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12:01 (1993)

A man likes a woman at work. He sees her get murdered. He gets drunk and zapped at 12:01AM. Next morning she's back and everything is exactly like the day before. The time loops gives him chances to save her.

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Jack Sholder

Writers:

Richard Lupoff (short story 12:01 P.M.), Jonathan Heap (television story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Silverman ... Barry Thomas
Helen Slater ... Lisa Fredericks
Nicolas Surovy ... Robert Denk
Robin Bartlett ... Anne Jackson
Jeremy Piven ... Howard Richter
Constance Marie ... Joan Zevo
Glenn Morshower ... Detective Cryers
Martin Landau ... Dr. Thadius Moxley
Paxton Whitehead ... Dr. Tiberius Scott
Cheryl Anderson ... Supervisor
Giuseppe Andrews ... Kyle (as Joey Andrews)
Frank Collison ... Thin Assassin
Ed Crick Ed Crick ... Detective
Jonathan Emerson ... Ted Fallow
Drew Gehl Drew Gehl ... Night Guard
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Storyline

Barry Thomas is the average office worker. He becomes attracted to Lisa Fredericks who works in the same company. After work, Barry witnesses the murder of Lisa and goes to a bar to get drunk. Later that night, there is a storm and Barry gets a shock from a lamp's faulty power wire at exactly 12:01 am. The next morning, he realizes that everything is happening exactly as it did the previous day. The next morning the day is repeated again. It is now Barry's job--being the only person alive who is aware of this time loop--to stop the murder of Lisa, and stop the time loop or be caught in time forever. Written by Matt Houser <mhouser@io.org>

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Every day at a minute past midnight the sci-fi adventure begins... again. See more »


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 July 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

12:01 - A kizökkent idő See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Barry checks the department directory to find Lisa's office number, three of the first four names listed are members of the film's Art Department crew: lead person Gene Bishop, on-set dresser David S. Bridson, and assistant property master Ashley Davies. See more »

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When the workers come to the facility in the morning (some after 8 am, as the main character was woken up at 7:35 am), the sun is shining and their shadows are to the right. When they leave, and a clock shows it's past 6 pm, their shadows are still on the right. See more »

Quotes

[Barry encounters Lisa in the food line again on the "second" day]
Barry Thomas: I'm sorry about the way that I came at you this morning. It must have been a bit of a shock, huh?
Lisa Fredericks: [chilly] Are you assuming this morning's encounter has made us friends and we're now going to have a conversation?
Barry Thomas: No! No, no, no, no, no, God no! That's the last thing on my mind!
Lisa Fredericks: Good.
[to the food server]
Lisa Fredericks: Can I have some string beans and rice, please, Rico?
Barry Thomas: I just hate meeting new, and interesting, and attractive people. Don't you ...
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Connections

Remake of 12:01 PM (1990) See more »

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FAMILY
Performed by William Peterkin
Written by Barbara L. Jordan, Heavy Hitters and William Peterkin
Used by permission of Heavy Hitters
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The only reason I'm writing this review is because...
4 December 2004 | by TVfanSee all my reviews

...out of all the good reviews from people that liked this film, a crummy review was displaying on the main page.

This movie stuck with me, and every time I watch it I enjoy it all the more. As with Groundhog Day, I enjoy watching this movie over and over. But they are two different movies, altogether.

I must say (without spoiling) that the scene in the office where Jonathan Silverman tells Slater how he feels about her is one of the most touching, romantic, well-played scenes I have ever seen.

I thought the underplayed comedy was great and perfect for Silverman's abilities, and as for Slater and her performance, all I can say is: YUMMY!


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