Out Of Time details
|Starring:||Alex Carter, Denzel Washington, Robert Baker, John Billingsley, Sanaa Lathan, Dean Cain, Eva Mendez|
Out Of Time
|Run time:||1 hour 41 minutes|
|Rental release:||10 May 2004|
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Nothing new hereBy Nigel Burris from Basildon, Essex , 25 May 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]Out of Time, star Washington and director Franklin's first collaboration since the under-rated Devil in a Blue Dress, is one of those thrillers where you can't believe the main protagonist can be so gullible or stupid.
Washington plays a small-town Chief of Police who gets himself embroiled in one of the easiest scams to spot this side of the Nigerian bank Internet scam. Not only does he put himself in the frame for murder, but he also, without so much as a second thought, gives away evidence money to the scammers.
But it's okay, because he's played by good old Denzel, and we all know Denzel is a good guy at heart; here he's just been misled by someone he trusts (though isn't that the point of a good scam?). The complex moralities which could have been employed are left on the shelf marked 'not considered by the writer'. Especially as Mendes plays the investigating detective who also happens to be Denzel's estranged wife. The possibilities are largely ignored.
What we're left with is a slick little thriller that you'll have forgotten about half an hour after seeing it. It ticks along, and there's some pleasure to be had from watching Denzel squirm as the net closes in on him, but ultimately, this is no more exciting or compelling than most other thrillers around at the moment.
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nearly out of time but not quite!By Ricia (156 reviews) , 06 Apr 2013Oh boy, did Matt Whitlock (Denzel Washington) drop himself in it!!. What a great, entertaining film. My partner speculated early what he thought was going to happen, but I'm not gonna spoil it for you, you need to watch the film great fun.
Rent this out some time.By The KnightWatcher (629 reviews) from Gloucestershire , 25 Feb 2013Thriller Police Chief seduced by clever mistress. Great plot. Better than some of the reviews suggest. A very good film and well worth watching.
Not good, but not badBy Steve Hatton from Cornwall, England , 31 Jan 2012Worth a watch. Washington smoulders his way through the tricky and twisty storyline, ably assisted by the supporting cast. At times appears a bit pedestrian, but in the end, all the strands come nicely together. Worth a couple of hours to see, provided your not looking for anything too deep.
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A Sunday afternoon chill out movieBy Tinkerbell64 (58 reviews) , 12 Dec 2011Denzel was very good in this, so if you are a fan, he does do well.
The story line is interesting and fairly easy to follow, and it's one of those 'trying to wade through mud' kind of feelings.
I had seen it before on TV but had forgotten how it ended, but didn't switch off.
Entertaining without CGI a plenty.
Nothing to rave about, but I wouldn't completely write it off.
Denzel's Out of TimeBy a customer , 19 Sep 2011A rather dull movie. I rented this because I am a huge Denzel Washington fan. Once again he's brilliant (acting wise) but the movie was rather dull, un-funny, and quite simply not the best of his movies. Compared to Man on Fire and Training Day, this movie is just an amateur. He doesn't show off his peak performance, however the movie was a good idea and it had an interesting concept