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I watched this movie sometime in the 90s.

It’s about a teen who finds an alien mask, and when he puts it on it covers his body with an exoskeleton and gives him super powers. The only way to defeat him was to take the eye out of his forehead. I believe it was a syfy channel movie and I believe it also has a sequel.

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At first I thought that it's Star Kid, but the forehead-eye thing sounds more like Guyver with Mark Hamill from 1991 (which also had a sequel). From IMDb:

A young man discovers a mechanical device that merges with his own body, turning him into a cyborg superhero. When strange creatures start appearing, trying to take the device back, he begins to uncover a secret plot to genetically engineer terrifying monsters.

In this film (which is based on a manga series), his weakness is a metal orb in the middle of his forehead:

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You can see the hero wearing this mask-like alien unit on his face and transforming into the Guyver here:

The entire movie is currently available on Youtube here, and its sequel is also available here.

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It's funny how they bill Mark Hamill on the top of that ... –  Paulster2 Aug 5 at 10:30
    
@Paulster2 Yep. The image on the poster is misleading too; I don't think he wears the Guyver at any point. –  Walt Aug 5 at 10:37
    
@Walt Yes sad that is what I've been looking for thank you –  Niko Aug 5 at 13:03

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