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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
Borovnisa Blervaque Borovnisa Blervaque ... Morico
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:

29 January 1993 (USA) 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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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Olivier Gruner played a cyborg again in Automatic (1993). 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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Connections

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

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A fun and above average sci-fi cyborg adventure film
3 February 1999 | by AlxSmitsSee all my reviews

Albert Pyun's stylish direction and excellent use of dilapidated locales make this B-grade sci-fi actioner entertaining throughout (reminiscent of his earlier Van Damme vehicle, "Cyborg"). Although lead actor Olivier Gruner's wooden acting is often unintentionally funny, he has the look, physique, and physical grace to fit the role and to pull off the various kinetic action pieces that highlight the film. An adequate script and competent special effects also help to make this an above average cyborg adventure film.


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