Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt. Jack Deth is a cop in the year 2247 in what's left of the broken city of Los Angeles. His mission is to wipe out Martin Whistler's followers called trancers," so called because Whistler used his psychic powers to make them zombie-like killers. So Deth time travels back to 1985 to confront Whistler's ancestor as a means of altering the grim future. 1985/color/76 min/PG-13/fullscreen.