• The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

The Time Traveler's Wife

Release Date: August 14th, 2009

DVD Release Date: February 9th, 2010

PG-13 |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Chicago librarian Henry De Tamble (Eric Bana) suffers from a rare genetic disorder that causes him to drift uncontrollably back and forth through time. On one of his sojourns, he meets the love of his life, Claire (Rachel McAdams), and they marry. But the problems and complexities of any relationship are multiplied by Henry's inability to remain in one time and place, so that he and his beloved are continually out of sync.

Cast: Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Arliss Howard, Ron Livingston, Stephen Tobolowsky, Michelle Nolden, Jane McLean, Hailey McCann

Director: Robert Schwentke

Genres: Romance , Drama , Science Fiction

Production Co: Plan B Entertainment, Nick Wechsler

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: 2000s, Love, House, Transformation, Daughter, Wife, 1970s, Relationships, Death, Marriage, Touching, 1990s, Creative, Father, Friend

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Connie OgleMiami Herald

    The movie is slightly more sappy, and the characters are necessarily less fleshed out than they are in Audrey Niffenegger's dazzling novel, but neither shortcoming detracts from the film's appeal. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    German-born director Robert Schwentke ("Flightplan") keep things moving briskly enough so that the leaps in time mostly obscure the leaps in logic. show more

  • 30
    NPR

    McAdams glows, as always, but Bana looks drained: I guess all that time-shifting leaves its mark on the complexion as well as the soul. show more

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