In the near future Nassim, terrorist leader, storms computer company headquarters. His aim is deadly computer virus that could bring him world domination. Nick, company janitor and ex-cop, ... See full summary »
In the near future Nassim, terrorist leader, storms computer company headquarters. His aim is deadly computer virus that could bring him world domination. Nick, company janitor and ex-cop, will get in his way. Written by
Dragan Antulov <email@example.com>
CYBERJACK (or VIRTUAL ASSASSIN, as it's known in the States) is one of Dudikoff's weakest movies, despite some good moments and Brion James at his over-the-top best. Dudikoff's character, as ex-cop now working as a janitor(!) at a computer company, remains something a mystery throughout the film. He appears to be killed in the film's prologue, but no mention is made afterwards of how he survived. There are hints that maybe he's some kind of "virtual" version of his former self, but that plot point is never carried out with. (It's like trying to figure out if Deckard was a human or a Replicant in BLADE RUNNER.) James shows up with his motley crew of Village People rejects to steal a computer virus and have it implanted in himself. The effects are mediocre, some better than others, none of them anything special. My favorite moment is the sequence where Dudikoff uses a series of transmitter cubes that project holographic images of himself, leading some guards on a wild goose chase through the halls, culminating in a funny moment in which the real Dudikoff is painfully revealed to one guard. The effects of a large robot (like the one in ROBOCOP) are decent, but otherwise, it's a pretty lackluster film of interest only to Dudikoff completists.
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