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Auto racer Alex Furlong is snatched by time travel, a split second before a fatal explosion, by Vasendak's 21st-century team of techies, who plan to sell his healthy body to an ailing rich man at McCandless Corporation, for a mind transfer. He escapes, but has no rights in this nightmare future of violence and sleaze. The story concerns his survival, and his attempt to revive his relationship with his fiancée Julie, now 15 years older and an executive at McCandless. Written by Will Briggs <wbriggs@sirius.uta.edu>

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Alex Furlong died today. Eighteen years from now, he'll be running for his life. See more »


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Rated R for language and violence | See all certifications »
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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$17,129,000 (USA)
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As lead singer of the New York Dolls in the 1970's, David Johansen was often seen as a Trash rock version of his co-star Mick Jagger. See more »

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When Alex is escaping by car from Julies apartment, a car is turned over when it collides with a "tram". In the background, you can see the ramp. See more »

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Alex Furlong: What... no applause?
Victor Vacendak: Show's not over yet.
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Furlong on the run from a rolling stone!
18 August 2003 | by (Minneapolis, MN, USA) – See all my reviews

Emilio Estevez is on the run in this not-too-futuristic movie about a Gran Prix driver who dies in a crash out on the race course....or did he? Turns out people can be transported into the future where even Coppertone with UVA sunblock 2,000,000 won't save your skin and it's everyone for themselves. Mick Jagger is the man being paid to deliver him to the man who wants Emilio's body.

The first thing I ask myself is whether this movie is believable or not. The answer is possibly. The way our society is going, we are headed for those kind of planetary results. The movie, from the enjoyment side, is not bad (they could have had a better bad guy than Jagger). But it DOES get me to think: "Is this what we're headed for?" Man! I really hope not!


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