• Released
  • November 8, 2013
  • (Limited; Opens Wide 11/8)
  • R , 2 hr 4 min
  • Romantic Comedy
    Sci-Fi Comedy
  • 1,561 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A man (Domhnall Gleeson) uses time-travel and cunning to win the woman of his dreams.

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Critic Ratings

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85

NPR

About Time is ... about time: It asks us to reflect on how we all use that resource, how the hours and minutes that make up a day or a life...
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80

Empire

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More than just a time-travel rom-com, this is a movie that asks you questions and doesn’t sugar-coat as many of the answers as you’d...
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75

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
For all its glutinous cuteness, damn if About Time doesn’t sneak up and sock you in the tear ducts. I tried not to fall for it. I failed.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The self-consciousness that made the director's "Love Actually" a love-it-or-hate-it film is dialed way down. About Time is more of a...
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75

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
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.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Enjoy the love in your life, and don't squander it: That's all Curtis is selling here, really. With Gleeson and McAdams at the forefront,...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
What results is amusing, gently entertaining and might induce a tear or two.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Gleeson and McAdams make a touching, lifelike couple, but by the time the movie starts telling us to live each day as if we were going back...
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70

The Dissolve

By Genevieve Koski
That messy sprawl makes for a messy film full of highs and lows, triumphs and regrets... But those willing—or eager—to indulge About Time’s...
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70

Variety

By Leslie Felperin
Curtis ends up making a virtue out of the narrative’s episodic quality, a tendency that’s been criticized in his previous work; the film,...
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Whitty

By jariahoward
It was a cute movie. I liked how the guy was able to jump back in time. He really loved his father and tried to keep him around although he was running out of time due to the illness. A little...

Tissues please

By EdMay3
This is an amazing movie. It's a love story, it's a drama, it's a father / son movie, it's a comedy and more. Definitely an all time favorite of mine....

Good movie!!!

By tc383
Starts off slow but gets really good!...

Awesome movie!

By jasminmohn
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More Info

Rated R | For Language and some sexual content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Sweet time travel rom-com with strong language, some sex.
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