Dreamworks - Warner Bros Production 38773

The modern Time Machine logo

A film by Simon Wells

Written by John Logan

Based on the novel by H. G. Wells

Swedish DVD-cover

Directed by
Simon Wells
Writing credits
H. G. Wells (novel)
John Logan  
Music: Klaus Badelt
Genre: Adventure / Sci-Fi
Hungarian DVD-cover
Important credited cast:
Guy Pearce .... Alexander Hartdegen
Samantha Mumba .... Mara the Eloi girl
Orlando Jones .... Vox the Librarian
Mark Addy .... David Philby
Jeremy Irons .... The Über-Morlock
Phyllida Law .... Mrs. Watchit
Sienna Guillory .... Emma
Omero Mumba .... Kalen the Eloi boy
Yancey Arias .... Toren the Eloi man
Alan Young .... Flower Store Worker
Runtime: 92 min
Country: USA
Language: English, German, Spanish (Swedish DVD) Hungarian, English, Turkish (Hungarian DVD)
The Swedish DVD has also subtitles in several languages: English for the hearing impaired, German for the hearing impaired, Swedish, English, German, Spanish, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish, Portuguese, Hebrew, Greek, Icelandic, French and Italian
The Hungarian DVD has also subtitles in several languages: Hungarian, English, Turkish, Bulgarian, Croatian, Slovene, Romanian, Serbian
Color: Color (Technicolor)
Sound Mix: 5.1 Dolby Digital - English, German, Spanish, Hungarian 2.0 Dolby Surround - Turkish
Extras in each DVD: Commentaries by Simon Wells and Wayne Wahrman, Commentaries by David Valdez, Jamie Price and Oliver Scholl, Behind the scenes: Creating The Morlocks and Building The Time Machine, Dean Fulton Deleted Scene, Creating Visual Effects, Production Design, Stunt Choreography, Trailer, Scene selection
Left picture: Swedish DVD
Right picture: Hungarian DVD (Note that the Swedish DVD has the english original title, while the hungarian is translated)

My two posters and a wallpaper in large files

Korean poster 236kB
Korean poster
Japanese poster 246 kB
Japanese poster front
Japanese poster backside 251 kB
Japanese poster back

Japanese wallpaper 1024x768 pixels, 194 kB
Japanese wallpaper
1024 x 768 pixels
from the now gone
Japanese TM site

Did you know that these posters are only 18 x 26 cm (7 x 10 inches) in original?


Read the contemporary reviews
See the credits of George Pal 's movie The Time Machine
See trivia and goofs and also the movie script
A direct link to an awesome 3D-model of the Time Machine from the official site below


Offsite links about the 2002 Time Machine movie:

The official 2002 Time Machine site in English and German
Read the movie script by John Logan from 2000 here in html-format
Wallpapers from the 2002 Time Machine movie
Cast & Crew and more credits of the 2002 movie
Behind the scenes with time-travel theories by About
What If? -- the only approved fanlisting for the movie The Time Machine
The Infernal Grudge: The 1960 film versus the 2002 film - a comparison. Caution: it's a spoiler!
Temporal Anomalies unravels the 2002 movie by M. J. Young
Der Simon Wells 2002 Film The Time Machine in deutsche Sprache
The official fansite about The Time Machine - alas now closed.
A site for Time Machine Cinema fans (and other Science Fiction Cinema fans of course ...)


Buy the DVD in USA, UK and Germany
Buy the VHS in USA, UK and Germany
Buy the soundtrack in USA, UK and Germany
Buy the posters in USA


Sandra Petojevic, Master of Arts, February 24, 2006 (updated August 23, 2008)

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