Time After Time (1979)

Genres - Fantasy, Science Fiction  |   Sub-Genres - Chase Movie, Fantasy Adventure  |   Release Date - Aug 31, 1979 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 112 min.  |   Countries - UK, USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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It's H.G. Wells (Malcolm McDowell) versus Jack the Ripper (David Warner) in the fanciful Time After Time -- and, per the film's title, the chase extends from the 19th century to the 20th. Wells has built a time machine in his cellar, which the Ripper uses as a means of escape. Both men find themselves in 20th century San Francisco, and, after a period of adjustment, they make themselves at home. The plot takes a dark turn when the Ripper, disappointed that Wells' dreams of a Utopian future have not come to fruition, resumes his murderous activities.

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time-travel, culture-clash, fish-out-of-water, serial-killer, time-machine, bank-personnel, prostitute/prostitution

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High Production Values