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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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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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Time is just about the only thing he won't waste. 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

Briant Hannant had been drawn to the rock formation at Wipena Point in South Australia while making "Mad Max 2". 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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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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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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Confusing and drab
31 May 2002 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Tom Burlinson and Carrie Fisher are sent back in time from the 41st century to late 20th century Australia to thwart their cyborg enemies the Jen Diki-who are costumed like Vikings and have major nasal congestion problems into the bargain.Fisher is sidelined early through injury and Burlinson's main ally becomes a fetching young geologist with whom he develops a relationship Bags of noisy action but the budget restrictions are all too evident and its Stateside stars Fisher and Stockwell have essentially dispensable roles with too little to do

Only really suitable for die hard science fiction nuts


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