However, the film does offer several well-staged battle scenes among assorted rubber-suited monsters. Cast: , , Director: Steve Wang Genres: Keywords: , , ,. Unfortunately, Wang apparently spent all his creative juices on these scenes; nothing's left over for the rest of the movie, which, at 123 minutes, is far too long for its genre. Sean has defeated these aliens once before, and is now confronted by them again. He is lead to an archelogical site where scientists discover an ancient space craft. Sean Barker became the unwilling host to an alien bio-armor known as the Guyver. Aside from the action why worry about that!? He can, at will, transform himself into an unstoppable fighting machine.
When the Guyver goes into action , the blood of Zoonoids flows freely. With somewhat higher production values than its predecessor, this entire film still plays like an extended episode of which in turn owes a debt to , flavored with many familiar ingredients from such Hong Kong action-fantasy epics as. The final hour or so of this 129 minute feature is well worth the wait. It is also easy to see how an more violent adult version of Power Rangers would have looked had one ever been made thanks to the increasingly imaginative rubber costumes adorning the villains. He has reason to suspect that they've discovered Zoanoids, monsters created by an alien power. After the violent opening scene, the film does drag a bit. The Zoonoids shed their human disguise, and capture the Guyver unit for their own evil purposes.
The president of Chronos, , wants the Guyver back and sends his mutant henchmen, the , led by , to steal it back. Marcus Edwards Stuart Weiss and his daughter Cori Kathy Christopherson , soon unearths an ancient space ship which once brought the monstrous Zoanoids to Earth. . The film's special effects are pretty decent, and the variety of creature costumes are impressive for this kind of film. Sean summons up his powers to combat Crane, who then reveals his wild card -- a second Guyver module found aboard the ship, which transforms Crane into a powerful and malevolent super-Guyver. Sean summons up his powers to combat Crane, who then reveals his wild card -- a second Guyver module found aboard the ship, which transforms Crane into a powerful and malevolent super-Guyver. Professor Atkins Christopher Michael is actually an intelligence agent seeking to turn over all discoveries to the government.
The dig, led by Dr. Crane takes over the dig and holds the students hostage. This action-packed sequel to the live-action adaptation of Toshiki Takaya's popular comic-book series stars as Sean Barker, the young hero capable of summoning the powers of the Guyver, an alien technology that armors his body with a powerful bio-mechanical exoskeleton. Barker learns that a major corporation called is after The Guyver Unit and soon discovers that the people behind Kronos are not human after all. Transformed into the Guyver, Sean protects the camp from Crane's henchmen, who are able to turn themselves into Zoanoids. Now he is trying to find why the Guyver unit forces him to fight and kill evil. If any single element destroys this film's credibility, it's the complete absence of any evident acting talent.
Security head Crane Bruno Giannotta is actually an agent of the Chronos Corporation, which has its own plans for the technology which created the Guyver and the Zoanoids. What saves this generally poor B-movie from complete obscurity are the numerous well crafted stunt and fight sequences scattered throughout the film. Sean discovers an archeological site, that has uncovered an alien space ship. Hoping to find answers as to why he has received this ability, Barker arrives at an archeological site in Utah, where scientists have uncovered an old alien spacecraft that might solve the mystery. The film was met with a mixed to negative reaction from critics and fans. He also often uses the pseudonym Sean Barker which was his character name in this film! As a side note of some interest, the lead actor — David Hayter — is quite a talent and may be familiar to some of you as the voice of both Snake from the Metal Gear Solid game, and Captain America in the U. However, the Cronos Corporation is still after him.
Its an action movie, and as such delivers the goods. Something has drawn him to this place, and he searches for the answers. However, the Cronos Corporation is still after him. Highly recommended for monster movie fans. A sequel was followed in 1994 called , which was received more favorably than its predecessor. Eventually the dig's security chief, Crane Bruno Giannetta , is revealed as a Chronos plant and takes the other team members hostage, surrounding them with Zoanoid soldiers. Eventually the dig's security chief, Crane , is revealed as a Chronos plant and takes the other team members hostage, surrounding them with Zoanoid soldiers.
A year has passed since he defeated the Cronos Corporation, but Sean Barker David Hayter continues to struggle with his ability to call upon the powers of the Guyver, a suit of armor developed by aliens, when he must face evil. Sean Barker David Hayter , a young man equipped with bio-genetic armor which can transform him into the super-powered Guyver, heads to an archaeological cave dig. It turns out that the expedition is funded by the Kronos Corporation, which consists of alien monsters known as Zoonoids. Sean emerges victorious and proceeds to launch the ancient craft into space to keep it out of the hands of the government. As in the previous installment, both government agents and the minions of the Chronos Corporation continue their secret dalliances with the Zoanoids' biomechanical technology, with both sides planning to abscond with any alien artifacts recovered from the site.
Reception Reactions to the film were generally negative. As in the previous installment, both government agents and the minions of the Chronos Corporation continue their secret dalliances with the Zoanoids' biomechanical technology, with both sides planning to abscond with any alien artifacts recovered from the site. It is clear that the budget was low, but put to maximum effect. Guyver released in Europe as Mutronics is an American , film released on March 18th 1991, it's loosely based on the and series of the same name. The film tells of a young man, who discovers an alien artifact called which manifests Barker into an alien-hybrid super soldier called The Guyver.
The misleading poster which led many to believe that Mark Hamill was to play the title character. Some of the set design is excellent, and the costumes, although cheesy, serve their purpose well. Don't confuse this super hero flick, with the recent Batman abominations, as this one is violent enough to earn an R-rating. A year ago he destroyed the Kronos Corporation, an organization of mutants who want the Guyver. Through further events, the Guyver fuses with Sean and causes him to be covered in a suit of bio-armor. With somewhat higher production values than its predecessor, this entire film still plays like an extended episode of Bruno Giannetta which in turn owes a debt to Bruno Giannetta , flavored with many familiar ingredients from such Hong Kong action-fantasy epics as Bruno Giannetta. Having discovered a Guyver device within the spaceship, he taps into its power and becomes a super-Guyver who takes on Sean in a pitched battle to the death.
Two of the men working on the dig have secret designs on the discovery. Hoping to find answers as to why he has received this ability, Barker arrives at an archeological site in Utah, where scientists have uncovered an old alien spacecraft that might solve the mystery. Inside the alien space ship another Guyver unit, similar to the one that transformed Sean, is discovered. Sean Barker David Hayter , a young man equipped with bio-genetic armor which. Following a series of hyper-kinetic battles, our hero faces off against a superior version of himself before eventually saving the day. The colorful cast of the earlier film included Mark Hamill, Jimmie Walker, Michael Berryman, Jeffrey Combs, and Linnea Quigley, all well-known to contemporary genre fans.