The Time Machine
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In this sci-fi film, Rod Taylor plays a scientist in the early 1900s who invents a device that can transport him within the dimensions of time. He goes forward past three world wars and into the year 802,701, where he encounters a world very different from the one he left.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 76%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Parts of it are colorful and imaginative, but the film flattens out toward the end."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"Seen today, The Time Machine remains a reasonably elaborate affair, with impressive production values and fine special effects (even if these are somewhat dated,"
‑ Steve Biodrowski, Cinefantastique
"Pal's movie is a brightly colored sweetmeat with all the indicting political ideology of a buttered scone."
‑ Mark Bourne,
"Still the best."
‑ Kevin A. Ranson,
"Um clássico que, como seu protagonista, sobreviveu ao tempo."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"The quaint time machine and Oscar-winning special effects hold one's interest initially, but the overall effect is one of glossy emptiness."
‑ Geoff Andrew, Time Out
"A colorful special effects film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Somewhat dated, and not quite up to the source material, but still some good retro fun."
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
"As an adaptation? Sure, not so good. But as a classic sci-fi flick? Yeah, sure, it's harmless."
‑ Widgett Walls,
"Pure delight, a sci-fi fantasy you will never forget"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"The drama, for all its invention, is creaky and a bit passé."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"This smashing science-fiction adaptation of H.G. Wells's famous novel has more creativity in every frame than most latter-day rip-offs have in their entirety."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"A unmistakable product of its time, but lovingly rendered and always respectful of its source."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
"Quaint sci-fi that's still engaging without being convincing."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"The granddaddy of all time travel movies. Grand fun."
‑ Gerry Shamray, Your Movies (
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