Time Runner (1993)

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During the alien invasion of 2022, one man flees through a wormhole to 1992, where attempt after attempt is made to catch and kill him.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Raynor
Karen Donaldson
Mark Baur ...
Gordon Tipple ...
Carl Withers
John Thomas ...
Allan Forget ...
Charlie Fleming ...
Clive Dawson
Dorothy Raynor
Clif Kosterman ...
Dale Moore ...
Agent #1
Agent #2
Wilf Wilson ...
Agent #3


Finding itself invaded by a superior alien force in the year 2022, humanity's last hope lies with fighter pilot Michael Raynor who is hurled through a time warp back to the year 1992. Relentlessly hounded by a ruthless agent belonging to a super-secret government organization, Raynor learns he can affect the future and, with the help of scientist Karen McDonald, attempts to alert authorities to the upcoming alien threat. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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3 September 1993 (Hungary)  »

Also Known As:

In Exile  »

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A rip-off of "The Terminator". See more »


When Michael arrives at the restaurant it's supposed to be October 6 or 7, but the wall calendar behind the cash register is showing the 12th of some month. See more »


Michael Raynor: Tomorrow's my birthday -- literally.
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References The Simpsons (1989) See more »

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Another overlooked gem
10 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It seems the move to disarm the world's nukes was actually orchestrated by aliens, and when the Earth is finally defenseless their massive fleet moves in and nukes the whole planet. A very novel concept made even more believable by a John Kerry type president working to bring down our own forces. Unnecessarily complicated by Mark Hamill's mission to go back in time to prevent the invasion, which explains the name. Subplot of military personnel trying to hack the launch codes to an undeclared cache of Russian nukes to repel the invaders was much more intriguing. The well-rounded sci-fi fan will be sure to ignore the less evolved reviews and watch this one.


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