO BE PG-13, AND WAS NEVER GOING TO BE ALLOWED TO BE 'R' NO MATTER WHAT. McG's lies sicken me because people believe him. Now, he's been found out. I hope someone in the Hollywood scene reading this takes a moment to call him out for this.

  • April 14, 2009, 1:33 a.m. CST

    They do like fuckin amateur toys

    by theplant

    Indeed, I'm not sure if the worse T2 toy was even at least 500% better than these.

  • April 14, 2009, 1:34 a.m. CST

    The only career killer for DGDB = Rogen interview

    by GunterMonkey

    Now you're commenting on toys? This is the equivalent of Ice T staring in family've lost your edge, should change your name to "Rainbow Brite's Lip Gloss"

  • April 14, 2009, 1:35 a.m. CST


    by redfist


  • April 14, 2009, 1:37 a.m. CST

    The 10 year old kids in China

    by Miyamoto_Musashi

    Who made this shite are real amateurs, so they get paid 50 cents an hour, and have to work 16 hours a day, get with it, take some pride in your work and show some profesionalism.

  • April 14, 2009, 1:37 a.m. CST

    The child model on the toys packaging

    by theplant

    Anyone think he looks like one of those future will be / wanne be Columbine guys ? Gives me the creeps.

  • April 14, 2009, 1:39 a.m. CST

    McG Hate is Unprofessional

    by redfist

    and warrented. fucking ass

  • April 14, 2009, 1:40 a.m. CST

    Rescue Rangers

    by Miyamoto_Musashi

    Have been drinking a lot lately, and might be hallucinating, so can someone confirm that there really is an add on this site for Rescue Ranger toys

  • April 14, 2009, 1:53 a.m. CST

    I eat cunts, but I check vaginas

    by The Dum Guy

    That's how I role.

  • April 14, 2009, 1:55 a.m. CST


    by christpunchers2007

    That helmet thing looks stupid. Those endoskeleton patches, they look like metallic GROWTH rather than the skeleton under a person's skill.

  • April 14, 2009, 1:56 a.m. CST

    That little kid

    by christpunchers2007

    Is he our new Edward Furlong in the eventually remake of T2?

  • April 14, 2009, 2:01 a.m. CST

    by BrainFart

  • April 14, 2009, 2:15 a.m. CST

    In McG's "imagination", Skynet consists of rappers?

    by Stalin vs Predator

    "Yo, dawg, check out mah T-RIP! Yeeeeah, I thought of tha name mahself, it trippin', aight! And look at all tha bling on that sucka!" <p> <p> Or something similar. Thankfully, I don't know that babble well enough to imitate it. But I thougt I knew McG's "imagination" and "creativity" - and now it turns out that they're actually smaller and more pathetic than I'd believed. <p> <p> There are only two "Terminator" movies and it will stay that way, accept it. Just as there is only one "Highlander" film.

  • April 14, 2009, 2:22 a.m. CST

    Oh, and I wonder why there are no "touch me and I speak" toys.

    by Stalin vs Predator

    They seem to hammer those out for every bigger movie this days, so I wonder if this was because a certain primadonna didn't want her toys reflashed by clever techies to speak "What don't you fucking understand!?!" instead...?

  • April 14, 2009, 2:31 a.m. CST

    The Marcus Mask scares me, but not as much as seeing a PG13 movi

    by alucardvsdracula

    Fuck it, I will never watch this piece of kiddy porn.

  • April 14, 2009, 2:49 a.m. CST

    DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD - I had a tin can and a stick

    by JuanSanchez

  • April 14, 2009, 2:58 a.m. CST

    Absolute shit

    by kwisatzhaderach

    Fuck McG and this stupid film.

  • April 14, 2009, 3:28 a.m. CST


    by southafricanguy

    lol dude. that was funny, i had the same thought. Please tell me those wont be actual terminator model names.....please

  • April 14, 2009, 3:30 a.m. CST

    KWISAHATZHADERACH......I have really

    by southafricanguy

    mixed expectations for this movie. The trailer looks cool, and i think it will benefit from being a completely different movie from previous ones (since it will be mad max/post apocalyptic like) so it should hopefully be better than the completely pointless T3....

  • April 14, 2009, 3:35 a.m. CST

    but then you see stupid shit like these names

    by southafricanguy

    and the fact that its been written by the same guys who did T3 (though at least Nolan did some rewrites). And then theres Bale, who seems to be on a real winning streak (though it does nt last for any actor, so who knows?)

  • April 14, 2009, 3:51 a.m. CST

    i gather from the pics this is a kids movie - great

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

  • April 14, 2009, 3:53 a.m. CST

    now kids that kill their parents have a mask to wear

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

    while doing it

  • April 14, 2009, 3:54 a.m. CST


    by The Dark Shite

    You had a stick? You lucky fucker! A tin can AND a stick? I wish we grew up in neighbouring caves. T4 toys, by playmates: Toys done professionally.

  • April 14, 2009, 3:54 a.m. CST

    fuck this reboot and fuck the star trek reboot

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

  • April 14, 2009, 3:55 a.m. CST

    "district 9" is the movie to watch out for

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

  • April 14, 2009, 3:57 a.m. CST

    everything with serious power behind is an old idea

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

  • April 14, 2009, 3:57 a.m. CST

    hollywood is bankrupt of original ideas and balls

    by JimmyJoe RedSky

  • April 14, 2009, 4:03 a.m. CST

    Jimmy....agree with you about the original

    by southafricanguy

    ideas, and the lack of balls. However dude, even in the rare instance where something risky and original is tried it will still be hated and attacked on these boards...

  • April 14, 2009, 4:13 a.m. CST

    so as far as im concerned fanboys/geeks

    by southafricanguy

    deserve what they get, endless remakes/reboots/sequals/prequals/adaptations etc...There is no more objectivity or giving talented directors the benefit of the doubt. Its all knee jerk reaction now, and a "show me everthing now or it sucks" type mentality. Or everyone just makes up their minds beforehand based on their personal issues with whatever director/actor etc...

  • April 14, 2009, 5:42 a.m. CST


    by kwisatzhaderach

    The original two Terminator films are so distinctive and groundbreaking in their different ways. They were made by somebody with a vision and balls to the wall passion. T3 was a hackjob, someone cashing in on T2. This new one will be no different. No James Cameron, no Adam Greenberg, no Brad Fiedel. At the very most this new film will be a competent action film (which it won't be has anyone seen the action sequences from the Charlies Angels films?) McG is the worst kind of Hollywood pushover, as we saw from his on set reaction to Bale. This is not a Terminator film.

  • April 14, 2009, 6:03 a.m. CST

    hese are the two guys in charge of the Terminator films

    by kwisatzhaderach <p> Anybody still got any hope left for this film?

  • April 14, 2009, 6:04 a.m. CST


    by kwisatzhaderach

    Putting fans in charge of a franchise is a bad idea.

  • April 14, 2009, 6:11 a.m. CST

    Chief Joseph ....

    by bender7

    Bale rant jokes still are hilarious to me too. Gus Van Rant's at the top cracked me up. That rant is one of the best things ever to come out of Hollywood

  • April 14, 2009, 6:34 a.m. CST

    Needs more fucking Bale.

    by Stuntcock Mike

  • April 14, 2009, 6:45 a.m. CST

    KWISAHATZHADERACH....have you ever

    by southafricanguy

    read Cameron's Rambo 2 script? If so what did you think of it?

  • April 14, 2009, 6:45 a.m. CST

    Where is the DP doll?

    by ricarleite2


  • April 14, 2009, 6:50 a.m. CST

    But you know Kwis, McG seems like one of

    by southafricanguy

    those hack directors thats good at mimicking another directors style, i get the impression he has no particular style or pov of his own when making a movie. Most of his comments in interviews seem to stress how much he has studied the first two movies, so I think he has tried his hardest to make a film that feels like its part of the same universe as the first two movies.

  • April 14, 2009, 6:54 a.m. CST

    But i agree with you Kwis, letting fans direct

    by southafricanguy

    a movie can be a very bad thing, there is a lack of objectivity. Think about the horrible Clone wars animated series, John Logan's script for Star trek nemesis etc...While Nolan was nt a particular Batman fan (he brought Goyer on partly to provide all the Batman mythos knowledge) and look how the last 2 Batman movies turned out. Or Singer, not a big x-men fan. Thats partly why I think Paramount did something really smart by giving trek to J.J who wasnt actually a trek fan...

  • April 14, 2009, 6:59 a.m. CST

    oh,and as stated above you and I

    by southafricanguy

    both know, directors with passion and balls are in short supply these days. Look at all the big summer movies and who they have been made by...all studio yes men/hacks/journeymen....

  • April 14, 2009, 7:02 a.m. CST

    studio yes men/hacks/journeymen....

    by champvinyl

    a.k.a. <P> Douchebags.

  • April 14, 2009, 7:05 a.m. CST

    I miss the days where the toys were released

    by IndyCollector

    based on demand and the popularity of the film. I can't imagine the Speed Racer toys last year were successful at all.

  • April 14, 2009, 7:09 a.m. CST

    That third tank trank

    by Diagnostic

    is kind of useless in real life.

  • April 14, 2009, 7:10 a.m. CST

    So what happens when a kid plays with these

    by IndyCollector

    And then wants to watch The Terminator with Arnie's cock, Linda Hamilton's breasts and "Fuck you, asshole?"

  • April 14, 2009, 7:14 a.m. CST

    Thank you CHAMPVINYL...well put good sir..

    by southafricanguy

  • April 14, 2009, 7:19 a.m. CST


    by kwisatzhaderach

    I haven't read Cameron's Rambo script but if anyone has a copy I would love to give it a look.

  • April 14, 2009, 7:21 a.m. CST


    by kwisatzhaderach

    Fans are just destined to try and copy the films they fell in love with in the first place. Singers Superman Returns being the main offender. <p> You're right about directors with lack of vision. Nolan and Fincher are the only two blockbuster directors I can think of from the current movement that are turning out anything watchable.

  • April 14, 2009, 7:26 a.m. CST

    The skull - Mars Attacks

    by Mysterious_Volvo

    nuff said. oh apart from maybe nak nak crak crak

  • April 14, 2009, 7:26 a.m. CST

    The skull - Mars Attacks

    by Mysterious_Volvo

    nuff said. oh apart from maybe nak nak crak crak

  • April 14, 2009, 7:30 a.m. CST


    by djkris are supposed to LIKE this stuff, let alone WEAR & PLAY with them? Half of them are of bad quality and the other half are...I can't find a good word for it. Atrocious, maybe? Endoskeleton patches? Seriously? Markus mask? I bet it will be lovely to see your kid and his friends run around wearing those. Really adorable.

  • April 14, 2009, 7:33 a.m. CST

    Did the box say, "Features Fist Action"?

    by GaiustheBrave

    I think I'll buy it just for that. Not for the fisting action itself, primarily, but for a good laugh. I hope to God O'Reilly has heard about the naughty Terminator toy. Also, I see no one's been ripping on Bay lately. You're welcome.

  • April 14, 2009, 7:40 a.m. CST

    Never mind...

    by GaiustheBrave

    it's says "Firing Fist Action." Tobias Funke say, "Funny your mind went there." I'll have to retract that pithy email I sent the giant head of O'Reilly, I guess.

  • April 14, 2009, 7:47 a.m. CST

    And I had to share the tin can with my brother Miguel

    by JuanSanchez

  • April 14, 2009, 7:51 a.m. CST


    by dancetothebeatofthelivingdead

    They didn't even try did they?

  • April 14, 2009, 7:53 a.m. CST

    I want the Christian Bale action figure that says, "WHAT DON'T..

    by Leafar the Lost

    ...YOU FUCKING UNDERSTAND?!" and "OH, GOOD FOR YOU!" and "YOU'RE A NICE GUY...NO, YOU'RE A NICE GUY, BUT WE'RE DONE PROFESSIONALLY!" I can't wait to buy one for my son.

  • April 14, 2009, 8:01 a.m. CST

    How Many Haters Already Have Advance Orders For These

    by LaserPants

    And multiple orders for each figure? My guess -- ALL OF THEM. And when they receive them, they will "hate" them, and when they see the flim (yes, flim) in theatres something like 500 or 600 times over a two week period, they will do it with "hate" in their hearts. "Hate" in this case meaning an almost psychotically obsessive love.<br><br> In other news, T2: WEE WUB WOO ROBODADDY is, hands down, the most overrated movie of all times. Oh, no wait, the second most overrated -- TITANIC would the the MOST overrated movie of all times (as well as being one of the worst movies of all times. Excuse me, flim. Thats right: flim.)

  • April 14, 2009, 8:02 a.m. CST

    The Bale/John Connor doll looks

    by Dingbatty

    like it's covered in blow.

  • April 14, 2009, 8:04 a.m. CST

    These will be pegwarmers,

    by Dingbatty

    like the TDK figures. Oh, and A10 Warthog? Warthog is the nickname. It's A10 Thunderbolt II. Fuckin' unprofessional.

  • April 14, 2009, 8:11 a.m. CST


    by adiehardfanwithalethalweapon

    Did they just recycle the T2 toys?! They look as shitty as the ones from 92.

  • April 14, 2009, 8:21 a.m. CST

    Which Happy Meal do these come with?

    by GrandMuffTarkin

    McNuggets or Fishburger for the rapper figure?

  • April 14, 2009, 8:49 a.m. CST

    PG-13 confirmed at!

    by nooneimportant

    there was an ad for a preview this wednesday on Fox and it showed Terminator Salvation rated PG-13. he has a pic of the screen up at the site. this sucks!!! We should start a new saying. Instead of Fuck Bay, it should be Fuck McG !

  • April 14, 2009, 8:51 a.m. CST

    Where's the DP tinkerer action figure?

    by LaneMyersClassic

    OOOOOOH, Good!

  • April 14, 2009, 9 a.m. CST

    Fuck the ratings guys

    by theplant

    Actually that video of the producers posted above is not that bad, remember, producers can't be looking like Bale or actors, they have to look like people dealing with huge amount of money. They say McG delivered. I don't care how shit the toys are, I'm not seeing a toy in the theater, I will be seeing a fucking movie.

  • April 14, 2009, 9:24 a.m. CST

    They made it pg-13 to market it to kids?

    by HerbWestAustin

    bullshit. talk about ruining terminator tradition. fuck off hollywood . damn corporate greed.

  • April 14, 2009, 9:31 a.m. CST

    Fuck that...

    by CptHowdy75

    These have been up on Bantha Skull for about two months now. They were shitty then, and are shitty now.

  • April 14, 2009, 9:37 a.m. CST

    woooow bantha skull had it first!!! lookout!

    by champvinyl

    ... its a site that nobody apparently gives a shit about! <P> SCOOP!

  • April 14, 2009, 9:38 a.m. CST

    The masks are made by Silver Shamrock!

    by HerbWestAustin

    three more days till halloween, halloween, halloween

  • April 14, 2009, 9:45 a.m. CST

    man those are..

    by Aeghast


  • April 14, 2009, 9:46 a.m. CST


    by kwisatzhaderach

    The producers are just typical sleazy Hollywood money merchants. Planning a trilogy. Fucks sake.

  • April 14, 2009, 10:34 a.m. CST

    Alright, Powerfisting for kids!

    by Puddleglum

    what a name for a toy: "power fist"

  • April 14, 2009, 10:35 a.m. CST

    ...a non-"adult" toy, that is

    by Puddleglum

  • April 14, 2009, 10:35 a.m. CST

    BTW, I didn't know Mr. T was in this movie

    by Puddleglum

    AND got a 3.75' figure.

  • April 14, 2009, 10:36 a.m. CST

    Who cares if it's PG-13?

    by Azlam Orlandu

    Good God people...there's nothing so great about any of the rated R moments in the previous films that makes it a must have for this one. Besides the scope and atmosphere of this film will far outweigh the last 3 films combined. That should be more than enough to entertain us all. Fucking crybabies.

  • April 14, 2009, 10:56 a.m. CST

    USe Caution when Crossing Streets or Using Stairs

    by Ebolarama

    What the fuck? Are they expecting kids to be going to business meetings wearing the T-600 skull mask??

  • April 14, 2009, 10:58 a.m. CST

    Cock Pit

    by Ebolarama

    On the back of the A-10 Warthog packaging it says "Cock Pit" instead of cockpit... hmm

  • April 14, 2009, 11 a.m. CST

    What's with the Al-Quaeda Bale figure?

    by Klytus_I.m_Bored

    didn't give rights to his likeness? Maybe there's a Reign of Fire toy you can substitute or some shit.

  • April 14, 2009, 11:59 a.m. CST

    Terminator--you know, for kids!

    by heyscot

    WTF are they doing marketing Terminator to kids?

  • April 14, 2009, 12:05 p.m. CST

    What a load of crap

    by Muki

  • April 14, 2009, 12:29 p.m. CST


    by kwisatzhaderach

    'You know, for kids' - haha, thanks for reminding me of one of my favourite films.

  • April 14, 2009, 12:32 p.m. CST

    I had a Terminator toy when I was a kid

    by D.Vader

    It was awesome.

  • April 14, 2009, 1:17 p.m. CST

    by The_Observer

  • April 14, 2009, 1:44 p.m. CST

    Endoskeleton Patches

    by Anything But Tangerines

    Can I please be a kid again?

  • April 14, 2009, 1:45 p.m. CST

    You know you want em

    by Anything But Tangerines

    admit it

  • April 14, 2009, 2:11 p.m. CST

    Vial of John Connor's "teen angst tears" for sale

    by LarryTate

    how much?? I only got 50 of 'em

  • April 14, 2009, 2:38 p.m. CST

    What The Fuck...

    by RockyG

    ...These toys are fucking garbage! However..regarding the movie rating to toy coversion..T2 had toys and that was rated R.

  • April 14, 2009, 3:03 p.m. CST


    by paineywoo

    Awful figures that make the original Star Trek: The Motion Picture collection look like DaVinci's. How come a multi-million dollar franchise gets this shit when Doctor Who's 'made by mice for 20p' series gets this kinda awesome detail

  • April 14, 2009, 3:44 p.m. CST


    by REDD

    McFarlane Toys demanded too much of a cut of the profits?

  • April 14, 2009, 4:18 p.m. CST

    So this is what it has been reduced...

    by Fenrisulfr

    The Terminator franchise has been reduced to toys for 10 yo you will probably find in Wal-Mart. Makes me puke. Now we clearly see the whole concept behind making this movie.

  • April 14, 2009, 5:36 p.m. CST

    So this is what I get with my McG meal...

    by siouxfire

    The answer to why the damn thing is PG-13.

  • April 14, 2009, 5:50 p.m. CST

    The 10" Marcus

    by Crooooooow

    looks like he's having a fight with his robotic willy

  • April 14, 2009, 5:52 p.m. CST

    T-R.I.P? Really?

    by pokadoo

    I'm guessing he's a helpful streetwise robot who befriends John Conner and bodypops and dispenses one-liners. Smacks a T-800 in the head, causing a robo-concusion. "Whats wrong? Feel like your ZING!" A lot of those toys looked like shit prototypes. Except that cool mask.

  • April 14, 2009, 5:55 p.m. CST

    The Marcus mask looks like Michael Myers

    by pokadoo

    A retarded Michael Myers!

  • April 14, 2009, 6:21 p.m. CST

    Are kids...

    by TedKordLives

    going to EVEN want to emulate 'Marcus' after their parents drag them to T4? Don't worry, these toys are going to be readily available for the forseeable future. <P> (Coz no one's going to buy them)

  • April 14, 2009, 6:21 p.m. CST

    the more I see it

    by LarryTate

    the more it looks like a poor man's Mad Max. "T-R.I.P." about did it for me also. I'm worried and this all just feels wrong. Gimicky

  • April 14, 2009, 6:23 p.m. CST

    RE: The Mask

    by TedKordLives

    Wait, we're actually ENCOURAGING kids to pretend to be TERMINATORS? Dude, I am so out of the country before that generation grows up.

  • April 14, 2009, 6:37 p.m. CST


    by ChaimBenSexyback

  • April 14, 2009, 6:39 p.m. CST


    by ChaimBenSexyback

    I can't imagine any parent buying these. Except for the John Connor dolls. Those are awesome by default.

  • April 14, 2009, 6:45 p.m. CST

    Brother Cobra Kai. Check this shit out.

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD<p> <p> "When U.S. forces went into Iraq in 2003, they had zero robotic units on the ground. By the end of 2004, the number was up to 150. By the end of 2005 it was 2,400, and it more than doubled the next year. By the end of 2008, it was projected to reach as high as 12,000. And these weapons are just the first generation. Already in the prototype stage are varieties of unmanned weapons and exotic technologies, from automated machine guns and robotic ­stretcher ­bearers to tiny but lethal robots the size of insects, which look like they are straight out of the wildest science fiction." <p>

  • April 14, 2009, 6:47 p.m. CST

    I got something clever to say "SO THIS IS WHY THIS IS PG-13"


    Come up with a single original thought for fuck's sake.

  • April 14, 2009, 6:59 p.m. CST


    by TedKordLives

    KIDS. Pretending. To Be. Soulless KILLING MACHINES! This isn't like me playing Transformers as a kid. This shit, if you'll pardon the expression, just got real.

  • April 14, 2009, 7:35 p.m. CST

    Too serious?

    by TedKordLives

    Ok, OMFG those toys are shittee LOLZZ! <P> Honestly, they really don't look any better than the T2 toys, and that was 17 fucking years ago.

  • April 14, 2009, 8:02 p.m. CST


    by Prof_Ender

    That's all I could see when I saw that "fist-firing action."

  • April 14, 2009, 8:14 p.m. CST

    Bale's likeness

    by slone13

    He allowed his likeness to be used for the Sideshow Collectibles Terminator Salvation figures so this whole "He knows the movie is crap" thing is bullshit.

  • April 14, 2009, 8:22 p.m. CST

    I prefer this likeness of Bale.


  • April 14, 2009, 8:24 p.m. CST


    by TedKordLives

    Why hast thou forsaken us?

  • April 14, 2009, 8:40 p.m. CST

    Bale has been seduced by evil once before.....


    But only once. <p>

  • April 14, 2009, 8:43 p.m. CST

    T2 Figures

    by ThusSpakeSpymunk

    The T2 figures came AFTER the movie, long after it premiered and had widespread appeal. In this case, the toys were CREATED MONTHS BEFORE THE MOVIE, and as a result prove beyond even a reasonable doubt that PG-13 was always the intention. And it's rubbish. See, what people who say "Don't whine!" miss about the whole PG-13/R thing is that it's not about wanting to see gore. It's about being disgusted at how Hollywood is terrified of making anything intense, dangerous or risky. Therefore, even an R-rated concept like robot murderers is relegated to PG-13 blanditude.

  • April 14, 2009, 9:08 p.m. CST

    Dark Knight was PG-13.

    by rev_skarekroe

    If only it had been R rated, it wouldn't have been such a lightweight piece of fluff.

  • April 14, 2009, 9:11 p.m. CST

    BALE = NC17 in my FUCKING HEART.



  • April 14, 2009, 9:11 p.m. CST

    Guys give it up

    by D.Vader

    The T2 toys were pretty cheesy too. And yes that was rated R. Big whoop.

  • April 14, 2009, 9:13 p.m. CST

    Christ DG,

    by TedKordLives

    Where the hell did you get that? <P> I thought it was gonna be a still from "Shaft" or something.

  • April 14, 2009, 9:18 p.m. CST

    We make all our shit Ted. One of a kind.


  • April 14, 2009, 9:19 p.m. CST

    Brother D. Vader speaks the truth.


    If you don't like Salvation's rating, than fuck off and jerk off to Stallone's Expendables. Oh wait.....thats PG-13 too now! Oh well. You always have Inglorious Shitstorm. I hear Eli Roth raps dirty in that one.<p>DIRTY CURSE WORDS = GOOD MOVIE

  • April 14, 2009, 9:20 p.m. CST



    Wouldn't buy these, not even for a third world country...

  • April 14, 2009, 9:40 p.m. CST

    Nuclear Holocaust Boneyard Abattoir playset sold seperately

    by ebonic_plague

    Yay marketing! When I think of global mass murder and the mechanized near-extinction of humanity, I'm thinking Arby's!

  • April 14, 2009, 9:45 p.m. CST

    Oh my god

    by mr_l_74


  • April 14, 2009, 9:50 p.m. CST

    Speaking of toys...

    by ebonic_plague

    ...why is there an ad in the top corner of the page for an Andy Rooney doll dressed up like Indiana Jones?

  • April 14, 2009, 10:15 p.m. CST

    Looks like Marcus is a Terminator

    by BBSloth

    whoever the hell he is

  • April 14, 2009, 11:09 p.m. CST

    for me personally i really dont understand why

    by southafricanguy

    everybody is focusing so much on the rating, imho rating wont particularly make a movie good or bad. Though it would be better for a movie to have the freedom to create whatever imagery it wants without considering anything as silly as the mpaa. But then I guess it also has to do with the film's intentions (what its trying to accomplish story/visual/thematic wise.

  • April 14, 2009, 11:11 p.m. CST

    Im more worried about this being written by

    by southafricanguy

    the same guys as T3, and the big question of wether McG can copy/ape the general look and feel of the first two movies (which I guess he can since he appears to have no particular style or voice of his own).

  • April 14, 2009, 11:19 p.m. CST

    and as for the toys.....welcome to the modern

    by southafricanguy

    movie industry guys, its also why it will have a pg 13 rating. Look, lets face reality here...Hollywood is spending insane amounts of money to make these big tentpole genre movies. And since they are so expensive and its a gamble wether their film will be just a modest hit or the next dark knight, well...they have to make sure the movie casn play to the widest possible audiance (if anything blame the MPAA and its pathetic out of date rating system). Thus directors have to come up with ways to skirt around the ratings, by either pushing it as far as they can go (the dark knight) having the action be intense but involve robots/cyborgs (transformers, T4) or have a lot of the action involve aliens or alien creatures. The MPAA does nt like gory violence, but for some reasaon its more acceptable when happening to non-humans...And the toys are now part and parcel of the drive to get extra money from merchandise from these big movies, i guess it helps offset the huge risk of investment..

  • April 14, 2009, 11:22 p.m. CST

    and makes the rewards that much greater

    by southafricanguy

    if the movie is a big hit. Plus its a kind of branding if you think about it. Toys are a major part of every franchise now, helps get the kids into something and make them fans, or a future audiance for later sequals....

  • April 14, 2009, 11:23 p.m. CST

    who will buy other related merchandise like

    by southafricanguy

    comics, collectibles, computer games, the dvds etc...

  • April 14, 2009, 11:37 p.m. CST

    Will Smith as T-WIZ :

    by PTSDPete

    It's the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,y'all. From the future !</p>Jaden Smith as T-WIZ 2.</p>

  • April 14, 2009, 11:50 p.m. CST

    I had to make sure everyone sees this

    by Kief_Ledger

    From the official blog of the production of THE EXPENDABLES:<s></s> so today I heard Sly say, in an understated way, he was about to do the stunt of his life. Hmmm…sounded pretty cool. I’ve seen some pretty big action dudes do some pretty tricky stunts (no disrespect to the incredible guys who risk life and limb by doing dangerous stunts for a living) so it takes a lot to impress me. well today you can color me impressed…a lot…for real…by Sly. The freakin guy is fearless and pretty much ageless. No matter how I describe what I watched him do - 6 times - it won’t even be close to conveying what it was - a classic old school mano a mano takedown. Keep in mind there were no mats on the ground and Sly was basically bareback - no pads except for on his knees - as he dove, rolled, flipped, growled and punched his way through the scene ending with him breaking a neck. Oh and did I mention the sweltering heat and the hard dusty ground he kept slamming his body into? Sly was bleeding and bruised but after watching the last take he turned around and said “that’s how you teach the children.” Then he set up the next shot while the medics tried to stop the bleeding and clean the dirt and stones out of his arm. I LOVE ACTION MOVIES!!!!

  • April 15, 2009, 12:26 a.m. CST

    Bale's likeness theory?

    by Chief Joseph

    These toys were probably produced when the "John is really a Terminator" ending was in place. So I would not be surprised if they had some sort of "Endoskeleton Exposing Action" or something that made it look so bizarre.<br> Playmates pulled a similar boner with Star Trek Generations where they released figures of the entire Enterprise crew based on preliminary uniform designs that were never actually used in the film. Plus a "Skydivin' Captain Kirk" figure from a scene that was cut out of the movie. So they ended up with only 2 or 3 figures that were actually in the film.

  • April 15, 2009, 1:09 a.m. CST

    I think everyone is missing the fucking point...

    by The Dum Guy

    All of modern society will end on the eve of 2013, so everyone should cash in their chips and sell out for what is left.<br><br>My money is going to hookers and alcohol... and a few bucks on guns, since alot people want them (and ammo).<br><br>When SkyNet takes over, I'll gladly be a cyborg.

  • April 15, 2009, 1:27 a.m. CST

    Cobra Kai - almost there

    by Dingbatty

    This:<p><p>plus this<p><p>and mix in a little A.I. (the following isn't true A.I., but is freaky nonetheless; there are plenty of vids on youtube discussing A.I.):<p>

  • April 15, 2009, 1:29 a.m. CST

    Most of the Japanese robots are covered

    by Dingbatty

    by a real doll, because they are mostly interested in advancing the technology so they can have sex with them.

  • April 15, 2009, 1:31 a.m. CST

    Like this:

    by Dingbatty

  • April 15, 2009, 1:35 a.m. CST

    Power suit without cables and hydraulic

    by Dingbatty

    hoses:<p>Japan has a huge aging population, so they are coming up with these suits to assist nursing home workers in lifting seniors.

  • April 15, 2009, 1:45 a.m. CST

    Mini transforming robot:

    by Dingbatty<p>Nanobot soccer<p><p>The future is a bit frightening.

  • April 15, 2009, 3:46 a.m. CST

    Endoskeleton Patches?!?!? FUCK PG-13!!!

    by Motoko Kusanagi

    And damn McG to hell!

  • April 15, 2009, 4:11 a.m. CST

    At least they are making 3 3/4 toys..

    by Playkins

    It used to make me mad when I was a kid if my toys weren't the same scale. I loved having Star Wars/G.I.Joe/Pocket Superheroes/Buck Rogers/Battlestar Galactica crossover battles. Adding a troll-scale He-Man didn't work out. PLUS they have a 3 3/4 scale A-10!!!!<P> Oh, to be a kid again. Those terminators would have been a great back-up for my Stormtrooper/Cobra Special Forces. I called it the "Evil Alliance". Cobra Commander sat with Destro, Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine, Darth Vader, and Prince Lotor. They ALWAYS won the fight.

  • April 15, 2009, 4:33 a.m. CST

    is Marcus from the far future?

    by SantiagoAtez

    Does he arrive in the T4 time period from their future? He seems a more advanced version of the standard T1/T2 bread and butter terminators...he has a personality and doesn't walk with a stick up his ass.

  • April 15, 2009, 5:20 a.m. CST

    Terminator mask perfect for photo radar...

    by BurnHollywood

    "I'm from the future! I don't HAVE to pay fines in the present era!"

  • April 15, 2009, 6:18 a.m. CST

    Salvation will be kiddie crap and TSCC has ben cancelled

    by Gorgomel

    sad day.

  • April 15, 2009, 6:56 a.m. CST

    why the toys look bad

    by stvnhthr

    Typically American toy companies pay a free lance sculptor to make their action figures so an artist does them. Playmates is notorious for using cheap factory sculptors. They started this with TMNT and continue to make some of the ugliest figures ever made for every movie line they get. Remember King Kong. Playmates always gets the business they promise large advances and can deliver large percentages. They are the anti-McFarlane of toy companies.

  • April 15, 2009, 7:12 a.m. CST

    That would be very cool....

    by Darryl_Revok

    if during the "Future" someone else dropped in from an even further time in the future. And it was a baby Sarah Connor.

  • April 15, 2009, 7:12 a.m. CST

    Where the fuck

    by Darryl_Revok

    is the LOST Talkback?<P> So asks me, DARRYL REVOK.

  • April 15, 2009, 7:29 a.m. CST

    TSCC Got Canceled Because It SUCKED

    by LaserPants

    Will River-Terminator wearn how to wuv? G-A-Y.

  • April 15, 2009, 7:31 a.m. CST

    These Toys Are Fucking DISTRACTING

    by LaserPants

    we are done professionally.

  • April 15, 2009, 8:51 a.m. CST

    SouthAfricanGuy - Why Worried About Rating

    by ThusSpakeSpymunk

    The reason people get bent out of shape about the toys isn't really the toys. It's because we all know that a movie that puts story and character first, appropriately, is ALWAYS better than a movie that prioritizes technical issues, including making a movie where you're deciding not "What should the character do here?" but "What should the character do here that keeps the rating PG-13?" That's the problem. We know it means they'll have a scene where Marcus is horribly injured and cries out "Blast! My cockamaime hand!"

  • April 15, 2009, 9:07 a.m. CST

    hoe id this cool news?

    by Potatino

  • April 15, 2009, 9:07 a.m. CST

    how is this cool news

    by Potatino


  • April 15, 2009, 9:30 a.m. CST

    Those endoskeleton patches are awesome

    by Dhaemon

    Can't wait for my next drivers license renewal :)

  • April 15, 2009, 10:22 a.m. CST

    Lord Bale needs to start directing films.

    by Stuntcock Mike

    Under budget and on time. Zero fucking around on his sets.

  • April 15, 2009, 10:31 a.m. CST

    Who said the Ninja Turtles toys were ugly?

    by D.Vader

    Those were the BEST sculpted figures Playmates ever did. Lots of absurd detail on those things for the time, especially with the more complex characters, like that guy who was made up of trash and sludge.

  • April 15, 2009, 10:36 a.m. CST

    When I was a kid

    by Puddleglum

    I rubber cemented tin foil to my face to be a terminator. it was alot cheaper, even if it did look like shite.

  • April 15, 2009, 11:37 a.m. CST

    What they really need to make.....

    by BigMick

    are Terminator beer cozies. Ya know? Just like when the Hulk movie came out, and they had those beer cozies that were like Hulk hands but with an opening for a beer. If they made one of those with a terminator hand, I would definitely buy that.

  • April 15, 2009, 12:42 p.m. CST

    D.Vader is spot on

    by slone13

    The Ninja Turtles figures had an astounding amount of detail. Not necessarily the actual turtles themselves as much as the other characters. In fact, they almost had TOO MUCH detail because it was cost prohibitive to actually paint all the different tiny things that were sculpted so most of the time they simply didn't.

  • April 15, 2009, 1:14 p.m. CST


    by Stuntcock Mike

    My beer cozy is a twelve pound ivory casting of Bale's penis.

  • April 15, 2009, 2 p.m. CST

    'You gotta know

    by TedKordLives

    what a crumpet is to understand cricket!" <P> Sorry, the Turtles talk got to me.

  • April 15, 2009, 2:37 p.m. CST

    TMNT toys suck now

    by Chief Joseph

    I agree that they were pretty good for their time, but go to a store that carries Playmates' TMNT and see what they look like NOW.<br> There are some good looking TMNT figures being made, but they're not being made by Playmates, they're made by NECA.

  • April 15, 2009, 2:49 p.m. CST

    i would like

    by idrinkyourmilkshake

    a burn-in-ator.9(ok,name needs work).But, basically,its a vaporizer, that's shaped like a cute lil t-1000.

  • April 15, 2009, 2:52 p.m. CST

    That's bc the new Ninja Turtles toys are based off the toon

    by D.Vader

    And if you don't like the design of the new cartoon, you're not gonna like the design of the new toys. <p> Matter of fact, I don't know if the toy line has the freedom to be creative and make all sorts of new characters the way the old toy line did. Seems like there aren't any other mutants in the new Ninja Turtles- you're either a Turtle, a Foot Soldier, a techno-enhanced human, or an alien. <p> Whatever happened to animal/human hybrids like Mondo Gecko and Man-Ray, Bebop and Rocksteady? <p> Bleh.

  • April 15, 2009, 3:48 p.m. CST

    so it's a movie for kids?


    professional kids, but still kids.

  • April 15, 2009, 4:03 p.m. CST

    Yeah but can you eat them?

    by Cellar Door

    Toys aren't kewl unless you can eat them or if they shoot stuff at people's heads and eyes. Preferably stuff that gets lodged in the soft gelatin of the eye ball itself. And then you can yank the fishhook projectile out of their eye with a gentle tug. If you're lucky you might just pluck the eyeball from it's fleshy alcove. That's the greatest toy ever invented. The one's you can use to pluck the eyes out of complete stranger's faces. Call it sick but I bet your neighbor is a cyclops inside of a week.

  • April 15, 2009, 6:39 p.m. CST

    Reminds me of the Terminator 2 toys I had when I was a kid.

    by raw_bean

    It was years before I saw either of the films, but I did love those toys.

  • April 15, 2009, 7 p.m. CST

    Don't fuck with my high tech rifle

    by Silver_Joo

    I love that Playmates have pointed out that the shittest looking gun ever is really high tech, ha ha. The T2 figures were better than this, certainly looked less cheap anyway. Even the Robocop figures look better than this. How can the main character have a helmet on, lol. I know you can take it off but damn, that's John Connor! Christian Bale must have really disliked the finished film if he refused to voice over the game and that his action figre be shipped with the helmet on! Priceless! Roll on June.

  • April 15, 2009, 7:04 p.m. CST

    D. Vader

    by Silver_Joo

    I think toy makers were just more creative back in the late 80s/early 90s in knocking out new characters every other month. The variety of both the Transformers and original TMNT lines was great, and they used the shows and comics really cleverly to showcase new stuff. The original Turtles figures were really cool.

  • April 16, 2009, 2:53 a.m. CST

    I guess they're cutting budget costs on the toys

    by the Revisionist

    these figures look a lot like the Aliens toys from 1992....but this is 2009 and there is no reason for the cheapness of these toys. i'm passing on these "dollar store" figures for sure. as a "toy enthusiast" i can say that there have been HUGE improvements in the industry over the past 10 years....not to mention the past 20 years. and these toys look like some of the poorly sculpted crap from the late 80s and early 90s. the indiana jones movie toys are far superior to these.

  • April 16, 2009, 12:20 p.m. CST

    ugly toys

    by dookiew

    especially the marcus mask...WTF

  • April 16, 2009, 1:44 p.m. CST

    Salvation will rule

    by theplant

    The worst the toys, the better the movies. That's a fact.

  • March 26, 2011, 3:26 p.m. CST

    Terminator toys

    by Lukas

    Dang, These action figures are beast!!!! I think That these action figures are like so cool to me!!!!!