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Best Time Travel Movies of all...Time
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This list contains my favorite Time Travel movies of all time. Feel free to let me know if there’s one I missed and should watch!
In this list I included Time Loops as well as Time Travel


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Movie: Timecrimes ( 2008 )
A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.
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Movie: Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel ( 2009 )
The script, written by Jamie Mathieson, follows three social outcasts -- two geeks and a cynic -- as they attempt to navigate a time-travel conundrum in the middle of a British pub. Faris plays a girl from the future who sets the adventure in motion.
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Movie: Triangle ( 2009 )
A group of friends suffer a yachting accident and take refuge on a cruise ship drifting on the open sea, but quickly realize they were better off on the upturned yacht
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Movie: 12 Monkeys ( 1996 )
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
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Movie: Primer ( 2005 )
Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention.
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Movie: Back to the Future ( 1985 )
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.
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Movie: Back to the Future Part II ( 1989 )
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.
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Movie: Back to the Future Part III ( 1990 )
Learning about the death of Doc Brown in 1885, Marty travels back in time to save him. But when the fuel tank on the time machine is punctured, the two must figure out a way to escape the Old West before Emmet is murdered.
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Movie: Time After Time ( 1979 )
It's 1893 London. Futurist H.G. Wells believes that the future holds a Utopian society. He also believes in time travel. He has just built a time machine which he is displaying to a group of skeptical friends, including surgeon Dr. John Leslie Stevenson. Unbeknown to Wells or anyone else among that circle, Stevenson is better known to the public as Jack the Ripper. Just as the police are about to capture Stevenson, he uses the time machine to escape, with Wells being the only one who knows what happened to him. Not telling anyone except his trusting housekeeper, Wells follows Stevenson in order to capture and bring him back to face justice. Where Stevenson has gone is 1979 San Francisco. There, Wells is dismayed to find that the future is not Utopia as he had predicted. But Wells is also picked up by a young woman named Amy Robbins. As Wells and Amy search for Stevenson, Stevenson conversely is after Wells to obtain the master key to the time machine. As Stevenson continues his murderous ways, he will stop at nothing to achieve his desires, which places Amy in danger.
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Movie: Looper ( 2012 )
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
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Movie: La Jetée ( 1962 )
The story of a man forced to explore his memories in the wake of World War III's devastation, told through still images.
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Movie: The Butterfly Effect ( 2004 )
Evan Treborn suffers blackouts during significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life by reading his journal.
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Movie: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time ( 2006 )
A high-school girl named Makoto acquires the power to travel back in time, and decides to use it for her own personal benefits. Little does she know that she is affecting the lives of others just as much as she is her own.
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Movie: The Terminator ( 1984 )
A human soldier is sent from 2029 to 1984 to stop an almost indestructible cyborg killing machine, sent from the same year, which has been programmed to execute a young woman whose unborn son is the key to humanity's future salvation.
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Movie: Terminator 2: Judgment Day ( 1991 )
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her 10-year old son John from an even more advanced and powerful cyborg.
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Movie: Terminator Genisys ( 2015 )
When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.
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Movie: Terminator: Dark Fate ( 2019 )
A young female Mexican worker, Dani Ramos, is hunted down by a virtually indestructible terminator from the future called a REV-9. However, she is protected by an enhanced human named Grace who is also from the future. They flee from the unstoppable terminator and, out of the blue, Sarah Connor helps them on the road. All three head to Laredo, Texas, where Grace has the coordinates of a possible support and where they meet a T-800 who is living in an isolated location with his family. The group teams up to try to destroy the REV-9.
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Movie: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines ( 2003 )
A machine from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a man and a woman from an advanced robotic assassin to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack.
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Movie: Predestination ( 2014 )
For his final assignment, a top temporal agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. The chase turns into a unique, surprising and mind-bending exploration of love, fate, identity and time travel taboos.
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Movie: The Jacket ( 2005 )
A Gulf war veteran is wrongly sent to a mental institution for insane criminals, where he becomes the object of a doctor's experiments, and his life is completely affected by them.
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Movie: Time Lapse ( 2015 )
Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures twenty-four hours into the future, and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.
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Movie: Source Code ( 2011 )
A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train within 8 minutes.
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Movie: Deja Vu ( 2006 )
After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.
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Movie: Frequency ( 2000 )
An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences.
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Movie: Somewhere in Time ( 1980 )
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in time and meet the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.
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Movie: Hot Tub Time Machine ( 2010 )
A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
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Movie: Hot Tub Time Machine 2 ( 2015 )
When Lou's shot in the groin, Nick and Jacob drag him in the Hot Tub Time Machine to go back in time and save Lou. The three end up 10 years in the future, where they need to go to find the shooter.
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Movie: Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey ( 1991 )
A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals.
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Movie: Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure ( 1989 )
Two rock-'n-rolling teens, on the verge of failing their class, are approached by a time machine that helps them make the ultimate history presentation.
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Movie: See You Yesterday ( 2019 )
After her brother is killed in a miscarriage of justice, aspiring inventor Claudette 'CJ' Walker uses her scientific mind to create two time machines, one for her, and the other for her friend Sebastian. As they use the machines to try and alter the day CJ's brother died, they come to learn the ultimatum of time travel: All Actions Have Consequences.
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Movie: I'll Follow You Down ( 2014 )
After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.
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Movie: 7 Splinters in Time ( 2018 )
A detective investigates a murder, only to find that the victim is... himself. Soon, he discovers multiple versions of himself, not all of them friendly.
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Movie: X-Men: Days of Future Past ( 2014 )
The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.
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Movie: 2:22 ( 2017 )
A man's life is derailed when an ominous pattern of events repeats itself in exactly the same manner every day, ending at precisely 2:22 p.m.
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Movie: Project Almanac ( 2015 )
A group of teens discovers secret plans for a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
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Movie: About Time ( 2013 )
At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.
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Movie: Kate & Leopold ( 2001 )
An English Duke from 1876 is inadvertedly dragged to modern day New York where he falls for a plucky advertising executive.
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Movie: The Visitors ( 1993 )
A medieval knight and his servant are asking a familiar wizard to move them back in time to prevent father-in-law's accidentally killing. Instead, they fly away to the 20th century.
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Movie: Just Visiting ( 2001 )
A French count is in England to marry the princess. She's killed. A wizard helps him to time travel back before the murder - except they end up in Chicago, April 2000. A descendant helps him. He looks for the wizard to return to the 1100s.
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Movie: Time Traveller ( 2010 )
A girl travels back in time in order to save her dying mother in this Japanese sci-fi adventure directed by Masaaki Taniguchi. With her scientist mother Kazuko (Narumi Yasuda) in a coma after being knocked down in a car accident, high school student Akira Yoshiyama (Riisa Naka) decides to use her mother's research into time travel to journey back to the 1970s. Once there, Akira searches to find her mother's first true love and bring him back to the present, where she hopes his presence will bring Kazuko out of her coma. Unfortunately for Akira, she soon discovers that her presence in the past has unforeseen consequences for her future.
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Movie: Groundhog Day ( 1993 )
A narcissistic, self-centered weatherman finds himself in a time loop on Groundhog Day, and the day keeps repeating until he gets it right.
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Movie: Edge of Tomorrow ( 2014 )
A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.
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Movie: Happy Death Day ( 2017 )
A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity.
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Movie: Happy Death Day 2U ( 2019 )
Tree Gelbman discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
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Movie: Run Lola Run ( 1998 )
After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks.
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Movie: Salvage ( 2006 )
Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, dragged, sliced, and stabbed, Claire awakens at work--where it all began--untouched and unharmed. But the hellish ordeal is far from over. The madman is back and he's ready for more blood...
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Movie: Retroactive ( 1997 )
A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.
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Movie: Reset ( 2017 )
When her son is kidnapped, the inventor of a time machine teams up with multiple versions of her future self to rescue him.
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Movie: Safety Not Guaranteed ( 2012 )
Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel.
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Movie: The Time Machine ( 2002 )
Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
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Movie: The Time Machine ( 1960 )
A man's vision for a utopian society is disillusioned when travelling forward into time reveals a dark and dangerous society.
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Movie: 11 Minutes Ago ( 2007 )
Traveling in 11-minute increments, a time-tumbler from 48 years in the future spends two years of his life weaving through a two-hour wedding reception.
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Movie: Fetching Cody ( 2006 )
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Movie: The Time Traveler's Wife ( 2009 )
A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his marriage.
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Movie: Midnight in Paris ( 2011 )
Gil and Inez travel to Paris as a tag-along vacation on her parents' business trip. Gil is a successful Hollywood writer but is struggling on his first novel. He falls in love with the city and thinks he and Inez should move there after they get married, but Inez does not share his romantic notions of the city or the idea that the 1920s were the golden age. When Inez goes off dancing with her friends, Gil takes a walk at midnight and discovers what could be the ultimate source of inspiration for writing. Gil's daily walks at midnight in Paris could take him closer to the heart of the city but further from the woman he's about to marry.
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Movie: Timeline ( 2003 )
A group of archaeologists become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve a friend. The group must survive in 14th century France before they can escape back to the 21st Century.
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Movie: The Final Countdown ( 1980 )
A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
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Movie: Next ( 2007 )
A Las Vegas magician who can see into the future is pursued by FBI agents seeking to use his abilities to prevent a nuclear terrorist attack.
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Movie: The Philadelphia Experiment ( 1984 )
A United States Navy destroyer escort participates in a Navy "invisibility" experiment that inadvertently sends two sailors forty years into the future.
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Movie: Timecop ( 1994 )
Max Walker, an officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who's intent on changing the past to control the future.
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Movie: 12:01 ( 1993 )
A man likes a woman at work. He sees her get murdered. He gets drunk and zapped at 12:01AM. Next morning she's back and everything is exactly like the day before. The time loops gives him chances to save her.
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Movie: Click ( 2006 )
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.
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Movie: Men in Black 3 ( 2012 )
Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.
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Movie: A Kid in King Arthur's Court ( 1995 )
A Little League player is sent back into medieval times where he is given the task of saving Camelot.
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Movie: In the Shadow of the Moon ( 2019 )
A Philadelphia police officer struggles with a lifelong obsession to track down a mysterious serial killer whose crimes defy explanation.
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Movie: Synchronicity ( 2016 )
A physicist who invents a time machine must travel back to the past to uncover the truth about his creation and the woman who is trying to steal it.
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Movie: The Endless ( 2018 )
As kids, they escaped a UFO death cult. Now, two adult brothers seek answers after an old videotape surfaces and brings them back to where they began.
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Movie: Paradox ( 2016 )
A group of young scientists are working on a secret project that may allow them to travel ahead in time. They test it by sending one of their own ahead one hour. He returns pleading with them to shut it down, explaining that within that hour, they will all die.