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A.P.E.X. (1994)

In postapocalyptic war-torn 2073, a scientist from another timeline must help a resistance group stop the army of indestructible A.P.E.X. terminator robots he'd mistakenly created, even if it means risking erasing himself from existence.

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Phillip J. Roth

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Phillip J. Roth (screenplay), Phillip J. Roth (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Keats ... Nicholas Sinclair
Mitchell Cox ... Shepherd
Lisa Ann Russell ... Natasha Sinclair
Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius ... Taylor
Adam Lawson Adam Lawson ... Rasheed
David Jean Thomas ... Dr. Elgin
Brian Richard Peck Brian Richard Peck ... Desert Rat
Anna B. Choi Anna B. Choi ... Mishima
Kristin Norton ... Johnson
Jay Irwin ... Gunney
Robert Tossberg Robert Tossberg ... 1973 Father
Kathleen Randazzo ... 1973 Mother (as Kathy Lambert)
Kareem H. Captan Kareem H. Captan ... Joey
Merle Nicks Merle Nicks ... Old Man
Natasha Roth ... Desert Child
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Storyline

A time-travel experiment in which a robot probe is sent from the year 2073 to the year 1973 goes terribly wrong thrusting one of the project scientists, a man named Nicholas Sinclair into a plague ravaged alternate time-line whose war weary inhabitants are locked in a constant battle with killer robots which are automatically being sent there from Sinclair's lab. To escape this situation, Sinclair must find a similar time machine in this alternate world and prevent the disaster from ever happening. Written by Patrick D. Rockwell <prockwell@thegrid.net>

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Action | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1994 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Apex See more »

Filming Locations:

Fontana, California, USA See more »

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Gross USA:

$49,601
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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The film takes place in 2073 and 1973. See more »

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Dr. Sinclair travels to 1973 but a 1975/1976 Jeep is being driven by the hippie family Sinclair encounters. See more »

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References Damnation Alley (1977) See more »

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ME AND MY GIRL HE AND HER GUY
Written by Jim Goodwin
Performed by Wax Dummy
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interesting premise
28 May 2003 | by westpacSee all my reviews

An interesting premise, where scientists send time-traveling robots to do research with the caveat that they must not leave any traces of their presence in the past, including witnesses. An accident involving the elimination of said witnesses causes a paradox where one of the scientists in charge of the time-travel experiment finds himself in a parallel post-apocalyptic world where soldiers constantly battle a seemingly never-ending supply of time-traveling robots. The low budget shows and the tactics employed to eliminate the robots (gunfire at close quarters for the most part) seem silly, but the movie's an entertaining weekend time-filler.


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