The Guyver


Action / Comedy / Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller

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849.75 MB
English 2.0
23.976 fps
1 hr 32 min
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1.7 GB
English 5.1
23.976 fps
1 hr 32 min
P/S 1 / 11

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by paul_haakonsen6 / 10

Enter the Zoanids...

I first watched this in the early 1990's, and I wasn't familiar with the animation or Manga versions of the "Guyver". I merely found this movie because of Mark Hamill was in it. And I have watched it a couple of times since then, with years in between each viewing.

And I will say that "Guyver" actually still holds its ground today, as it is still watchable and enjoyable, just as it was back in the early 1990's.

The story is about a young man who discovers an alien device which fused his own body with that of a cyborg organism, effectively making him an ultimate fighting machine. But the secrets of the guyver is sought by others, and soon monstrous creatures start to show up to take back the guyver unit.

"Guyver" has adequate special effects, especially taking into consideration that the movie is from 1991. Sure, you can clearly see that the creatures are just suits worn by actors inside them. But the design of the creatures is still impressive and passable even by today's standards. And the conceptual ideas behind the guyver and the creature designs is unique and quite memorable.

As for the acting, well, people were doing good enough jobs with their roles and characters. Of course, this is not thespian acting in the making, so you know what you are in for.

It was nice to see Mark Hamill in this movie, despite not being the lead actor, although he was billed on the front of the movie cover. So people might actually be lured in on false pretenses, because he does not have the lead role. But it was also nice to see David Gale, Vivian Wu and Jeffrey Combs make small appearances in the movie. And if you are a fan of Jeffrey Combs, then you should get a kick out of the fact that his character in "Guyver" is named Dr. East.

As campy and cheesy as "Guyver" actually is, it is still a very enjoyable and entertaining movie.

Reviewed by Leofwine_draca4 / 10

Disappointing FX vehicle

THE GUYVER is a little-remembered anime-influenced science fiction flick about an ordinary guy who becomes possessed with the power to transform into a crime-fighting mutant cyborg hero. He soon finds himself assailed by a gang of bizarre lizard men and discovers that a sinister engineering organisation is set to bring chaos to the world; it's his job to stop those involved. This film is a classic example of what a movie with great effects and no script looks like. Screaming Mad George, who co-directs, contributes all manner of amazing prosthetics and weird-looking creations, even a little stop motion at times. The imagination is all up on the screen in a physical format. The rest is a mish mash of nonsense and tired genre tropes, with mad scientist running amok and street gangs trying to act tough. It's a bit like the SUPER MARIO BROS. movie. The humour is very poor and the pacing seems off, inducing boredom at times. One good aspect - aside from the effects - is the presence of familiar actors in supporting roles, including tough guy Mark Hamill and mad scientist Jeffrey Combs.

Reviewed by kosmasp5 / 10

Not the Mc or anything

I really do like Mark Hamill and I am not a Star Wars fan by any means. For a long time I wasn't even aware of his voice work on animated movies (Joker seems to be one of his favorite characters). But he seems to be such a cool and nice and genuine person (see his twitter or some of his interviews),that it would be tough not to like him.

Saying that and always bearing in mind, that you do rate a movie, I see the downfalls here (convoluted for example),but I can understand if some also may like it more than I did. I personally yearn to watch the manga this is based on. I'm certain that it is a lot better than what I got to watch here ... ah well, if I had known before, right?

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