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Cyborg (1989)

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A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.

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Cast

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Deborah Richter ...
Vincent Klyn ...
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Blaise Loong ...
Furman Vux / Pirate / Bandit
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Brick Bardo (as Rolf Muller)
Haley Peterson ...
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Jackson 'Rock' Pinckney ...
Tytus / Pirate / Bandit
Janice Graser ...
Robert Pentz ...
Base / Pirate / Bandit
Sharon K. Tew ...
Prather / Pirate / Bandit
Chuck Allen ...
Vondo / Pirate / Bandit
Stefanos Miltsakakis ...
Xylo / Pirate / Bandit
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Storyline

Gibson Rickenbacker is a hired fighter living in a plague-ravaged apocalyptic America where a plague has infested most of the United States and the rest of the world. In New York City, Gibson encounters a woman named Pearl Prophet. Pearl reveals to Gibson that she is a cyborg who is carrying vital-information for a group of scientists in Atlanta who are working on a cure to the plague and Pearl hires Gibson to escort her back to Atlanta. But Pearl is kidnapped by "Pirates" a murderous gang led by Fender Tremolo, who wants the cure for themselves and they decide to take Pearl to Atlanta themselves. Gibson, joined by a young woman named Nady Simmons, goes in pursuit of Fender and his gang, as Gibson sets out to rescue Pearl, stop Fender and his gang from reaching Atlanta and defeat Fender who slaughtered Gibson's family. Written by Daniel Williamson

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

He's the First Hero of the 21st Century...And He's Our Only Hope.


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7 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Masters of the Universe 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$10,166,459 (USA)
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Trivia

Matthias Hues turned down a role in the film. Years later, he claims to regret the decision. See more »

Goofs

(at around 45 mins) When Van Damme is fighting in the rain, he kicks the pirate a few times then does a spin kick. When he finishes through and land you can see him fall to one knee. A split second later shot shows him standing up. See more »

Quotes

Fender Tremolo: You think I'm going to swim all the way to Atlanta! I hate... the water.
[shoves metal pole down one of the ransacked villagers mouthes]
Fender Tremolo: Hoist the anchor mates.
[preparing to head to Atlanta by boat]
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One of my favorite'so bad it's good'movies
12 November 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Inane dialogue,hilariously bad acting,cheesy music,bad special effects and Van Damme's over the top facial expressions all combine to create one of the most enjoyable unintentionally funny movies I have ever seen!We get our first unintended chuckle literally five seconds into the film with the opening narration;"First there was the collapse of civilisation,anarchy,genocide,starvation,and then when it seemed things couldn't get any worse we got the plague.The living death,then we heard the rumors that the last scientists were working on a cure that would end the plague and restore the world.Restore it?Why?I like the death!I like the misery!I like this world!!!"Absolutely hilarious!


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