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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 'Colt' Ricks
Angelina Jolie ... Casella 'Cash' Reese
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 Robert Dryer ... Pinwheel Exec #2
John Durbin ... Tech #1 - Observation Room
Patrick O'Connell ... Tech #2 - Observation Room
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


Certificate:

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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

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Reese is a nod to Kyle Reese, Michael Biehn's character from 1984's "The Terminator" which was about a cyborg from a post-apocalyptic future. 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

Mercy: Looks like you kissed the wrong ass goodbye.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Nothing That Is Possible
Written by Peter Allen and Ron Friesen
Sung by Pauline Lameraux (uncredited)
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Nothing great here
15 August 2002 | by LebowskiT1000See all my reviews

I read a bunch of the other reviews on this site for this film and at first I was a bit shocked that people liked this film better than the original "Cyborg". But, the more I thought about I guess I might have to agree, the special effects are better, Angelina Jolie is in this one (need I say more?), the fights scenes are about the same, the acting is about the same and the story is equally bad. So, I guess I'd agree that this film is a little better than the original, but they're both pretty bad movies.

I think it's safe to say that Sci-Fi is my favorite genre and I think this movie was just awful. It had some cool things here and there, but overall was not very good. The only reason I can see to sit through this movie is to see the beautiful Angelina Jolie (she looks incredible in this film!)!!! The rest of the cast was ok, but definitely nothing special. I did enjoy seeing Sven-Ole Thorsen in the film though (from "Gladiator" and a good amount of Arnold Schwarzenegger films).

Unless you're a die-hard sci-fi fan and/or an Angelina Jolie fan, I wouldn't recommend going out of your way to see this film. But, if you do end up seeing this movie, I hope you enjoy it. Thanks for reading,

-Chris


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