About Time

About Time

DVD - 2014
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"At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think"--www.imdb.com.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, c2014.
Branch Call Number: MOVIE About
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Hannah's Pick: "This movie is a couple years old but I had never seen I assumed it was a Rom-Com, and that's just not my favourite type of movie. Instead, it's more of a Comedy mixed with Fantasy (also not my favourite, but here we are!) that is entirely charming. Brought to us by Richard Cu... Read More »


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LynJoan
Oct 01, 2020

About time I saw this movie! It is from 2013, but I had never heard of it, so glad I took the chance. An English production from the director of many memorable rom-coms, Richard Curtis , (Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Notting Hill (1999), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Love Actually (2003).

A surprise from beginning to end, it gets you to laugh, think, reflect and have fun. There are some language warnings and content warnings so take that into account for younger viewers or those sensitive. Super movie, great pick; go for it!

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BBRUTTIG
Sep 07, 2020

A very fun Rom-Con- fantasy movie. Somewhat of a tear jerker on family & life. I loved it.

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sjarrell0
Jul 28, 2020

There could not be a more perfect movie. I've seen the film several times, but each time I find something that I love about it. From the family dynamics to the romance and even time travel. I love love love everything about it.

IndyPL_MollieB Mar 10, 2020

This is not "The Time Traveler's Wife", but it also stars Rachel McAdams as the wife of a time traveler.

"About Time" is more than a romcom: It's a love story--finding love, and retaining love. Tim meets Mary, and the rest is history--that is revisited, explored, and modified.

If you need to rekindle a lost love, this is the movie for you.

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TechWriter1
Mar 08, 2020

If you are looking for a romantic comedy to watch with your beloved on Valentine's Day, this time travel relationship lark is delightful. If you need a message, it is that life is bittersweet so focus on the sweet parts and live life to the fullest, even if you can't time travel back to fix the awkward bits.

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MikeEe
Mar 05, 2020

A sweet film about love. And time travel. val1's comments say it all.

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val1
Mar 04, 2020

Lovely, lovely film about love, relationships, and the care we have through time for each other and how it grows and changes and just gets better with time (pardon the pun)! The time travel twist made the movie just that much sweeter. I needed to sit and watch it in one sitting. Really, really enjoyed it!

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DonnaNoble
Jan 21, 2020

Sweet movie, with a heartwarming message. I liked it better than Love Actually. I didn't know anything about it before I watched it, other than Bill Nighy was in it (who was great as usual). I liked being surprised by the plot, and enjoyed most of the characters, especially those in the leading roles.

OranguTang Oct 17, 2019

Cute movie - a little long. They could have shaved it down to 90 minutes. All the same, if you enjoyed Love Actually, you will probably enjoy this.

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Ba_kuPlanet
Sep 22, 2019

Light-hearted British drama-comedy about limited time travel. Entertaining for all adults. Are there really dinner places that are in complete darkness? Doesn't sound like a very hygenic dinner venue.

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Dieu_D Jan 14, 2015

And in the end I think I've learned the final lesson from my travels in time; and I've even gone one step further than my father did: The truth is I now don't travel back at all, not even for the day, I just try to live every day as if I've deliberately come back to this one day, to enjoy it, as if it was the full final day of my extraordinary, ordinary life.

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jimg2000
Dec 29, 2014

From IMDb:
Tim: We're all traveling through time together, every day of our lives. All we can do is do our best to relish this remarkable ride.

Tim: And in the end I think I've learned the final lesson from my travels in time; and I've even gone one step further than my father did: The truth is I now don't travel back at all, not even for the day, I just try to live every day as if I've deliberately come back to this one day, to enjoy it, as if it was the full final day of my extraordinary, ordinary life.
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Tim: And so he told me his secret formula for happiness. Part one of the two part plan was that I should just get on with ordinary life, living it day by day, like anyone else.

Tim: But then came part two of Dad's plan. He told me to live every day again almost exactly the same. The first time with all the tensions and worries that stop us noticing how sweet the world can be, but the second time noticing. Okay, Dad. Let's give it a go.

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jessadam2
Jun 08, 2015

Good movie. And Margo is the added attraction in this one. I don't think I would've turned it down.

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