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Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)

In the year 2074 the PinWheel corporation creates an 'almost-human' cyborg Casella Reese, aka Cash, designed specifically to charm/seduce her way into a rival manufacturer's headquarters ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Schroeder

Writers:

Ron Yanover (story), Mark Geldman (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elias Koteas ... Colton Ricks
Angelina Jolie ... Cash
Jack Palance ... Mercy
Billy Drago ... Danny Bench
Karen Sheperd ... Chen
Allen Garfield ... Martin Dunn
Ric Young ... Bobby Lin
Renee Allman Renee Allman ... Dreena (as Renee Griffin)
Sven-Ole Thorsen ... Doorman (as Sven Thorsen)
Tracey Walter ... Wild Card
Jim Youngs ... Pinwheel Exec #1
Robert Dryer ... Pinwheel Exec #2
John Durbin ... Tech #1 - Observation Room
Patrick O'Connell ... Tech #2 - Observation Room
Sheryl Mary Lewis Sheryl Mary Lewis ... Tech #3 - Corridor
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Storyline

In the year 2074 the PinWheel corporation creates an 'almost-human' cyborg Casella Reese, aka Cash, designed specifically to charm/seduce her way into a rival manufacturer's headquarters and then self-detonate. Things go awry, when she starts to have feelings for a human Colton Ricks, aka Colt 45, who works for PinWheel as a martial arts instructor. He falls for Cash as well, and with the help of Mercy, they escape. PinWheel Corp. sends Danny Bench, a 'Cyborg Tracker' after both Colt and Cash. Violence ensues. Written by Joshua Burgin <joshua@netaxs.com>

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Future Beware: The Soul Is In The Software


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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1993 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Glass Shadow See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$5,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film takes place decades after the original Cyborg (1989) starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dayle Haddon and Vincent Kyln appear as Gibson Rickenbacker, Pearl Prophet and Fender Tremolo, in a flashback from archive footage of the first film, which is mentioned by Mercy. See more »

Goofs

In the Museum 'Nuclear Family' exhibit, Chen machine guns at (lead character) Ricks, hiding behind a couch, which gets shot up: when he comes out to fight her, the couch is intact (and another less sumptuous style.) See more »

Quotes

Mercy: Raju Patel eats the big one.
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Crazy Credits

Allen Garfield dedicates his performance to Ray Sharkey. See more »

Alternate Versions

In contrast to the uncut Video-Release German TV-Version was cut in order to reduce violence See more »

Connections

Followed by Cyborg 3: The Recycler (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Crystal Hearts
Written by Peter Allen and Ron Friesen
Sung by Chan
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Jack Palance (voice) is put to good use.
11 January 2004 | by strongman6See all my reviews

Seems this movie had a very low budget hence the reason it looks like it was filmed in someones' garage. I loved the looks of the younger Angelina Jolie - I'd never have known if I hadn't seen this!!!!!!!!

Michael Shroeder also included (about 5 seconds)footage of Van Damme and Dayle Haddon from the original 'Cyborg' which was a nice touch. It's a bit of honesty on his part as well I think, because Shroeder is acknowledging the pre existing story line. Not that this matters at all.

Jack Palance is the highlight though because of the way he says his lines - it is hilarious. No one ever speaks that way, (even though he's not a human character) but it sounds so cool. Even Angelina Jolie smiles at some of Palances' lines (Ie: The scene in the lab with the 'cyborg monkey'.)

Good as a diversion - nothing more. Thinking more about it, it's one of the few movies I've seen where the actors seemed to be having a fun time with the 'out there' script and plot.


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