About Time has already been released in the United Kingdom and a few other territories but the latest film from Richard Curtis (director of Love Actually and The Boat That Rocked) will soon be opening for US audiences. Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, and Bill Nighy star in the rom-com, which also has elements of sci-fi thanks to time travel. The movie follows a young guy called Tim (Gleeson) who discovers travelling through time is a family trait possessed by all males in his family. Tim uses these powers over and over again to win the affections of Mary (McAdams) with varying results.
You can watch the About Time trailer below:
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.
About Time current stand at 68% on Rotten Tomatoes and is described as “beautifully filmed and unabashedly sincere, About Time finds director Richard Curtis at his most sentimental”. The movie opens November 1st in the US in limited release, and then goes wide on November 8th.