Los Cronocrímenes (Timecrimes)
Los Cronocrímenes (Timecrimes) (2007)

An ordinary guy takes an extraordinary step through time in this science fiction thriller. Hector (Karra Elejalde) is spending a few days in the countryside with his girlfriend, Clara (Candela Fernández), when he sees something that catches… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 31, 2009
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Critic Score
88%
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User Score
79%



Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Timecrimes is a low-budget thriller that's well-crafted and loaded with dark humor and bizarre twists.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Very cool.

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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

The modest satisfactions of Timecrimes come down to a protagonist divided against himself.

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Mike Edwards
What Culture

Hector's insane time-travel journey is an excellent example of high-concept sci-fi.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

The key here is to keep things moving without letting the logical (or illogical) complications weigh down the action, and [director] Vigalondo does this well.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Timecrimes is like a temporal chess game with nudity, voyeurism and violence, which makes it more boring than most chess games but less boring than a lot of movies.

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Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

Watching "Timecrimes" is like stumbling in a pitch-black haunted house. Hitting walls where paths should be is fun, and time-travel tropes of choice versus fate are inventively goosed. Even with five minutes left, it could conclude in any number of ways.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

The director operates his metaphysical contraption with enough wit to jolt away your skepticism.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The idea isn't bad, and Vigalondo makes the pretzel logic of the situation lucid, but he doesn't have the chops to give the tale the suspense and humor it needs.

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Ian Buckwalter
DCist

The idyllic but mundane world of the film's opening segues smoothly into a sequence out of a highly intelligent slasher film, before finally settling into its niche as a darkly funny, and at times mildly disturbing, sci-fi thriller.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
So as the movies started I have to say I was a bit weary. I was like of there is nothing in this movie, i got the plot already. then they started throwing the… More
paul oh
Set in a very local area, the plot is tight and there is no loop holes found in other time travel films. Its truly something original in the way that its made… More
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Reid Volk
A high-octane time travel thriller that wastes no time in plunging you right into the drama. While not something I will rush to see again, the original subject… More
Melvin White
Clara: Time flies here. "The present can change the past." Timecrimes is a unique and well done time travel thriller. I'm not the biggest fan… More
Carlos Magalhães
A decent time-travel film that seems like an extended Twilight Zone episode lacking a strong main character. It starts really mysterious and intriguing in its… More

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