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The Return of the Bionic Boy (1979)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnson Yap ...
Johnson 'Sonny' Lee (as Master Johnson Yap)
Ken Metcalfe ...
Heinrich Kuntz
Joseph Zucchero ...
Dr. Hiss
Alex Pecate ...
Franco Guerrero ...
Ben 'Chito' de Leon (as Chito Guerrero)
Johnny Wilson ...
Joe Sison ...
Chief Castro
Pete Cooper ...
Kuntz's Henchman
Joe Cunanan ...
Manny Tibayan ...
Igorot Chief
Gary Quinn ...
Burn Victim
Domeng Reyes
Matt Miller
Ernie Estafa


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Release Date:

5 October 1979 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Bionic Boy II  »

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2.35 : 1
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28 December 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This film is known under several titles. This is pure trash cinema! The boy has special powers, and when he uses them, a prolonged 'waah-waaah-waaaah' sound accompanies him, and every bionic act is done in super slow motion (as in the scene where he throws a man into a basketball hoop, and the dock side scene, when he bends a bumper around a baddie). His sister is a bit of a babe too. Plot-wise, i dont remember, but the 'finale' has to be seen. It inolves a giant fire breathing mecha-godzilla, but on a budget. One of them (i think his sister..) is hit by a boulder, which is obviously made of paper in the climatic scenes. I laughed at how bad it was, yet sat through it all. This really is a gem, and any fan of exploitation or asian trash cinema must see this.

The film was released in various formats in the UK. The version reviewed was available on Cable 2 video.

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