The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife film poster
Promotional film poster
Release Date Aug. 14, 2009
Running Time 108 minutes
Directed by Robert Schwentke
Producer(s) Nick Wechsler

Dede Gardner

Screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin
Based on The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Starring Eric Bana

Rachel McAdams
Ron Livingston

Music by Mychael Danna
Edited by Thom Noble
Production Company Plan B Entertainment
Distributed by New Line Cinema
Language English
Country United States
Budget $39 million
Box Office $101.2 million
The Time Traveler's Wife is a 2009 American romantic drama film directed by Robert Schwentke. Written by Bruce Joel Rubin, the screenplay was based on Audrey Niffenegger's 2003 novel of the same name. It stars Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams.


The Time Travelers Edit

The character Henry DeTamble (played by Eric Bana and Alex Ferris) is a Chicago librarian with a rare genetic disorder called "chrono-impairment." This disorder is passed onto his daughter, Alba DeTamble (played by Hailey McCann and Tatum McCann). When Clare and Henry meet in the present Clare has known him all her life but Henry doesn‘t recognise her. The time travelers wife is about the incredible journey through Clare and Henry’s life. It is basically the beautiful and remarkable love story of Clare and Henry.

Photo Time Traveler Played by
Henry DeTamble Henry DeTamble Eric Bana (shown)

Alex Ferris

Alba DeTamble Alba DeTamble Hailey McCann (shown)

Tatum McCannTropes

  • Genetics

Time Travel TheoriesEdit

Time DiagramEdit

Popular CultureEdit

Trailers Edit

File:The Time Traveler's Wife (2009) - Open-ended Trailer for this drama about the difficulties a man with a family experiences by traveling through time
File:The Time Traveler's Wife (2009) - Home video trailer for the film adaptation of the book about love, patience, and a time traveling librarian