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Clockstoppers (2002)

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A teenager accidentally activates a machine that enables him to speed up his body so that other people seem to be standing still.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Zak Gibbs
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Dr. Earl Dopler
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Francesca
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Dr. Gibbs (as Robin Thomas)
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Meeker
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Jenny Gibbs
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Kelly Gibbs
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Richard (as Jason Winston George)
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Jay
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NSA Agent Moore
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Ticket Agent
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Tourist Dad
Deborah Rawlings ...
Tourist Mom
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Storyline

Until now, Zak Gibbs' greatest challenge has been finding a way to buy a car. But when he discovers an odd wristwatch amidst his father's various inventions and slips it on, something very strange happens. The world around him seemingly comes to a stop; giving the effect that everyone has come to a stop. Zak quickly learns how to manipulate the device, and he and his quick-witted, beautiful new friend, Francesca, have some real fun. What they soon realize, though, is they are not alone in hypertime. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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What if you had the power to stop time? See more »


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Rated PG for action violence and mild language | See all certifications »

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29 March 2002 (USA)  »

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Ajanpysäyttäjät  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£196,802 (UK) (11 October 2002)

Gross:

£342,424 (UK) (18 October 2002)
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Trivia

The plot was inspired by H.G. Wells' 1901 story "The New Accelerator", about a scientist who develops a drug enabling him to move so fast that no-one can see him. From his viewpoint, everyone else seems frozen in time. See more »

Goofs

The roof scene is flipped - the writing on signs on both the door and the wall have the text reversed. See more »

Quotes

Franceseca: [immediately after all the excitement] So, what do you have in mind for our next date?
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Rush Hour
Written & Performed by Shiny Dime
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Good fun, nice effects, decent plot
31 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

This film is a very loose remake of the 1980 TV movie, "The Girl, The Gold Watch, and Everything".

A young boy accidentally finds a watch built by his estranged father that accellerates whoever is wearing it, and whatever (or whoever) they're touching into "hypertime", which makes the rest of the world move at a snail's pace, comparitively.

Michael Biehn plays a decent villian, although he is not allowed much developement, which is a bit sad, after his excellent work in Terminator, Navy Seals, Abyss, and The Rock.

French Stewart (Harry from "3rd Rock from the Sun") provides the comic aspect, and was pretty much my favorite character.

Jesse Bradford & Paula Garces do a good job, too.

Remember, this is a kid's movie, done by Nickelodeon, so it's on a kid's level, which explains some plot holes.


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