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Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982)

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
Jonathan Bahnks ...
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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11 December 1982 (USA)  »

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Timerider  »

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Trivia

Lyle Swann goes back in time to November 5th, 1877. The same "time travel arrival date" was used in Back to the Future (November 5th, 1955) and Time After Time (November 5th, 1979). See more »

Goofs

After traveling back in time to 1877, Lyle Swan rides away from the container carrying the monkey just as it disappears back into the future. As soon as it disappears, several modern car tire tracks can be seen in the sand. See more »

Quotes

Porter Reese: You shot it. What a bunch of dumb sons of bitches, you *shot* it! A *machine* - you butt-heads!
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits,a voiceover of a scientist at a press conference explains the timerider project and what they plan to do. See more »

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Referenced in Daymaker (2007) See more »

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I grew up on this movie.
24 August 2003 | by (Clifton, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

I loved every minute of it, when HBO showed Timerider, I watched it everytime like I see it the first time, it perfectly fit my interest in motorcycles, it was funny (poor old guy), endless enjoy watching it, Years after, I was searching to get this movie, had hard time to find it, and I bought it on a used video tape for $70 bucks, later I find it on DVD, I bought that too. I still watch it ones in a while.


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