Arnold Schwarzenegger Slams Fourth 'Terminator' Film: "It Sucked" (Video)

The actor has no regrets about skipping director McG's 2009 installment 'Terminator Salvation.'
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Arnold Schwarzenegger in 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day'

Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn't have any qualms about not having been back for Terminator Salvation.

The actor spoke to Good Morning America recently about the fact that the fourth installment was the only film in the franchise in which he wasn't involved.

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"Thank God," Schwarzenegger said. "It sucked." His schedule as California governor had kept him from filming scenes for the 2009 McG-directed film.

As far as the first three films in the franchise, the actor explained that he enjoys them all for different reasons and would be unable to pick which is best. "I think that the three that I was in, they all three had their own personalities and interesting storylines," he said.

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Terminator Salvation, starring Christian Bale and Sam Worthington, grossed $125.3 million domestically and is generally considered by fans to be a disappointment. It carries a 33 percent approval rating on movie-aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes.

Paramount's Terminator Genisys, directed by Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World) and also starring Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney and Jason Clarke, hits theaters July 1. Schwarzenegger's interview can be seen in the video below.

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