Film 1979. Written by Nicholas Meyer. Directed by Nicholas Meyer. Starring Malcolm McDowell, David Warner, Mary Steenburgen, Corey Feldman.
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1The Chartered Bank of England BBBFinancial CompaniesBanks

The Chartered Bank of England
Bank where Amy works.

2City Lights BookstoreBBBRetailBookstores

City Lights Bookstore

3De Soto Cab Company BBBTransportationTaxicabs

De Soto Cab Company

4Exorcist IV BBBCinemaMovies-Sequels

Exorcist IV
Sequel to the Exorcist.

5H.G. Wells: A Man Before His Time BBBEntertainmentMuseum Exhibits

H.G. Wells: A Man Before His Time
Museum exhibit where Herbert's time machine is on display.

6The HuntingtonBBBTravelLodging

The Huntington
Hotel where Herbert tells Amy to go if she doesn't hear from him.

7McDougal's BBBDiningFast Food

Scottish restaurant where Herbert tells Amy he ate - he means McDonald's.

8Sam Francisco General Hospital BBBHealthcareHospitals

Sam Francisco General Hospital
Hospital where Herbert goes looking for John after he gets hit by a car.

9San Francisco Post BBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

San Francisco Post

10St. Bartholomew Hospital BBBHealthcareHospitals

St. Bartholomew Hospital
Hospital where John was actually taken after being hit by a car.

11Time Machine BBBTransportationTime Travel

Time Machine
British author H. G. Wells uses his time machine to pursue Jack the Ripper into the 20th century.

12November 5, 1893 Dates19th Century and earlierEvents

November 5, 1893
John Leslie Stevenson, also known as serial killer Jack the Ripper, flees from the authorities by using H.G. Wells' time machine to travel to 1979 San Francisco.

13November 5, 1977 Dates20th Century: 70sEvents

November 5, 1977
Destination Date on the time machine control panel - when John would have gone if Herbert hadn't pulled the key and sent him traveling through time without the machine.

14November 5, 1979 Dates20th Century: 70sEvents

November 5, 1979
H.G. Wells arrives in the future in San Francisco. He spends the day attempting to track down John Leslie Stevenson.

15November 6, 1979 Dates20th Century: 70sEvents

November 6, 1979
H.G. Wells tracks down John Leslie Stevenson at the Hyatt Regency, but he gets away. He then spends the rest of the day - and night - with Amy.

16November 7, 1979 Dates20th Century: 70sEvents

November 7, 1979
Herbert tells Amy the truth about being from the past, and of course she doesn't believe him. He takes her to the museum to see his time machine to convince her, taking a short trip three days in the future to November 10, where they discover that John ends up killing Amy.

17November 8, 1979 Dates20th Century: 70sEvents

November 8, 1979
Herbert fails to prevent John from murdering his 4th victim when Amy's car gets a flat tire. He calls the police from a payphone, still claiming he's Sherlock Holmes, but they don't believe him.

18November 9, 1979 Dates20th Century: 70sEvents

November 9, 1979
Revised Timeline: the Ripper murders Amy's friend when she comes over for dinner, and then kidnaps Amy, trading her to Herbert for access to the time machine. Herbert tricks him, sending him traveling through time without the machine.

19November 9, 1979 Dates20th Century: 70sEvents

November 9, 1979
Original timeline: According to the newspaper that Herbert and Amy find in the future, the Ripper kills Amy.

20November 10, 1979 Dates20th Century: 70sHeadlines

November 10, 1979
Date of San Francisco Post newspaper headline about the Ripper killing Amy that Herbert and Amy find in the future: Bank of London Employee Found Dead.

21Amy Robbins OtherQuotesQuotes

Amy Robbins
Amy Robbins: If you don't take me into your arms this very minute, I'll scream.

22H.G. Wells OtherQuotesQuotes

H.G. Wells
H.G. Wells: The first man to raise a fist is the man who's run out of ideas.

23H.G. WellsOtherQuotesQuotes

H.G. Wells
H.G. Wells: Every age is the same. It's only love that makes any of them bearable.

24Jenny & John Leslie Stevenson OtherQuotesQuotes

Jenny & John Leslie Stevenson
Jenny: What's your name, dearie?
John Leslie Stevenson: John.
Jenny: John. Oh, John. Oh, John. John. John.
John Leslie Stevenson: But my friends all call me Jack.

25John Leslie StevensonOtherQuotesQuotes

John Leslie Stevenson
John Leslie Stevenson: Ninety years ago I was a freak. Today I'm an amateur.

26John Leslie Stevenson OtherQuotesQuotes

John Leslie Stevenson
John Leslie Stevenson: H.G., it's checkmate, and you've lost again.

27Shirley & John Leslie Stevenson OtherQuotesQuotes

Shirley & John Leslie Stevenson
Shirley: Well, what time is it?
John Leslie Stevenson: It's later than you think.

28Untitled OtherThemesGray Eagle


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