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Time Walker (1982)

PG | | Horror, Sci-Fi | November 1982 (USA)
An alien, buried in King Tut's tomb, terrorizes a college campus.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Prof. Douglas McCadden
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Susie Fuller
Kevin Brophy ...
Peter Sharpe
Robert Random ...
Jack Parker
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Dr. Wendell J. Rossmore
Sam Chew Jr. ...
Dr. Bruce Serrano
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Jennie
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Dr. Ken Melrose
Gerard Prendergast ...
Greg Hauser
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Linda Flores (as Shari Belafonte-Harper)
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Dr. Hayworth
Darwin Joston ...
Lt. Plummer
Greta Blackburn ...
Sherri
John Lavachielli ...
Bill Vogler
Clint Young ...
Capt. Willoughby
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Professor Doug McCadden is in charge of opening his university's latest acquisition - a sealed Egyptian sarcophagus. Opening it reveals an ancient mummy and a mold substance which proves to eat the flesh of anyone touching it. Later, sneaky student Pete Sharpe finds five hidden jewels in the bottom of the casket and distributes them to various co-eds on campus, not realizing the mummy, recently revived with an overdose of x-rays, is bound and determined to reclaim them. McCadden, who has carefully analyzed x-rays taken of the mummy, comes to the reluctant conclusion that it is not what it seems. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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For eons they traveled the galaxies. For centuries one was trapped in a Pharaoh's tomb. Now he is free. See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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November 1982 (USA)  »

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Pharaoh  »

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$750,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Made with a non-union crew. See more »

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Bill is holding the crystal necklace in one hand when the mummy sneaks up on him, swipes the necklace, and kills him by hurling him into a wall. However, in the scene in Suzy's hospital room, Dr. Melrose says that "according to the coroner", Bill was wearing the necklace when he died. See more »

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End title card: "TO BE CONTINUED..." See more »

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A goofy, though somewhat entertaining bizarro sci fi horror cheapie.
12 April 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I had quite a fine time with Time Walker. The concept of a space mummy instantly intrigued me and I was soon somewhat compelled by the atmosphere of the film, that seemed a lot like the real old school 1950's science fiction oddities. Albeit with a couple of modestly grisly make up effects to update things. All kinds of weird and unpredictable things happen in this film, the gore is very low but the movie makes up for it in quirky atmosphere and the odd genuinely exciting scene. The mummy makes for a cool villain, the ending is decently crazy, in a cheesy way, the acting is mostly wooden but functional for this kind of film. The effects are on and off but kinda ace when their on. The movie does not use its ideas quite to their full potential and the overall quality could be higher, but as a b movie I enjoyed it quite a bit and would recommend it to fans of this kind of thing.


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