Hours Movie

Every second counts.

Hours movie poster

Set during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and follows a father's desperate attempt to keep his newborn daughter alive in the wake of the storm's destruction.

Who's Involved:

Eric Heisserer, Paul Walker, Genesis Rodriguez, Peter Safran, Kevin Frakes, Dan Clifton, Kerry Cahill, Yohance Myles

Release Date:

Friday, December 13, 2013 (Limited)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 1 hr, 37 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Before sunrise on August 29, 2005, Nolan Hayes (Walker) arrives at a New Orleans hospital with his pregnant wife, Abigail (Rodriguez), who has gone into early labor. What should be one of the happiest days of Nolan's life quickly spirals out of control when the birth goes tragically wrong and Hurricane Katrina ravages the hospital, forcing an evacuation. Nolan and his newborn baby are soon cut off from the world by power outages and rising flood waters. With his baby completely dependent on a ventilator Nolan faces one life-and-death decision after another, fighting to keep his daughter alive, as minute by agonizing minute passes...becoming unimaginable hours.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Hours

A look at the Hours behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Eric Heisserer last directed Hours. The film's writer Eric Heisserer last wrote Bloodshot and Bird Box.


Eric Heisserer


Dan Clifton
Kevin Frakes
Peter Safran


Pantelion Films

Production Companies

Safran Company

Voltage Pictures

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Production: What we know about Hours

Key Facts

  1. Pantelion production executives Sandra Condito and Paul Michael Perez found the film.

Filming Timeline

On or about August 27, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

Pantelion Films has acquired the U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to the suspense thriller.

On or about October 29, 2012, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Production status.

Hours Release Date: When was it released?

Hours was released in 2013 on Friday, December 13, 2013 (Limited release). There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas and American Hustle.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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