The Time Guardian

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Time Guardian (1987, Australia) is a Science Fiction-Action-Romance-Thriller film directed by Brian Hannant.


Main Details

  • Released on December 3, 1987
  • Color
  • Running time: 87 minutes
  • Production Co.: Hemdale (presents) (as Hemdale Film Corporation) | FGH | International Film Management (as International Film Management Limited) | Chateau (as Chateau Productions Investments Limited)
  • Distribution Co.: Filmpac Distribution
  • Directed by Brian Hannant
  • Written by Brian Hannant and John Baxter
  • Starring: Tom Burlinson, Nikki Coghill, Dean Stockwell, Carrie Fisher

Plot Summary

  • In the distant future, the human race nears extinction and a new race of beast-like creatures rule the earth. The few surviving people live in the City, a huge protected construction with the ability to travel in both space and time. The City travels back to our time to save humanity...


  • Pray he's not too late.
  • Time is just about the only thing he won't waste.
  • Earth's last hero fights a desperate battle to save the future... and the past. Pray he's not too late.
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