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The Time Shifters (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  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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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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Rated PG-13 for violence and peril | See all certifications »
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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 flying if radio contact is lost the pilots would fly to their last clearance point. If they were cleared to the airport destination that would be where they would fly to, if it was only an "intersection" in the sky that would be the point and they would circle until their "expect further clearance time". They would NOT make any unspecified turns or descents that Air Traffic Control doesn't know about for the simple fact that they (the pilots) don't know where the other planes are in relation to their planes. Therefore when asked what the pilots would be doing if he wasn't there holding a gun they should have replied we would be flying onto Washington D.C. 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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