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Annihilator (1986)

TV Movie  |   |  Sci-Fi  |  7 April 1986 (USA)
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Humanoid killer robots stalk a newspaperman (Mark Lindsay Chapman), who has knowledge of their existence. One of the robots is made to look like his girl friend (Catherine Mary Stewart).

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Humanoid killer robots stalk a newspaperman (Mark Lindsay Chapman), who has knowledge of their existence. One of the robots is made to look like his girl friend (Catherine Mary Stewart).

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Series Pilot
5 January 2003 | by (Pennsylvania, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie was a series pilot that was not picked up by the network.

It was not bad, but parts of it were a bit corny as some have pointed out.

As for the Ashes to Ashes segment with the music, this was in the era of MTV back in the days when they actually aired music videos 24/7. This scene was sort of a music video within a movie. Since I liked the song, I didn't mind it.

The basic concept had and still has alot of potential. Considering most sci-fi today is largely rip offs of Star Trek, something like this would be a nice change of pace. There was a kind of creepiness to it that the androids were so lifelike that most people would never know who was real along with the mystery of who or what was really behind the replacement of humans.

I would have to rate it an 9/10 for concept, but 7/10 for execution. This might be an idea for the Sci-Fi channel to pick up now since they did not exist 15 years ago.




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