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TiMER (2009)

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If a clock could count down to the moment you meet your soul mate, would you want to know?

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Jac Schaeffer

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Jac Schaeffer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emma Caulfield Ford ... Oona O'Leary (as Emma Caulfield)
Scott Holroyd ... Brian
Kali Rocha ... Matchmaker Patty
Katherine Von Till ... Local News Anchor
Ho-Kwan Tse ... Scientist
Louise Claps ... Wife
Jason Berger Jason Berger ... Boyfriend
Gabrielle Dennis ... Girlfriend
Marques Ray ... Guy in Car
Sean C. Francis Sean C. Francis ... CEO (as Sean Francis)
Susan Ziegler ... Detractor (as Susan Zeigler)
Christopher T. Wood ... Primetime News Anchor (as Christopher Wood)
Cristina Cimellaro ... TV Hostess (as Cristina Cimallaro)
Forest Erickson Forest Erickson ... Eric
Celene Lee Celene Lee ... Tami
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Storyline

When implanted in a person's wrist, a TiMER counts down to the day the wearer finds true love. But Oona O'Leary faces the rare dilemma of a blank TiMER. Her soul mate - whoever and wherever he is - has yet to have a TiMER implanted. Staring down the barrel of thirty and tired of waiting for her would-be life partner to get off the dime, Oona breaks her own rules and falls for Mikey, a charming and inappropriately young supermarket clerk with a countdown of four months. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

14 May 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Szerelemóra See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,378
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

All of Oona's love interests are left-handed. See more »

Goofs

When Ooona and Mikey are in the kitchen, at the end of the movie, she lays her head on his right shoulder. But when she wants to leave, her head lays on his left shoulder. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Brian: Am I late?
Oona: Hi! No. Yes, 5 minutes, but who's counting.
Brian: We are, right?
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Referenced in In Time (2011) See more »

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Endearing, thought-provoking, funny gem of a a film
1 May 2010 | by floopowder014See all my reviews

I went into "TiMER" mainly drawn into the premise, somewhat expecting the film to not live up to what I thought was a brilliant and fascinating concept. But it ended up exceeding my expectations, and I am now completely enamored by this film.

"TiMER" is as close as a film is going to get to being this year's "(500) Days of Summer," in that it's a romantic comedy, but an unconventional one, and one that really comes out and says something (or at least proposes a question or two) about love instead of being two hours of cheesy chick-flick fluff. It's thought-provoking and will give you plenty to discuss with a friend after seeing it, and at the same time it's very enjoyable and entertaining. It's full of truly laugh-out-loud and slightly quirky humor, and it has a couple good twists I didn't see coming.

One other thing I loved about "TiMER" is the characters. Many romantic comedies have the one-dimensional supporting characters who are just there for the sake of filling the role of "main character's bff," etc. But all of the supporting characters in "TiMER" were multi- dimensional and distinctive, and they all had their own stories that I became invested in without detracting from the main focus of Oona's story.

Whether you're looking for the next romantic comedy that strays a bit from the prescribed path, or you're looking to answer the "what if?" this film proposes, or you're just looking for a quality independent film of any sort, "TiMER" will be well worth your time.


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