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Cyborg (1989)

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

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Furman Vux / Pirate / Bandit
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Brick Bardo (as Rolf Muller)
Haley Peterson ...
Terrie Batson ...
Jackson 'Rock' Pinckney ...
Tytus / Pirate / Bandit
Janice Graser ...
Robert Pentz ...
Base / Pirate / Bandit
Sharon K. Tew ...
Prather / Pirate / Bandit
Chuck Allen ...
Vondo / Pirate / Bandit
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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

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


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7 April 1989 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,179,811 (USA) (9 April 1989)

Gross:

$10,166,459 (USA)
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Trivia

The film is included on the film critic Roger Ebert's "Most Hated" list. See more »

Goofs

After Gibson Rickenbacker separates from Pearl for the first time, Fender comes to say "I will give you the horror show". A crewman with a white T-shirt can be seen on the reflection on Fender's sunglasses. See more »

Quotes

Pearl Prophet: Why did you help me?
Gibson Rickenbacker: I thought it was somebody else.
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3 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

the best "post-apocalyptic street fighter" movie ever. it's so bleak, so raw, sadistic; rather cheesy, and yet it is not at all "campy". how is this possible?? great acting, that's how. i mean great acting--given the context. it's a unique film. the sets and costumes are great. fender is a great villain. i was like 10 or 12 when i first saw this and i still get chills thinking about fender. i've seen it 4 times but not in a while now. i remember the dialogue being sparse, in fact i remember long stretches that were rather silent, and yet i was rapt. maybe the street fighter "blade runner"?? don't laugh, i'm serious. van damme~ford. fender~roy batty. i can't wait to see it again.


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