Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann

Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982)

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

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Western
  • Release Date: 1982-08-27
  • User Rating: 5.2/10 from 46 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Zoomo Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: William Dear
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From 46 Ratings


Lyle Swann is a successful off-road racer who mistakenly gets sent back in time 100 years. When a band of outlaws robs Swann of his motorcycle, he's forced to outfox the gangsters and give in to the seductions of a gorgeous local lady. With only his smarts and a map from an Exxon station, Lyle must try to make it out of the Old West alive and find a way back to modern times.

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  • Fred Ward

    as Lyle Swann
  • Peter Coyote

    as Porter Reese
  • L.Q. Jones

    as Ben Potter
  • Tracey Walter

    as Carl Dorsett
  • Richard Masur

    as Claude Dorsett
  • Belinda Bauer

    as Claire Cygne
  • Ed Lauter

    as Padre
  • Chris Mulkey

    as Daniels
  • Macon McCalman

    as Dr. Sam
  • Jonathan Bahnks

    as Jesse
  • Laurie O'Brien

    as Terry
  • Bruce Gordon

    as Earl
  • Susan Dear

    as 2nd Technician
  • William Dear

    as 3rd Technician
  • Ben Zeller

    as Jack Peoples
  • Tommy Leyba

    as Manuel
  • Ernie Quintana

    as Zapata
  • Miguel Sandoval

    as Emil
  • Reginald Johnson

    as George
  • Philip L. Mead

    as Wally
  • Manny Smith

    as Devil Man
  • Ray Valdez

    as Person in Crowd
  • Sam Chadwyck

    as 1st Outlaw
  • Rusty Dillen

    as 2nd Outlaw
  • Joseph V. DiPrima

    as 3rd Outlaw
  • Audie Edmondson

    as 4th Outlaw
  • Buddy Edmondson

    as 5th Outlaw
  • Raleigh Gardenhire

    as 6th Outlaw
  • Christopher Garrett

    as 7th Outlaw
  • Luce Rains

    as 8th Outlaw
  • Luke Jones

    as 9th Outlaw
  • Curtis Plagge

    as 10th Outlaw
  • Robert Dunbar

    as Pilot
  • Gibbeaun Monkette

    as Esther G.
  • Andrew Hines

    as Boy at Checkpoint
  • Michael Nesmith

    as Race Official (uncredited)
  • Alan Swain

    as Swann's Race Crew Spoter (uncredited)
Production Jane Feinberg Casting
Production Mike Fenton Casting
Art Linda Pearl Art Direction
Production Harry Gittes Producer
Production Lester Berman Production Manager
Editing R.J. Kizer Editor
Directing William Dear Director
Writing William Dear Writer
Editing Kim Secrist Editor
Sound Michael Nesmith Original Music Composer
Writing Michael Nesmith Writer
Camera Larry Pizer Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Rita Ogden Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Rita Ogden Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Jack Buehler Costume Design
Editing Suzanne Pettit Editor
Art Kevin Hughes Set Decoration