The original Terminator is released. Made for only $6.4 million, it grosses more than $78 million around the globe. Production company Hemdale Films owns 50% of the rights. The other half is owned by producer Gale Anne Hurd, who acquired them for $1 from writer/director James Cameron, then her producing partner and later her husband. Related: On the way to 'Terminator Salvation,' legal sparks fly
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