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About Time

Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
About Time
The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life, so he decides to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend. But as his unusual life progresses, Tim discovers that, in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all.
Copyright Date: ©2014
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE A
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (2 hours, 4 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in., rda
digital, optical, surround, Dolby Digital 5.1, rda
laser optical, NTSC, rda
video file, DVD video, Region 1, rda


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Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy

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Dec 11, 2014
  • bjohns rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

This was not as great as everyone makes it out to be. I didn't even finish watching it.

Very English if you like that sort of thing.

Dec 11, 2014
  • InvernessS rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

I hope I can forget this film quickly as not even Bill Nighy could save it. Delighted I'd not paid to see it.

Dec 10, 2014
  • Reynold_Nugter rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I was totally unimpressed with this one. Bill Nighy was the best part of this movie. His talent was wasted in this film. My suggestion is to give it a miss.

Nov 25, 2014
  • dieud rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

From the writer of Bridget Jones's Diary and Notting Hill, About Time is a sweet, funny and magical film. The epitome of a feel-good movie.

Nov 16, 2014
  • jkovacs rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed this move very much. Not only a sweet romantic comedy, but it has an uplifting message (as well as some serious parts). Glad I watched it.

Nov 03, 2014
  • GuyN rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

There are some very funny moments. Remember that when you swim at a beach it starts out shallow. It gets deeper. I'm not a fan of time travel fantasy, but as others point out that really isn't the point here anyway. Three reasons to watch this film: you will laugh, Bill Nighy, and the zest for life you'll be given. It is one of those movies that is far superior to how it seems in summary.

Oct 18, 2014
  • 0cho rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is an excellent movie. Great characters, good laughs, great message and just a pleasure to watch. Don’t let the time travel idea not make you watch this movie.

Oct 11, 2014
  • djlocke rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Do-overs of the choices and decisions we made, we didn't make or were made for us. Perhaps it's about perceived controls of outcomes and how we handle happiness of being. Regardless.

Sep 17, 2014
  • catclark87 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Adorably whimsical with just the right amount of mystery in the plot line. The leading characters are excellent. I love Rachel McAdams, and while it was yet another excellent Rachel McAdams performance, I was even more impressed with the male lead - humble, sweet, and persevering.

Sep 13, 2014
  • bears1985 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Very well done thought it would be funny yes it was but also witty and sad and it all worked the acting was real good this is a good date movie!! Was a pleasant surprise !! No big actors but I think that makes it work

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