"...That T3 fulfils its assignment so ably is a triumph of brain taking over where brawn can no longer prevail....[With] bright, heavy metal charm, unexpectedly lively and self-aware wit..."
"...Stan Winston's creature effects are first-rate....[Mostow] propels the narrative with the same zippy B-movie energy he brought to his smaller-scaled BREAKDOWN and U-571....T3 is good enough to warrant a T4..."
"...Schwarzenegger still looks spectacular..."USA Today
"...An expertly paced and efficient sci-fi thrill machine, T3 effectively marries impressive action sequences with persuasive storytelling..."
Los Angeles Times
"...T3 delivers the goods. A hard-hitting, straight-ahead sci-fi actioner..."
"...The stunning Loken's liquid-metal performance as the T-X easily holds its own against the franchise's baddies past, while Stahl and the always-engaging Claire Danes do respectable work..."
"...Viewers will be pleased to find out that yet more dastardly shape-shifting awaits them in T3..."
Movieline's Hollywood Life
"Arnie's most satisfying romp since 1994's TRUE LIES."
Sight and Sound