DESCRIPTION:It s a short trip from zero to hero in Minutemen, the hit Disney Channel Original Movie that mashes together outrageous comedy and awesome sci-fi adventure. And only on this DVD can you score the never-before-seen alternate ending and an exclusive time-traveling feature that takes you behind-the-scenes with the cast for a cutting-edge and funny look back at the making of the film!
Go back in time with three hi-tech heroes! To spare other kids from humiliating and totally un-cool high school experiences, seniors Virgil (Jason Dolley of Cory In The House) and his buddies invent the ultimate time machine. But when they accidentally open a black hole, they learn that turning back the clock can create a massive mess. You won t want to miss a single hilarious minute! END
High school is a time of emotional angst and turmoil that begins especially poorly for Virgil Fox (Jason Dolley of Corey in the House
) and 11-year old boy genius Charlie Tuttle (Luke Benward of How to Eat Fried Worms
) who are both coldheartedly embarrassed in front of the entire Summerton High School student body on the first day of their freshman year. Their shared experience does have one positive result: it leads to the forging of a close friendship that endures throughout their high school years. In their senior year of high school, Charlie discovers the key to time travel and he and Virgil enlist the help of mechanical-minded Zeke (Nicholas Braun) to create a time vortex which allows the three boys to travel back in time at will. The three pledge to use their newfound power to right the petty injustices of high school life; taking on Chelsea (Stephanie Jameson) as an assistant, and calling themselves the "Minutemen." Life is all fun, adventure, and good deeds for a while, with the only drawback being the unsavory moniker of "Snowsuit Guys." However, their time-bending activities are eventually noticed by the FBI and it soon becomes evident that their good deeds are having some serious unanticipated consequences: specifically, significant personality changes in those they help and the development of a black hole that threatens the very existence of Summerton and the entire world. As the group struggles to repair the damage their time traveling has caused, each learns an important lesson about friendship and what really matters in life. This Disney Channel original movie isn't quite High School Musical
, but it is good entertainment for ages 6 and older. --Tami Horiuchi