Trancers: The Ultimate Deth Collection Directed by Charles Band, C. Courtney Joyner, David Nutter, 1985
Jack Deth (Tim Thomerson, Near Dark) is a trooper in Angel City circa 2247, mopping up the last of the disciples of the evil Whistler, who uses his psychic power to “trance” and control those with weak minds. Whistler is in 1985 hunting down and trancing the ancestors of the City Council and Jack is sent back in time by inhabiting the body of his ancestor. With the help of Leena (Academy Award® winner Helen Hunt, As Good As It Gets), he must find and face Whistler in a final confrontation.
Trancers II: The Return of Jack Deth
Stranded in the 20th century after chasing a villain from the year 2247, future-cop Jack Deth discovers that another baddie, Dr. E.D. Wardo (Richard Lynch, Scarecrow), has also traveled back in time— with a scheme to turn solid citizens into mindless trancers.
Jack, beginning to get his life back together, is time-jacked back to 2247, where he learns that the new trancer program is government-sponsored, and that his usual shoot-everything-that-moves attitude might not work this time.
Trancers IV: Jack of Swords
Jack finds himself in a whole new, more dangerous dimension, where he runs across a different version of trancers, who have taken control of this new planet.
Trancers V: Sudden Deth
In Jack’s final round with the trancers, he must find his way home from the other-dimensional world of Orpheus, where magic works and the trancers are the ruling class.
Bloopers; Making of TRANCERS II; Making of TRANCERS III; Making of TRANCERS IV; Making of TRANCERS V
Director:Charles Band, C. Courtney Joyner, David Nutter
Cast:Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt, Michael Stefani, Art Lafleur, Biff Manard, Megan Ward, Martine Beswick, Melanie Smith, Andrew Robinson, Tony Pierce, Stacie Randall, Ty Miller, Teri Ivens, Mark Arnold, Richard Lynch