Movies like Running Against Time

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Running Against Time (1990)
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Running Against Time (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hoping to prevent his brother's Vietnam death and to prevent the JFK assassination, a time-traveling college professor goes back to the '60s but can't find his way out. Trapped in a time warp, he can't effect a change because he can't return to his present time
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, vietnam war, president, kennedy family, heroes, college, assassination, race against time, state affairs, destiny, runaway, kennedy assassination, u.s. president, john f. kennedy, false accusation, on the run, back in time, combat casualty, vice president, older brother, chases and races, imaginary, hit by a car
Place: vietnam, asia, dallas texas

Most similar movies to Running Against Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and suspense films with plots about time travel, imaginary, changing the past or future, danger, chases and races, heroes and time machine mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Running Against Time: Timequest (2000), Time Chasers (1994), 12:01 (1993), Prometheus Trap (2012), Journey to the Center of Time (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Timequest (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story about a man who travels back in time to Fort Worth, Texas on Novemeber 22, 1963 and prevents the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, heroic mission, political conspiracy, head of state, political corruption, destiny, government agency, politics, dishonesty, state affairs, on the run ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, dallas texas
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95%
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Time Chasers (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inventor comes up with a time machine, but must prevent its abuse at the hands of an evil C.E.O.
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, sent to the past, aviation, evil corporation, master criminal, escapades, chase, heroes, save the day, sent to the future ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 2040s, 50s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.8
 5K
12:01 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Office employee Barry Thomas is caught in a "time bounce" caused by a glitch in the company's secret project. Now the same day occurs again and again - and Barry's the only one who can do anything about it, including saving the ...
Style: entertaining, suspenseful, futuristic, psychological, serious
Plot: time loop, time travel, time, back in time, prank, murder, experiment gone awry, heroes, misfit, rescue, race against time, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prometheus Trap (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the future, mankind's quest for answers will take them to the edge of the universe... but the knowledge they seek should never be known. In deep space, the military cruiser Venom is diverted from its mission to investigate a derelict ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: survival, race against time, space travel, spacecraft, chaos, space wars, terrorism, heroes, changing the past or future, escapades, time travel, androids and robots ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Journey to the Center of Time (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientists must prove their time travel experiments can produce results, so their funding won't be cut off. They push their equipment, and travel 5000 years into the future, where they encounter aliens who are looking for a planet to colonize.
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, cult film, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time loop, post apocalypse, time machine, inventions and discoveries, disorder, boss and employee, heroic mission, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, space travel ...
Time: prehistory, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
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Idaho Transfer (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crew of young researchers escape into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some type of 'eco-crisis' disaster has de-populated the area around their lab (in rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, teenager, end of the world, secret experiment, erotica, teenage life, idealism, future dystopia, technology gone awry, apocalypse, teleportation ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Time Travelers (1964)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A time travel experiment that was supposed to produce a window into time turns out to be a portal instead. One of the experimenters steps through into a not-too-distant-future world that has been destroyed by nuclear war. Some of the others follow, ...
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, mutant, time loop, portal, exploitation, time, monster, environmentalism, chaos, future dystopia, parallel world ...
Time: 60s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Time Machine (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A scientist builds a machine that will enable him to travel back and forth in time, but when he puts it in motion, he gets more than he bargained for.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, time traveler, cave, cannibal, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, life is a bitch, save the world, supernatural, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future, 20th century, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspense, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, time traveler, time, changing the past or future, assassination, altering history, kennedy assassination, surveillance, murder, conspiracy, historical event, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 60s, future, year 1963, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Rewind (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Revolves around a team of military field operatives and civilian scientists who must use untested technology to travel back in time to alter past events in order to change the future and avoid a devastating terrorist attack. Feature length pilot for ...
Style: twists and turns, intense, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, terrorism, heroic mission, foreknowledge, special agents, investigation, attack, catastrophe, crimes, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a set of events, the Time Enforcement Commission (TEC), is still going strong. Now Brandon Miller a TEC operative, believes that they have a responsibility to change history hoping that the world will be better but Ryan Chan another ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, heroes, martial arts, chase, race against time, heroic mission, undercover, adventure, crimes, psychopath, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, year 1929, year 1988, year 1940 ...
Place: germany, europe, texas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Sticky Fingers of Time (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A 1950s author (Terumi Matthews) is transported to 1990s Brooklyn, where she meets a woman (Nicole Zaray) who reads about her life.
Style: sexy, stylized, feminist film, thought provoking, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, adaptation, time, manipulation, weapons, runaway, death, parallel universe, secrets, culture clash, end of the world ...
Time: future, 50s, 90s
Place: san francisco, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
95ers: Time Runners (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Time is unraveling, paradoxes are everywhere, and strangers with terrifying technologies are on the hunt. A thrilling, original, ultra indie full-length sci-fi movie that is the story of Sally Biggs, an FBI agent who has the power to rewind time. ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, futuristic, mind bending ...
Plot: time travel, precognition, mystery, race against time, changing the past or future, good versus evil, superhuman powers, law enforcement, rivalry, woman in danger, time loop, repeated scene ...
Time: future, year 2003
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 3K
Slipstream (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Zambia, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A scientist plots a bank robbery based around his newest invention -- a time travel gadget that will send its user 10 minutes into the past. Everything goes according to plan, until he encounters a group of thieves who've planned their heist ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, heist, back in time, hostage, heroes, rivalry, on the run, crime gone awry, race against time, changing the past or future, disorder, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lathe of Heaven (2002)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a near future society a man claims that his dreams physically change reality. His therapist is confused at first but soon decides to use him for his own gain. The 2002 adaptation discards a significant portion of the original plot, some essential ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, therapist, dream, manipulation, supernatural, changing the past or future, supernatural ability, anarchist, utopia, utopia quest, imaginary
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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2067 (2020)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A lowly utility worker is called to the future by a mysterious radio signal, he must leave his dying wife to embark on a journey that will force him to face his deepest fears in an attempt to change the fabric of reality and save humankind from its ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, climate change, parallel world, changing the past or future, deforestation, research, time machine, future dystopia, fate of humanity, save the world, time jump, destiny ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Timeline (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, knight, archaeology, time machine, medieval, changing the past or future, adventure, teleportation, alternate universe, natural disaster, fish out of water, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future, middle ages, 14th century, 20th century ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.3
 1K
A.P.E.X. (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A time-travel experiment in which a robot probe is sent from the year 2073 to the year 1973 goes terribly wrong thrusting one of the project scientists,into a plague ravaged alternate time-line whose war weary inhabitants are locked in a constant ...
Style: futuristic, serious, tech noir
Plot: time travel, terminator, androids and robots, cyborgs, apocalypse, post apocalypse, infection, cyberpunk, heroes, space and aliens, changing the past or future, chaos ...
Time: future, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Purple Death from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, epic, stylized
Plot: superhero, outer space, spacecraft, rescue, good versus evil, escapades, master villain, changing the past or future, mad scientist, benign alien, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Project X (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A spy is brought back from cryogenic suspension after being almost killed in a plane crash returning from a mission to learn about a deadly new weapon being developed in the East. But the vital memories are being suppressed, so the authorities use ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: spy, double agent, cyberpunk, exploitation, bio weapon, disorder, undercover, secret agents, government agency, escapades, heroes, race against time ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his girlfriend, Julie and two best friends are killed in a tragic auto accident, Nick struggles to cope with his loss and grief. Suffering from migraine-like seizures, Nick soon discovers that he has the power to change the past via his ...
Style: suspense, mind bending, suspenseful, serious, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, destiny, changing the past or future, sent to the past, supernatural ability, suicide, childhood, supernatural, haunted by the past, hopes, death, death of girlfriend ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Final Countdown (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1980, the US Navy's most powerful warship, the USS Nimitz, is caught in a storm during routine manoeuvres in the Pacific. Enveloped by a strange green light, the ship passes through a vortex and when they emerge, their communications have ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, world war two, military, changing the past or future, adventure, airplane, heroic mission, war, aircraft carrier, survival, race against time, aviation ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 70s, future, 20th century ...
Place: pearl harbor, hawaii, japan, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Johnny 2.0 (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Dr. Johnny Dalton awakens, after being beaten by a group of eco-terrorists who were vandalizing his lab at biotech firm Azina, his business partner Frank Donahue tells him him that 15 years have passed and Johnny is merely a clone of himself. ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, cyberpunk, coma, clones, escapades, heroes, save the world, life is a bitch, fugitives, androids and robots, on the run, a.i. ...
Time: future
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 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 they won't stay at the hotel in town is just the first ...
Style: dark, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, evil alien, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, time paradox, time loop, race against time, small town, disaster, single parent, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.5
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Future X-Cops (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cop travels back in time to take on a corporation that's out to eliminate a doctor who has created a new technology which can break up the monopoly on a energy resources.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, terrorism, changing the past or future, time machine, chase, assassination attempt, hopes, killer robot, cyberpunk, corporation, back in time, graphic violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Termination Point (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Top secret government experiments with time travel have been shut down and declared as too dangerous to continue. The lead scientist has disappeared with the technology and a government manhunt is underway. When his name appears on an airline ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, secret agents, save the world, alien encounter, adventure, manhunt, on the run, undercover, space and aliens, escapades, race against time, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 181
Alien Tracker (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a galaxy far away, alien criminals organize a spectacular prison break. Pursued by their home planet's authorities, their leader Zin decides there's only one place to go: through a wormhole that allows instantaneous travel to Earth. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, disorder, government agency, evil alien, rivalry, track down, escapades, space and aliens, escape, alien, invasion ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Time After Time (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Wildest Chase Of The Century! London 1893 is home to a killer with a macabre nickname... and also to a visionary genius who would write The Time Machine. But what if H.G. Wells' invention wasn't fiction? And what if Jack the Ripper ...
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, visually appealing, sinister, psychedelic ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, serial killer, jack the ripper, time, culture clash, romance, adventure, steampunk, time traveler, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, victorian era, future, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 60K
Timecop (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.
Style: exciting, suspense, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, martial arts, changing the past or future, heroic mission, violence, murder, time, adventure, husband wife relationship, transformation, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 658
Nostradamus (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A medieval cult travels to the 20th centrury and kills people, in an attempt to bring about the end of the world. The policeman Michael Nostrand must stop them, but what does his fate truly hold?
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, police investigation, supernatural, police detective, serial killer, murder, oracle, curses spells and rituals, time machine, graphic violence, changing the past or future, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%