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Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982)

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Lyle, a motorcycle champion is traveling the Mexican desert, when he find himself in the action radius of a time machine. So he find himself one century back in the past between rapists, ... See full summary »

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Lyle Swann
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Claire Cygne
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Porter Reese
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Claude Dorsett
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Carl Dorsett
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Padre
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Ben Potter
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Daniels
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Dr. Sam
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Jesse
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Terry
Susan Dear ...
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Earl
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Jack Peoples
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Lyle, a motorcycle champion is traveling the Mexican desert, when he find himself in the action radius of a time machine. So he find himself one century back in the past between rapists, thiefs and murderers.... Written by Tognacci Sebastiano <seblog@maya.dei.unipd.it>

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Lyle Swann is a champion off-road racer. But to the people of 1877, he's something very, very different...


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Trivia

Both Fred Ward and Peter Coyote appeared together the previous year, 1981, in a movie called "Southern Comfort". In that movie Ward's character was called "Reese", the same name of Coyote's character in "Timerider". See more »

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Shortly after Lyle Swann lands in the Old West, he puts on his helmet and the camera crew is reflected in its side. See more »

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[I work hard to steal this stuff]
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the cast credits, the monkey Esther G. is shown played by "Gibbeaun Monkette." (Monkees reference to writer/scorer Michael Nesmith?) See more »

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good film, even though both gene and roger disagreed with me
16 July 1999 | by (haverhill,ma) – See all my reviews

The following comment includes a piece of the plot. If you plan to see the movie (and I recommend you do), do not read the rest of this.

Both Gene and Roger felt that the title character seemed stupid in that he didn't understand what had happened (i.e. that he went back in time) until the very end. I, on the other hand found it most believable. If you were lost in the desert, and you came across a _rural_ town, wouldn't it take quite a lot before you'd reach the conclusion "Oh, I must have gone back in time!"


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