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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 »

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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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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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Of all of Angelina Jolie's films, this is rarely discussed. Jolie did discuss it briefly on "Inside the Actor's Studio" in 2005. She said: "I did a fantastic B-movie." When host James Lipton asked if it was a happy experience, she replied: "It was until I saw it." 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 »

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Surprising B-Movie
28 June 2003 | by quincy-whiteSee all my reviews

There are 3 different kinds of B-movies. Most of them are just bad. Horribly, painfully bad. Some are just the right kind of bad to be fun to watch. And a select few are surprisingly well done.

Cyborg 2, like the original, falls into the third category. Yes, it has uneven fight scenes and some terrible dialogue, but it also has involving moments. You probably wouldn't want to pay a lot of money to see it, but it's good to watch on TV, especially late at night.

And of course, it feature Angelina Jolie in her debut performance, not counting Looking to Get Out. She does very well with the sometimes spare material, as does Elias Koteas. Both of them always manage good performances with even the worst scripts, and this script is actually decent.

Non B-movie fans should avoid this, but the rest, and I know you're out there, might actually like it.


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