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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 »

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(as Takuya Sato)

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(screenplay), (associate screenplay writer) (as Akinori Endo) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Armitage (voice)
... Ross (voice)
... D'Anclaude (voice)
Wanda Nowicki ... Julian (voice)
... Lt. Larry Randolph (voice)
... Eddie (voice)
... Chris (voice)
Barry Stigler ... Asakura (voice)
... Coroner (voice)
... Kelly (voice) (as Dorothy Fahn)
... Kelly's Manager (voice)
Riva Spier ... Jessica Manning (voice)
... Rosalind (voice)
... Model (voice) (as Debbie Rodgers)
... PA / Walla (voice)
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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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If humans don't want me... why'd they create me?


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The Region 1 DVD from Geneon was one of the few releases from the company to feature THX-certified audio and video. 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

Eddie: [sees Ross exiting the infirmary] Whoo--hoo--hoo! Pal, I sure hope you feel better than you look.
Ross Sylibus: I can't understand why my other arm hurts so much.
Eddie: The doctor threw in some kind of new nervous system for you, so it's probably just a side effect. At any rate, ah, there's something I wanna show ya.
Ross Sylibus: [cut to the morgue, where Eddie begins to unzip a body bag--the face is revealed] It's Kelly McCannon! Why haven't they disposed of her body yet?
Eddie: Hey! She's a real find! You just don't throw something ...
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Followed by Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002) See more »

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Multi-Matrix
by Julian Mack
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Martian murders + cyber-organic femme fatale = good film!
14 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

Now THIS is what I call anime! Great artistry, good plot, and one heck of a cool battle sequence at the end.

I loved the way that the plot gradually developed from a simple murder into a plot for ....well, you'll have to see the movie to know. And trust me, IT'S WORTH IT!


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