Supplanting logic and reasoning with silly dialogue and invigoratingly cheesy action, the trancers films are textbook. Trancers has been remastered in highdefinition and looks better than ever. Sudden deth in and around a castle in romania that was also used in another full moon entertainment produced film series called subspecies. Charles bands 1985 trancers was a cheap blade runner 1982 mimic that over the course of two sequels pitted timetraveling troubleshooter jack deth against a race of mutant zombiemaniac soldier. Its been six years since jack deth wiped out the last of the trancers those zombielike creatures whose mission is murder. Trooper jack deth has been sent back in time to the year 1985 to hunt down the man that killed his wife, but he quickly finds himself on the wrong side of the law. According to tim thomerson, star of the trancers franchise, the world may be subject to another trancers movie soon. It is the first film in the trancers series the film revolves around jack deth thomerson, a philip marloweesque police detective from the 23rd century who travels to the 1980s in order to bring his old nemesis to justice. Trooper jack deth tim thomerson is wiping out the last disciples of whistler, who used his psychic power to trance those with inferior minds, forcing them to follow his every desire. Trancers is a 1984 american science fiction film directed by charles band and starring tim thomerson, helen hunt, and art lafleur. A time cop is sent back to the 23rd century to finish his battle against zombielike beings called trancers, with the help of his wife and an excon. But whistler and his trancers have gone back to christmas 1985, with the insidious plan of exterminating the ruling council by killing off all the council members ancestors. The only issue is that the trancers i dvd is a laserdisc transfer, just the same as all the other dvd releases of it. Contentsshow biography and career croft began her career in 1982 when she was still a child.
Now jacks got a strange feeling in his gut the kind. Trancers works out of a central idea closely akin to the terminator. Published on mar 2, 2008 tim thomerson debuts as trancer hunter jack deth in empire pictures trancers, directed by charles band and written by danny bilson and paul demeo. Trancers full moon features wiki fandom powered by wikia.
The time travel plot and fishoutofwater aspects make it similar to the first terminator, but try to imagine that classic film with an infinitely lower budget and a more highly developed sense of humor. The lowestpriced brandnew, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Trancers is a 1985 science fiction thriller directed and produced by charles band. Apr 04, 2001 and there was or is no other lesserknown movie as influential to me then trancers, the 1985 cult classic science fiction movie starring tim thomerson of cherry 2000 fame, and a prestardom. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in nonretail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Trancers is one of the most enjoyable bmovies ever made. Intrada special collection volume isc 356 country united states format cd release date 31may2016 upn 7202585356 2 7. Trancers is an american actionscience fiction film series started in 1984 by empire pictures, and continued by full moon features.
Hes back to trancerhunting and must find the source of the trancers. Jack deth has become accustomed to life with his new wife, lena, in the six years since they singed whistler. The interesting thing about the trancers series is that despite the hoaky plots of zombieesq trancer. If you are buying this because you enjoy the tracers series, you will not be disappointed. Once again someone from the future has come back to create an army of trancers. Trancers ii is a 1991 american directtovideo science fiction action film directed by charles band. Jack deth tim thomerson is now a successful private detective, catching cheating lovers in the act. Mcnulty and two guardsmen bring jack a summons to the council. Hap ashby, a former pitcher for the california angels, had gotten his life out of the gutter and made quite a fortune investing, which he uses to finance his collection of fire trucks, among other things.
She appeared in films like trancers and deadly sunday. Watch trancers movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at. With tim thomerson, melanie smith, andrew robinson, tony pierce. The series is a mixture of tongue in cheek horrorscifi and is of the sort that used to see good business at drive. But whistler and his trancers have gone back to christmas 1985, with the insidious plan of. Its a glaringly flawed sequel made enjoyable by some kooky characteristics and kitsch components but trancers 2 remains an energised slice of horror scifi hokum. The first trancers 1985 was a minor classic when it comes to charles band films still produced under the flag of his shortlived empire pictures production company. The film also features stephen macht and stacie randall. Deths assignment is to find his archenemy, whistler, who turns people into zombies, before the fiend is able to kill all the ancestors of the futures governing council. Trancers ii 1991 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Yeah the story isnt too original, but the cast, the dialogue and the spirit of fun makes this a great movie for a friday night.
It was made 6 years later and also takes place 6 years after the events in trancers. Jack deth thomerson is a cop from 300 years in the future who is sent back to 1985 to protect the ancestors of his leaders from a psychic killer. Fmovies watch movies online for free in full hd 1080. Bands involvement with full moon entertainment, but i had unknowingly seen a number of films released by his predecessor company empire pictures. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. Fmovies watch movies online for free in full hd 1080720p. It was directed by charles band and stars tim thomerson and helen hunt. Trancers soundtrack and movie music the 80s movies rewind. In 1995, she reprised her role of mcnulty in trancers ii. The first two pit tim thomerson against further trancers throughout time. Trancers also released as future cop is a 1984 american science fiction film directed by charles band and starring tim thomerson, helen hunt, and art lafleur. Jack then decides to remain with leena in 1985, although observing him from the. Nov 18, 2014 the lowestpriced brandnew, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. It is a sequel to trancers and is set six years after the events of the first.
Released by intrada in 2016 special collection vol. If your a trancers fan and are in two minds to purchase the box set containing trancers 1 5, i say do it. Trancers ii was first released on vhs, it has since then been released on dvd through the trancers boxset or as a single dvd in europe. Tim thomerson in trancers 1984 michael mcgrady in trancers 1984 michael stefani in trancers 1984. It was only recently that i realized how much exposure id had to the films of charles band while growing up in the 1980s and 1990s. Jack deth is the main protagonist in the trancers films, which were originally produced by charles band of empire pictures, and later full moon entertainment, from 198420 trancers started out as an homage to pulp detective novels, with noted similarities to other cult scifi movies, such as blade runner and the terminator the latter of which was released the same year. Fmovies watch full movies online for free in full hd 1080p quality fast streaming and without register, just go and watch it, all movies are available. In 1995, she reprised her role of mcnulty in trancers. Trancers 2 manages to get back most of the original cast. A mishmash of 50s and 80s retro that is laughable at best. Trancers iii is a 1992 american directtovideo science fiction action film directed by c. Once in 1985, jack feels his way around with the help of new girlfriend, lenahelen hunt. Jack has rebuilt his life in the present with his new wife lena.
This is an awesome sequel to the mid 80s original, almost six years later in 1991 we got trancers 2, the original cast was brought back once again, tim thomerson as the awesome smart talking wise guy from the future jack deth, taking out more trancers that have surfaced in the city, most of the other cast is back too like the lovely young. He is sent back in time to 1985 to inhabit the body of his ancestor and. Hes also got a new job in commodities dealing with his old buddy, hap ashby, an exbaseball hero. With the formation of full moon entertainment, trancers received its first sequel and was turned into a franchise during the 90s. Tim thomerson is jack deth, a cop from the 23rd century who travels back to the 1980s to fight trancers with the aid of a cute, young helen hunt. Charles bands low budget films of the 1980s and 1990s. Trooper jack deth tim thomerson is wiping out the last disciples of whistler, who used his psychic power to trance those with inferior. So deth agrees to go back in time to get whistler and the trancers all. So deth agrees to go back in time to get whistler and the trancers all over again. Trancers 1985 charles band synopsis, characteristics. The echo bridge dvd release features a trailer for trancers 2 superimposed on the credits in the. A 1984 scifi film directed by charles band, starring tim thomerson and helen hunt.
Deths first outing came in 1986s trancers, drawing heavily from james. Trancers the 1985 scifi movie featuring tim thomerson and helen hunt at the award winning 80s movies rewind. Soon both are killing trancers, searching for council ancestors and going after whistler. The return of jack deth is the 1991 direct to video sequel to the popular low budget series first from full moon pictures and writerdirector charles band puppet master. This film in no way can match the arnold schwarzenegger vehicle in gritty action, wit and. Soundtrack music from first three trancers movies featuring tim thomerson as futuristic gumshoe jack deth are at last available on 2 cd set. But you can certainly do worse when youre in the mood for a drivein kind of night. Dec 07, 2011 want an example of what a fun low budget scifi movie should be, then stop watching the syfy channel and give trancers a shot. Jack of swords is a 1994 american scifi fantasy adventure film starring tim thomerson as jack deth. This has all 5 films and a 10 min making of for films 2 5.
All but the most recent film star tim thomerson as jack deth the series consists of 6 feature films, 1 short film, and 2 comic book series. Sep 02, 2009 fans of jack deth and his time traveling adventures may be in for a real treat. The return of jack deth as the best in the series, but. Jun 07, 2016 trancers i trancers ii trancers iii soundtrack cd details and availability. Now jacks got a strange feeling in his gut and jacks sixth sense proves him right when he discovers a trancer at haps place. Wanted for a murder he didnt commit, jack is thrown into a jail full of zombified. Tim thomerson debuts as trancer hunter jack deth in empire pictures trancers, directed. Angel city trooper jack deth is sent back in time from 2247 to 1985 l. May 30, 2016 trancers i ii iii soundtrack from 19841992, composed by richard band, phil davies, mark ryder. Trancers 2 arrived in 1991, six years after the original, and has since ripened into a hackneyed retro classic complete with neon green credits and a sketchy vangelislike score. This imaginative and atmospheric sci fi film from 1985 is everything a cult classic.
Also, during her childhood and teenage years, she appeared in shows like punky brewster, highway to. It is the first film in the trancers series the film revolves around jack deth thomerson, a philip marloweesque police detective from the 23rd century who travels to the 1980s in order to bring his old nemesis to. Of death director nico mastorakis distinctive 1985 take on the standard. Part of 8 pages of info for the 1985 movie from the award winning 80s movies rewind. Timetraveling cop jack deth is again called on to defeat the mindless zombies known as the trancers in this scifi action sequel.1416 320 503 427 228 951 790 405 738 1277 427 577 1133 175 86 126 1249 610 918 76 1385 1559 1606 1673 682 613 615 996 250 883 1623 1450 533 1449 176 1181 391 768 564 899 944 496 1071 986 486 58