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Alex Cox introduces another in this season of classic cult movies. Tonight: Trancers starring and The year 2247: trooper Jack Deth is dismissed from the Angel City police force because of his private war against the 'Trancers', zombie-like followers of the supposedly dead fanatic
Martin Whistler. Then he learns that Whistler is alive and has taken refuge, via a time travel drug, in 1985. Whistler plans to change the future by murdering the ancestors of his enemies.
Deth must go back in time if he is to stop the menace ...
Screenplay by DANNY BILSON and PAUL DE MER Produced and directed by CHARLES BAND
Television presentation NICK JONES (First showing on British television)


Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: Jack Deth
Unknown: Martin Whistler.
Unknown: Danny Bilson
Unknown: Paul de Mer
Directed By: Charles Band
Unknown: Nick Jones
Jack Deth: Tim Thomerson
Leena: Helen Hunt
Whistler: Michael Stefani
McNulty: Art Le Fleur
Engineer Rains: Telma Hopkins
Chairman Spencer: Richard Herd
Chairman Ashe: Anne Seymour
Lopez: Miguel Fernandez
Hap Ashby: Biff Manard
Santa Claus: Pete Schrum

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