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Minutemen (2008)

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A comedy/sci-fi/adventure about three high school kids who invent a 10 minute time machine to spare others just like them from the humiliation they've endured.

Director:

Lev L. Spiro

Writers:

John Killoran (teleplay), David Diamond (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Dolley ... Virgil Fox
Luke Benward ... Charlie Tuttle
Nicholas Braun ... Zeke Thompson
Chelsea Kane ... Stephanie Jameson (as Chelsea Staub)
Steven R. McQueen ... Derek Beaugard
Kara Crane ... Jeanette Pachelewski
Dexter Darden ... Chester
J.P. Manoux ... Vice Principal Tolkan
James Jamison James Jamison ... Agent Renquist
Jason Tatom Jason Tatom ... Winthorpe
Trenton James ... Connors
Kellie Cockrell ... Jocelyn
Charlie Fratto Charlie Fratto ... Eugene von Hoserberg
Joe Pitti Joe Pitti ... Street Performer
Shawn Carter ... Grunge Kid
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A comedy/sci-fi/adventure about three high school kids who invent a 10 minute time machine to spare others just like them from the humiliation they've endured.

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Trivia

The title minutemen is actually based off the militia army during the revolutionary war See more »

Goofs

In the scene where we first see the geek's clothes stolen from his locker from the bullies, when he goes upstairs to ask for them back, we see a wanted poster for the snowsuit guys behind the bullies, but nobody knows about them yet, because the Minutemen have only used the time machine once, and they didn't have the snow suits yet. When they go back in time to save the geek, and he goes upstairs again and the bullies are waiting for him, the wanted poster is gone. See more »

Quotes

[after skipping without notice hanging out in Charlie's room in favor of Derek's party]
Virgil Fox: Charlie, how many more times do I have to apologize?
Charlie Tuttle: 212 times ought to do it.
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Connections

References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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Like Whoa
Written by Antonina Armato, Tim James, AJ Michalka (as Amanda Joy Michalka),
Aly Michalka
Performed by Aly & AJ
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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This years Back To The Future.
24 February 2008 | by DarkVulcan29See all my reviews

If you loved Sky High(2005), High School Musical(2006), High School Musical 2(2007), and Wendy Wu:Homecoming Warrior(2006), then this movie is right down that ally, a good blend of sci-fi and comedy. The three main stars in this film seem to do well, and they play off each other enjoyable. It's about a teenage geek(played with a funny awkward charm by Jason Dolley) named Virgil Fox, and is friend boy genius Charlie Tuttle(Luke Benward) invents a time machine, they take outcast Zeke(Sky Highs, Nicholas Braun) along for the ride. They all decide to use the time machine to save teenagers from embarrassing moments, has they go back a day early to prevent it. And all of them use snow suit out fits to wear, and end up becoming time traveling superheros. Disney has done it again.


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Official Sites:

Disney [United States]

Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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