February 1, 2006

Year: 1993

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Written by: Rebecca Charles

IMDB Reference

Degree of Cyberpunk Visuals: Medium

Correlation to Cyberpunk Themes: Medium

Key Cast Members:

  • Alex: Olivier Gruner
  • Farnsworth: Tim Thomerson
  • Angie-Liv: Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Rating: 5 out of 10


DVD Cover

~86.5% is still human~


Overview: Surprise surprise – another movie with Gruner playing a cyborg – this time by Martial Arts cyborg master, Albert Pyun. Like Gruner’s performance in Automatic (1994), Nemesis is also a decent “B” cyberpunk flick. In Nemesis, Gruner does his Robocop impersonation while trying to fight bad guys in the year 2027. In a well done style over substance movie, we get a nice underground war between cyborgs and humans. Throw in a good bit of Escape from New York and Blade Runner knock-off visuals and you have yourself an evening of trashy fun! Again, nothing new here, but the action is actually done well enough that you might want to give it a watch if you’re hankerin for mindless but fun Robocop knockoffs.


This post has been filed under Dystopic Future Movies, Man-machine Interface, 5 Star Rated Movies, B Cyberpunk Cinema, Cyberpunk movies from 1990 – 1999 by SFAM.

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