Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace


1h 33m 1996

Brief Synopsis

The founder of virtual reality, Dr. Benjamin Trace, has lost a legal battle to secure a patent on the most powerful worldwide communications chip ever invented. Touted as the one operating system to control all others, in the wrong hands the "Chiron Chip" has the potential to dominate a society dependent on computers. When corporate tycoon and virtual reality entrepreneur Jonathan Walker takes over development of the Chiron Chip, he turns to computer genius Jobe to complete construction of the omnipotent semiconductor. But as Jobe moves closer to finishing the task, he develops his own nefarious agenda--to seize control of Walker's network, and ultimately reign over the world's computers. Only one man can stop him before he carries out his diabolical scheme. Trace joins forces with a teenage computer hacker and Walker's chief scientist to foil the ruthless madman while dodging his dangerous and deadly wrath.

Film Details

Also Known As
Lawnmower Man 2: Jobe's War
MPAA Rating
Genre
Adventure
Horror
Thriller
Sequel
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1996
Production Company
Cinesite Europe, Ltd.
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE); Metropolitan Filmexport; Myndform; New Line Cinema; New Line Home Entertainment
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

The founder of virtual reality, Dr. Benjamin Trace, has lost a legal battle to secure a patent on the most powerful worldwide communications chip ever invented. Touted as the one operating system to control all others, in the wrong hands the "Chiron Chip" has the potential to dominate a society dependent on computers. When corporate tycoon and virtual reality entrepreneur Jonathan Walker takes over development of the Chiron Chip, he turns to computer genius Jobe to complete construction of the omnipotent semiconductor. But as Jobe moves closer to finishing the task, he develops his own nefarious agenda--to seize control of Walker's network, and ultimately reign over the world's computers. Only one man can stop him before he carries out his diabolical scheme. Trace joins forces with a teenage computer hacker and Walker's chief scientist to foil the ruthless madman while dodging his dangerous and deadly wrath.

Film Details

Also Known As
Lawnmower Man 2: Jobe's War
MPAA Rating
Genre
Adventure
Horror
Thriller
Sequel
Sci-Fi
Release Date
1996
Production Company
Cinesite Europe, Ltd.
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE); Metropolitan Filmexport; Myndform; New Line Cinema; New Line Home Entertainment
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video June 11, 1996

Released in United States Winter January 12, 1996

Sequel to the THE LAWNMOWER MAN (USA/1992), adapted from Stephen King's short story. King was not involved in this project, and his name does not appear on the title.

Began shooting September 27, 1994.

Completed shooting late December 1994.

Released in United States Winter January 12, 1996

Released in United States on Video June 11, 1996