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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.

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Lev L. Spiro

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John Killoran (teleplay), David Diamond (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

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 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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TV-G

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Official Sites:

Disney [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Minutemen: Viajantes do Tempo See more »

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Trivia

Vice Principal Tolkan is named for actor James Tolkan who played the similarly bald and bow-tied principal in Back to the Future (1985). 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

Zeke Freak: [approaching the now high school famous Zeke in the high school cafeteria along with her female friend] You know, you're kind of scary and unapproachable... can we sit with you?
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Connections

References Blazing Saddles (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Run It Back Again
Written by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil
Produced by Matthew Gerrard
Performed by Corbin Bleu (uncredited)
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Entertainment for everyone
8 June 2008 | by rovigno-1See all my reviews

Disney always knew how to make a movie for all ages. Just remember legendary small WW car Herbie...This movie is about three youngsters in high-school which will become friends, and have a lot of troubles when they invent or better said "lend" time traveling equations from NASA. Apparently they build time traveling machine from microwave oven, projector and many other parts. As time passes they decide to use machine for helping people in school, which at first seems to go very good. But the most brightest student of all, finally understands they have created a black whole which will expand and destroy all town, and after that whole Earth. Physics in the movie is something awkward, but have in mind this is a movie just for entertainment.

All in all, this is a killer time movie worthing watching, if you have time to spare. It's funny, childish, but I do not see this as a problem, because we are all children, no matter how old we are.


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