Hands of Steel

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Hands of Steel (1986, Italy) is a Science Fiction film directed by Sergio Martino.
  • Synopsis: An industrialist (John Saxon) has his scientists program a cyborg (Daniel Greene) to kill a blind environmentalist.
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Main Details

  • Released in 1986
  • Color
  • Running time: 94 minutes
  • Production Co: National Cinematografica | Dania Film | Medusa Distribuzione
  • Distribution Co: Medusa Distribuzione (1986) (Italy) (theatrical) | Almi Pictures (1986) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Sergio Martino
  • Produced by Luciano Martino
  • Written by Elisa Briganti, Lewis E. Ciannelli, Ernesto Gastaldi
  • Starring Daniel Greene, Janet Agren, Claudio Casinelli
  • Music by Claudio Simonetti
  • Cinematography by Giancarlo Ferrando
  • Edited by Eugenio Alabiso

Plot Summary

  • A cyborg is programmed to kill a scientist who holds the fate of mankind in his hands. He fails and hides in a diner in a desert run by a woman who likes him. The people who sent him are after him and so is the local arm wrestling champ.

Also Known As

  • (original title) Vendetta dal futuro
  • Brazil - Keruak, O Exterminador de Aço
  • Canada (video title) (French title) L'enfonceur
  • Denmark - Queruak
  • Spain Destroyer (Brazo de acero)
  • Finland - Ohjelmoidut lihakset
  • France - Atomic Cyborg
  • UK (video title) Fists of Steel
  • Greece - O ektelestis me ta siderenia heria
  • Greece - Ο Εκτελεστής με τα Σιδερένια Χέρια
  • Hong Kong (Cantonese title) Mei lar zhin si zang baa zhin
  • Hong Kong (alternative title) (English title) Return to the Terminator
  • Hong Kong (Mandarin title) Wei lai zhan si zheng ba zhan
  • Hungary - Bosszú a jövőből
  • Italy (working title) Mani di pietra
  • Japan (alternative transliteration) Kataude saiboogu
  • Malaysia (English title) Return of the Terminator
  • Netherlands (video box title) Hands of Stone
  • Norway - Arms of Steel
  • Portugal - O Braço Exterminador
  • Russia (TV title) Kiborg Stalnyie ruki
  • (unauthorized video title) Pako - boevaya mashina smerti
  • Stalnyie ruki
  • Slovenia (alternative spelling) Cyborg
  • Kiborg
  • Germany - Paco - Kampfmaschine des Todes


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