You are the inescapable result of your tragedy. Just as I... am the inescapable result of you.
~ The Über-Morlock

The Über-Morlock is the main antagonist in the 2002 remake of The Time Machine. He is one of the leaders of the Morlocks.

He was portrayed by Jeremy Irons who also played Simon Gruber, Randall Bragg, and Scar.


The Time Machine (1960)

Already in the 1960 film, the Über-Morlock with a similar death scene appeared, however that one was never specifically depicted as the Morlock's leader.

The Time Machine (2002)

The Über-Morlock is ecountered by time traveller Dr. Alexander Hartdegen in the year 802,701, when he steels his time machine, he is a member of the telepathic ruling class of the Morlock world who are a race of underground humanoids descending from us after the moon broke forcing them to live underground, they feed on the peaceful human race of the Eloys that live on top. The Uber morlock is superior and controls the minds of the other members of his species telepathically. He meets his death when he is suddenly pulled by Alexander into the time machine and a fight breaks out, he dies by rapidly aging when Alexander pushes him outside of the machine's sphere of influence.