Retroactive (1997)

Escaping a deadly situation, a Chicago police psychiatrist finds herself at the remote laboratory of a scientist who has just successfully travelled backwards in time. Using his device, she goes back twenty minutes in hopes of saving a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1997
DVD Release Date: August 15, 2001
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Andrew
Time Out

With its explosive action, black comedy and far-fetched sci-fi imposed on an otherwise vaguely plausible crime thriller, this modest indie film is reminiscent of such low budget '80s exploiters as Tremors and the work of Charles Band.

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Diane Selkirk
Apollo Guide

If a repulsive main character and lots of bloodshed appeal to you, Retroactive might be your movie. But that's about all it has going for it.

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Chuck O'Leary

A high-energy road thriller with a time-travel twist. A fast, fun 90 minutes.

James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Sure, it remains standard action movie fare, but is one of the better examples of the genre.

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Clint Morris

Belushi's career just got flushed down the toilet

Christopher Null

There's nary a talented bone up there. But surprise, this isn't such a bad movie.

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Jeffrey Meyers
Similar in structure (at a very basic level) to Groundhog Day and the more recent Source Code, Retroactive doesn't have the same humor or intelligence of… More