The Philadelphia Experiment 39 years old

Will you survive?

The Philadelphia Experiment

Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.


The Philadelphia Experiment Cast

Name Character
Bobby Di Cicco He was 30, now 70 years old as Jim Parker
Michael Paré He was 25, now 65 years old as David Herdeg
Louise Latham She was 61, 95 years old when she died as Pamela
Eric Christmas He was 68, 84 years old when he died as Dr. James Longstreet
Stephen Tobolowsky He was 33, now 73 years old as Barney
Michael Currie He was 56, 81 years old when he died as Magnussen
Joe Dorsey He was 59, now 99 years old as Sheriff Bates
Nancy Allen She was 34, now 74 years old as Allison Hayes
Kene Holliday He was 35, now 75 years old as Major Clark
Gary Brockette He was 36, 62 years old when he died as Adjutant / Andrews

The Philadelphia Experiment Crew

Name Department
William Hoy as Editor. He was 29 (now 69) years old Editing
Joel B. Michaels as Producer. He was 15 (now 24) years old Production
Michael LaViolette as Electrician. Lighting
Philip Sloan as Best Boy Grip. Camera
Edward 'Tantar' LeViseur as Grip. He was 31 (57) years old when He died Camera
Jeffrey Chernov as First Assistant Director. Directing
Don Jakoby as Story. He was 31 (now 71) years old Writing
Dick Bush as Director of Photography. He was 52 (65) years old when He died Camera
Terry Kelley as Assistant Editor. Editing
William L. Moore as Novel. He was 133 (75) years old when He died Writing
William Gray as Screenplay. Writing
Michael Janover as Screenplay. Writing
Kenneth Wannberg as Original Music Composer. He was 54 (now 94) years old Sound
Bobby Huber as Electrician. Lighting
Robert Hayes as Camera Operator. Camera
John Carpenter as Executive Producer. He was 36 (now 76) years old Production
Charles Berlitz as Novel. He was 69 (89) years old when He died Writing
Robert Gravenor as Sound Mixer. Sound
Paul Elliott as First Assistant Camera. Camera
Linda Francis as Casting. She was 41 (59) years old when She died Production
Jeff 'Moose' Howery as Best Boy Grip. Camera
Wallace C. Bennett as Story. Writing
Joseph Raffill as Location Manager. Production
John K. Adams as Supervising Sound Editor. Sound
Roger Olkowski as Gaffer. Lighting
The Philadelphia Experiment poster
The Philadelphia Experiment (39 years)

Will you survive?

  • Release day: Friday, August 03, 1984
  • Runtime: 102 minutes
  • Budget: 21000000.00