Film 2002. Written by John Logan. Directed by Simon Wells and Gore Verbinski. Starring Guy Pearce, Jeremy Irons, Orlando Jones, Samantha Mumba, Mark Addy, Sienna Guillory, Phyllida Law and Alan Young.
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1Fleur De Lis Florist BBBRetailFlower Shops

Fleur De Lis Florist
Flower shop where Dr. Alexander Hartdegen buys flowers for his fiancee Emma.

2OmnibusBBBTransportationBus Lines


3Time Machine BBBTransportationTime Travel

Time Machine
Dr. Alexander Hartdegen builds a time machine to travel back in time four years from 1903 to 1899 prevent a mugger from killing his fiancee Emma. He is not successful in saving her, and then ventures into the future.

4Vox System BBBTechnology ProductsRobot Models

Vox System
Public information unit with a photonic memory core (PMC).

5January 15, 1899 Dates19th Century and earlierEvents

January 15, 1899
Dr. Alexander Hartdegen takes a walk with his fiancee Emma, three days before she is killed by a mugger.

6January 18, 1899 Dates19th Century and earlierEvents

January 18, 1899
Original timeline: a mugger kills Dr. Alexander Hartdegen's fiancee Emma.

7January 18, 1899 Dates19th Century and earlierEvents

January 18, 1899
Revised Timeline: Dr. Alexander Hartdegen travels back in time four years from 1903 to 1899 prevent a mugger from killing his fiancee Emma. This time, she is killed in a carriage accident.

8February 3, 1903 Dates20th Century: 1st HalfEvents

February 3, 1903
Dr. Alexander Hartdegen travels back in time four years from 1903 to 1899 prevent a mugger from killing his fiancee Emma. This time, she is killed in a carriage accident.

9May 24, 2030 Dates21st Century: 30s and upEvents

May 24, 2030
Alexander Hartdegen travels into the future to May 24, 2030, where he meets an A.I. hologram librarian named Vox.

10August 20, 2037 Dates21st Century: 30s and upEvents

August 20, 2037
Lunar mining demolitions cause the moon to break apart. Pieces of the moon crash into Earth, affecting its orbit and causing mass extermination of the human race.

11July 16 DatesNo YearEvents

July 16
Dr. Alexander Hartdegen travels far into the future to July 16, 802701, where he meets Mara, her peaceful people the Eloi, and their enemies - the ape-like Morlocks.

12Lunar Leisure Living MapResidential CommunitiesApartment and Condos

Lunar Leisure Living
Company offering housing options on the moon. What could go wrong?

13Alexander HartdegenOtherQuotesQuotes

Alexander Hartdegen
Alexander Hartdegen: This is, this is a perversion of every natural law.

14Alexander Hartdegen OtherQuotesQuotes

Alexander Hartdegen
Alexander Hartdegen: You're forgetting one thing. What if?

15Alexander HartdegenOtherQuotesQuotes

Alexander Hartdegen
Alexander Hartdegen: I could come back a thousand times... and see her die a thousand ways.

16Alexander HartdegenOtherQuotesQuotes

Alexander Hartdegen
Alexander Hartdegen: You were right, Philby. We did go too far.

17Alexander HartdegenOtherQuotesQuotes

Alexander Hartdegen
Alexander Hartdegen: My proposal for utilizing solar power... rejected. My concepts for harnessing microenergy waves... rejected. The Dean suggests that I focus on something that might actually help mankind... like his study on the benefits of tobacco consumption!

18David Philby OtherQuotesQuotes

David Philby
David Philby: I'm glad he's gone. Maybe he's finally found a place where he can be happy.

19David Philby & Alexander HartdegenOtherQuotesQuotes

David Philby & Alexander Hartdegen
David Philby: Nothing can change what happened.
Alexander Hartdegen: No, you're wrong. Because I will change it.


Mara: Some things are better left unsaid.


Mara: You must do things to be safe where you come from. Or when you come from.

22Mara & Alexander HartdegenOtherQuotesQuotes

Mara & Alexander Hartdegen
Mara: What are you doing with it?
Alexander Hartdegen: Changing the future.


Teacher: Tommy, you stop what you're doing, or I will resequence your DNA, so help me.

24Uber-Morlock OtherQuotesQuotes

Uber-Morlock: We all have our time machines, don't we. Those that take us back are memories... And those that carry us forward, are dreams.

25Uber-Morlock OtherQuotesQuotes

Uber-Morlock: You built your time machine because of Emma's death. If she had lived, it would never have existed. So how could you use your machine to go back in time and save her? You are the inescapable result of your tragedy, just as I am the inescapable result of you.

26Uber-Morlock OtherQuotesQuotes

Uber-Morlock: Who are you to question 800,000 years... of evolution?

27Uber-Morlock OtherQuotesQuotes

Uber-Morlock: We weren't always like this. After the Moon fell from the sky, the Earth could no longer sustain the species. Some managed to stay above. The rest of us fled underground. Then centuries later when we tried to re-emerge into the Sun again, we couldn't. So, we bred ourselves into castes.


Uber-Morlock: Come a little closer, I don't bite.

29Uber-Morlock OtherQuotesQuotes

Uber-Morlock: You have your answer. Now go.

30Untitled OtherThemesWolf



Vox: Can you even imagine what it's like to remember everything? I remember this six-year-old girl who asked me about dinosaurs 800,000 years ago. I remember the last book I recommended: Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe. And yes, I even remember you. "Time travel, practical application."

32Vox OtherQuotesQuotes

Vox: Live long and prosper.

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