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The Gene Generation (2007)

Michelle, an assassin to a new breed of killers (DNA Hackers), finds she has greater obstacles in her life... Family.

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Michelle
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Christian
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Jackie
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Josephine Hayden
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Mouse
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Abraham
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Solemn
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Randall
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Aerean Flyer Announcer (as Eireann Layne)
Jeff Imada ...
Alley Guy
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Bodyguard 1 (as Nils Stewart)
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Bodyguard 2
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Bodyguard 3
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Bodyguard 4
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Christian's Wife
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In a futuristic world, Michelle lives everyday battling with DNA Hackers who use their skills to hack into people's bodies and kill them. She is an assassin, battling her past demons and trying to keep her younger and extroverted brother, Jackie, out of trouble. When Jackie gets involved in a petty crime of robbery, he propels himself into the world of DNA Hackers, Shylocks (Loan Sharks) and Gang Fights. Wanting the respect that the world has never given to him only makes it harder for Jackie to peel himself away from the underground trades, against the hopes of his sister, Michelle. Michelle always wanted to leave the city and lead a calm and quiet lifestyle. As emotions and gunfire get into the way, Michelle and Jackie soon find themselves battling between their lives and finding out that in an immoral world, love can still survive. Blood is thicker than water. Written by Pearry Reginald Teo

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In the future, where people hack into DNA, Death is just an upgrade See more »

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Action | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for bloody violence, sexuality/nudity and language | See all certifications »

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27 September 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blade Gen - The Gene Generation  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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[first lines]
Christian: [voice-over] Hayden Technologies... Birthplace of what was supposed to be our greatest scientific breakthrough.
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References Metoroido (1986) See more »

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Red
Written by Andy LaPlegua
Performed by Andy LaPlegua / Combichrist
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OK cyber-punk movie
21 December 2008 | by (.) – See all my reviews

This movie is quite OK as a cyber-punk. It is not Oscar material, but I found it totally enjoyable on a quiet Sunday.

The story admittedly is a little thin, and some times too emotional but still it was nice to watch. The actors are doing an OK job, and the lead actress is a beauty.

The CGI is OK, and the sets have that dark gloomy mood to it. The action sequences was OK choreographed as well.

If you like CP movies, then why not. Just don't expect Bladerunner, though even that was deemed doomed in its day. This is a paced action flick, with some love and emotion in to it.


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