Time Travelby a-kirk-875-10475 | created - 26 Dec 2013 | updated - 26 Dec 2013 | Public
A list of serious time related and time travel films. n.b. no series included.
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1. Deja Vu (2006)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 301,498 | Gross: $64.04M
3. Looper (2012)
R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 552,028 | Gross: $66.49M
4. Midnight in Paris (2011)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every day at midnight.
Votes: 404,355 | Gross: $56.82M
5. Primer (2004)
PG-13 | 77 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 103,007 | Gross: $0.42M
6. Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Billy Pilgrim has mysteriously become unstuck in time. He goes on an uncontrollable trip back and forth from his birth in New York to life on a distant planet and back again to the horrors of the 1945 fire-bombing of Dresden.
Votes: 12,728 | Gross: $0.57M
7. Somewhere in Time (1980)
PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in time and meet the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.
Votes: 28,177 | Gross: $9.71M
9. The Lake House (2006)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside house begins to exchange love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Votes: 145,082 | Gross: $52.33M
10. The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his marriage.
Votes: 145,734 | Gross: $63.41M
11. The Triangle (2005)
Not Rated | 240 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A shipping magnate hires four experts from various fields to investigate what happened to his ships that went missing in the Bermuda Triangle. The team discovers a threat that might unravel time itself and cause the world to end.
12. The Butterfly Effect (2004)
R | 113 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 468,169 | Gross: $57.94M
13. The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)
R | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Nick Larson discovers a supernatural way to alter his life and travel back in time to key moments in his life by looking at photographs.
15. The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A United States Navy destroyer escort participates in a Navy "invisibility" experiment that inadvertently sends two sailors forty years into the future.
Votes: 14,959 | Gross: $8.10M
16. Philadelphia Experiment II (1993)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the sci-fi thriller The Philadelphia Experiment the sole survivor of a wartime experiment is catapulted 41 years into the future and must race to save the world as we know it. It's now 10 years later- 1993.
Votes: 1,992 | Gross: $0.00M
17. The Philadelphia Experiment (2012 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
In 1943 a secret government cloaking project goes awry vanishing a navy destroyer. In 2012, the destroyer reappears, setting off a series of events threatening to destroy the world.
18. The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A computer scientist running a virtual reality simulation of 1937 becomes the primary suspect when his colleague and mentor is murdered.
Votes: 69,727 | Gross: $15.50M
19. Time Changer (2002)
PG | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A Bible professor from 1890 comes forward in time to the present via a time machine and cannot believe the things that he sees!
Votes: 2,430 | Gross: $1.28M
20. Timecrimes (2007)
R | 92 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 61,644 | Gross: $0.04M
21. The Final Countdown (1980)
PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Votes: 22,811 | Gross: $16.65M
22. 12:01 (1993 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
23. A Sound of Thunder (2005)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A single mistake in the past, by a time travel company in the future, has devastating and unforeseen consequences.
Votes: 19,400 | Gross: $1.89M
24. Biggles: Adventures in Time (1986)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Daring British WWI fighter pilot James "Biggles" Bigglesworth and 1980s low-level business executive Jim Ferguson discover that they can time travel to each other's eras. They try to stop the Germans from changing the outcome of WWI.
Votes: 2,949 | Gross: $0.11M
25. Contact (1997)
PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.
Votes: 264,485 | Gross: $100.92M
26. Frequency (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 105,030 | Gross: $45.01M
27. From Time to Time (2009)
PG | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, more than a century apart. When 13-year-old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.
28. The Love Letter (1998 TV Movie)
Unrated | 99 min | Fantasy, Romance
20th century computer games designer Scott exchanges love letters with 19th century poet Elizabeth Whitcomb through an antique desk that can make letters travel through time.
29. In Time (2011)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage - a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.
Votes: 390,041 | Gross: $37.52M
30. Knowing (2009)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
M.I.T. professor John Koestler links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and future disasters and sets out to prevent the ultimate catastrophe.
Votes: 227,573 | Gross: $79.96M
31. Paycheck (2003)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
What seemed like a breezy idea for an engineer to net him millions of dollars, leaves him on the run for his life and piecing together why he's being chased.
Votes: 106,291 | Gross: $53.79M
32. Slipstream (2007)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Aging screenwriter Felix Bonhoeffer has lived his life in two states of existence: in reality and his own interior world. While working on a murder mystery script, and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix is baffled when his characters start to appear in his life, and vice versa.
Votes: 4,752 | Gross: $0.01M
33. Thrill Seekers (1999 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A reporter, learning of time travelers visiting 20th century disasters, tries to change the history they know by averting upcoming disasters.
34. The Man from Earth (2007)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.
35. The Time Machine (2002)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 121,914 | Gross: $56.68M
37. Time After Time (1979)
PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper to the 20th Century when the serial murderer uses the future writer's time machine to escape his time period.
38. Timeline (2003)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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 twenty-first century.
Votes: 61,994 | Gross: $19.48M
39. Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982)
PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A maverick motorbike racer wanders into a top-secret time-travel research test site which unintentionally teleports him to the mid-1800s and ends up having to fight violent outlaws for his survival.
40. Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (1991)
PG-13 | 99 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
Before they can complete renovations on their new inn, Widower (Ben Wilson) and daughter (Hillary) are visited by a woman seeking immediate lodging for her strange group of travellers. Why ... See full summary »
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41. Timestalkers (1987 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Scott McKenzie, a history professor, becomes involved with two time travelers from the year 2586 after making a discovery in an old photograph from 1886.