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The Vindicator (1986)

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An employee of a secret company operation becomes the victim of the company's special weapons project. He is transformed into a robotic killing machine that, because of his programming must... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David McIlwraith ...
Carl Lehman / Frankenstein
Teri Austin ...
Lauren Lehman
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Alex Whyte
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Hunter
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Burt Arthurs
Catherine Disher ...
Catherine Collins
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Ian Massey
Micki Moore ...
Mrs. Jan Scott
Larry Aubrey ...
Kurt Kessler
Lynda Mason Green ...
Gail Vernon
Denis Simpson ...
Joe Simpson
Caroline Arnold ...
Lisa, Massey's Girl
John Zobolles ...
Paper Boy
Trevor Daves ...
Lab Security Guard #1
Carl Knutson ...
Lab Security Guard #2
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Storyline

An employee of a secret company operation becomes the victim of the company's special weapons project. He is transformed into a robotic killing machine that, because of his programming must destroy anything that comes near him. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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They thought they took his life...now he wants theirs. Invincible. Unstoppable. Indestructible. He's out on the street and out of control!

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Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

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14 February 1986 (USA)  »

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Frankenstein '88  »

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$4,210,000 (estimated)
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Carl Lehman: I don't know who I am. I'm a monster. I can't feel, I can't love. I'm not human. You can't love death.
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"Thank god he wore goggles..."
27 October 2002 | by (Dudley, England) – See all my reviews

The combination of amazing special effects and oscar worthy acting makes the Vindicator one of the most important sci-fi films of recent years. For some reason still unknown to me this gem was found in a bargain bin, why some worthless human thought it right to dirty a modern classic by relagating to a bargain bin is beyond me. I have never been so terrified by a man in tin foil and random bursts of fire. Forget Terminator, Robocop, Aliens, and other films that blaintly ripped off this masterpiece, the vindicator is an unstoppable force.


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