The Philadelphia Experiment
The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)

This interesting sci-fi adventure (named and adapted from a widely-reported incident in 1942 about a battleship that supposedly disappeared with all its crew) begins in 1943 on a naval destroyer where strange experiments are being enacted.… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 3, 1984
DVD Release Date: September 19, 2000
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Clint Morris
Moviehole

One of the best science-fiction films of the 80s - up there with "RoboCop" and "2010"

Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Weird urban legend. Over the top, but interesting.

Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

silly classic sci-fi

Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Enjoyable time-twisting B-movie.

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Victoria Alexander
FilmsInReview.com

Didn't convince me.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Highly enjoyable adventure which is supposedly based on the real events of 1943 involving the USS Eldridge. Of course there is no evidence to support the… More
Marcus Woolcott
Likeable little sci-fi, love story thing.
xGary Xx
Time travel story that's strangely devoid of the usual humour and charm that's associated with this kind of thing. Dull and rather pointless; the… More
Angela Alcorn
As sci-fi goes, it's a very good "what if" story which doesn't try to do anything too flashy.
Dean McKenna
Wildly implausible sci-fi tale - good action, romance and, of course, fun.

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