The Guyver (1991)
Release Date: Mar 18, 1991 Wide
Average Rating: 2.8/5
User Ratings: 8,800
Based on the Japanese comic-book character created by Toshiki Takaya, this hyper-kinetic science fiction fantasy plays like a live-action cartoon. The title initially refers to a mysterious piece of technology capable of generating a powerful bio-mechanical exoskeleton around the body of its operator. After scientist Tetsu Segawa (Greg Paik) is murdered while trying to deliver it to CIA agent Max Reed (Mark Hamill), the device is stumbled upon by Sean Barker (Jack Armstrong), a friend of the
Mar 18, 1991 Wide
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Jack "Wildman" Armst...
Deborah Anne Gorman
Jimmie "J.J." Walker
Dr. Tetsu Segawa
Willard E. Pugh
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It's pretty sad that New Line couldn't turn such a great science fiction property in to a big budget action franchise...
Earns points for the weirdness; extra credit for the ultra-violent action bits.
Audience Reviews for The Guyver
- Max Reed: Just one thing. I mean, what the hell's a scientist doing in the middle of the night walking down a concrete riverbed in his lab coat? Fishing?
- Col. Castle: Who knows? Some people will do anything to land a fish. Even tell a fish story.
- Max Reed: Yeah, well it ain't fish I smell, it's a rat!
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