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Slipstream (2005)

A scientist goes to a bank to meet a pretty bank-teller. His time-machine allows him to go 10 minutes back in time and correct his approaches to her. He's shadowed by 2 FBI agents and the bank gets robbed.

Director:

David van Eyssen

Writers:

Louis Morneau (story), Phillip Badger (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Astin ... Stuart Conway
Ivana Milicevic ... Sarah Tanner
Vinnie Jones ... Winston Briggs
Kevin Otto Kevin Otto ... Jake Hallman
Victoria Bartlett Victoria Bartlett ... Gillian
Thorsten Wedekind Thorsten Wedekind ... Cam
Hakeem Kae-Kazim ... Runson
Grant Swanby ... Tokin
Verity Price Verity Price ... Margaret - Bank Teller
Chantal Lambert Chantal Lambert ... Sigrid - Bank Manager
Patrick Lyster ... Hooks
Andrew Whaley Andrew Whaley ... Negotiator
Sean Higgs ... Bus Driver
Tamsin MacCarthy ... Air Stewardess
Eve Szapira Eve Szapira ... Carrie
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A scientist plots a bank robbery based around his newest invention -- a time travel gadget that will send its user 10 minutes into the past. Everything goes according to plan, until he encounters a group of thieves who've planned their heist for the same day. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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As the SWAT helicopter arrives at the hostage bus you can see that the freeway is a short strip of road ending in dirt See more »

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Stuart Conway: Life happens in four dimensions. Subtract time from the equation, and all you're left with is space. No motion, no change. Take away time and you change everything we know, everything we believe, everything we understand. Imagine a stopped clock. There would be no rush hour, no more rushing to get there, because you'd never be late. There would be no birth, death. No more broken hearts. Summer vacations would never end. You could never lose a job, your wife could never leave you. ...
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Even with the quirkiness and errors it was interesting
31 March 2006 | by heshootshescoresSee all my reviews

The first 10 minutes had me thinking this was one of the worst movies ever produced. As it went on it became more watchable and evolved into a quirky sort of interesting movie. There were some seemingly pointless scenes and some artsy for artsy sake bits, but the plot itself as well as some of the effects were actually pretty decent.

As for the acting, Sean Astin was as good as Sean Astin gets, take that for what it's worth and the seemingly unknown cast was fair with only a few who were brutal actors.

Overall, this was an interesting free watch, I might have walked away from a theater scratching my head mind you :-)


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Release Date:

4 February 2005 (USA) See more »

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Cone de Tempo See more »

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