In your very near future (2003), Chaank Armament, a powerful megacorporation is the preeminent manufacturer of high tech people killing military weaponry. They create a superior super soldier complete with cybernetic enhancements. Code Name: Hard Man. Who then malfunctions and goes on a murderous rampage of death and destruction of course. Because that’s what robot super soldiers built by greedy corporate conglomerates do.
Death Machine is a guilty pleasure from 1994. It mixes science fiction and horror and is written and directed by Stephen Norrington. Starring Brad Dourif (hell yeah!), Ely Pouget, John Sharian, William Hootkins, Richard Brake, and the semi famous Rachel Weisz.
Norrington’s credits include special effects work in Aliens, Lifeforce, The Witches, Split Second, and my personal favorite Hardware. However, Norrington was noted as to not approving of the films final cut.
This film was actually banned in several countries due to its excessive violence. Iraq, Malaysia, Australia, and China all basically said “No thanks.”
This movie has the typical case of the 90’s. Where horror movies had great special effects and film score but terrible acting and writing. However; the film is still great for a trip back to 2003 for a future that might have happened. Also if you’re a fan of Norrington’s other works then you will most likely enjoy this film.
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