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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

Fimed at Murray High School in Murray, Utah. See more »

Goofs

The profile of the burning tyre rolling out of the vortex doesn't match that of the tyres on the cart before entering the vortex. See more »

Quotes

Virgil Fox: [in front of the whole high school cafeteria] You robbed NASA?
Charlie Tuttle: [pulls both his friends under the table and whispers] It's not as bad as it sounds.
Virgil Fox: Yes, this is *worse* than it sounds!
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Connections

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

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Thinking About It...Baby
Written and performed by Salme Dahlstrom
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Cute, but not the best DCOM
26 January 2008 | by Clarinerd0102See all my reviews

I watched this movie last night with my sisters and was somewhat disappointed with it. The plot itself wasn't too shabby, but I don't think that Disney did as good of a job with it as they could have. The acting was mediocre. Of course, the script may have been mostly at fault moreso than the actors themselves. The script called for the characters to be way overdone, i.e. the nerds were unrealistically nerdy and the jocks were super jerks. And the little sister of Virgil(Jason Dolley) was an absolute brat, where were the parents? I did find this movie to be fairly predictable, especially since the previews leading up to it kind of gave away a good portion of the plot. In fact, previews in general tend to do that. Why, I do not know. Now, I know I've basically bashed the movie, but it wasn't a complete waste of my time. It's a fun movie for kids, to point out a positive. At least that's one thing you can always count on with DCOMs, is that they're decent and family friendly. Despite my criticism, I will probably find myself watching it again when it comes on. So, if you get the chance, check it out for yourself!


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Language:

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Release Date:

25 January 2008 (USA) See more »

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