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Xchange (2001)

R  |   |  Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  20 May 2003 (Kuwait)
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In the future, where it's faster to travel by exchanging bodies with someone at the destination, a man's body is hijacked by a ruthless terrorist.

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Clone #1 / Toffler 3
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Madeleine Renard
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Toffler / Fisk 2
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Fisk / Toffler 2 (as Kyle Maclachlan)
Tom Rack ...
Mr. Finerman
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Dickerson
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Quayle Scott (as Charles Powell)
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Lister
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Rix
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Alison De Waay
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Walt Simons
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Chan
Lisa Bronwyn Moore ...
Glowacki 2
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Proponia
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Glowacki 1
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In the near future, a company called Xchange owns a mind transference technology that enables instantaneous travel by swapping bodies with someone at the destination. A member of the privileged corporate class ("Corpie") Xchanging for the first time unwittingly switches bodies with a terrorist. Forced to hide in a limited life span cloned body with just 2 days remaining, he races against time to stop the terrorist and regain his body. Written by Geoffrey C. Wenger

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Out of Time. Out of Bodies.

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Rated R for strong sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »

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When Toffler and Renard arrive at the hotel (to find Fisk) Toffler's timer shows "8:14 timer3" (8hours 14minutes). After being hit over the head and kidnapped Toffler wakes up in a warehouse near the harbour and the timer shows "0:31 timer1". They get away at "0:23 timer1", cross the bridge at "0:05:53 timer3" and transfer him back into his own body at "0:00:46 timer3". Apart from the change of the timer number, was he really unconscious for 7hours 43 minutes? See more »

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Fisk 2: [Fisk's mind is currently in Toffler's body] What are you going to do? Shoot you?
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Performed by The Dino Martinis
Written by Brent Kawchuk and The Dino Martinis
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Seriously, this is science fiction
18 January 2006 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

I'm not going to go as far as 10/10, but nonetheless, a very original, well crafted movie. It loses marks for kind of falling apart after about 45 mins, but still manages to resurrect a good ending. What annoys most is not the movie but the marketing. I'm sure this never came out in the cinema and its not widely available on DVD. Anyway, lets talk X Change. Stephen Baldwin and Kyle McLachlan. OK, not your household names but still good enough. This bloke swaps bodies, but not mind in order to travel quickly to some other place using a company called X Change. But something goes wrong, his real body is stolen by a known terrorist and he faces a fight for his life to get it back. One of the best movies in recent years but as I said, such a shame not many people have heard about it.


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