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
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 »
At the beginning of the movie, Zak uses a digital camera to take a picture of the manual typewriter which has its left side facing the camera. Seconds later, the image on his computer screen is of the typewriter with its right side facing the camera. See more »
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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