10 Insane Movie Facts That Will Blow Your Mind
9. Arnold Schwarzenegger Was Paid Approximately $21,429 For Every Word He Said – Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Terminator 2: Judgment Day would probably be most people’s choice for “best Terminator movie,” because that’s exactly what it is. And Arnold Schwarzenegger, who plays the titular character, likely remembers it as such, too, though not necessarily for the reasons you might expect: the actor was paid a whopping $15 million dollars to star, and only utters 700 words throughout the entire movie.
Which translates to around $21,429 per word. I mean, woah, right? Of course, Arnie does more than just say words over the course of the sci-fi classic, but I’m not sure you can really catch him doing much “acting.” That’s to say, this was a massively prosperous venture for the action hero” Uttering the iconic line “Come with me if you want to live” bagged him $171, 432 alone!