Stryker (1983)

USA, Philippines,
35mm film, colour
mono, English
Reviewed at The EOFFTV Review

An American/Filipino science fiction film directed by Cirio H. Santiago.

Plot Summary

In the aftermath of a nuclear war has become the planet's most precious commodity. One woman holds the secret of the location of the planet's last natural springs and becomes the object of a battle between the Amazons protecting her and a gang who want the water for themselves.


Directed by: Cirio H. Santiago
© 1983 by New World Pictures
New World Pictures. HCI International [uncredited on US prints]. A film by Cirio H. Santiago
Produced by: Cirio H. Santiago
Associate Producers: Jose Buenaventura, Vincent Dayrit
Production Manager: Aurelio R. Navarro
Production Coordinator: Dick Reyes
Screenplay: Howard Cohen
Story by: Leonard Hermes
Associate Director: J.M. Avellana
Assistant Directors: Jose ‘Totoy' Torres, Bill Baldridge
Production Script Girls: Mariles Gonzáles, Clair Pelicen
Director of Photography: Ricardo Remias
Second Unit Cameramen: Proceso Lázaro, Romy Onofre
Still Photographer: Roger Robles
Film Editor: Bas Santos
Assistant Film Editor: Jun Cabrales
Music by: Ed Gatchalian
Music Editor: Jim Matheny
Main Title and Additional Music: Susan Justin
Field Soundman: Vicente Doña
Sound Film Editor: Rudy Cabrales
Sound Editors: Jim Matheny, Cameron Scott Frankley
Sound Assistant Editor: Glad Pickering
Wardrobe: Ramon Alonzo, Elvie Santos, Gloria Garcia
Makeup Artists: Violy Puzon, Teresa Mercader
Special Effects: Jess Sto. Domingo
Production Designer: Pol Dimalanta
Art Directors: Arthur Nicdao, Ramon Nicdao
Property Master: Ben Delinea
Comptroller: Alex M. Laviña
Field Cashier: Celso J. De Guzman
Unit Manager: Geronimo (momoy) Holandez
HCI International Pictures extends their gratitude and sincere appreciation and thanks to the following whose cooperation and help made the filming of this picture: The Armed Forces of the Philippines (Philippine Army Light Armor); Intramuros Administration; Baseco, Marinduque Mines, Kokuryu Cosmetics
Casting Director: Ken Metcalfe

Steve Sandor [Stryker]
Andria Savio [Delha]
William Ostrander [Bandit]
Michael Lane [Kardis]
Julie Gray [Laurenz]
Monique St. Pierre [Cerce]
Jon Harris III [Oiric]
Ken Metcalfe [Trun]
Joe Zucchero [Bazil]
Michael De Mesa
Catherine Schroeder
Tony Carreon
Pete Cooper
Corey Casey
Camille Ships

Alternative Titles

O Sobrevivente – Brazilian title
Stryker – aavikon varjo – Finnish title
Stryker, o ektelestis – Greek title



  • 80s Action Movies on the Cheap by Daniel R. Budnik pp.54-55 – illustrated credits, review
  • Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction by Phil Hardy (ed) pp.384-385
  • The Films of the Eighties by Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan p.553
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films III by Donald C. Willis p.261
  • Nuclear Movies: A Filmography by Mick Broderick p.97