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Mutant Hunt (1987)

Video  -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  June 1987 (USA)
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"Z", a cold and vicious genetic scientist, discovers a way to alter harmless human cyborgs into blood thirsty killing machines which he plans to use for his own gain.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rick Gianasi ...
Matt Riker
Mary Fahey ...
Darla Haynes
Johnny Felix
Taunie Vrenon ...
Elaine Eliot
Bill Peterson ...
Mark Umile ...
Dr. Paul Haynes
Stormy Spill ...
Doug Devos ...
Warren Ulaner ...
Alpha Cyborg
Mark Legan ...
Beta Cyborg
Asie Kid ...
Duc Toy
LeeAnne Baker ...
Pleasure Droid
Nancy Arons ...
Window Lady
Adriane Lee ...
Amber Dawn
Edward R. Mallia ...
Boy Friend (as Ed Mallia)


"Z", a cold and vicious genetic scientist, discovers a way to alter harmless human cyborgs into blood thirsty killing machines which he plans to use for his own gain.

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Man has created his ultimate enemy.


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June 1987 (USA)  »

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Shot back-to-back with Breeders (1986). See more »


Domina: We have one night left; I'm gonna make it the night Z regrets for the rest of his life, if he lives that long.
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Apparently, Cyborgs are afraid of wood.
10 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

Recently, I started browsing through the used movies bin at a local video store. You know the type, every movie marked down from $4 to $2. This is usually where you find old work out videos and videos that came with 80's toys (I think I found a Barbie Adventure in one of these once). Anyway this is where I discovered Mutant Hunt. The tagline on the box had me sold, "It's the 21st century New York and It's open season on cyborgs". The god awfulness of this tagline pretty much describes the god awfulness of the film. But that's actually the most entertaining feature of the film.

Mutant Hunt is by no means a good movie, or even a decent film. The script is terrible, the editing bites, and the camera work is abismal. However, if you want a film that you can repeatedly make fun of over and over again, this is your flick. My friend and I watched this film and made jokes throughout the entire thing, MST3K Style. One of our ongoing jokes was that Cyborgs are weak against wood and karate chops because that seemed to be the only thing that really had an effect on them.

I do have to give props to who ever was on the robot design, the cyborgs, normally just guys wearing sunglasses and are dripping fluid, generally look pretty terrible. However at one point, one of the cyborgs gets its skin torn off and we see the robotic endoskeleton. Its movements and looks were pretty good and you can see where 95% of the budget for this film went to.

Overall the film has some decent oneliners (including the phrase "space shuttle sex massacre" and one character who calls the cyborgs Jellyheads) but the true enjoyment of this film is really just making fun of it. This is the only redemption of the film. Jellyhead.

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