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Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (2006)

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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Epcar ... Vince Grant / Haydonite (voice)
Eddie Frierson ... Louis Nichols / Haydonite (voice)
Mark Hamill ... Commander Taylor / Haydonite (voice)
Alexandra Kenworthy ... The Regess (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Marcus Rush (voice)
Melanie MacQueen Melanie MacQueen ... Marlene Rush (voice)
Chase Masterson ... Janice (voice)
Edie Mirman ... Maia Sterling (voice)
Iona Morris ... Jean Grant (voice)
Tony Oliver ... Admiral Rick Hunter (voice)
Arthur Santiago ... Alex Romero (voice)
Gregory Snegoff ... Scott Bernard / Haydonite (voice) (as Greg Snegoff)
Michael Sorich ... Sparks (voice)
Kari Wahlgren ... Ariel (voice)
Dan Woren ... General Reinhardt / Haydonite (voice)
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Storyline

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 (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sci-fi action violence, language and some senusality | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Robotech: Shadow Force See more »

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Harmony Gold See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

A new sequel that continues directly from the unresolved finale of the original Robotech (1985) series. This feature is not related to the scrapped Robotech 3000 (2000) project. See more »

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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 »

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Vince Grant: All this technology and they can't put in an elevator?
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If you liked Robotech on TV, you will dislike this
20 January 2007 | by quibxSee all my reviews

Caught this at the Brattle theater the other night, and was sorely disappointed. The movie takes place at the end of the New Generation, with the raid on Reflex point. The story seems interesting, but unless you have read the novels, you will be lost on a lot of the major plot points. None of the characters look like their former selves, and the dialog is terrible. It was nice to see the Alpha fighters back in action, but the CG was absolutely dismal. If it had been cell-shaded CG, that would have been a lot better.

Another odd thing i noticed is how well endowed every woman was in this movie. I guess they grow 'em big out in space. It just seemed a little gratuitous.

It was nice to see Robotech on the big screen, but I can see why this took so long to come out.


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