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About Time

>Mature 17+ | 91 % Say It's Worth Your Time

When Tim Lake (Domhnall Gleeson) is 21, his father (Bill Nighy) tells him a secret: The men in their family can travel through time. Although he can't change history, Tim resolves to improve his life by getting a girlfriend. He meets Mary (Rachel McAdams), falls in love and finally wins her heart via time-travel and a little cunning. However, as his unusual life progresses, Tim finds that his special ability can't shield him and those he loves from the problems of ordinary life.

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Genre: Romantic comedy

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  • (Female)

    ages 16+ | Worth Your Time

    This is one of my all-time favorite movies and I recommend it to every adult. It starts off to be somewhat silly, but by the end it becomes pretty deep if you give it the chance. There might be a few plot holes when it comes to the whole time travel concept, but I have yet to see any time travel movie that explains that phenomenon completely. Ultimately, this is just about the best feel-good movie you will ever see. I wasn't surprised to shed a few tears, but I was shocked when all the men in the theater were sniffling when the lights came up.

  • (Male)

    Mature 17+ |

    The males in his family can travel through time. Tim the main character really uses this to his advantage to meet the girl of his dreams. This movie is funny, sweet, heartfelt and amazing. It really makes you look at life and your day differently. Watch and enjoy.

  • (Male)

    ages 16+ | Worth Your Time

    I almost missed this movie. I saw it at the dollar movies. I'm glad I saw it. It was entertaining. I personally like that British humor. The movie was able to get me emotionally involved. If you want a fun, "feel good" movie, go see this.

  • (Male) Michael Medved Show

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    This is a silly movie of course, but's based upon a fascinating premise and the wonderful appealing characters even in minor roles make About Time a joy to watch... See Full Review

  • (Male) Catholic News Service

    Mature 18+ | Not Worth Your Time

    "About Time" is a wish-fulfillment fantasy about changing your destiny at will, in this instance to win the love of your life. It's a tempting confection, but with a bitter aftertaste. The manipulation of others for selfish reasons, coupled with disrespect for the role of divine providence in one's life, may leave the viewer feeling empty rather than satisfied... See Full Review

  • (Female) Movie Mom

    ages 16+ | Worth Your Time

    Richard Curtis perfected the art of the 21st century romantic comedy in “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” “Notting Hill,” and “Love Actually.” They were witty and sophisticated and had posh British accents that made them seem twice as witty and sophisticated. They were filled with of pretty people wearing pretty clothes in pretty settings, seasoned with self-deprecating humor, magnificent friendships, pop-y soundtracks, and happy ever after endings. ”About Time” has all of that, plus a twist. I don’t mean the addition of a fantasy time travel element, thought that is something of a departure. The real twist is that the important love story here is not between man and woman but between father and son... See Full Review

  • (Female) USA TODAY

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    About Timeis a time-travel rom-com with more than romance and comedy on its mind. While it's decidedly low-tech (returning to a previous era is achieved by closing one's eyes in a dark closet, and clenching one's fists), it adds an imaginative element to a charming and touching story... See Full Review

  • (Male) Entertainment Weekly

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    Curtis, the acclaimed screenwriter (Notting Hill) and director (Love Actually), is a wistfully grounded romantic, and in About Time he treats his supernatural hook as casually as possible, to make us believe Yes, that's just what it would be like... See Full Review

  • (Male) Movie Nation

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    As in most Richard Curtis films, things go on too long and turn a trifle gooey, here and there. It doesn’t have the big heart-tugs of “Groundhog Day.” It’s a needlessly R-rated romance that would have worked better as a PG-13.
    But “About Time” is a most romantic way to spend your time at the movies this fall, a “date picture” about do over dates that works, this time around... See Full Review

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