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"IN TIME"
(2011) (Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried) (PG-13)


Alcohol/Drugs Heavy
Blood/Gross Stuff Moderate
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Heavy
Frightening/Tense Scenes Heavy
Gun/Weapons Extreme
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Moderate
Music (Scary/Tense) Extreme
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity Heavy
Sex/Nudity Heavy
Smoking None
Tense Family Scenes Extreme
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Heavy


QUICK TAKE:
Science-Fiction: On an alternate Earth where the aging gene has been identified and turned off, people age until they are 25 and then have one year to live, which has made "time" itself a currency that people are willing to kill and die for.
PLOT:
Will Silas (JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE) is almost out of time...literally. He lives in a future society where the aging gene has been identified and eliminated. People stop aging on their 25th birthdays. Soon after, a digital clock countdown embedded in their left arm begins counting down one year to their death. If you work hard, you can add time. You can also give, take, or exchange time with others (via a sort of mind-meld handshake) or borrow it from a "timeshare" bank. Missions have been set up to "give" people time that need it, but on an extremely limited basis and as donations permit. And if you are wealthy, you can practically be immortal.

Will has lived to see 28 by being a diligent laborer in one of the poorest "time zones." But a chance encounter with Henry Hamilton (MATT BOMER), a wealthy man who has lived for decades and wants only to die, results in Will being given over a century's worth of time. The gift, though, is not enough to save his mother, Rachel (OLIVIA WILDE), who "expires" when public transportation arbitrarily raises bus rates and she doesn't have enough time left to get to her destination.

Pursued by a relentless lawman, Timekeeper Raymond Leon (CILLIAN MURPHY), Will travels to one of the time zones where people are wealthy with plenty of time stored up. He falls for Sylvia (AMANDA SEYFRIED), the daughter of a powerful time banker named Philippe (VINCENT KARTHEISER). Forced to take Sylvia hostage, Will goes on the run and eventually convinces the young woman to join him on his quest to add minutes, hours, days, and months to those who need it most. At the same time, he is targeted by so-called "minute men" gangsters led by Fortis (ALEX PETTYFER) who want his time for their own profit.

WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
Older teens will have some interest thanks to the sci-fi concept and the young cast that includes Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Olivia Wilde, and Alex Pettyfer.
WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: PG-13
For violence, some sexuality and partial nudity, and strong language.


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