PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
18 June 2006 | nic-165
8 | Refreshing comedy gags meets heartfelt, reflective story to appreciate life's little details
Going in to this movie I expected to have the normal 2 hour thoughtless escape from everyday life that these type ...
When Michael presses the menu button on the remote, you see a flashback of his life and various theme songs from TV and gameshows play in the background, including Match Game 73 (1973), S.W.A.T. (1975), The $10,000 Pyramid (1973), The Benny Hill Show (1969), The Price Is Right (1972), Wheel of Fortune (1983), and Win, Lose or Draw (1987).
Change the channel!
When the kids are coming downstairs to get a Twinkie, the box changes from Spanish to English from the view of the stairs.
This movie is dedicated to my mom and dad, and to all our parents who never thought twice about putting their family first. And to my wife and daughter, thanks for making it so easy for me to do the same.
English, Portuguese, Japanese
$2,974,007 (Australia) (23 June 2006)
$137,340,146 (USA) (22 September 2006)
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