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Two young men evading the police for a crime they didn't commit are cryogenically frozen in the early 1960s. The next thing they know is that they are in a strange new world (thirty years on).

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Frank Lovegren
Brian Wimmer ...
Willie Husband
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Joy Husband
Cassy Friel ...
Little Jessica Husband
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Bob Freeman
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Little Donald Freeman
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Duane Gardener (as Steven Schwartz-Hartley)
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Officer Tom Bostich
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Dr. Dan Chilblains
Donald Hotton ...
Dr. Chris Underwood
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Leland Shakes
Billy Vera ...
Male Radio D.J. (voice)
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Truck Driver
Silent Bit Sam ...
Waving Man
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Counter Girl
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Two young men, one in need of medical attention, are cryogenically frozen in the early 1960s. The two are preoccupied with the fact that the police are pursuing them to realise what they are doing. The next thing they know is that they are in a strange new world (thirty years on). Written by Rob Hartill

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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20 September 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arhiste to deipno horis emas  »

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$8,906,823 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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[first lines]
Frank Lovegren: [narration] It was 1962. Willie and me had been traveling through the night, running from a crime we never committed. Willie was still driving pretty good, considering he had a bullet in his body and all.
Frank Lovegren: [to a dozing Willie] Sure is strange to be driving on this side of the road...
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) See more »

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Burning Love
Written by Dennis Linde
Performed by Elvis Presley
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A hidden treasure
24 June 2001 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when it debuted at the Boston Movie Festival and enjoyed it. It has become one of my guilty pleasure movies and I think that it is a hidden treasure. It was a sweet and charming film. I liked the relationship between the two main characters Willie Husband played by Brian Wimmer and Frank Lovegren played by Peter Berg.


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