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The Guyver (1991)

Guyver (original title)
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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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Jon Purdy (screenplay by), Yoshiki Takaya (based on characters created by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Greg Joung Paik ... Dr. Tetsu Segawa (as Greg Paik)
Jimmie Walker ... Striker (as Jimmy Walker)
Peter Spellos ... Ramsey
Michael Berryman ... Lisker
Spice Williams-Crosby ... Weber (as Spice Williams)
Mark Hamill ... Max Reed
Jack Armstrong ... Sean Barker / The Guyver
Johnnie Saiko ... Craig
Vivian Wu ... Mizky Segawa
Deborah Anne Gorman Deborah Anne Gorman ... Ms. Jenson (as Deborah Gorman)
Danny Gibson Danny Gibson ... Aikido Instructor's Assistant
Willard E. Pugh ... Col. Castle
David Gale ... Fulton Balcus
'Evil' Ted Smith 'Evil' Ted Smith ... Ronnie (as Ted Smith)
Doug Simpson Doug Simpson ... Quinton
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Storyline

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 »

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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 1992 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Based on a Japanese comic book known as "Bio-Booster Armor Guyver" in which an ordinary high school student stumbles across an alien weapon, which turns him into a reluctant hero fighting an evil international corporation See more »

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As the Guyver is about to rip the arm off a Zoanoid, the view jumps to three other Zoanoids standing together reacting to it, one of them being Striker who was moments previously thrown to the other end of the scene by the Guyver. 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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References Good Times (1974) See more »

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I love bad movies!!!
19 June 2007 | by kev_jinSee all my reviews

Why are people taking this film so seriously. It's bad but it was never meant to win Oscar's. I love bad movies that don't take themselves to seriously and this is one of those films. It's tongue in cheek, it's comedy. I watched this movie when I was a kid and loved it. That love will always be there even though I can look back at it now and laugh.

So to all those slagging this film off- get a life. Go rent Schindler's List or something.

...10 lines of text!? What's that all about? I've said what I wanted to say... errrm... Did anyone watch American Psycho the other day?

Does saying goodbye count as a line of text?


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