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Robotech: The Movie (1986)

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Re-edited version of a Japanese TV serial combined with a direct-to-video anime, released in the U.S. as a feature.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kerrigan Mahan ...
Mark Landry / Tech / Additional Voices (voice) (as Ryan O'Flannigan)
Iona Morris ...
Becky Michaels (voice) (as Brittany Harlowe)
Diane Michelle ...
Eve (voice) (as Muriel Fargo)
Gregory Snegoff ...
Anchor / Col. B.D. Andrews / Additional Voices (voice) (as Greg Snow)
Rider / Additional Voices (voice) (as Jeffrey Platt)
Gen. Anatole Leonard / Additional Voices (voice) (as Guy Garrett)
Tom Wyner ...
Roger / Additional Voices (voice) (as Abe Lasser)
Robert V. Barron ...
Prof. Embry (voice) (as Merle Pearson)
Edie Mirman ...
Kelly Stevens (voice) (as Penny Sweet)
Wendee Lee ...
Stacy Embry (voice) (as Wendee Swan)
Tony Clay ...
Additional Voices (voice) (as Wayne Anthony)
Clifton Wells ...
Tech / Additional Voices (voice) (as Spike Niblick)
Blue / Bud / Rider / Soldiers / Additional Voices (voice) (as Bruce Nielson)
Doug Lee ...
Master / PA / Additional Voices (voice) (as Ike Medlick)
Security / Additional Voices (voice) (as Jonathan Alexander)


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Mark held the key to Robotech. Unlocking its powers could save the World! See more »


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Release Date:

25 July 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Robotech The Movie: The Untold Story  »

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The film was only in very limited theatrical release in Texas and was released on home video in a small number of international markets. See more »


During the exposition phase in the opening Star Wars style text scroll, the word "Technology" is divided and hyphenated due to the entire word not fitting at the end of the line ("Technol-" on the former line and "ogy" on the next). This is not considered proper form and in the Star Wars scrolls (as in typeset), the words are simply spaced apart appropriately so that each line is uniform in length. Also, the word "technology" is more properly divided as "Techo-logy". See more »


Eve: I need your help, Mark. The enemy's I mentioned are here to extract the data stored here in my memory matrix. Once they have it, they will destroy the Earth. The process is already under way I don't know who it is but someone with access to my higher functions has begun transmitting the information to them. Soon, they will have everything they want.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits go up the screen like the old Star Wars opening credits. See more »


Followed by Robotech: Battlecry (2002) See more »


Call On Me
Performed by Joanne Harris
Composed by Steve Wittmack
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even the name cannot save this movie!!
29 February 2000 | by (Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

This is an hybrid creature born at Carl Macek mind. With Robotech the second generation (Robotech Masters) and Megazone 23 into one miserable movie, that have no logic! The story is very, very bad, and you cannot forgive the action of Megazone when have nothing to do with Robotech. If this movie have so high rank is for the TV series and not for itself!! I did said it, the name cannot save this!

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