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''Red Faction: Origins'' is a LiveActionAdaptation to the ''Franchise/RedFaction'' series, it aired on [[Creator/SciFiChannel [=SyFy=]]] on June 4, 2011. The movie bridges the gap between ''Guerrilla'' and ''Armageddon'', with [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} Robert]] [[Series/TheXFiles Patrick]] as Alec Mason; [[Series/StargateUniverse Brian J. Smith]] portrays Alec's son Jake Mason, the main protagonist.

Origin's plot concerns Jake tracking down the mysterious White Faction, who Jake believes are responsible for killing his mother, and kidnapping his sister.

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!!''Red Faction: Origins'' provides examples of:
* BatmanGambit: Jake pulls the pin from a grenade that a couple of Marauders are carrying, and then tosses the pin back so they can disarm it. He does this because he knows that [[IOweYouMyLife Marauders will not kill anyone]] [[LoopholeAbuse who save their lives]].
* InvasionOfTheBabySnatchers: The White Faction kidnapped Jake's sister prior to the series. [[spoiler:It's later revealed that many more were kidnapped. The White Faction needed the children to maintain acceptable genetic diversity once they took over again.]]
* PilotMovie: Was developed with this in mind, however with Creator/{{THQ}}'s bankruptcy it's very unlikely that anything will ever come of it.
* TheRemnant: [[spoiler:White Faction is a leftover group of the EDF in hiding.]]
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