Out of Time (2003)



Critic Consensus: A fun and stylish thriller if you can get past the contrivances.

Movie Info

Director Carl Franklin and actor Denzel Washington team up again (following 1995's Devil in a Blue Dress) for the crime thriller Out of Time. Washington stars as Matt Lee Whitlock, the well-respected chief of police in a quiet Florida community. While in the process of getting a divorce from fellow detective Alexandra (Eva Mendez), Matt engages in an affair with his high school sweetheart Anne (Sanaa Lathan). Unfortunately, Anne is married to the extremely jealous Chris (Dean Cain), a former pro … More

Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content, violence and some language)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: David Collard, Dave Collard
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 6, 2004
Box Office: $40.9M
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as Matt Lee Whitlock

as Alex Diaz Whitlock

as Ann Merai Harrison

as Chris Harrison

as Robert Baker

as Tony Dalton

as Cabot

as Deputy Baste

as Agent Strark

as Dr. Donovan

as Dr. Frieland

as Robert Guillette

as Arson Investigator

as Judy Anderson

as Judy's Mom

as Hotel Clerk

as Living Gift Salesman

as Dr. Shider

as Dental Assistant

as Agent White

as Agent Fetzer

as Fire Chief

as Arson Investigator

as Morgue Attendant

as Sketch Artist

as Detective Bronze

as Man Serving Divorce ...

as Screaming Woman

as Woman in Lobby

as Sketch Artist

as Agent White
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Critic Reviews for Out of Time

All Critics (157) | Top Critics (41)

Best for older teens and their parents.

Full Review… | December 26, 2010
Common Sense Media

This generically titled mystery thriller is slow to catch on but holds joyous moments of suspense once it kicks in.

Full Review… | June 14, 2009

In spite of decent performances from the main cast, Carl Franklin's thriller is listless and very weak.

Full Review… | April 29, 2009
Cinema Crazed

...tremendously entertaining throughout...

Full Review… | May 27, 2005
Reel Film Reviews

Second-rate Hitchcock.

Full Review… | May 4, 2005
Lessons of Darkness

Franklin seems to be aware that the audience knows what is going to happen.

| February 16, 2005

Audience Reviews for Out of Time

A refreshingly great storyline and surprisingly a great Thriller for one of the lesser known Denzel Washington films.

The pressure felt by the main character in the movie is portrayed well and felt throughout and provided a constant feeling of frustration of 'if only you'd just ....'

Very enjoyable, a great understated Trhiller.

Lady D'arbanville

Super Reviewer

just suppose everything you knew,everything you trusted,became a lie. For Matt Lee Whitlock,(denzil washington) that nightmare has become a reality.
when Banyan Key is shocked by a double homicide, Matt starts his investigation,and as details of the case begin to surface, all of the evidence seems to point to Matt as the prime suspect. its really a race against time for matt to solve the murder,before others start to uncover the clues and point the finger at him.
love denzil he is one of my fave actors~!
i enjoyed this flim

♥Robyn M♥

Super Reviewer

Denzel wearing a Hawaiian shirt for 1.7 hours amongst fine woman and Dean Cain! I must chastise the filmmaker for not including "Out of Touch" by Hall and Oates in the opening or closing credits, would have been perfect. "You're out of touch, I'm OUT OF TIME", that's chocolate icing.

Lenny Muggsy

Super Reviewer

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