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Omega Doom (1996)

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After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding. In the nuclear winter, only droids walk the face of the earth, in fear of the rumored... See full summary »

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Zed, Droid Leader
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The Head
Tina Cote ...
Blackheart, Rom Leader
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The Bartender (as Anna Katerina)
Jill Pierce ...
Zinc, Rom
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Zed Too, Droid
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Ironface, Rom
Jahi J.J. Zuri ...
Marko, Droid
Earl White ...
Titus, Droid
Jozef Apolen ...
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Peter Mates ...
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Peter Janac ...
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Martin Rajec ...
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Robert Kordos ...
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After earth is taken over by an army of robots, the small number of humans left are forced into hiding. In the nuclear winter, only droids walk the face of the earth, in fear of the rumored human resurgence, and in search of a hidden cache of weapons. One robot, his evil circuits destroyed, enters a small town where a robot civil war is taking place. He tries to convince both sides to join forces in search of the weapons, all the while having a hidden agenda, and an affinity for one of the local droids. Written by James Falkner <jhf@cise.ufl.edu>

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Robots rule the Earth. Only one man can stop them.

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THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE ROBOTIC. Cool, but with no depth...
9 February 2000 | by (Aarhus, Denmark) – See all my reviews

RESUME: "Last Man Standing" with robots. A lone stranger enters a post-apocalyptic 'town', where he takes advantage of the growing tensions between two 'gangs' of killing-machines, using their own inane appetite for destruction against themselves. They are a doomed race, we learn, being capable of nothing but destruction.

GOOD: The visual language is that of Sergio Leone's classic spaghetti westerns, where most of the time is spend building up tension in a psychological (positronic?) game of poker between the main characters, before the actual violence takes place in the blink of an eye. The scenes with our protagonist, Hauer, and the evil female robot, "Blackheart", are a visual, erotic intercourse, replacing menace for foreplay and death for climax! I can't help but wonder if the Wachowsky Brothers saw this movie while making "Matrix", since they totally borrowed the look and style off this movie!

BAD: Style aside, it is a sin to make a movie with such obvious potential for delving into the intricacies of being human/artificial and utterly ignoring it for the whole 90 minutes! Just a hint of Isaac Asimov or Phillip K. Dick would have done the deed!

UGLY?: No, actually quite a nice little b-movie that leaves you with a gnawing feeling of what it could have been with just a slightly better script.


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