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Time Chasers (1994)

PG-13 | | Sci-Fi | 17 March 1994 (USA)
An inventor comes up with a time machine, but must prevent its abuse at the hands of an evil C.E.O.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Bruch ...
Bonnie Pritchard ...
Peter Harrington ...
Michael J. Valentine ...
Jim Rohn ...
Ted Pendleton ...
Becky Fenton ...
Jack McGinnis ...
Peter Beckwith ...
Ilene Blackman ...
Newspaper Editor
Daniel Nelson ...
Emily Nelson ...
Margaret Daly ...
Nicky's Mom (as Margaret Schenck)


Nick creates a time machine out of an airplane and a Commodore-64, and shows it to his friends by taking them 50 years into the future. Nick sells the technology to Gen-Corp, a high-tech firm run by J.K. Robertson, whose office is in the mezzanine of a shopping mall. Robertson, however, turns out to be Evil, and uses the time machine to plunder the future. With the lives of himself and his friends at stake, Nick needs to use his time machine to travel a week back in time and convince himself not to give the demo to Robertson. Written by Leo L. Schwab <ewhac@best.com>

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His mission is to save the future. But time waits for no man... See more »





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17 March 1994 (USA)  »

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Tangents  »

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$150,000 (estimated)

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Did You Know?


According to David Giancola, Castleton State College (now Castleton State University) provided several free t-shirts for the film, thinking they would be hot items after they were featured in a movie. That happened a few years later, when the film was shown on Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988). See more »


J.K. follows Nick back in time to the morning of Sept. 24, 1991, even though he has no way of knowing where Nick was going. See more »


Nick: I never should have joined the physics club in high school.
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Location Ice Cream Provided By Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc. See more »


References Back to the Future (1985) See more »

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"Time Chasers"
24 June 2005 | by (Pleasanton, CA, United States) – See all my reviews

Delightfully awful! Made by David Giancola, a guy who I've long forgiven for this travesty. The man "gets it", and he has the humility and humor to laugh at a very early effort.

Most filmmakers might have the good sense to forget about their early work. Not David, on the contrary he celebrates this movie. What is really needed here is a 'special edition' DVD, with outtakes and commentary.

Seriously, it's amazing what can be made with a little imagination, a lot of 'can do' spirit, an investment in your own community and your good friends. Giancola was in his teens/early 20's; how many people can watch and laugh with a film they made themselves at an age before most of us moved out of the house?

Bravo,David and Edgewood Studios.

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