The Random Factor (1995)

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A Canadian doctor's machine to reconstruct injured bodies from their DNA accidentally sends him into a mirror-reversed parallel universe.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jake Anders
Senator James Lockholt
Gloria Pryor ...
Rebecca Forman
William Richert ...
Alex O'Keefe
Victoria Morsell ...
Jen Anders
Reeko Meserole ...
Dr. Saul Rubek (as Reeko)
Martin Austin Clarke ...
Nurse Ruth
Dexter (voice)
Michael O'Byrne ...
TV Reporter
Max Keeping ...
TV Anchor
J.J. Clarke ...
TV Weatherman
Mary Thorne ...
X-Ray Nurse
Nancy-Lynn ...
Nurse Nancy
Elliot Smith ...


A doctor in Ottawa invents a miraculous machine that uses a record of a person's DNA to reverse injuries to his body. The victim of an accidental shooting, he becomes the first patient in his own machine... and awakens whole, but with his left and right reversed. Or has he, instead, slipped into a reversed parallel universe? On top of this, summer has mysteriously turned into winter, and a visiting American senator is trying to buy or steal the machine to sell it to another country for military use. Written by Anonymous

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While in the helicopter, Alex reads the position of their destination (in Quebec) off the map as "longitude 32, latitude 16." This would be thousands of miles away, in the tropics and either in the Atlantic Ocean (west longitude) or Africa (east longitude), yet they get where they're going. See more »

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At the end of the credits, the words THE END appear. They then spin around so that they read backwards, as if in a mirror. See more »


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Corny action movie
29 August 1999 | by (Saskatoon, Canada) – See all my reviews

This was a bad Canadian production about a guy that ends up in mirror world. The logic and science of this film is pathetic. It is sort of a rip-off of the TV series Sliders. Four main characters that are involved with going to a mirror world and trying to get back gee that sounds familiar. The acting in this movie was cheesy the fight scenes look bad. The weapons look like something from a toy store. The music was corny especially that stupid theme song. The characters were not that interesting nor was the computer voiced by Dan Aykroyd. This was a cheesy movie with a bad plot and a low budget.

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