* ActingForTwo: The number of actors working for the film was extremely limited, so nearly everyone aside from the leads and BigBad Fender play multiple roles, usually as FacelessMooks.
* IronyAsSheIsCast: When Fender steals the boat he takes to Charleston, he declares that he can't swim and hates water. The guy is played by a professional surfer.
* TheOtherDarrin: Cash is played by Angelina Jolie in Part 2 but a different actress in Part 3.
* PropRecycling: See TroubledProduction.
* ShoutOut: Fender does one to ''Film/BladeRunner'' by referring to Pearl as a "skin job".
* 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.
** Albert Pyun's original vision was going to be a black and white film with little dialogue.