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Minutemen (2008)

Minutemen (2008)





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A high school senior and his friends invent a time machine so that future generations of students won't have to endure some of the more preventable adolescent pains, only to find that they have inadvertently opened a black hole in the process. Virgil (Jason Dolley) and his pals are determined to make life a little easier for the less popular students in their high school, and in order to make that happen they create a time machine. But strange things can happen when you go messing with the laws of physics, and when Virgil and friends open a black hole they find that turning back the clock can have messy repercussions. Sci-fi and comedy elements combine in a Disney Channel Original Movie that's fun for the entire family.

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Jason Dolley
as Virgil Fox
Luke Benward
as Charlie Tuttle
Nicholas Braun
as Zeke Thompson
Chelsea Staub
as Stephanie Jameson
Steven R. McQueen
as Derek Beaugard
Kellie Cockrell
as Jocelyn Lee
Kara Crane
as Jeanette
J.P. Manoux
as Mr. Tolkan
James Jamison
as Renquist
Jason Tatom
as Winthrope
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Critic Reviews for Minutemen

All Critics (3)

The film is far less formulaic than what I've seen before

Full Review… | September 20, 2014
7M Pictures

Fun time-travel comedy tweaks social stereotypes.

Full Review… | January 1, 2011
Common Sense Media

A slight cut above its Disney Channel brethren...

Full Review… | November 18, 2008
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Audience Reviews for Minutemen

This movie was cheesy and cringy....but was a guilty pleasure. The acting from the main cast was pretty good. Supporting actors....not so much. There were a lot of high-school stereotypes and a lot of unoriginal dialogue. The movie lacked substance, but that is how a majority of DCOM movies end up. As for positives, the idea of time travel isn't original, but the take this movie took on it was: high school seniors using time travel to fix embarrassing moments in their fellow student's lives. In the end, I wouldn't re-watch this movie, but it was an enjoyable one.

Lilia A
Lilia A

The high school setting with some things about stereotypes and some other little developments make this an average DCOM that's a little typical, but with the take of time travel and a good sci-fi, it's above average. (B) (Full review coming soon - with better wording probably)

Kyle Mobray
Kyle Mobray

The movie is not without its ridiculous moments, but I really enjoyed it. Snowsuit guys rule! (First viewing - In my mid-twenties)

Adam R
Adam R

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