Director: James Bannon, Masato Harada, Alan Smithee Cast: Masahiro Takashima

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Criticized for its murky cinematography, bad special effects, and dialogue that would embarrass Sylvester Stallone, this Japanese co-production was widely regarded as a costly flop. Set in the year 2035 after evil supercomputer Kyron-5's war against humanity ends with defeat, the earth is left scared and plighted, lacking most natural resources. Computer chips have become more valuable than gold and the place to find such treasure is on the island 8JO, where Kyron still lives. Ex-pilot and cyber-buccaneer Brooklyn (Masahiro Takashima) and his gang of cutthroats venture to this techno-jungle looking for his silicon booty. There he meets Nim (Brenda Nim), a commando who is part of the Texas Air Rangers looking for a renegade robot. The group is soon under attack by a fleet of dreaded flying Aerobots. Meanwhile, Kyron-5 is hard at work hatching his revenge against mankind. It has invented a substance containing more energy than plutonium called texmexium. After successive onslaughts of Aerobots, the four survivors -- Brooklyn, Nim, and two lovable moppets named 7 and 11 -- find the texmexium and start to build Gunhed (Gun Unit/Heavy Elimination Device) a giant robot designed to kick Aerobot tail. More mayhem and cool explosions ensue, but not before Brooklyn gives an impassioned and surreal speech about the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/02/2008
UPC: 0702727165429
Original Release: 1989
Rating: TV14
Source: Section 23
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:30:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Masahiro Takashima Brooklyn
Brenda Bakke Texas Air Ranger Sergeant Nim
Yujin Harada Seven
James Brewster Thompson Balba
Kaori Mizushima Eleven
Aya Enyoji Babe
Mickey Curtis Bansho
Doll Nguyen Boomerang
Jiei Kabira Actor
Yosuke Saito Actor

Technical Credits
James Bannon Director,Screenwriter
Masato Harada Director,Screenwriter
Alan Smithee Director
Junichi Fujisawa Cinematographer
Joey Goubeaud Executive Producer
Matthew Greenfield Producer
Toshiyuki Honda Score Composer
Koichi Kawakita Special Effects,Special Effects Supervisor
Yoshitami Kuroiwa Editor
John Ledford Executive Producer
Takahide Morichi Production Manager
Fumio Ogawa Art Director,Editor
Teiichi Saito Sound/Sound Designer
Yoshishige Shimatani Associate Producer
Tomoyuki Tanaka Executive Producer
Tetsuhisa Yamada Associate Producer
Eiji Yamamura Executive Producer

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