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Timecop (1994)

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An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Bellis ...
Brent Woolsey ...
Shane Kelly ...
Richard Faraci ...
Steven Lambert ...
Lansing (as Steve Lambert)


When the ability to travel through time is perfected, a new type of law enforcement agency is formed. It's called Time Enforcement Commission or TEC. A cop, Max Walker, is assigned to the group. On the day he was chosen, some men attack him and kill his wife. Ten years later Max is still grieving but has become a good agent for the TEC. He tracks down a former co-worker who went into the past to make money. Max brings him back for sentencing but not after telling Max that Senator McComb, the man in charge of TEC, sent him. Max has his eye on McComb. Written by

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Turn back the clock, and you're history. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 September 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Eisvoli sto parelthon  »

Box Office


$27,000,000 (estimated)


£3,530,340 (UK) (24 February 1995)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film is based upon the Dark Horse comic book series of the same name. See more »


The Senate meeting discussing the formation of the TEC takes place in October 1994. Later that day, Walker meets his wife at the mall, where there is a display of the "New 1994 Model" Nissans. In October of 1994, Nissan would have been rolling out the 1995 models. See more »


[with gun in hand]
Senator Aaron McComb: What's the problem? You just point it, pull the trigger, and boom, someone dies.
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Referenced in Star Trek: Voyager: Relativity (1999) See more »


Written by Chet Kelly and Tom King
Performed by The Smithereens
Produced by Ron Fair and Bennett Kaufman
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label, of BMG Music
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19 September 2003 | by (Longmont, Colorado) – See all my reviews

A few reviewers here need to chill out. 'Tis true, Hyams is no Kubrick, even an infusion of the great man's DNA wouldn't guarantee his next flick would rise above plebian mediocrity. So what? Does Hyams aspire to creative brilliance? or does he just make films at his own pace and at his own level of artistic creativity, which after all is his right to do. If there are those who look down from their own lofty pedestals frowning upon what they see as ungilded simplicity well - whoopy do, go shoot your own celestial Heart of Darkness - make your point that way!

For my money, TIMECOP achieved exactly what it set out to achieve...value for your $12.95 whatever. Certainly no cerebral rush, but honest entertainment nonetheless. I rather doubt the Van Damme brigade were looking for some kinda kick-ass Yoda with nunchukas. Hyams delivered his requisite quota of high kicks per dollar and exploding blood capsules per reel.

The imdb rating for this film is rates a minimum of 6.6!

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