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In Time (2011) is a dystopian science fiction action film starring Amanda Seyfried and Justin Timberlake. The film — written, directed and produced by Andrew Niccol — was released on October 28, 2011.

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In the movie "In Time (2011)", where does time go when it flows?

This question addresses where time comes from. However, when I first watched the movie, the first thing I wondered was: When you pay for your food or for public transport, your time obviously ...
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Where did the protagonist get the 200 years he gambled in In Time?

I'm watching In Time, a movie where time is a currency. The main character had 18 hours and was given a gift of 116 years by a wealthy man who was ready to die. The man told him only Don't waste ...
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If a person dies in the movie "In Time" in a car accident, what happens to their time?

In the movie In Time, the only way a person can die is either from their clock going to zero, having an accident (car crash, fall from a cliff, or whatever), or from violence. If a person has some ...
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How immortal is everyone in the film In Time?

In the film In Time, several characters mention a number of times about being immortal & how they can only die through accidents (I think). What are the limitations of that immortality? By that I ...
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In the film In Time how do those under 25 pay for goods and services?

People in the film In Time don't receive a year of time currency (the only currency used) until their 25th birthday. How do they pay for goods and services before this, considering they have no ...
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Do the people in the movie In Time suffer from any diseases?

In the movie In Time, people have modified genes so that they stop aging at 25. Does that also curb disease, or can they die from any sort of disease?
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Why isn't there a safeguard to stop people stealing your time in "In Time"?

I've just watched the movie 'In Time' for the first... umm... time. One thing that surprised me was how easy it was for other people to steal someone's time. It merely took a handshake and some ...
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How does the "time" technology stop a person from aging?

In the movie "In Time" a person stops aging when they hit 25. At that point their "clock" starts ticking, and the person no longer ages, instead they suddenly die when their time runs out. How does ...
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In the movie "In Time", has the currency always been "Time"?

In the movie In Time, almost everything revolves around time, in fact it's the primary form of currency. Was the world always this way, or was there once a monetary system similar to what we use? If ...
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In the movie "In Time" how would the transferring of time work?

In the movie In Time, people transfer time to each other just by gripping each other's hands. It seems to have some sort of mental component, as in one scene characters grip hands and have a battle ...
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Where does time come from in the movie "In Time"?

In Time shows a world where time is currency. The film explains that on a person's 25th birthday, their clock "starts ticking", with one year on it. From that point forward, they can buy and sell ...
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