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World Record (2003)

An athlete, Dan, breaks out of the matrix through a feat of strength and gets a brief glimse of the real world outside his existance.

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Takeshi Koike
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Credited cast:
Victor Williams ... Dan (voice)
John Wesley ... Dan's Dad (voice)
Alex Fernandez ... Tom (voice)
Allison Smith ... Reporter (voice)
Tara Strong ... Nurse (voice)
Matt McKenzie ... Agent #1 (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Agent #2 (voice) (as Kevin N. Richardson)
Julia Fletcher Julia Fletcher ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kinryû Arimoto Kinryû Arimoto ... (voice)
Unshô Ishizuka ... (voice)
Sayaka Kobayashi Sayaka Kobayashi ... (voice)
Mitsuru Miyamoto Mitsuru Miyamoto ... Tom (voice)
Tôru Ohkawa Tôru Ohkawa ... (voice)
Atsuko Tanaka ... (voice)
Hiroki Touchi Hiroki Touchi ... Dan (voice)
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Dan ran a 100 meters world record of just under 9 seconds, but was accused of using doping and found positive. Now he is back, and he is willing to give everything. Too much thinks his friend, who is concerned that Dan will injure himself by running too hard in the qualifiers. But something strange is going on with Dan, as machine agents are keeping a close eye on him. When the race is there, fate strikes as Dan muscles literally are severed, causing Dan to fall. But somehow he finds the strength to go on, passing his opponents, on his way to learn the truth. Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 2003 (Finland) See more »

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The Animatrix: World Record See more »

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Part 8, still entertaining
25 October 2003 | by rbverhoefSee all my reviews

This is the eighth part of 'The Animatrix', a collection of animated short movies that tell us a little more about the world of 'The Matrix'. Again with a new style in animation. We see how an athlete frees himself from the matrix during a 100m. run. Although the premise is very good the short itself was a little disappointing. Still entertaining though.


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