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Older space movie with a half-rotten cyborg prostitute in a vending machine?

Battle Beyond the Stars, when John Boy goes to the Robert Vaughn planet. I was hoping to find a clip on youtube, no luck yet. Edit: I'm pretty sure this is the machine.
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TV Movie: Villain absorbs glass to heal

This sounds like Virtuosity, in which SID 6.7 (Russell Crowe), a virtual gestalt of various criminals' minds, is able to enter the real world as a glass-based cyborg. Here's a clip of SID 6.7, ...
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Pre 1985ish science fiction paperback with a metal-armed man on the cover and time-travel combat

Twenty years of searching, I find this site and five minutes later I do some reading here I've got my answer: Creatures of Light and Darkness by Roger Zelazny. I am so happy right now. From the ...
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Is Jason Bourne a cyborg?

No, Jason Bourne isn't a cyborg Cyborgs are defined as having a blend of biological and artificial components. A common definition is: a person whose physiological functioning is aided by or ...
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Made-for-tv(?) scifi movie. Scientist becomes prototype cyborg. Fights another cyborg

The Vindicator (1986) An employee of a secret company operation becomes the victim of the company's special weapons project. He is transformed into a robotic killing machine that, because of his ...
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60s novel: bionic man exploring changed world post collapse for super computer

I think this might be "Spawn of the Death Machine" by Ted White (1968). The Goodreads description is a partial match: "You are an artificially constructed human being, a mobile data-gathering ...
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Horror movie featuring a Terminator-like female cyborg as the antagonist

Pretty sure this is the unsold TV-series pilot, Annihilator (1986). From IMDB: Humanoid killer robots stalk a newspaperman who has knowledge of their existence. One of the robots is made to look like ...
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Novel centered on question of identity, man with replaced skull and hands

Who? (1958) is a science fiction novel by American writer Algis Budrys, set during the Cold War. Plot according to wikipedia: An explosion resulting from an experiment gone awry rocks an Allied ...
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Sci fi short story name about cyborg time traveling soldier

Sounds like "A Dry, Quiet War" by Tony Daniel, 1996 (full text here) as previously asked here a few other times. The protagonist is Col. Henry Bone, a veteran of the "Big War at the End ...
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Post-apocalypse animated movie involving cyborg and enhanced humans

"Robot with horns", "robot and girl companion in a military setting", "game-like animation", it's an Appleseed movie. Specifically, it's Appleseed Alpha (2014). From ...
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An animated sci-fi movie with a fully armoured antagonist and a pale looking child

Alright, thanks to some comments which pointed out similar movies, I was able to find it by searching through "similar movies" one by one. Its name wasn't anything like "Aiko". It actually was ...
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Novel where a pregnant woman carrying a manipulated zygote is spirited away

The Eyes of Heisenberg (1966) by Frank Herbert...? From Wikipedia: The Eyes of Heisenberg is a 1966 science fiction novel by American writer Frank Herbert. Originally serialized as Heisenberg's Eyes ...
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Movie with a scene where a robot hunter (I think) tells another person during dinner that you can recognize a cyborg by the creases in their fingers

Westworld (2016), possibly, although I now see it's way later than your timeframe. The Hosts in the movies do have one thing that clearly separates them from the humans. The people who created them ...
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Did Darth Vader purposely modify his voice?

It Was A Side Effect Of His Suit Legends His voice wasn't his own as shown by the Darth Vader's Armor article on Wookieepedia: The med droids that had made the suit had inserted the redundant ...
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Looking for specific episode of Cyborg 009 (1979) where Heinrich makes a difficult decision

It's episode 43, "The Secret of the 3 Brothers". Pretty much exactly as you describe it. I had the same memory for 30 years and just found it. Funny how life works. Towards the end of the ...
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90s or 80s Sci-Fi movie about a female cyborg / robot

I think you may be looking for Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow. In the year 2074 the PinWheel corporation creates an 'almost-human' cyborg Casella Reese, aka Cash, designed specifically to charm/seduce her ...
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Movie with cyberpunk-like villain set in jungle

It is The Secret of the Incas' Empire Hidden somewhere deep inside a volcano in the mysterious South American mountains lies the legendary lost kingdom of the Incas. And buried in this kingdom is a ...
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80's-ish sci-fi movie with guy/car saving a girl (cyborg?) and car chase at the end of the movie

This might be The Wraith, which features a souped-up car and driver on a mission. The driver is not actually a cyborg—although he certainly looks like he could be one. No, he's actually a ghost. (...
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I'm trying to find a sci-fi war book with cyborgs fighting on a jungle planet

I wonder if this from the William Dietz Legion of the Damned series. When there's no hope for the terminally ill or a condemned criminal they have one last chance to survive. And that's to join the ...
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Girl that unwillingly becomes a cyborg during a rainy night

It could be Bionic Woman (2007 TV series). You aren't sure whether it was a movie or TV series. The girl isn't blonde, she has dark brown hair. She's nearly killed in a car accident, and is ...
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Old Movie About a space ship flying into the black hole featuring villain with robotic hand

This is Disney's The Black Hole (1979). The ending with the scientist adrift in a reddish landscape is fairly iconic.
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Sci-fi movie about good and evil android on space ship

Could this be the Doctor Who serial "The Robots of Death"? This is what the robots looked like: Green faces, check. Evil robots trying to kill the crew, check. Good robots trying to save the crew,...
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Movie where a lady is shot and left for dead in some trees but is saved and turned into a robot

Sci-fi thriller Running Delilah with Kim Cattrall & Billy Zane from 1993. Top agent Delilah (Kim Cattrall) dies in a risky mission against weapon dealer Alec Kasharian (Yorgo Voyagis). But she's ...
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B-class SF horror movie set on post-apocalypse Earth with a group against a killer-cyborg

"Crash and Burn" (1990)? Here is a pic of the video cover which matches your description. It features the two protagonists in the foreground with a 'walker' robot in the background. Here is the ...
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Novel centered on question of identity, man with replaced skull and hands

You're looking for Who? by Algis Budrys. Published in 1958, but taking place in an alternate 1970's. The soviets abduct a scientist; Lucas Martino. Several months later, he is returned with a metal ...
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Sci-fi movie about good and evil android on space ship

Could it be The Black Hole (1979)? USS Palomino encounters a long-lost and apparently abandoned ship stuck mysteriously surviving near a black hole. On board they find Dr. Hans Reinhardt and his ...
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Sci-fi movie about good and evil android on space ship

Could it be Starship (1984)? (It was also called "Lorca and the Outlaws" and "2084".) Here is the TMDb synopsis: Jowitt, a mercenary without recluse institutes a totalitarian regime in a small ...
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What makes a terminator a cyborg?

I don't know why the others here that said the same thing as I'm about to say gained negativity, but it doesn't matter what they call Terminators in the movies if you want to know what they really are ...
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Book about implanting minds in new bodies and a young woman who sells her body to an old woman and wakes up in a new one

I believe this is Spare Parts (1999) by Sally Rogers-Davidson. The protagonist is named Kelty, and her best friend Mary, is critically injured at an explosion in the recycling plant where they both ...
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