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Thrill Seekers (1999)

The Time Shifters (original title)
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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Cast

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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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Storyline

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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Two centuries. Seven major disasters. One eyewitness. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence and peril | See all certifications »
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17 October 1999 (USA)  »

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The Thrill Seekers  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When Tom and Elizabeth hide in a room in the train station, Tom quickly locks the door just before the female Thrill Seeker agent tries to open it. You can see between the door and the frame that the door is not locked. See more »

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References Larry King Live (1985) See more »

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decent and smart
24 June 2004 | by (Aalst, Belgium) – See all my reviews

This is a direct-to-video production with corresponding production values and acting. Well, the mayhem about the stadium looks almost as good as a big-budget disaster movie. Usually the subject of time travel offers infinite possibilities that are mostly mutilated by a weak script, but Thrill Seekers (yes, USA title or not, i get it on cable by that title) offers an intelligent story with plenty of intelligent twists - telling more would spoil the surprise. The atmosphere is also good, though the music has little merit in that : Tourists visiting disaster areas & war zones exist, sadly enough, but the emotionlessness that comes with it does not show until you have seen this. The best part is, it lives up to an expectation few time travel movies can develop to : in the end, the plot comes together. The sole major turn-off : Casper van Dien with a beard. He has this i-want-back-to-shark-attack look glued to his eyes.


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