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Max Walker, an officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who's intent on changing the past to control the future.

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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)  »

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$27,000,000 (estimated)

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$44,450,000 (USA)
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In the scenes where Jean-Claude Van Damme and Ron Silver are in their respective cars, the actors were shot on blue screen. The White House and D.C. backgrounds were added digitally in post-production. See more »

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The characters repeatedly state that "the same matter cannot occupy the same space" when time traveling, which means that time travelers cannot physically touch past versions of themselves without suffering fatal consequences. The problem with this logic is that this would not result in matter "occupying the same space", because it is physically impossible for this to actually happen. When two people touch each other, they are not occupying the same space - they are just very close to each other. But no matter how close two people can get, the atoms that make up their physical bodies will never occupy the same space as one another. See more »

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Max Walker: There is never enough time.
Melissa Walker: Time for what?
Max Walker: To satisfy a woman.
Melissa Walker: Then you never want to miss an opportunity.
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Referenced in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) See more »

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DOES ANYBODY REALLY KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS?
Written by Robert Lamm
Performed by Greg O'Connor
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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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