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Thrill Seekers (1999)
"The Time Shifters" (original title)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  17 October 1999 (USA)
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A reporter, learning of time travelers visiting 20th century disasters, tries to change the history they know by averting upcoming disasters.

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Tom Merrick
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Elizabeth Wintern
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Cortez
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Felder
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Murray Trevor
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FBI Agent Baker
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Thrill Seekers Spokesperson (as Catherine Van Dien)
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Eleanor Grayson
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FBI Agent Stanton
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Jen
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Grifasi
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Captain Tyler
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Kevin
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Steve
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Girl on Plane
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A Strange passenger from the future seems to be witnessing all the great disasters of the century. Two reporters are trying to track this man down to see where he will show up next. The movie also works on the problem of the two reporters that want to prevent the next disaster from happening. Should they change the future when they know another disaster is going to strike? Written by Sabre Runner <s-runner@iname.com>

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Copps Coliseum is a real hockey stadium, but although depicted as being in an unspecified U.S. city, it's actually in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The city skyline seen in front of the stadium fire at one point is that of Toronto. See more »

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When the plane is at 7,000 to 8,000 feet, a city skyline is clearly visible through the cockpit windows. Only thing is that the view of the city seems to have been shot at a much lower altitude - like 900-1,000 feet. See more »

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Jon Monsarrat review: surprisingly good
30 March 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We don't expect much from made-for-TV movies with a cast of unknowns. But actually, the Time Shifter is an engaging, well-acted science fiction piece that got me thinking.

Primarily, this is due to Casper Van Dien, who plays the starring role, which involves a lot of running around frantically, determined to explain what's going on to himself and others through various natural disasters.

Who should see this film:

-- Science fiction movie buffs

-- Action movie buffs comfortable with the science fiction genre and with nothing better to do

-- Time-travelers looking to waste a little time in-between stops

I'll give "The Time Shifters", which you can find in video rental, a 7 out of 10.


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