A Brief History of Time
A Brief History of Time (1992)

A Brief History of Time is based on cosmologist Stephen Hawking's 1988 bestseller of the same name. This anecdotal film concerns itself as much with Hawking's day-to-day life as it does with his unorthodox theories about the… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: January 1, 1992
DVD Release Date: March 18, 2014
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Critic Score: 94% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic

Few of us can judge Hawking's intellect, but any of us can sense that fire, that insistence of self on self.

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Cole Smithey

A really fun ride.

Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

Morris. Hawking. Two of my favorite artists together. It couldn't miss, and it didn't.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's accessible, informative and entertaining.

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Scott Tobias
The Dissolve

[The film has] a sophisticated agenda that's more about association than data or personal trivia, and Morris' philosophy takes it to places a conventional documentary could never go.

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Widgett Walls

A capable documentary, but the title's misleading. It's more about Hawking himself than the book this docu takes its name from.

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John Ballantine
It has the potential to be a snoozefest but it is well shot and therefore both the film and subject keep your interest. Everyone should have the experience of… More
Anthony Valletta
Plays with your head - in a good way.