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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 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 ...
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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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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14 February 1986 (USA)  »

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Frankenstein '88  »

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$4,210,000 (estimated)
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Joe Simpson: [Video footage plays of a mechanical arm bending a metal bar] It operates by servo motors of significant yet undetermined strength.
Hunter: What do you mean, undetermined strength?
Joe Simpson: Well, we're not quite sure. We could have used a thicker bar, but we would have had to build a stronger bench in order to anchor the mechanical arm.
Hunter: Well, congratulations. It looks like you guys have created one hell of a killing machine and you made him virtually indestructible. A nice touch.
Alex Whyte: Well, Hunter, I've never seen ...
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great movie
28 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

as a fan of robocop, i always loved this movie. i seen it when it first came out, and finally i bought it on DVD from Brazil, it was never released in the us on DVD. i like the film, but like everything else in this world, everyone has their opinion, love it or hate it. no matter what a movie does, someone will always say "why didn't they do it another way?" in other words you cant please everyone. if you love robocop, you will love this film. to me, its so unique thats its not cheesy, or silly like a lot of lower budget movies. this film always kept me interested. i can see a few scenes that robocop borrowed from here, but tell me what movies don't do that? a lot of films use other ideas from other movies, and sometimes change them around. fun film!


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