A cop from the future goes back in time to Los Angeles and teams up with his grandfather to capture a master criminal.

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Channing Taylor
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Maxwell Taylor
Rebecca Schaeffer ...
Pam Wallace
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Cassandra Barber
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Hawkins
Ray Girardin
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Richard Marcus
Arva Holt ...
Capt. Stuart
Tom La Grua ...
Frank
Kimberly Sedgwick ...
Salesgirl
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Dr. Kerry Langdon
Chuck Lindsley ...
Foreman
Arthur Mendoza ...
Vendor
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Motorcycle Officer
Ashley Brittingham ...
Hot Babe
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100 years in the future, cops chase criminals using devices but one cop Channing Taylor prefers to do things the old fashioned way. And when a criminal Richard Marcus breaks into a research center, Taylor chases him but he gets away. His boss berates him for not using his equipment which his own ancestor, Maxwell Taylor invented. Taylor is suspended and he has a theory that Marcus was going after a time machine which was being developed. He thinks Marcus sent it into the future and will most likely retrieve it when it materializes. He goes to where he thinks Marcus sent it and sure enough Marcus shows up and the machine shows up and he gets in. Taylor grabs on and goes with it when it goes to where it goes, 100 years into the past. Taylor tries to navigate this world while trying to find Marcus. Eventually he gets arrested and meets his ancestor who In this era is considered to be a joke. And they try to work together., Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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17 July 1988 (USA)  »

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El futuro es ahora  »

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The film has the same premise as the later science fiction series Time Trax (1993) which was about a cop who travels back through time to hunt down criminals from the future. See more »

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quite possibly the best film ever!!!!
25 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you haven't seen "Out of Time" starring the great Bruce Abbott and the wonderful Bill Maher in this fantastic science fiction action thriller, then you haven't lived. It's a great premise, a great grandson goes back in time to help his great grandfather save the world! Isn't that great. It's action packed, suspenseful and emotionally gripping at the same time. I cried at the end, and the special fx are mind blowing, even for today's standards. Go rent "Out of Time" and if you can't find it, order it. You won't be disappointed !!! Not only is it a beautiful and touching film, but Abbott's performance is so engaging, it explodes! See it or be square!

"Impossible is for sissies" - Max Taylor "Out of Time"


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