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About Time

R| 2 hr. 4 min.

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Domhnall Gleeson , Rachel McAdams , Bill Nighy , Tom Hollander , Margot Robbie , Lindsay Duncan , Lydia Wilson , Richard Cordery

Director: Richard Curtis

Genres: Romantic comedy, Fantasy

Distributor: Universal Pictures

About Time (2013)

Release Date: November 1st, 2013|2 hr. 4 min.

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  • March 13, 2014 Michael
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    My wife and I love it, too. Reminds us of how wonderful this life is and how good it feels to love (and forgive) others. The "do-overs" are really clever. If you like a little comedy with your romance and a little romance with your fantasy, SEE IT!

  • March 05, 2014 vy00000000184287
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    I watched this with my wife and we both loved it. Great movie!

  • February 21, 2014 jr00000000181534
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    Very adorable and sweet movie. Not a big rom-com fan, but I really liked this.

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'About Time' Teen Review: Will Young Audiences Enjoy the Time-Traveling Rom-Com?

Posted by
Brady Riann on November 2, 2013

Universal Welcome back for another installment from Brady Riann, Moviefone's teenage correspondent. You'll get reviews and insights into the world of film -- from a teenage perspective. "About T...

10 Movie Moments We Want to Relive Over and Over (and Over) Again

Posted by
Jenni Miller on November 1, 2013

Universal Not everyone can hop, skip, and jump across the space-time continuum like Dr. Who or, say, Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) in "About Time." This disappointing fact of life for those of us who live ...

'About Time' Trailer: Rachel McAdams Falls for Another Time-Traveler (VIDEO)

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on May 15, 2013

Rachel McAdams used to be the cool best friend of women everywhere, and we're hoping that the trailer for "About Time" will remind everyone of her rightful place in our hearts. It's quite appropriate ...

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