Project Almanac Synopsis
A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
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The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
All of the young actors are committed, and director Dean Israelite has a good handle on the material, offering his own contributions to the...
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63

Boston Globe

By Peter Keough
One of the advantages of time travel in a found-footage film is that it makes the chronology and causality so confusing that the problem of...
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63

Tribune News Service

By Roger Moore
Clever, funny but emotionally stunted. Like most teenagers.
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Every generation gets the time travel it deserves. Project Almanac isn’t “Time After Time” (1979) or “Back to the Future” (1985) or “12...
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60

TheWrap

By James Rocchi
Even with all the teen angst and temporal alterations, the film stays fleet, funny and fast, especially as our leads figure out, through...
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60

The Guardian

By Jordan Hoffman
Despite the uncomfortable sexism and altogether predictable nature of the film, I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t modestly entertaining.
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50

RogerEbert.com

By Susan Wloszczyna
It’s enough to make H.G. Wells roll his eyes as he rolls in his grave.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Call Project Almanac a "shaky-cam special", and it's a damn shame. The resultant production, both shaken and stirred, transforms a...
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40

Variety

By Peter Debruge
Evaluated on the concept’s own terms, the script clearly could have used another do-over or two before Israelite and his cast took the...
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
What was once fresh and innovative now is tired and overdone.
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Awesome Film.

By nvsbldd1
I enjoyed this film because it is a family friendly film by today's standards. The film was completely in the realm of realism, everything in the film you believe could actually happen. I enjoy that...

Perfect example of why audiences care more about the walking dead or american horror story

By rlterry1
Pass the Dramamine–please! Follow this haphazard, ludicrous plot of found footage in this somewhat suspenseful young adult movie about time travel. "Project Almanac" is one of the last films to round...

Really Disappointing

By daividmichaelfilm
This is my first review and I hope it helps. This movie “Project Almanac” is one of those movies like “Clover Field” where everything is shot with a hand held camera. When seeing the previews, I...

Not bad at all

By morakkilkaine
Pretty decent movie. go check it out....

Pretty good

By melanie.roldan228
I liked it. I could do without the shaky camera scenes (still feeling a bit nauseated) but all in all a good storyline....

Worst movie I've seen in 10 years

By Clubmgr
Don't waste the time....

If I could go back in time, I'd pick a different movie

By jorennie
This movie's target audience is teens. Maybe they can handle watching home videos without getting nauseous. We love time travel movies, so we couldn't resist this one. But I had to close my eyes...

great movie

By cassandyf
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By jeremywhamilton
Yesterday night, I went to see 'Project Almanac' with some friends. This movie is amazing, and honestlyhonestly it's the best movie I've seen in awhile. I literally had chills throughout the whole...

Fun movie

By brentabeecham253
Other than the shaky "Blair Witch" camera it was a good movie with a good plot...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some Language and Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Teen time-travel movie is entertaining; some racy stuff.
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