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Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)

Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and ... See full summary »

Director:

Farhad Mann

Writers:

Farhad Mann (story), Michael Miner (story) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Bergin ... Dr. Benjamin Trace
Matt Frewer ... Jobe Smith
Austin O'Brien ... Peter Parkette
Ely Pouget ... Dr. Cori Platt
Camille Cooper ... Jennifer
Patrick LaBrecque Patrick LaBrecque ... Shawn (as Patrick La Brecque)
Crystal Celeste Grant Crystal Celeste Grant ... Jade
Sean P. Young Sean P. Young ... Travis
Mathew Valencia Mathew Valencia ... Homeless Kid
Kevin Conway ... Jonathan Walker
Trever O'Brien ... Young Peter
Richard Fancy ... Senator Greenspan
Ellis Williams Ellis Williams ... Chief of Security
Castulo Guerra ... Guillermo
Molly Shannon ... Homeless Lady
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Storyline

Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and use. But what Walker doesn't realize is a group of teenage hackers are on to him and out to stop his plan. Written by AC

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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God made him simple. Science made him a god. Now, he wants revenge.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action/violence and brief language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lawnmower Man 2: Jobe's War See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,643,530, 14 January 1996

Gross USA:

$2,409,225
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The 1993 VHS tape of the widescreen version of the first film had an announcement screen that read "Look out for Lawnmower Man 2: Mindfire" in 1994. This obviously never happened, and the film appeared 2 years later with a different title. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the first movie, Jobe's body was hideously stretched by his complete transfer into VR space, and there is no way he could have survived in this movie. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Trace: We came to save you, Jobe.
Jobe: In here, I am the savior.
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Crazy Credits

The last two minutes of the five-minute credits are completely silent (laserdisc and DVD at least). Whether there was originally any music there is not clear. See more »

Alternate Versions

There are several differences between the original widescreen laserdisc and the DVD at the start and end. Both versions use the "Jobe's War" subtitle and it is unclear if that was used theatrically. -Laserdisc start: Windowboxed silent New Line Cinema logo (A Turner Company) the same size and shape as the 4:3 clips that open the movie. -DVD start (widescreen and 4:3): newer NLC logo with music (An AOL Time Warner Company) filling the screen, even taller than the movie's widescreen image on the widescreen version. -Laserdisc credits: image fades, after a moment crawl comes up from bottom, ends with the movie's title (Jobe's War version). -DVD credits: image fades, suddenly picture jumps 10 seconds ahead so the crawl is already halfway up the screen (music does not jump), and ends without the movie's title but with a short silent (new) NLC logo (widescreen) or no logo at all (4:3). See more »

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User Reviews

 
Is this the end of the world? No, its Lawnmower Man 2!
23 June 2000 | by Sonatine97See all my reviews

Oh, God, this film is bad, oh so bad. I think I must have had too many beers in the pub prior to renting this pile of pants!

I do remember looking at the clock on the video and noticed 15 minutes of the film had passed. I don't remember the first 14 minutes, and by the time we got to 20, I realised I had better things to do, like inspect the innards of the toilet or cleanout the attic with a toothbrush & tweezers.

Its true when they say getting slightly drunk has an inverse affect on a person's ability to sort the wheat from the chaff. I must have had my drinks severely spiked to end up with something like this. But another good thing about alcohol, it makes you sleepy, and the following morning you tend to forget all those minor indescretions from the night before.

I like the original Lawnmower Man, and even though most sequels generally suck, this just gets blown away. I just don't have it in me to comment on the acting, directing etc, since they are all tended to blur into each other to form one big blob of Hmmm!

Not a good film, although if you have irritating guests in your home that you simply can't get rid of, put this on and I guarantee their coats will be on and the car keys ajingling before the opening credits finish!

Bad!

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