A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.

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Karen has to take a ride in Frank's car. He's travelling with his wife, on his way to sell computer chips, which he obtained illegally. He suspects his wife is being unfaithful and tragic things happen, following a discussion. Karen escapes, reaching a lab where a scientist has discovered how to go back in time, and she returns by accident some minutes before the violent events. Then she tries to make things better, but things tend to become worse, as time cycles keep being repeated. Written by <luis.canau@mail.EUnet.pt>

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On a lonely Texas road, time, space and murder are about to collide.


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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The exterior scenes were filmed over a five-week period in the desert community of Palmdale, California. See more »

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During the first iteration of Karen reaching the Accelerator Project door she is still wearing her white top tied around her waist. In the security camera footage showing her from above, she is only wearing the black jumpsuit (which is from the second time she comes to the site). The next cut shows her running back to Brian's truck wearing the white top tied around her waist. See more »

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Frank: Women. Can't live with them, can't blow their heads off.
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Features RoboCop (1987) See more »

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Written and Performed by Marcus Barone
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Pleasant surprise - bad title
22 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

Whoever came up with the title to this film should be taken to one side and taught a thing or two about movies. There is no getting away from the fact that the title is BAD! The title suggests that you are about to watch every bad sci-fi movie you have ever seen, but what lies behind the title is an entertaining time travel film which is actually quite good.

James Belushi is quite good as the bad guy and Kylie Travis plays the feisty female cop well.

There is great pleasure in watching the main characters failing miserably at changing their situation as they travel back again and again to fix things, when it seems all manage to do is make a bad situation worse. The ending is surprisingly downbeat and refreshingly rewarding, which makes a change for Hollywood these days.

All in all not the best of films ever made, but if you just leave you critical faculties and high expectations at home you will be pleasantly surprised.


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