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Cyclone (1987)

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Rick has developed the ultimate motorcycle, the Cyclone. It is a $5 million bike equipped with rocket launchers and laser guns. Rick meets his fate and it is up to his girlfriend Teri to ... See full summary »

Director:

Fred Olen Ray

Writers:

Paul Garson (screenplay), T.L. Lankford (additional material)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Heather Thomas ... Teri Marshall
Jeffrey Combs ... Rick Davenport
Ashley Ferrare ... Carla Hastings
Dar Robinson ... Rolf
Martine Beswick ... Waters (as Martine Beswicke)
Robert Quarry ... Knowles
Martin Landau ... Bosarian
Huntz Hall ... Long John
Troy Donahue ... Bob Jenkins
Michael Reagan ... McCordy
Tim Conway Jr. Tim Conway Jr. ... Barrell
Dawn Wildsmith ... Hanna
Bruce Fairbairn Bruce Fairbairn ... Lt. Cutter
Sam Hiona Sam Hiona ... Buyer
John Stewart ... Scruffy #1
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Storyline

Rick has developed the ultimate motorcycle, the Cyclone. It is a $5 million bike equipped with rocket launchers and laser guns. Rick meets his fate and it is up to his girlfriend Teri to keep the Cyclone from falling into the wrong hands. Teri can trust no one but herself. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Taglines:

The Ultimate Team Of Woman And Machine.

Genres:

Action | Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tornado See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$41,174
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinetel Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

The green Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme coupe (a 1970 model) switches to a 1969 Cutlass hardtop coupe during the climax. See more »

Quotes

Teri Marshall: You're as plastic as your tits!
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to the memory of Dar Allen Robinson. See more »

Connections

References The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Devil Metal
Written by Michael Sonye and Tim Henderson
Performed by Haunted Garage
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Solid B actioner from Fred Olen Ray
14 February 2007 | by gridoonSee all my reviews

When a movie shows two beautiful, sweaty women working out in a gym (with the camera emphasizing their arms and cleavage) BEFORE the opening credits are even over, it's on the right track. When it shows one of those women (the super-sexy Heather Thomas) kicking a$$ within the first 10 minutes, it deserves applause. Sure, the plot is so thin that it feels stretched-out even at just 82 minutes, and the "comic relief" of two inept cops is not very funny, but on the whole "Cyclone" is an enjoyable B action movie, with some spectacular car and motorcycle stunts (considering the budget). Also notable is the strong female presence, with no fewer than 4 women (2 good and 2 bad) getting into the action, and if you're thinking "there must be a Climactic Catfight"....you are right! Cult actors Jeffrey Combs and Martin Landau have fairly brief roles, Landau does get the last line in the film though (and it's a funny one). (**1/2)


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