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The Guyver (1991)

Guyver (original title)
PG-13 | | Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy | 3 June 1992 (France)
A young man discovers a mechanical device that merges with his own body, turning him into a cyborg superhero. When strange creatures start appearing, trying to take the device back, he ... See full summary »

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Dr. Tetsu Segawa (as Greg Paik)
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Striker (as Jimmy Walker)
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Lisker
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Weber (as Spice Williams)
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Max Reed
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Craig
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Mizky Segawa
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Ms. Jenson (as Deborah Gorman)
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Col. Castle
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Fulton Balcus
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Doug Simpson ...
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A young man discovers a mechanical device that merges with his own body, turning him into a cyborg superhero. When strange creatures start appearing, trying to take the device back, he begins to uncover a secret plot to genetically engineer terrifying monsters. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Lost for centuries...only one man can activate it! See more »

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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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The film featured over 50 creature effects. See more »

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Within the last few minutes of the movie, Sean removes his Guyver armor, revealing he has no clothes on. This being due to his having regenerated a new body. But when he gets up and walks away he is wearing tennis shoes. See more »

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Narrator: At the beginning of time, aliens came to the Earth to create the ultimate organic weapon. They created Mankind. By planting a special gene into man they created the ZOANOIDS - Humans who can change at will into super monster soldiers. Eons later, the Zoanoid leader, called the ZOALORD, has awakened formed the Chronos Corporation to further develop the Zoanoid technology for world domination. Among the alien remains, was found the "Unit" - a bio boosted alien armor. ...
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No Zoanoids were injured in the making of this movie. See more »

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Remake of Kyôshoku sôkô Guyver (1989) See more »

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"I am the Guyver!"
23 October 2001 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

The Guyver is not the best film, but it's certainly not the worst. Let's just say Brian Yuzna has been involved in better films. If you can survive the Jimmie Walker rap scenes, you'll be able to survive this movie. You know from seeing Jimmie Walker's name in the opening credits that there is going to be a Dyno-mite joke cracked somewhere. It is extremely corny (EXTREMELY), however the creature designs are actually original and cool and make the Guyver worth watching. The Guyver itself is awesome. The movie does have its moments ("I am the Guyver") though. The main reason I am commenting on this mediocre movie is the presence of Jeffrey Combs. He plays Dr. East, and all Re-animator fans will get the joke there. Also Dr. Hill from Re-animator plays the villain once again. If your in the mood for something that requires a short attention span or you enjoy corny movies (I belong to the latter), then watch the Guyver.


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