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12:01 ★★½ 1993 (PG-13)

It's the “Groundhog Day” premise played for thrills. Barry Thompson (Silverman) is an employee at a scientific research firm who finds himself reliving the same 24hour period over and over again. And what a day it is—he discovers a secret project is causing the mysterious time warp, falls in love with beauteous scientist Lisa (Slater) and watches as she gets murdered. Can Barry figure out how to stop what's going on and change things enough to save her? Adaptation of the short story “12:01” by Richard Lupoff, which was previously made into a short film. 92m/C VHS, DVD . Jonathan Silverman, Helen Slater, Martin Landau, Nicolas Surovy, Jeremy Piven; D: Jack Sholder. TV