Timerider: The Adventures of Lyle Swann

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Timerider: The Adventures of Lyle Swann (1982, USA) is an Action/Adventure-Sci-Fi-Western film directed by William Dear.

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Main Details

  • Released on August 27, 1982 (Austin, Texas)
  • Color
  • Running time: 94 minutes
  • Production Co.: Zoomo Productions | Eaves Movie Ranch
  • Distribution Co.: Jensen Farley Pictures (1982) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by William Dear
  • Written by William Dear and Michael Nesmith
  • Starring: Fred Ward, Belinda Bauer, Peter Coyote

Plot Summary

  • A maverick motorbike racer wanders into a top-secret time-travel research test site which unintentionally teleports him to the mid-1800s and ends up having to fight violent outlaws for his survival.


  • Lyle Swann is a champion off-road racer. But to the people of 1877, he's something very, very different...
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