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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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Stephanie Jameson (as Chelsea Staub)
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Jeanette Pachelewski
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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 »

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When the Minutemen are heading toward the vortex in the cart, you can see the tracks from the previous takes imprinted in the grass. See more »

Quotes

Jeanette: Charlie! Charlie, um, come back in one piece, okay?
[kisses Charlie, who is frozen in shock]
Zeke ThompsonVirgil Fox: Come on, Charlie, we gotta go. Charlie? Charlie!
[Charlie still stands there, staring as Zeke picks him up and walks away with Virgil]
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References Back to the Future (1985) See more »

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Written by Antonina Armato, Tim James, AJ Michalka (as Amanda Joy Michalka),
Aly Michalka
Performed by 78violet (as Aly & AJ)
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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Great DCOM
10 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, first of all, I think all DCOMs are worth giving a chance. Except for the High School Musical movies, those actually sucked. To me, a lot of DCOMs have a level of maturity and/or seriousness in them. This is why they appeal to me so much, and I'm a 21-year-old guy. Anyway, Minutemen is about three teenagers who build a time machine together, and decide to use it to save their classmates from embarrassing moments. Yeah, I know that may sound corny to older audiences, but the boys will soon learn that even their heroic actions could lead to disastrous consequences. Jason Dolley, who played the lead character Virgil, was pretty good for his first starring DCOM role. I liked the possible messages that the movie tries to deliver, like everything happens for a reason. Or maybe the most worst moment in your life turns out to be the best thing to ever happen to you. In my opinion, DCOMs manage to get themes like this across without seeming corny at all. In conclusion, another excellent DCOM, great for all ages.


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