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Timecop (1994)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Sci-Fi  |  16 September 1994 (USA)
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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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Storyline

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 rcs0411@yahoo.com

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


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

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16 September 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Eisvoli sto parelthon  »

Box Office

Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£3,530,340 (UK) (24 February 1995)
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In the fight scene that takes place in Walkers apartment, Max grabs a knife from one of the thugs. The knife is the Double Shadow, designed by Gil Hibben. See more »

Goofs

When McComb returns to the 2004 where he is rich and winning the election by a landslide, his assistant still has the nose injury he got before the timeline was changed. This injury was specifically caused because of McComb's frustration with the events he then changed, so it shouldn't exist in this new timeline. See more »

Quotes

Handlebar: [assumes a boxing pose to fight Walker] I went 10 rounds with John L. Sullivan himself.
Max Walker: [takes him out easily] I saw Tyson beat Spinks on TV.
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Referenced in The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time (1995) See more »

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LET'S MISBEHAVE
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Irving Aaronson and His Commanders
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label, of BMG Music
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It's a Tapert/Raimi film - what's not to like?
6 June 2001 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

Timecop is a pretty hilarious movie, and it has all the trademarks of a

Tapert/Raimi film (i.e., the guys who brought you Evil Dead, Hercules,

Xena, Jack of All Trades...). It's definitely a big-screen movie, but they have some fun, even including dialogue that pokes fun at Jean-Claude's at times unintelligible accent. There are some decent martial arts set pieces, they don't spend too long on the time travel aspects (which is about par for the course for the guys who did time travel in Evil Dead, Hercules, and Xena...). Ron Silver makes a suitably sinister villain, but Bruce McGill steals the show as the protagonist's somewhat befuddled but loyal boss. There are the usual holes that accompany any time travel story, and a weird ending. With the feel-good ending, no one seems to realize that Max won't recall the last 10 years of his married life and time raising his kid! Still, it's a pretty good, not too deep, enjoyable movie.


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