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PG-13| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Scientist and inventor Alexander Hartdegen (Guy Pearce) is determined to prove that time travel is possible. His determination is turned to desperation by a personal tragedy that now drives him to want to change the past. Testing his theories with a time machine of his own invention, Hartdegen is hurtled 800,000 years into the future, where he discovers that mankind has divided into the hunter ... and the hunted.

Cast: Guy Pearce , Samantha Mumba , Mark Addy , Sienna Guillory , Phyllida Law , Alan Young , Omero Mumba , Yancey Arias

Director: Simon Wells

Genres: Fantasy, Science fiction, Adventure, Action

Distributor: DreamWorks SKG, Warner Bros. Pictures

The Time Machine (2002)

Release Date: March 8th, 2002|1 hr. 36 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    There's something wrong with a time-travel movie that allows an audience's interest to drift so that we have time to worry over where he's parked, and whether he remembered to take his key. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Drab as it is, the movie is not impossible to endure -- in part because the concept has a timeless appeal. show more

  • 30
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Joyless and largely witless sci-fi fantasy. show more

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