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The Time Traveler's Wife Reviews

3.0

47

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Bana and McAdams are sweet together, with matching dimples and starry eyes, and we grow eager to see them remain in the same place. In the end, that's all there is to the movie, really. It's a time-travel fantasy in search of a cozy love seat.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    German-born director Robert Schwentke ("Flightplan") keep things moving briskly enough so that the leaps in time mostly obscure the leaps in logic.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    A slog rather than the sweeping romance it aspires to be.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal

    The movie moves at such an agonizingly stately pace that by the end, side effects be damned, Henry's time-traveling gene starts to look mighty appealing.

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