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Nemesis (1992)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  29 January 1993 (USA)
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An retired cyborg Los Angeles policeman is forced out of retirement and is assigned to apprehend his former partner whom is smuggling data to a terrorist organization that plots to assassinate government officials.

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Morico
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Billy (as Tom Janes)
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In the future, chaos is rampant as 'information terrorists' threaten to destroy order in society. Alex is a part-man-part-machine LAPD cop who is the best at what he does. When one of the terrorists calls him a machine, Alex questions his humanity and decides to leave the force. His final assignment is to apprehend an old colleague who has stolen some data. However, there is more than meets the eye and Alex must question his allegiance. Written by P. Wong <pwong@nt.net>

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In the future... it pays to be more than human.


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Rated R for strong futuristic violence | See all certifications »

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29 January 1993 (USA)  »

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Cyborg - la vendetta  »

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$2,001,124 (USA)
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Trivia

The character of Alex Raine was originally meant to be a 13 year old girl and actress Megan Ward was originally set to play this version of Alex. See more »

Goofs

(at around 43 mins) When Alex tries to shoot him, Michelle says, "It only works if you load it, stupid." He did, two minutes earlier. See more »

Quotes

Jared: They intend to replace humans with cyborgs.
Alex: Which humans?
Jared: All humans, Alex. They have to be stopped, before they start a war between cyborgs and humankind.
Alex: While you're a cyborg... Why don't you side with them?
Jared: They are wrong.
Alex: And that's it?
Jared: Isn't that enough?
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Not always coherent, but very energetic.
8 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

"Nemesis" is a mixture of incoherent plotting (with rehashed bits from "Robocop" and "Terminator"), brainless action sequences, distracting accents and sarcastic wisecracks spouted by leading man Olivier Gruner, who comes off as a cut-rate version of Van Damme. By all means, it should be a pretty bad film, and maybe it is, but it's nevertheless always watchable and never outright boring. The pacing is continuously fast and the energy level high. (**)

Footnote: If you watch the film, look out for Merle Kennedy who plays Max, the hero's sidekick in the last 20 minutes or so. I loved the athleticism she brings into her small role. What an incredible body! Why hasn't anyone else mentioned her presence??


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