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The Philadelphia Experiment (2012)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Mystery | Sci-Fi  -  28 July 2012 (USA)
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In 'The Philadelphia Experiment', a secret government research project tries reviving the World War II "Philadelphia Experiment," which was an attempt to create a cloaking device to render ... See full summary »

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Hagan
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In 'The Philadelphia Experiment', a secret government research project tries reviving the World War II "Philadelphia Experiment," which was an attempt to create a cloaking device to render warships invisible. When the experiment succeeds, it brings back the original ship (the Eldridge) that disappeared during the first test in 1943 - which brings death and destruction to the 21st century. It's up to the sole survivor (Lea) of the first experiment and his granddaughter (Ullerup) to stop it. Written by SyFy Official Press Release

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Rated PG-13 for some violence | See all certifications »
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Michael Paré (Hagan) previously played David Herdeg in The Philadelphia Experiment (1984). See more »

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Given a modern days electronic ignition, a nearby electrical surge like occurred at the telephone booth scene and that caused the horn to blink and the headlights to flash, would have been sufficient to cause the vehicle to become inoperative. See more »

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Remake of The Philadelphia Experiment (1984) See more »

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A fine piece of utter crap
30 July 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is up there with the BEST of them. The best of CRAP that is...it looks like it was written by a 13 year old schoolboy and the editing isn't much better. The actors involved in this must've been damned hard up for cash because their talents are totally wasted on this poor excuse for entertainment.

I'm not going to spoil it because there is nothing to spoil. The studio did a fine job of that all by themselves.

Just don't waste your time. Watch a soapie or go out and hire an old 50's scifi. I'm sure they had a thing called continuity and good editing back then. It seems to be a dying art these days.


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