Tech Noir was a club located on Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles, next to the Super C Ranch Market. On the night of Friday, May 13, 1984, the club was the site of a shooting as a Terminator from the future attacked, attempting to kill Sarah Connor and killing a number of other patrons. He almost succeeded, until Kyle Reese saved her life.
The toll entry charge at Tech Noir in 1984 was $4.50. The phone number of the pay phone at the club was 555-9175.
- Tech Noir appears in Terminator Resistance [Infiltrator Mode] and can be explored by the T-800. The T-800 can even turn on the small music box, which will play the Tech Noir music from The Terminator.
Behind the Scenes
- In the script, the club is named "Stoker's".
- During production, the film crew had to turn away would-be customers who thought the Tech Noir was a real club that had just opened up.
- "Tech Noir" refers to a film genre combining the styles of "Film Noir" and "Sci-Fi". This includes films such as The Terminator and Blade Runner. James Cameron coined the term, then also gave the name to the nightclub