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Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (2006)

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Picking up where the orginal series left off, Scott Bernard continues his search for Rick Hunter and the fate of the SDF-3

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Alexandra Kenworthy ...
The Regess (voice)
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Marcus Rush (voice)
Melanie MacQueen ...
Marlene Rush (voice)
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Janice (voice)
Edie Mirman ...
Maia Sterling (voice)
Iona Morris ...
Jean Grant (voice)
Tony Oliver ...
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Alex Romero (voice)
Gregory Snegoff ...
Scott Bernard / Haydonite (voice) (as Greg Snegoff)
Michael Sorich ...
Sparks (voice)
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The Robotech Expeditionary Force stages their final assault on the Invid to liberate Earth at all costs along with REF pilot Scott Bernard and the Invid princess Ariel's parallel planetside efforts at the alien's stronghold, Reflex Point. Just before the attack, the fleet gets a distress call from Admiral Rick Hunter and their flagship, SDF-3. In the ensuing mission, which only manages to rescue the android Janice Em, the REF discover that they have been betrayed by their own ally, the Haydenites, whose powerful technology they have supplied now is revealed to be designed to devastatingly enable their own plans of conquest even as the Invid withdraw. As Scott and Ariel join the fleet, the disparate pair and Janice must overcome their comrade's deep distrust to find a means to stop their newest foe before it is too late. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Everyone thought the war was over ... but the darkest battle has only just begun. See more »


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Rated PG for sci-fi action violence, language and some senusality | See all certifications »

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Although Charles Duckworth recorded all of his lines for the role of Marcus, the role was re-recorded by Yuri Lowenthal later in post-production. See more »

Goofs

Approximately one hour into the movie, Vince Grant turns to Janice Em, Ariel, and Scott Bernard to ask, "Any idea what we're up against?" When seen in long shot with Grant in the foreground, Bernard is wearing a uniform. The camera cuts to a close-up, of the three, in which Bernard is wearing CVR-3 battle armor. In subsequent shots, Bernard is wearing the uniform again. See more »

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Vince Grant: If we make it out of this alive, my wife's gonna kill me.
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The end of the broken film at the beginning of the title sequence fits with the other end of the broken film from the opening credits of the original 'Robotech' television series. See more »

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Follows Robotech (1985) See more »

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I am literally Speechless!!!!
20 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great comeback for Robotech!!!!!even for new generations who had no clue the saga even existed, I'm sure that if the producers decide to give continuity to the saga, there will be a great outcome out of this plot; My only complaint is that it was too short, way too short to develop the story with more intensity, but at the same time it was action packed from start to finish; Trust me, You will not get bored!!!! To catch up with the plot I would recommend everyone to watch the New Generation Saga all over again and to read the comic book mini series: Prelude to the Shadow Chronicles, as they will introduce you to the whole panorama seen in the movie; Then again I'm just a long-time fan from the original series and this movie made me re-live and recall the good times I had 17 years ago, Definitively a Must-see

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