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Philadelphia Experiment II (1993)

David Herdeg's participation in a failed 1943 experiment in radar invisibility has propelled him 40 years into the future. An aberration in his genetic makeup enabled him to pass through ... See full summary »

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Stephen Cornwell

Writers:

Wallace C. Bennett (characters), Don Jakoby (characters) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Johnson ... David Herdeg
Marjean Holden ... Jess
Gerrit Graham ... Dr. William Mailer / Friedrich Mahler
John Christian Graas John Christian Graas ... Benjamin Herdeg
Cyril O'Reilly ... Decker
Geoffrey Blake ... Logan
Lisa Robins Lisa Robins ... Scotch
David Wells ... Pinstripes
Larry Cedar ... Hank the Controller
Al Pugliese ... Coach
James Greene ... Professor Longstreet
Andrew Steel Andrew Steel ... Lieutenant
Allen Perada ... Mahler's Double
Hank Stone ... Gate PK
John Rixey Moore ... General #1
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Storyline

David Herdeg's participation in a failed 1943 experiment in radar invisibility has propelled him 40 years into the future. An aberration in his genetic makeup enabled him to pass through the portal of time. It has also made him sensitive to any alteration to the time continuum. Another disasterous experiment in 1993 sends a stealth aircraft through the time portal, into 1943 Germany. Simultaneously, Herdeg is pulled into the portal, and finds himself in the terrifying 1993 that resulted from a Nazi victory in World War II. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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They cut a hole through time


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for military violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

4 June 1994 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Philadelphia Experiment 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Fillmore, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,926, 14 November 1993, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,970
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Trimark Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Courteney Cox was originally cast as Jess, but quit after working on the film for two days. Cox was replaced by Marjean Holden, who was initially going to play a smaller role in the movie. See more »

Goofs

The F117A had a range of 930 miles. Even if the Germans had launched it from the closest point in occupied France (over 3,000 air miles), it would run out of fuel and fall into the ocean about 1/3 of the way to Washington. See more »

Quotes

Dr. William Mailer: Alert these checkpoints, distribute his photo, clamp down the neighboring townships.
Decker: Sir, the productivity loss...
Dr. William Mailer: I'm aware of that.
Decker: My department will need written authorization, countersigned by central council.
Dr. William Mailer: Well, fortunately, your department is part of my department. Now go lock down... and smile while you're doing it.
Decker: Sir, there's more to this than you're letting on. This man's apparent connection to your experiments reeks of special circumstance which, by code, falls under my ...
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Connections

References Predator (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

TACO SALAD EXPERIMENT
Performed by The Radio Ranch Straight Shooters
(C) 1992, All Rights Reserved
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So what's wrong with it?
17 August 1998 | by GislefSee all my reviews

A generally enjoyable movie. It's not a great movie, but it does some interesting things with time travel, paradoxes, etc. I certainly wouldn't consider it in the bottom 100.


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