3.9/10
4,183
45 user 33 critic

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 »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Cyborg (1989)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn
Nemesis (1992)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Alex, a burned out LA cyborg cop, is forced by commissioner Farnsworth to find his former cyborg partner and lover Jared who's about to deliver sensitive data to cyborg terrorists who wish to wage war against humans. Is he being played?

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Olivier Gruner, Tim Thomerson, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Cyborg 3: The Recycler (Video 1994)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Prepare yourself for the all too deadly future. Cash, the heroine of Cyborg 2, is living safe in the free zone. But not for long. Biomechanical problems are taking down her systems and a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Schroeder
Stars: Zach Galligan, Khrystyne Haje, Richard Lynch
Troll (1986)
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A wicked troll king in search of a mystical ring that will transform him to human form invades a San Francisco apartment complex where a powerful witch lives.

Director: John Carl Buechler
Stars: Michael Moriarty, Shelley Hack, Noah Hathaway
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Romeo & Juliet gets transplanted to the Bronx.

Directors: Joseph Bologna, Renée Taylor
Stars: Lainie Kazan, Joseph Bologna, Barbara Carrera
Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

The story revolves around a possible conspiracy behind the real life murder of the Oregon's Head of Corrections Michael Francke.

Director: Gill Dennis
Stars: Scott Plank, Anna Gunn, Andrew Prine
Foxfire (1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Legs/A.Jolie gets 4 girl in high school to think for themselves and react to a teacher's sexual harassment. This gets them suspended. They bond and rebel at an abandoned house.

Director: Annette Haywood-Carter
Stars: Hedy Burress, Angelina Jolie, Jenny Lewis
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Music video for "Alta Marea" by Antonello Venditti.

Director: Stefano Salvati
Stars: Antonello Venditti, Angelina Jolie
Omega Doom (1996)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding. In the nuclear winter, only droids walk the face of the earth, in fear of the rumored... See full summary »

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Shannon Whirry, Norbert Weisser
Fortress 2 (2000)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

7 years after the original Fortress movie, Brennick along with the rebels are captured and sent to a new, more sophisticated fortress prison, in outer space.

Director: Geoff Murphy
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Beth Toussaint, Willie Garson
Knights (1993)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

In the future, a kickboxer and a robot lead a revolution against ruling cyborgs.

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Kathy Long, Kris Kristofferson, Lance Henriksen
Neon City (1991)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

"Mad Max" clone set in the not-too-distant future about a group of people trying to escape to a safe haven called Neon City after a solar disaster that has decimated the Earth.

Director: Monte Markham
Stars: Michael Ironside, Vanity, Lyle Alzado
Edit

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
Edit

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Future Beware: The Soul Is In The Software


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1993 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Glass Shadow See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$5,500,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film takes place in 2074. See more »

Goofs

The film is set late in the twenty first century (2074?); but towards the end, in Mercy's junk / ship yard hidey hole, A. Jolie goes to make a phone call in a phone booth with a clearly displayed rotary wheel dial. See more »

Quotes

Casella 'Cash' Reese: Don't get dead.
See more »

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 Nemesis 2: Nebula (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Crystal Hearts
Written by Peter Allen and Ron Friesen
Sung by Chan
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

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.


28 of 30 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 45 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed