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Time at the Top (1999)

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14-year old Susan Shawson travels back in time in her building's elevator. As altered by a retired physicist living in her building, it transports her from Philadelphia of 1998 back to the ... See full summary »

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Frank Shawson
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Susan Shawson
Gabrielle Boni ...
Victoria Walker
Matthew Harbour ...
Robert Walker
Lynne Adams ...
Nora Walker / Nina Shawson
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Edward Ormondroyd
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Mr. Reynolds
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Detective Gagin (as Charles Powell)
Jean LeClerc ...
Cyrus Sweeney (as Jean Leclerc)
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Austin
Jacklin Webb ...
Mrs. Clutchett
Michel Perron ...
Bodoni
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Mrs. McLernon
Amy King ...
Alana
Lincoln Ward ...
Captain
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14-year old Susan Shawson travels back in time in her building's elevator. As altered by a retired physicist living in her building, it transports her from Philadelphia of 1998 back to the same place in 1881. There she meets Victoria Walker, a girl her own age in need of assistance with her own family problems. Gradually discovering the power of her time machine, Susan, Victoria, and her young brother Robert travel back and forth in time and succeed in changing both the past and the future. Written by Alain Silver <alainsil@aol.com>

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17 January 1999 (USA)  »

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Early in the movie Susan is watching a video of her mother acting but the figures on the counter the vcr read "0.00.00" and do not change. See more »

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Written and Performed by Ilona Pal
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This is a very nice family movie with a story about a friendship between 2 girls from different times.
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The movie was much better than the other reviewer stated. It's a nice family movie. It has a fun fantasy aspect of some time travel. The story revolves around a 14 year old girl who accidentally finds a way to travel back in time in the old elevator of her apartment building. Of course, no one believes her when she tries to explain her disappearances. She finds and makes friends with a girl about her age and is able to help the girl's family in many ways. She is also able to help her own relationship with her father in the long run. It reminds me of a Hallmark movie so give it a chance and decide for yourself. It seemed to be aimed more towards children about 6-12 years (maybe a bit older) and it's pretty much PG or G rated. I'm an adult who can appreciate a nice "family" movie - I guess the other reviewer isn't.


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