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When someone tries to murder watchmaker Eddy Kay, the incident triggers a barrage of nightmares and flashbacks into a past that isn't his own. Fearing for his sanity, Eddy contacts ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Eddy Kay / Oliver Dykstra
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Dr. Anna Nolmar
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Ms. Blue
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Mr. Phillips
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Col. Taylor
Raymond St. Jacques ...
Det. Sanchez
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Mr. Brown
Jim Maniaci ...
Mr. Grey
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Mr. Redd
Carlos Palomino ...
Mr. Green
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Mr. Black (as Ray Mancini)
David Arnott ...
Stan
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Landlady
Sharon Schaffer ...
Woman with Baby
Harvey Fisher ...
Dean Jordan
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When someone tries to murder watchmaker Eddy Kay, the incident triggers a barrage of nightmares and flashbacks into a past that isn't his own. Fearing for his sanity, Eddy contacts psychiatrist Dr. Anna Nolmar for help. Anna thinks he's hallucinating until another attack proves the dangers are all too real. The two of them go on the run, trying to discover the truth about Eddie's past and true identity before it kills them. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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23 August 1991 (Portugal)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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The studio wanted Chuck Norris or Jean-Claude Van Damme to play the role of Eddy Kay. Avi Nesher fought to keep Michael Biehn and Biehn even took a pay cut to show his dedication to the picture. See more »

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As Eddie leaves Dr. Nolmar's building with her he gets out the elevator and turns to the front door, seeing the men hunting him he turns back. In this short period of time the elevator has delivered her to the basement and returned. The door opens immediately he presses the call button. See more »

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Col. Taylor: Mr. Phillips, I appreciate your predicament but, at the risk of sounding cliche, let me tell you this isn't about getting fired... this is about life expectancy.
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Straight forward
7 October 2007 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

In this fairly straight forward, but pretty well done action film, Michael Biehn plays a likable guy working in his own watch repair shop. He suffers from amnesia and soon his past is about to catch up to him. Predictably he wasn't a watch repair man is his "previous life" but a lethal assassin.

The amnesia formula has been done many times, most notably with the blockbuster Bourne trilogy taken from Robert Ludlum's novels, but "Timebomb" has its merits. Michael Biehn is a good enough actor to play a convincing human action hero and the plot, while quite routine, delivers suspense and action. The mixing of science fiction into the film is also pretty interesting as it provides a few twists. However, there is enough cliché here to prevent this film from being anything special. Fans of the genre will enjoy it for what it is, others shouldn't even care to look. --- 6/10

Rated R for violence and profanity. Ages 13+


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