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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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What story has a man wake to find himself transformed into living metal?

That's Invaders from Rigel aka The Onslaught from Rigel by Fletcher Pratt. The Project Gutenberg etext is based on the original 1932 magazine story, and may be shorter than the book version (maybe ...
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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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Cartoon action series with suits that shoot grappling hooks to create ziplines across canyons

Sky Commanders The storyline of Sky Commanders comprises the daily adventures of a multi-racial group of soldiers and mountaineering specialists from all over the world who battle the evil General ...
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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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Trying to ID film based on poster; robot or cyborg themed?

I found it! I was a little off on the description, but it's called Death Machine! Thanks for all the help!
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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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Early 80s sci-fi movie, cyborg(?), shooting .. had this stuck in my mind for about 30 years

You might be thinking of The Eliminators. The timing fits, and the trailer has most everything you're describing: a guy with a shield, a cyborg on a one-person vehicle (though it's tank treads, not a ...
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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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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 of Time." The ...
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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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How do Terminators speak?

Terminators were designed to pass for humans even under close inspection (security checks and so on) when infiltrating resistance cells. As such the logical answer to this would be that Terminators ...
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Trying to find a Sci-Fi Short Story called "Sarge"

"Sergeant Chip" - 2004 - Bradley Denton The story is told from the point of view of Chip, a specially trained military dog that has been implanted with a microchip that allows him to communicate ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why does Archer hate cyborgs?

It's all about Barry and Archer watching too many sci-fi movies about Skynet-like things. Barry has done multiple wrongs to Archer, so many it turned into a war, and I've honestly lost count a long ...
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Why was the cyborg Darth Vader wheezy?

From Wookieepedia: Vader's helmet was the center of the life-support system. It was fitted with an air pump, which was connected to a flat filter system worn on Vader's back. Together, the backpack ...
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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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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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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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Cyborg with heart in a box, loses his cyborg arm in gunfight; handsome guy that sleeps in green goo

The alien character "Zylyn" played by Cary-Hiroyuki Takagawa in the 1993 series Space Rangers in one episode had to be awakened from some sort of hibernation in a goo-filled chamber.
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Movie featuring a little girl and cyborgs, with an old -west feel

S. Albano, in case you haven't already found the movie, the one you're looking for is Knights (1993) From Wikipedia: The cyborg Gabriel was created to destroy all other cyborgs. He later rescues ...
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80's (?) sci-fi movie identification, cyborg, desert, isolation

The movie you are talking about is Crash and Burn, released as Robot Jox 2: Crash and Burn in Europe. BadMovies.org plot summary After watching numerous movies about the future I have decided it ...
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