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Trancers (1985)
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Trancers (1985) Jack Deth is a trooper in Angel City, circa 2247, mopping up the last of the disciples of the Martin Whistler. Whistler uses his psychic power to 'trance' those with weak minds and force them to obey his every desire. Whistler had been thought to be dead by now, but he's alive and well, and in the year 1985. Whistler's plan - to hunt down the ancestors of the City Council. With the Council disbanded, nothing is to stop Whistler from controlling the city. That's where Jack Deth fits in. Jack is sent back in time by inhabiting the body of his ancestor. The only problem is that Whistler's ancestor is a police detective, and he's begun trancing people back in 1985. With the help of Lena, a strong-minded punk rock girl, he must find and protect Hap Ashby, a former baseball pitcher now living on Skid Row, and face Whistler in a final confrontation.

Movie Tagline:
2247 collides with 1985 . . . when a 23rd century crime fighter heats it up in L.A., today

Title: Trancers
Release Date: May , 1985
Runtime: 76 mins
Genre: Action
All Genres: Action, Sci-Fi
Languages: English
Country: USA
Colors: Color
Sound: Ultra Stereo
IMDB Rating: 6.2
Buried.com Rating: 7.2 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With T

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Charles Band

Tim Thomerson ...Trooper Jack Deth / Phil Deth
Helen Hunt ...Leena
Michael Stefani ...Martin Whistler / Police Dective Weisling
Art LaFleur ...McNulty (as Art La Fleur)
Telma Hopkins ...Engineer Ruth 'Ruthie' Raines
Richard Herd ...Chairman Spencer
Anne Seymour ...Chairman Ashe
Miguel Fernandes ...Officer Lopez (as Miguel Fernandez)
Biff Manard ...Hap Ashby
Peter Schrum ...Santa Claus (Murray) (as Pete Schrum)
Barbara Perry ...Mrs. Santa Claus
Brad Logan ...Bull
Minnie Summers Lindsey ...Mom (as Minnie Lindsay)
Richard Erdman ...Drunken Wise Man
Wiley Harker ...Dapper Old Man
Alyson Croft ...Baby McNulty
Michael McGrady ...Chris Lavery
Ed McClarty ...Jerry the Punk (as Edward McClarty)
Don Ross ...Security Guard
Michael Heldebrant ...Boy with Santa
Kymberly Sheppard ...Newswoman (as Kim Sheppard)
Steve Jensen ...Butthead (as Steve 'O' Jensen)
Nicky Beat ...Butthead
Tony Malone ...Butthead
Lantza Krantz ...Butthead
Helen Kelly ...Punk Girl

Charles Band
Debra Dion

Danny Bilson
Paul De Meo

Phil Davies
Mark Ryder

More Movie Taglines:
  • 2247 collides with 1985 . . . when a 23rd century crime fighter heats it up in L.A., today
  • Jack Deth is back... and he's never even been here before!
  • His name is Deth. He hunts Trancers. Even in the 20th Century.
  • Meet Jack Deth. He's a Cop From The Future Trapped in the Present, and he's chasing a 23rd century menace in 1985
  • The Battle for the Future has begun.
Movie Quote(s):
  • Jack Deth: What kind of name is Peter Gunn? Leena: What kind of name is Jack Deth?
  • Jack Deth: Dry hair's for squids.
  • Leena: Are you crazy? You killed Murray. Jack Deth: Has Murray ever turned yellow and gone after someone like he went for me?
  • Jack Deth: What I do wrong? Leena: I don't know, maybe you're schizo or something. Jack Deth: What? What does that mean? Leena: Last night you said you grew up in L.A. Today you couldn't find Cahuanga Boulevard, you put sh!t in your hair, you can't even remember my name Mrs. Santa Claus: Leena! Get over here! Jack Deth: Your name's Leena? Leena: Did I give you my phone number? Jack Deth: No. Leena: Oh, thank God.
  • Jack Deth: I'm from another time, another world. I don't even know what you people eat for lunch.
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