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Minutemen (2008)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  25 January 2008 (USA)
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A comedy/sci-fi/adventure about three high school kids who invent a time machine to spare others just like them from the humiliation they've endured.

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A comedy/sci-fi/adventure about three high school kids who invent a time machine to spare others just like them from the humiliation they've endured.

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Minutemen: Viajantes do Tempo  »

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Vice Principal Tolkan is named for actor James Tolkan who played the similarly bald and bow-tied principal in Back to the Future (1985). See more »

Goofs

In the scene where we first see the geek's clothes stolen from his locker from the bullies, when he goes upstairs to ask for them back, we see a wanted poster for the snowsuit guys behind the bullies, but nobody knows about them yet, because the Minutemen have only used the time machine once, and they didn't have the snow suits yet. When they go back in time to save the geek, and he goes upstairs again and the bullies are waiting for him, the wanted poster is gone. See more »

Quotes

[the high school students all chant for "Minutemen" as the guys are about to try saving the world by entering a black hole]
Virgil Fox: At least they finally got the name right.
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References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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Run It Back Again
Written by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil
Produced by Matthew Gerrard
Performed by Corbin Bleu (uncredited)
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Cute, but not the best DCOM
26 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie last night with my sisters and was somewhat disappointed with it. The plot itself wasn't too shabby, but I don't think that Disney did as good of a job with it as they could have. The acting was mediocre. Of course, the script may have been mostly at fault moreso than the actors themselves. The script called for the characters to be way overdone, i.e. the nerds were unrealistically nerdy and the jocks were super jerks. And the little sister of Virgil(Jason Dolley) was an absolute brat, where were the parents? I did find this movie to be fairly predictable, especially since the previews leading up to it kind of gave away a good portion of the plot. In fact, previews in general tend to do that. Why, I do not know. Now, I know I've basically bashed the movie, but it wasn't a complete waste of my time. It's a fun movie for kids, to point out a positive. At least that's one thing you can always count on with DCOMs, is that they're decent and family friendly. Despite my criticism, I will probably find myself watching it again when it comes on. So, if you get the chance, check it out for yourself!


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