Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (2006)

PG  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  5 January 2007 (USA)
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Picking up where the original series left off, Scott Bernard continues his search for Rick Hunter and the fate of the SDF-3.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Frierson ...
Alexandra Kenworthy ...
The Regess (voice)
Marcus Rush (voice)
Marlene Rush (voice)
Janice (voice)
Edie Mirman ...
Maia Sterling (voice)
Iona Morris ...
Jean Grant (voice)
Tony Oliver ...
Alex Romero (voice)
Gregory Snegoff ...
Scott Bernard / Haydonite (voice) (as Greg Snegoff)
Michael Sorich ...
Sparks (voice)
Ariel (voice)
Dan Woren ...


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 (

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They thought the war was finally over ... but humankind's greatest battle for survival has 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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Robotech: Shadow Force  »

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Did You Know?


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 »


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 »


Vince Grant: All this technology and they can't put in an elevator?
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Crazy Credits

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 »


Follows Robotech II: The Sentinels (1988) See more »


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Watched it, Loved it
9 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really loved the movie and how it was written. It was scripted specifically for fans of the series who needed that empty void filled. I know many of you probably waited almost 20 years for this. As for myself I just finished the series in the summer and fell in loved with the series and cried at the ending or lack of.

I won't give any spoilers away but they do a good job of explaining whats happened so far and finishing it up. The new characters feel like they would fit perfectly into the Robotech Sagas. The art itself was really impressive, instead of going for the most glamorous visuals everything looked exactly like the original. Aside from a more detailed and clean picture the art itself resembles the show.

Well the release date is coming soon and I'm definitely gonna pick it up. For those who weren't fortunate enough to see a sneak peak, the wait is well worth it. Considering some of you have been waiting for as long as I've been alive (I'm 20)

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