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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 7 years ago

What is the name of this Dreamworks movie?

It is one of my favorite movies of all time, but for some reason the name didnt stick, and I have asked everyone I know if they know the name of the movie, but no one knows, so maybe one of you guys know! lol :) It first takes place, set in earlier time, with this man, who is a scientist, who is in love with this woman, and they were going to get married and have this wonderful life together, but she gets hit by a horse drawn carrage or murdered by a mugger or somethin like that, and the man is devastated. He ends up creating a time machine, and ends up in this world that seems like the begining of time, but actually its years and years after his time. There are these people, they are so pale, and hardly look "normal", that have lived underground for a very long time, and are now controlling this early community. The man gets hurt when he first arrives there, and meets this woman, his caretaker, and falls in love. They then raise up against the underground people, and the man ends up sacraficing his time machine, which blows up the whole community, but gets rid of all of the pale people, but the man and the woman manage to escape, and although the man is trapped in this "new" world forever, he is ok with it, and it becomes his new "home". Does anyone know what movie this is? I love it! Thanks! :)

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago
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    it's an adaptation of "the Time Machine" by H. G. Wells

    2002 film

    Main article: The Time Machine (2002 film)

    The 1960 film was remade in 2002, starring Guy Pearce as the Time Traveller, a mechanical engineering professor named Alexander Hartdegen, Mark Addy as his colleague David Filby, Sienna Guillory as Alex's ill-fated fiancée Emma, Phyllida Law as Mrs. Watchit, and Jeremy Irons as the Uber-Morlock. Playing a quick cameo as a shopkeeper was Alan Young, who featured in the 1960 film. (H.G. Wells himself can also be said to have a "cameo" appearance, in the form of a photograph on the wall of Alex's home, near the front door.)

    The film was directed by Wells's great-grandson Simon Wells, with an even more revised plot that incorporated the ideas of paradoxes and changing the past. The place is changed from Richmond, Surrey, to downtown New York City, where the Time Traveler moves forward in time to find answers to his questions on 'Practical Application of Time Travel;' first in 2030 New York, to witness an orbital lunar catastrophe in 2037, before moving on to 802,701 for the main plot. He later briefly finds himself in 635,427,810 with toxic clouds and a world laid waste (presumably by the Morlocks) with devastation and Morlock artifacts stretching out to the horizon.

    It was met with generally mixed reviews and earned $56 million before VHS/DVD sales. The Time Machine used a design that was very reminiscent of the one in the Pal film, but was much larger and employed polished turned brass construction, along with rotating quartz/glasses reminiscent of the light gathering prismatic lenses common to lighthouses (In Wells's original book, the Time Traveller mentioned his 'scientific papers on optics'). Hartdegen becomes involved with a female Eloi named Mara, played by Samantha Mumba, who essentially takes the place of Weena, from the earlier versions of the story. In this film, the Eloi have, as a tradition, preserved a "stone language" that is identical to English. The Morlocks are much more barbaric and agile, and the Time Traveler has a direct impact on the plot.

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    the movie is called the time machine. I think the one you're talking about was made in 2002, there is an earlier version made in 1960.

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  • Lana
    Lv 4
    7 years ago

    Is it The Time Machine?

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