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The Time Guardian (1987)

PG  |   |  Action, Romance, Sci-Fi  |  3 December 1987 (Australia)
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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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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
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Sun-Wah
Damon Sanders ...
Smith
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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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A Galaxis Harcosai  »

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AUD 8,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Brian Hannant had been drawn to the rock formation at Wilpena Point in South Australia while making Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981). This inspired him to write a script with John Baxter in the early 1980s. According to Baxter, the script was originally called "Time Rider", about a geologist who, while investigating magnetic anomalies around Wilpena, South Australia, encourages a man from the future, who is a scout sent back in time to find a home for his people, pursued by the Jen-Diki tribe. See more »

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Ballard: These aren't plumbers you can bribe to have your bathroom fixed overnight, lady. They're killers.
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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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Woeful
26 December 2001 | by (Melbourne, Australia.) – See all my reviews

This really is a very poor US/Australian sci fi film with Carrie Fisher in it. Bog average acting, dodgy script, plot and effects and token shots of the "outback" and a really dull set of bad guys (police and the laughable "Jen Deki") combine to make this a really obnoxious viewing experience. Dont bother unless you are really bored, arent paying for it and have absolutley nothing else to do (that includes scrubbing the grime from in between the tiles in your shower).


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