In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds is a struggle of life and death tied in to his own past.
Jean-Claude Van Damme,
Private Luc Deveraux and his sadistic sergeant, Andrew Scott, got killed in Viet Nam. The army uses their bodies for a secret project - reanimating dead soldiers as deadly obedient cyborgs. However, their memories come back too.
Jean-Claude Van Damme,
Gibson Rickenbacker is a hired fighter living in a plague-ravaged apocalyptic America where a plague has infested most of the United States and the rest of the world. In New York City, Gibson encounters a woman named Pearl Prophet. Pearl reveals to Gibson that she is a cyborg who is carrying vital-information for a group of scientists in Atlanta who are working on a cure to the plague and Pearl hires Gibson to escort her back to Atlanta. But Pearl is kidnapped by "Pirates" a murderous gang led by Fender Tremolo, who wants the cure for themselves and they decide to take Pearl to Atlanta themselves. Gibson, joined by a young woman named Nady Simmons, goes in pursuit of Fender and his gang, as Gibson sets out to rescue Pearl, stop Fender and his gang from reaching Atlanta and defeat Fender who slaughtered Gibson's family.Written by
Vincent Klyn said that because of the low budget of the film that only two pairs of contact lenses were made for his character. He had lost the first pair in an unspecified early scene, and while filming the final fight scene he thought he had lost the other. Filming had to immediately stop while the crew tried to find them, which allowed Klyn to return to his dressing trailer. There he discovered that the lenses had actually shifted up above his eyes from all the smoke, dirt, and high winds of the final scene being filmed that was causing him to blink uncontrollably. By blinking again in his trailer he was able to move the lenses back down, and filming resumed. See more »
When Gibson puts his knife in his mouth, he takes it out twice. See more »
I'll take you to Atlanta, and you'll give *me* the cure. And if you don't, I'll give you the horror show.
[holds up Willy's head]
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SPOILER: The film's ending was extended in Albert Pyun's director's cut of the film which was to set the stage for a planned sequel Cyborg: The Dark Rift. In the extended ending, we cut to 9 months later and a electrical storm is seen and a sphere flashes and an unknown naked woman (A cyborg) appears and it ends with the caption. "Next: Cyborg Nemesis: The Dark Rift". The extended ending ripped off and was a nod to The Terminator and it's sequels and the spin-off TV series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. However, production of the movie had been canceled due to Pyun being diagnosed with dementia. See more »
The biggest mistake they made here was not stretching the fight scenes as much as possible.
The dialog was horrid and the plot itself was a very abbreviated Road Warrior retread. The attempts at sentimentality (the burning wedding cake, the scared kids) didn't even work. The opening narration only let you know you were seeing an extended chase scene.
However, the fight scenes ROCKED. Van Damme proves that he may be better off as a man of few words. The endless bone breaking and face busting kept attentions. The revenge plot was just there for an excuse.
Van Damme's best? No way. (That would be Bloodsport.) But worth a look as long as your FF button works.
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