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Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
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Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, clever, offbeat, surreal, witty, funny, cerebral, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friendship, alternate reality, farce, time loop, social misfits, imagination, bar, apocalypse, british, nerds, dystopic future, distopia, imaginary, parody, technology, drinking, storytelling, life philosophy, chase, dialogue, friends, destiny, creativity, irreverent ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
UK
32 min.
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Back to the Future
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
USA
116 min.
 8.5
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Country: UK, USA, Japan
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england
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Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, future
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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
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Sleeper
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: futuristic, surreal, humorous, clever, witty ...
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Back to the Future Part II
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, clever, exciting, not serious ...
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Time: future, 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 80s ...
Place: california
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Just Visiting
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, funny ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 80s, future, 20th century, 1810s, 1900s ...
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The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy
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Country: UK
Duration: 32 min.
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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Country: UK, USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: teens
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Country: UK, France, USA
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Time: 80s
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, feel good ...
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Time: future, 80s, 1950s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: california, usa
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Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: clever, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, touching ...
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Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
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Place: england, europe, london, ancient greece
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 5.3
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Country: USA
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, not serious, comic, offbeat, exciting ...
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    User:   44%
 
 6.7
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Hot Rod
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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