A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.

Directed by: Nacho Vigalondo Aitor Basterretxea
Genres: Science Fiction, Thriller,
Production Company: Arsénico Producciones, Zip Films, Fine Productions, Karbo Vantas Entertainment, Basque Films,

Timecrimes - A trip back in time from the present to... - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 05-10-2007
  • Runtime: 92 Minutes
  • Popularity: 10.25
  • Vote Count: 1,013
  • IMDB Rating: 7.0
  • Budget: USD 2,600,000
  • Revenue: USD 553,198
  • Region: Spain ( ES ),
  • Homepage: http://www.cronocrimenes.com/

Photo Name Character
Karra Elejalde - Azwaad Movie Database Karra Elejalde Héctor
Candela Fernández - Azwaad Movie Database Candela Fernández Clara
Bárbara Goenaga - Azwaad Movie Database Bárbara Goenaga La chica del bosque
Nacho Vigalondo - Azwaad Movie Database Nacho Vigalondo El Joven
Juan Inciarte - Azwaad Movie Database Juan Inciarte Héctor Ocasional (as Ion Inciarte)
Libby Brien - Azwaad Movie Database Libby Brien Clara (voice) (uncredited)
Nicole Dionne - Azwaad Movie Database Nicole Dionne La Chica (voice) (uncredited)
Philip Hersh - Azwaad Movie Database Philip Hersh Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Photo Name Department
Flavio Martínez Labiano-Camera Flavio Martínez Labiano Camera (Director of Photography)
Nacho Vigalondo-Directing Nacho Vigalondo Directing (Director)
Nacho Vigalondo-Writing Nacho Vigalondo Writing (Writer)
Eugenio Mira-Sound Eugenio Mira Sound (Original Music Composer)
Esteban Ibarretxe-Production Esteban Ibarretxe Production (Producer)
Esteban Ibarretxe-Production Esteban Ibarretxe Production (Executive Producer)
Todd Brown-Production Todd Brown Production (Associate Producer)
Sergio Barrejón-Production Sergio Barrejón Production (Associate Producer)
José Luis Arrizabalaga-Art José Luis Arrizabalaga Art (Art Direction)
Biaffra-Art Biaffra Art (Art Direction)

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Repo Jack

Oh my God the time traveler in this movie is an idiot! Do as the time machine guys says and DON'T GO ANYWHERE FOR ONE HOUR. But nope, he's gotta go meddle with the timeline and create multiple versions of himself and events. I'm a sucker for time travel flicks, and for a very low budget Spanish import, it was fairly entertaining, but check out the much better "Predestination" instead if you haven't seen it.

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Timecrimes (2007), titled initially Los cronocrímenes, is one of the best time-travel movies available. Written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo, it was made in Spain and performed in Spanish. Reading English subtitles will not distract, however, as much of the movie is visual, and the pacing is not slow but methodical. The story revolves around Hector and starts at his house, which he recently moved into. He sees something in the woods behind his house and goes to investigate. He is stabbed, and while running away from the mysterious masked figure, he enters a secret lab in the neighboring field. While hiding from the masked figure, he is transported back in time one hour and makes some amazing discoveries about himself. What must he do, and what is he willing to do, to restore the life he had before his accidental time-traveling adventure? The story illustrates the complexities of time-travel and what having multiple "you"-beings in existence at once can lead to. Very entertaining and a definite "much watch."

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Peter McGinn

Before I say a word about the movie itself, let me advise you that if you haven’t already seen the preview for this movie, do yourself a favor and Don’t Watch It! Never have I known a preview to give so much away, and it it is particularly heinous in this case as it is a time travel movie, with plot shifts that should be experienced in real time, so to speak. I would have been some old mad if I had watched the preview first. But on to the movie itself. This is a Spanish language movie with subtitles, but that didn’t detract from my enjoyment of it. It is nicely set up and cleverly done. At one point I guessed right about a little plot twist I saw coming, but there was much more I didn’t predict, which brings us back to how glad I am I didn’t watch that preview. I expect this was a low budget film and there aren’t many characters in it, so don’t expect a glitzy production with awesome special effects. It just tells the story. I did feel like Hector made a couple of really stupid decisions along the way, but I cut it some slack because without them we have a boring half-hour movie! Okay, I will stop talking about what happens so as not to possibly give anything away. If you like time travel stories as I do, and are intrigued by the anomalies and problems such fictional activity can cause, give this movie a try.

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