The Internet is Having a Field Day Making Fun of Terminator: Genisys

How times have changed: You have to imagine that movie audiences were beyond thrilled when Terminator 2: Judgment Day was announced in the early 1990s… but now, the latest Terminator film news was met mostly with laughter. Then again, it could have to do with the title—Terminator: Genisys.

Schwarzenegger unveiled the film’s official title when he posted the above photo to his Instagram (via Deadline). Now, the working title had already been Terminator: Genesis, but clearly someone in the marketing department decided that that was just too boring for the fifth installment.

Unfortunately (or fortunately, for us), the Internet didn’t let them get away with it:

Shout-out to Syfy for that last one. Nothing like scathing tweets deriding your choice of movie title. Of course, if the studio were looking for publicity, they got it in droves.

If you’re looking for more laughs, check out Entertainment Weekly’s 101 suggestions for better titles (we’re caught between Terminator: Back 2 the Hood and Terminator: WWJD?).

Terminator: Genisys comes out July 1, 2015. Yep.

Photo: Arnold Schwarzenegger/Instagram


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