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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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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)

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£3,530,340 (UK) (24 February 1995)
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While riding in the sled which will transport him into the future, Jean-Claude Van Damme takes out a stick of Black Black chewing gum, a Japanese brand. During 1994, Van Damme appeared in television commercials for Black Black chewing gum in Japan. See more »

Goofs

At 22 minutes and 44 seconds during the jump from the building in the 1929, the reflection of a modern building called the 'Harbour Centre' can be seen in one of the windows. The 'Harbour Centre' is a building located in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, not New York City. Further, the 'Harbour Centre' was opened in 1977. See more »

Quotes

McComb: Never interrupt me when I'm talking to myself.
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Referenced in Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) See more »

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SLEAZEBUCKET PULL
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Performed by Fudge Factory Inc.
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A means to an end...no more no less!
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 laughable...it rates a minimum of 6.6!


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