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Armitage III: Polymatrix (1996)

Armitage III: Poly Matrix (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi | Video 4 August 1997
A policeman, Ross Sylibus, is assigned to a unit on a Martian colony, to find that women are being murdered by a psychotic named D'anclaude. He is assigned a very unorthodox partner named ... See full summary »

Director:

Takuya Satô (as Takuya Sato)

Writers:

Chiaki Konaka (screenplay), Akinori Endô (associate screenplay writer) (as Akinori Endo) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Berkley ... Armitage (voice)
Kiefer Sutherland ... Ross (voice)
Dan Woren ... D'Anclaude (voice)
Wanda Nowicki Wanda Nowicki ... Julian (voice)
Mike Reynolds ... Lt. Larry Randolph (voice)
Bryan Cranston ... Eddie (voice)
Stephen Apostolina ... Chris (voice)
Barry Stigler Barry Stigler ... Asakura (voice)
Doug Stone ... Coroner (voice)
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ... Kelly (voice) (as Dorothy Fahn)
Steve Blum ... Kelly's Manager (voice)
Riva Spier Riva Spier ... Jessica Manning (voice)
Ellyn Stern ... Rosalind (voice)
Debra Rogers ... Model (voice) (as Debbie Rodgers)
Richard Cansino ... PA / Walla (voice)
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Storyline

A policeman, Ross Sylibus, is assigned to a unit on a Martian colony, to find that women are being murdered by a psychotic named D'anclaude. He is assigned a very unorthodox partner named Naomi Armitage, who seems to have links to the victims. To stir things up more, every victim is found to be an illegally made third-generation android, built to be almost perfect replications of humans. It becomes a race against time when the government attempts to cover up the existence of the 'Third Types', and eliminate the only ones with the evidence. And even more importantly, why are the Thirds created to be so similar to humans, even to the extent of being indistinguishable from them on every level, mentally and biologically? Written by Chris McFadden <admthorilson@unspacy.org>

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Taglines:

If humans don't want me... why'd they create me?


Certificate:

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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Armitage III: Polymatrix See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Region 1 DVD from Pioneer/Generon is available in its original English audio with optional Japanese subtitles and English Closed Captions. See more »

Goofs

The tagline on the Region 1 DVD is: "If humans don't want me... why'd they create me?" however, the the line spoken by Armitage is: "If humans don't want me... why did they create me?" See more »

Quotes

Armitage: [to injured Ross] Security should be here any minute. I'm sure they'll take care of you.
Ross Sylibus: No...you don't have to run and hide now...Officers don't leave their injured behind.
[She continues to leave with Julian]
Ross Sylibus: You're cold lady...
[coughs]
Armitage: [turns back, quickly kisses Ross] I will always be cold...
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Alternate Versions

Armitage III is shown in 2 versions: a 4-episode OAV version of Armitage III, and The Armitage III Polymatrix DVD. The DVD is only in English (with optional Japanese subtitles) The 4-episode OAV version is in Japanese with optional English subtitles and/or dubbing. Other aspects of the movie have also been changed. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Metropolis (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Multi-Matrix
by Julian Mack
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User Reviews

 
Do yourself a favor, and watch the 4 tape OVA version
18 March 2003 | by OberonBobSee all my reviews

I hate to make a comment on this movie, as I just watched the obviously butchered movie version. I have not seen the original version, and I can see some signs of greatness in the chopped to pieces version I saw, but over all it was a huge mess. no pacing, no plot cohesiveness, bad dubbing. Do yourself a favor, and watch the original 4 tape version, it has to be better than this crap. Now, if I can just find a copy of it.


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