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The Time Guardian (1987)

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In the distant future, the human race nears extinction and a new race of beast-like creatures rule the earth. The few surviving people live in the City, a huge protected construction with ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ballard
Nikki Coghill ...
Annie
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Boss
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Petra
Peter Merrill ...
Zuryk / Committee Member
Tim Robertson ...
Sergeant McCarthy
Jim Holt ...
Rafferty
Thye Liew Wan ...
Sun-Wah
Damon Sanders ...
Smith
Tom Karpanny ...
Tracker
Henry Salter ...
Prenzler
Peter Healy ...
Wayne
Adrian Shirley ...
Counihan
Don Barker ...
Undertaker
Terrayne Crawford ...
Tucker (as Terry Crawford)
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In the distant future, the human race nears extinction and a new race of beast-like creatures rule the earth. The few surviving people live in the City, a huge protected construction with the ability to travel in both space and time. The City travels back to our time to save humanity... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Pray he's not too late. See more »


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3 December 1987 (Australia)  »

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The Time Guardian  »

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AUD 8,000,000 (estimated)
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This film is considered an "Ozploitation" (Australian exploitation) picture. See more »

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Annie Lassiter: Tell me more, Ballard.
Ballard: About the City?
Annie Lassiter: Yeah.
Ballard: You'd be amazed. The technology's enormous. We've got powers your time only dreams about.
Annie Lassiter: No, I mean, the people. Are they different?
Ballard: They still fight and squabble, and try very hard to outdo each other. I guess they're not very different.
Annie Lassiter: And what about men and women?
Ballard: They fall in and out of love, marry and divorce, argue over the children... what?
Annie Lassiter: I'm pleased.
Ballard: Why?
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Soundtracks

This Time I Know
Music by Allan Zavod & Bobby Martin (as Robert Martin)
Lyrics by Bobby Martin (as Robert Martin)
Produced by Allan Zavod
Sung by Angry Anderson
Courtesy of Mushroom Records
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Almost uniformly dreadful
5 July 2009 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

If this film didn't end Dean Stockwell's and Carrie Fisher's careers, nothing will. The narrative sequence often contradicts itself, and the plot line gets lost in the stylistic excesses of the direction. Production qualities are laughably amateurish (especially the JenDiki sequences), and some of the most violent scenes serve no structural purpose (do not advance the plot). A notably embarrassing aspect is the star billing given to Dean Stockwell, who obviously phoned in his performance one afternoon. Before seeing this film, I had thought that all major actors had agents who steer them away from career-killing disasters. Because this film is laughably bad, it might be recommended as a satirical send-up of the sci-fi genre, unintentional spoof though it may be.


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