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Nemesis (1992)

Alex, a burned out LA cyborg cop, is forced by commissioner Farnsworth to find his former cyborg partner and lover Jared who's about to deliver sensitive data to cyborg terrorists who wish to wage war against humans. Is he being played?

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Albert Pyun

Writer:

Rebecca Charles
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Olivier Gruner ... Alex
Tim Thomerson ... Farnsworth
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ... Angie-Liv
Merle Kennedy Merle Kennedy ... Max Impact
Yuji Okumoto ... Yoshiro Han
Marjorie Monaghan ... Jared
Nicholas Guest ... Germaine
Vincent Klyn Vincent Klyn ... Michelle
Thom Mathews ... Marion
Marjean Holden ... Sam
Brion James ... Maritz
Deborah Shelton ... Julian
Jennifer Gatti ... Rosaria
Blair Valk Blair Valk ... Morico (as Borovnisa Blervaque)
Thomas Jane ... Billy (as Tom Janes)
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Storyline

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.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong futuristic violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

Denmark | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1992 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Cyborg - la vendetta See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,001,124
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the film's original ending: Alex and Max escape without a final confrontation with the Farnsworth cyborg and after reading Farnsworth's letter, Alex and Max are seen walking by the Farnsworth cyborg. 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

Morico: Goddamn Cop!
Alex: Goddamn terrorist.
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Alternate Versions

German TV-Version and Retail-Video are cut for violence, Rental-Video is uncut and Widescreen. See more »

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Followed by Nemesis 4: Death Angel (1996) See more »

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Futuristic look
13 February 1999 | by gv_creedSee all my reviews

As we approached the millennium, the movie gives us an idea of how bad it could be in the future of technology & information. An ex-convict turn LAPD cop tries to save the world somehow, but he is caught in deception and betrayal. Olivier Gruner gives a worthwhile performance in his second movie. Flying explosive shots & scary-looking androids. I really enjoy watching the movie. Especially all the high tech stuff. Great movie, really is.


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