The Gene Generation

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  • R
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 4.2  (2,862)

The Gene Generation is a science fiction film that was released in 2007, directed by Pearry Reginald Teo and starring Bai Ling, Alec Newman, and Parry Shen. The movie takes place in a futuristic world where genetic engineering and DNA splicing have become the norm, and people can enhance themselves with any physical trait or ability they desire.

The story follows Michelle (Bai Ling), a rogue DNA hacker who is being pursued by the authorities for her illicit work. She is constantly on the run, trying to stay one step ahead of the police while also maintaining her illegal genetic engineering side business. Her latest job involves creating a new, deadly virus that has the potential to wipe out entire populations, but she soon discovers that she is not the only one interested in this virus.

Michelle's life takes a turn when she is tasked with protecting her younger brother Jackie (Parry Shen), who has been targeted by a dangerous criminal organization known as the Overseers. The Overseers are after Jackie because he possesses a rare genetic sequence that could hold the key to unlocking the secrets of human evolution. In order to protect her brother, Michelle teams up with a skilled assassin named Christian (Alec Newman), who also happens to be a member of the Overseers.

As Michelle and Christian work together to protect Jackie and combat the threat of the deadly virus, they uncover a larger conspiracy at play, one that could have dire consequences for the entire world. Their journey leads them to a hidden laboratory that holds the key to unlocking the secrets of human evolution, and they must race against time to stop the Overseers from obtaining this dangerous knowledge.

The movie is visually stunning, with a futuristic world that is both vibrant and bleak at the same time. The genetic enhancements and abilities on display are impressive, ranging from super strength to heightened senses and everything in between. The action sequences are well choreographed and thrilling, with plenty of gunfights, explosions, and hand-to-hand combat.

The performances from the three main actors are also noteworthy. Bai Ling is captivating as Michelle, bringing a depth and complexity to her character that makes her both vulnerable and badass at the same time. Alec Newman's Christian is suave and deadly, but also has a sense of humor that makes him likable despite his allegiance to the Overseers. Parry Shen's Jackie is the emotional heart of the story, and his relationship with Michelle is a driving force behind her actions.

Overall, The Gene Generation is an entertaining and visually stunning science fiction film that explores the consequences of genetic engineering and the search for human perfection. While the plot can be convoluted at times and some of the dialogue is a bit cheesy, the movie is still worth a watch for its unique worldbuilding and action-packed sequences.

The Gene Generation is a 2008 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.2.

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    4.2  (2,862)