* SleeperHit: The budget was of roughly $500,000. The gross revenue was $29,866,459. Even if one takes in account the two million dollars spent on PropRecycling, those are healthy numbers.
* TroubledProduction: And how!\\
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Back on the early and late 80's, Cannon Films was planning on making both a ''[[SpiderMan Spider-Man]]'' film and a sequel to ''Film/MastersOfTheUniverse''. Albert Pyun was at the helm of both projects, with plans of filming them back to back. However, after more than a dozen re-writes and an investment of two million in pre-production and very early production, Cannon Films began to lose money fast. It eventually lost the rights for both franchises.\\
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Wanting to recuperate some of the money and time invested, Albert Pyun was tasked to come with a project that could use the production assets like sets and costumes of both failed projects. Pyun came up with the story in a weekend. $500,000 dollars and 24 days of frenetic shooting and editing later, ''Cyborg'' was released.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The script was written with the idea of ChuckNorris playing the lead, [[ExecutiveMeddling but co-producer Menahem Golan cast Jean-Claude Van Damme instead]] for still unknown reasons.