• Released
  • November 8, 2013
  • (Limited; Opens Wide 11/8)
  • R , 2 hr 4 min
  • Romantic Comedy
    Sci-Fi Comedy
About Time 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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one of the "sweetest" movies I have seen

By bcorwin
My date and I loved it, and both thought it was incredibly sweet and touching and what great characters! I may see it again it felt so good...

Truly enjoyed this lovely, sweetly provocative move....

By wendym420
If you are a fan of Love Actually....you will enjoy this movie. I know I have wondered "what if I could move back in time and somehow change my action?" --- would I actually take advantage of "this...

Soooooo good!

By suemarie
I loved this movie. I wouldn't classify it as a romantic comedy as some have although it does have it's funny scenes. Great story that has some twists and aha moments. The cast is all good,...

Best Father-Son Movie since "Field of Dreams"

By The Unblinking Eye
If you are, were, want to be, or had a father, this movie is well worth your time. Well written, well acted, sweet without being cloying. Believe me, you won't regret it....

Funny and Adorable

By hutch109
After watching the trailer to this movie I thought it would be boring and tedious, but then I got free tickets so I saw it anyways and I was so wrong! Don't let the trailer fool you, this movie is...

Loved it! Love Actuall meets Notebook meets The Holiday

By Elizabeth888
I loved this movie. It had all the essentials required for a great romantic comedy. It also made you think about your approach to life and enjoying every moment. So glad I caught the early release...

A movie experience

By orvatx
Very good story and a fantastic performances especially by Rachael McAdams. You will laugh and enjoy the great evening out. No scary or bloody scenes just fun entertainment....

A feel good romance that's not too romantic

By rsw1022
I won tickets to see this film and brought a female coworker because I assumed it would be a chick flick. While I still consider it within that category, it was so much more than that. It was about a...

lLoved it!

By Rjb271
It was much more than what I expected , funny, and makes you want to enjoy more every minute of your life. ....wouldn't it be nice to go back to some moments of your life... It made me cry a little...

Quirky and Fun

By Film-girlly
My husband did not want to go see another romantic comedy but acquiesced since it was date night. We ended up laughing, feeling our heart strings tugged, and enjoying a well crafted movie, that...

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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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