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The Guyver (1991)

Guyver (original title)
PG-13 | | Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy | 3 June 1992 (France)
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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 ... See full summary »


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Dr. Tetsu Segawa (as Greg Paik)
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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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Some mutants are more equal than others. See more »


Sci-Fi | Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 June 1992 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Guyver  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film featured over 50 creature effects. See more »


A scene where the Guyver dismembers a Zoanoid was cut to get a PG-13 rating, revealed by a scene substituted for it: a reaction shot of three Zoanoids who were not standing together moments before or after. See more »


[first lines]
[opening scroll]
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 »


References Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) See more »

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This movie is America's best attempt at making a Japanese B cult and in my opinion it is a classic that deserves to be deemed culturally significant.
19 February 2007 | by See all my reviews

If you think this film was intended to be in the vain of its animated counterpart then you are clearly wrong as it's true formula can only be found in the filming conventions of most Japanese B movies, for example bad campy acting, simple narrative, bit of kung fu, bit of gore, bit of comedy, lots of dark lighting, rubber costumes coupled with funky man to mutant transformations. One might question the integrity of the acting or dialog but the fact is the cast were directed to cheese it up so as to fit into its genre and eastern heritage. The fighting scenes are a bit over the top but this is what Japanese B cult is all about. Dyn-o-mite!!!

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