Stan Winston built real, working (and terrifying) Terminators

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When the late, great Stan Winston was at the top of his game, the effects legend did not mess around. In a newly released behind-the-scenes video for Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, released by the Stan Winston School of Character Arts, it shows Winston at work designing the original terminators, the T-1s. In the fiction of the Terminator film universe, the T1s were the primitive precursors to the later models played on film by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Patrick, and Kristanna Loken.

Rather than just build a model though, maybe controlled by a few hydraulics and wires, Winston created a remote controlled machine realistic enough to scare the crap out of most people. Check it out.