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“Due to Schwarzenegger’s thick European accent, the line came off as a comical relief rather than exclamation of urgency and it eventually became one of the most celebrated quotes attributed to the actor.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s heroic Dutch character never returned for Predator sequels onscreen, but he got up to some further adventures offscreen. He survives Predator , but has never reappeared onscreen in the franchise. However, expanded universe materials reveal more to his story.
Three words : “I’ll be back.” Arnold Schwarzenegger made that declaration in 1984’s TheTerminator, cementing his reputation for killer one-liners. No one does it better.
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This also plays into Schwarzenegger’s background and how English wasn’t his native language. Shockingly, he only has 17 lines in The Terminator, which breaks down to a mere 58 words .
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 1987 sci-fi action film “Predator” is today most remembered for one amazing line: “ Get to the choppa !”
The delay in killing was in part to show some sense of respect. Dutch was also the last of the group: the Predator was probably milking the hunt because if it killed Dutch , it wouldn’t have another foe (for a while at least).
The Predator collects the skulls of his prey as trophies, so he was probably checking if Arnold’s skull was worthy of his collection. After that he removes his helmet and goes without weapons, to make this hunt more challenging since he would be lowering himself to the technical level of his prey.
For The Terminator (1984), Arnold Schwarzenegger received $75,000 reportedly which earned $80 million worldwide. He earned $2 million for Commando, $3.5 million for Predator, $11 million for Total Recall, $12 million for both the movies, Kindergarten Cop and Terminator 2.
Schwarzenegger is one of the most popular bodybuilders of all time; and even if you don’t follow the sport, you will know who he is. As of 2021, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s net worth is estimated to be $400 million .
The Terminator in the first film spoke only 17 lines (he has several times more dialogue in the sequel).
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