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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

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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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Storyline

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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space | exploding | combat | weapon | police | See more »

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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

John Baxter and Brian Hannant's original script was called 'Time Wars'. Originally the city in a bubble was to be pursued by just one evil robot. However, producer John Daly of Hemdale Films insisted that there had to be hordes of robots to be featured in several battles. According to Hannant, these late revisions to the script combined with the lack of extra budget led to the failure of the picture. 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 »

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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5 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have seen Star Wars, I have seen 2001: A Space Odyssey, I have seen The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The Things... But I can not safely say that I had seen a movie until I saw the Australian epic, Time Guardian. I can truly vouch for this movie, it was simply phenomenal. I had heard it recommended by dignitaries, ambassadors, presidents, kings, dukes, squires, magistrates, C.E.O.s and of course associates and cronies, but was skeptical until I finally sat down and was swept away by the electric brilliance of this mind boggling, golden film. With an all star cast including Carrie Fisher and some blonde Aussy chick and Peter Merrill, it leaves absolutely nothing to be desired. You will dump your pants. The actors from this film, "Aren't just plumbers that you can bribe to fix your bathroom overnight, they kill to live!!!" and if you don't like this movie, you can't run a DVD player, and, "you probably can't even run a hot bath!" Watch this or your life is a failure!


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