A Wrinkle in Time (2018 movie)

2018 film directed by Ava DuVernay

A Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure movie directed by Ava DuVernay. The screenplay was written by Jennifer Lee and is based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Madeleine L'Engle.

A Wrinkle in Time
Directed byAva DuVernay
Screenplay byJennifer Lee[1]
Jeff Stockwell
Story byMadeleine L'Engle
Based onA Wrinkle in Time
Produced byAdam Borba
Catherine Hand
Doug Merrifield
Jim Whitaker[2]
Distributed byWalt Disney Pictures
Release date
March 9, 2018
Running time
109 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$103 million
Box office$74 million[3]

The movie stars Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peña, Storm Reid, Zach Galifianakis, and Chris Pine. It had a budget of $103 million.[4]

After learning her astrophysicist father (Chris Pine) is being held captive on a distant planet deep in the grip of a universe-spanning evil, Meg Murry (Storm Reid) works with her highly intelligent younger brother (Deric McCabe), her classmate (Levi Miller), and three astral travelers to save him (Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling).

The movie was released in the United States by Walt Disney Pictures on March 9, 2018, in Real D 3D and in IMAX 3D.[5]


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  2. "A Wrinkle in Time (2018)" – via www.imdb.com.
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  4. Cruz, Lenika (August 4, 2016). "The First Woman of Color to Make a $100M Movie". The Atlantic. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
  5. Lieberman, David (February 22, 2017). "Disney Films To Show On Imax Through 2019 With New Distribution Deal". Deadline. Retrieved March 13, 2017.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 "A Wrinkle in Time Press Kit" (PDF). Walt Disney Studios. Archived (PDF) from the original on 9 October 2019. Retrieved March 7, 2018.