• Timeline
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    Added: May 9, 2008

Opening

69% Hercules Jul 25
62% Lucy Jul 25
30% And So It Goes Jul 25
—— The Fluffy Movie Jul 25
89% A Most Wanted Man Jul 25

Top Box Office

91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $36.3M
56% The Purge: Anarchy $29.8M
45% Planes: Fire And Rescue $17.5M
20% Sex Tape $14.6M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $9.8M
23% Tammy $7.4M
85% 22 Jump Street $4.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $3.9M
49% Earth to Echo $3.3M
49% Maleficent $3.2M

Coming Soon

—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Let's Be Cops Aug 13
—— The Expendables 3 Aug 15

New Episodes Tonight

25% Black Box: Season 1
100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
39% Rush: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
76% You're the Worst: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
90% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
86% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
76% You're the Worst: Season 1

Timeline Reviews

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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This big-budget adventure is based on a recent Michael Crichton thriller, though its premise is too stale to instill the sense of wonder critical to great sci-fi.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

November 5, 2008
Robert Koehler
Variety
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Yet another case of making time travel a messy ordeal rather than a load of fun, Timeline lacks the consistent tone, pace and point of view for either a science fiction thriller or medieval war adventure.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 18, 2008
Ed Park
Village Voice
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C'est la 'B'! Timeline is crudely written, haphazardly acted, and improbably fun.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 2, 2003
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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It's like Back to the Future without the laughs.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

December 1, 2003
Richard Harrington
Washington Post
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Time travels, but it sure doesn't fly by in this debacle.

November 26, 2003
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Resembles a Star Trek episode by way of Scooby-Doo.

November 26, 2003
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Curiously lacking in energy, which may be the result of an obviously cut-rate production budget that skimps on the sci-fi sizzle.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/5

November 26, 2003
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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This dunderheaded mix of sci-fi and medieval skull-bashing should have been called Monty Python and the Holey Time Machine.

| Original Score: 1/4

November 26, 2003
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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An accidental comedy trapped in sci-fi/action garb, like those actors swathed in their medieval tunics, stumbling and lurching along.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 1/4

November 26, 2003
Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle
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The direction by Richard Donner ... is usually a beat or two off, and the dialogue seems clumsily ad-libbed.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

November 26, 2003
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Bad history. Bad science. Bad acting. Bad movie.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 1/5

November 26, 2003
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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It looks like cheesy '60s television, with paper-thin characters and crummy special effects that wouldn't even have made it in the last season of Star Trek.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

November 26, 2003
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Suggests a particularly wretched episode of Star Trek tricked out with fancy fireworks and weighed down with a score that grinds away like a cement mixer.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1/5

November 26, 2003
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
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This is not just a 'B-movie' -- it's a B-movie that fails to entertain on any level.

| Original Score: 0.5/4

November 26, 2003
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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An instant contender for cult status on the midnight-movie circuit, where lines like 'Do we look like quantum wormhole specialists?' will be given the respect they deserve.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1/4

November 26, 2003
Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
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Where are the Knights Who Say 'Ni!' when we need them?

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: C-

November 26, 2003
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Plays out like a 1950s B-movie with a fat special-effects budget.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

November 26, 2003
Scott Brown
Entertainment Weekly
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Lacking both will and budget, the filmmakers have done the honorable thing and given us a sweetly stupid, mercifully brisk bad movie.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C

November 26, 2003
Tom Long
Detroit News
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This Dude, Where's My Sword-time travel mess is funnier than a good many intentional comedies.

| Original Score: D

November 26, 2003
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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It looks like a lame made-for-TV movie, features a no-name cast and revolves around a hackneyed idea.

| Original Score: D+

November 26, 2003
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Just once I'd like to see a time-travel movie inspired by true curiosity about the past, instead of by a desire to use it as a setting for action scenes.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

November 26, 2003
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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It's long, sloppy, and -- to both the quantum-physics ignorant and informed -- steadily implausible, never exciting in either its skill or its ludicrousness.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1/4

November 26, 2003
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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As fantasy-adventures go, Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy makes this one look like a Hobbit belch.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: C-

November 26, 2003
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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Gives Gigli serious competition for worst film of the year honors.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 1/4

November 25, 2003
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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A cross between Jurassic Park and those traveling Renaissance fairs where gnawing on turkey legs and peering at the padded bosoms of college kids pretending to be wenches is supposed to make us feel medieval.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 1/4

November 25, 2003
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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By turns risibly puerile and purely risible, the screenplay groans under the weight of its multiple platitudes.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

November 25, 2003
Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
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A not-so-excellent Bill & Ted adventure.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

November 25, 2003
Bryan Curtis
Slate
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Here [Walker] has been given the heart-rending role of, uh, Paul Walker, and I'm sad to report he's not up to the task.

Full Review Source: Slate

November 25, 2003
Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
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Despite choppy, clunky moments, it leaves you with a smile.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B-

November 25, 2003
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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There's a lot of action and nifty special effects in a climactic battle scene. But the movie pays only fleeting attention to other matters, including character development.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 25, 2003
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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An overgrown TV episode, another wearisome journey into the past where modern 20-somethings gape in wonder at knights in shining armor, who respond by trying to skewer these reality-show rejects with authentic rubber swords.

| Original Score: 2/5

November 25, 2003
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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This movie is in desperate need of a pulse.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 25, 2003
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Easily the best Dude, Where's My Century? flick since Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

November 25, 2003
Gene Seymour
Newsday
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Whatever provocative notions this concept carried are smothered over by dissonance and contrivance.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 25, 2003
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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Most of the time, it's fun to watch.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 25, 2003
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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Harmless fun with a game cast in the grand tradition of '50s B movies that don't seem to realize how funny their dialogue is.

November 24, 2003
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