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5ive Days to Midnight 

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When college professor J.T. Neumeyer discovers a police file that outlines the details of his murder - which is to take place five days in the future - he wastes no time trying to save his own life.
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Series cast summary:
Timothy Hutton ...  J.T. Neumeyer 5 episodes, 2004
Randy Quaid ...  Irwin Sikorski 5 episodes, 2004
Kari Matchett ...  Claudia Whitney 5 episodes, 2004
Hamish Linklater ...  Carl Axelrod 5 episodes, 2004
Angus Macfadyen ...  Roy Bremmer 5 episodes, 2004
Gage Golightly ...  Jesse Neumeyer 5 episodes, 2004
Nicole de Boer ...  Chantal Hume 5 episodes, 2004
David McIlwraith ...  Brad Hume 5 episodes, 2004
Giancarlo Esposito ...  Tim Sanders 5 episodes, 2004
Brian McCaig ...  Student #1 5 episodes, 2004
Juno Rinaldi ...  Toy store clerk 5 episodes, 2004
Jason Simpson ...  Steel Worker 5 episodes, 2004
Ian Thompson ...  Bus driver 5 episodes, 2004
Rob Stewart ...  Dr. Dan Westville 4 episodes, 2004
Chilton Crane ...  Jan Westville 3 episodes, 2004
Barbara Tyson ...  Mandy Murphy 3 episodes, 2004
April Telek ...  Dottie Sikorski 3 episodes, 2004
Paul Bittante Paul Bittante ...  Policeman 2 episodes, 2004
Bruce Clark Bruce Clark ...  Desk Sergeant 2 episodes, 2004
Samantha Crew Samantha Crew ...  Katherine Neumeyer 2 episodes, 2004
Ashley Hale Ashley Hale ...  Annabel Westville 2 episodes, 2004
Sydney Rae Sullivan Sydney Rae Sullivan ...  Topanga Sanders 2 episodes, 2004
Susie Wickstead ...  Paramedic 2 episodes, 2004
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Storyline

While visiting the graveyard of his beloved wife with his daughter Jesse, the physics professor John T. Neumeyer finds a case with a police dossier relating his death in five days. He initially believes it is a sick prank from the brilliant but deranged physics student Carl Axelrod, but when a series of events related in the documents occur, he realizes that the file has been sent from the future. With the support of Detective Irwin Sikorski, whose name is indicated in the file as in charge of the investigation of his death, and suspecting of everybody including his girlfriend Claudia Whitney that has a blurred hidden past, J.T. tries to change the future and his fate. But Carl believes that any modification in the time-line will jeopardize mankind and the future of the planet. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Official Sites:

SciFi.com | Space [Canada]

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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

5 Days to Midnight See more »

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(5 parts)

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The events in the mini-series take place Monday, 7 June 2004 through Friday, 11 June 2004. The show premiered on the SciFi Channel (USA) on Monday, 7 June 2004 and consecutive episodes were shown each night through Friday, 11 June 2004 roughly following a real-time schedule. The fourth episode (with events ending at or slightly past 3.55am according to the script) was actually first shown at 9.00pm on Thursday, 10 June 2004, so the series did get ahead a bit. Additional date-specific product placements (for instance, a poster for The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), playing in theaters at the time, as seen on a slow pan at the university outside Neumeyer's office) and current popular culture references (for example, a reference to the popular show, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), airing at the time on network TV) in conversation help reinforce this setup. See more »

Goofs

Everything is happening in June, yet in the beginning of the first day everything looks like it's winter, with no leaves on the trees, the way people are dressed, and so on. The show was filmed during January/February 2004. See more »

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References The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) See more »

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10,000 Miles
Performed by Mary Chapin Carpenter
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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Bravo
20 October 2004 | by Lord_PovicSee all my reviews

Well done I had gone to the local video store to do a exchange because the night before we got Once upon a time in Mexico and trust me I don't return movies unless they really suck.Anyway I asked about 5 Days to midnight and the clerk said well it was not renting too good but what the heel I took it anyway and we were really surprised even though it was in 4 parts but at that my wife and I watched the first 2 and went to bed the first thing in the morning she says coffee is on I'm taking our daughter to school and you can walk the dog and then we can finish the movie.And I'm glad I took a chance I would have to say this film kept us thinking right up until the end,I hope Lions gate has more of that suspenseful talent lurking around at their studios in the future.Thanks for a great film.


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