Movies like Running Against Time

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Running Against Time (1990)
 6.4
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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, president, older brother, vietnam war, college, heroes, changing the past or future, chases and races, imaginary, assassination, race against time, state affairs, kennedy family, destiny, on the run, kennedy assassination, u.s. president, runaway, john f. kennedy, false accusation, back in time, vice president, hit by a car, combat casualty
Place: vietnam, asia, dallas texas

Most similar movies to Running Against Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and futuristic films with plots about danger, heroes, chases and races, imaginary, time travel, escapades and changing the past or future mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Running Against Time: Timequest (2000), Time Chasers (1994), 12:01 (1993), Idaho Transfer (1973), Journey to the Center of Time (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 638
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: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, heroic mission, political conspiracy, head of state, destiny, political corruption, on the run, government agency, deadly, politics, assassination ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.4
 3K
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, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, danger, chase, chases and races, escapades, save the day, heroes, changing the past or future, sent to the future, time machine, imaginary ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 50s, 2040s ...
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 4K
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: serious, psychological, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, time loop, prank, murder, experiment gone awry, disorder, heroes, chases and races, misfit, race against time, rescue, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 830
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: suspenseful, futuristic, offbeat, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, society, adventure, misfit, androids and robots, chases and races, imaginary, save the world, changing the past or future, mentally unstable, danger, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, disorder, imaginary, chases and races, space and aliens, misfit, adventure, inventions and discoveries, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Time Travelers (1964)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 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: bleak, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, mutant, portal, chaos, environmentalism, parallel world, apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, technology gone awry, society, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, future, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: exciting, suspenseful, offbeat, serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, cannibalism, save the world, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, disorder, chaos, mutant, obsessive quest, adventure, supernatural ...
Time: future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 683
Planet Earth (1974)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Planet Earth is a sequel to Gene Roddenberry's Genesis II (1973) made-for-TV movie, in which a NASA scientist, Dylan Hunt, is revived from suspended animation in the post-nuclear war United States. In Planet Earth, Dylan is now a sworn member ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: suspended animation, post apocalypse, matriarchy, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, time travel, kidnapping, battle zone, rivalry, society, chases and races ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 70K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, kennedy assassination, time traveler, surveillance, time, murder, altering history, twists & turns, historical event, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 1K
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, futuristic, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: precognition, time travel, changing the past or future, mystery, good versus evil, race against time, law enforcement, imaginary, danger, rivalry, superhuman powers, woman in danger ...
Time: future, year 2003
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lathe of Heaven (2002)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 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: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: utopia quest, therapist, psychiatrist, dream, manipulation, changing the past or future, supernatural, supernatural ability, imaginary, manipulations
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 423
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, psychological, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: double agent, spy, future dystopia, time travel, memory loss, plague, government agency, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, disorder, bio weapon, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 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, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, hostage, on the run, rivalry, heroes, race against time, crime gone awry, hostages, danger, deadly, changing the past or future, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 303
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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coma, clones, cyberpunk, danger, androids and robots, on the run, a.i., space and aliens, future dystopia, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Final Countdown (1980)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, military, world war two, adventure, race against time, heroic mission, war, airplane, military life, battles, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, hawaii, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 155
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, track down, disorder, danger, chases and races, government agency, rivalry, escapades, evil alien, escape, space and aliens ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 669
TekWar (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After four years, Jake Cardigan is prematurely awoken from his fifteen year cryogenic punishment to a world very different than the one he knew. Much more than before 'Tek', the highly-addictive electronic designer narcotic of the 21st ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: cyberpunk, drug dealing, technology gone awry, missing person, future dystopia, false accusation, police detective, injustice, righting the wronged, rivalry, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 1K
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: intense, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Plot: time travel, terrorism, danger, changing the past or future, heroic mission, time machine, foreknowledge, special agents, crimes, investigation, catastrophe, attack ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Timecop: The Berlin Decision (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, martial arts, old west, time machine, heroes, chase, heroic mission, track down, psychopath, graphic violence, race against time, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, year 1988, year 1929, 1880s ...
Place: europe, germany, los angeles, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: stylized, sexy, contemplative, experimental, serious ...
Plot: time travel, haunted by the past, radiation, journalism, writer's life, gays and lesbians, imaginary, female director, bisexuality, changing the past or future, soul music, bisexual ...
Time: future, 50s, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, epic, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Plot: superhero, outer space, spacecraft, evil alien, good versus evil, prodigy, danger, imaginary, androids and robots, rescue, space and aliens, master villain ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 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
Plot: time travel, terminator, androids and robots, imaginary, changing the past or future, soldier, danger, chases and races, chaos, space and aliens, heroes, machine gun ...
Time: future, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.4
 449
InAlienable (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Still guilt-ridden over the accident that took his family's lives, Eric Norris discovers that his body is host to a parasite from another world. Except, it is more than a parasite: it carries his DNA.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: heroes, alien encounter, family in crisis, legal, love triangle, widower, babies and infants, benign alien, space and aliens, beach, government conspiracy, court case ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 60K
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, serious, exciting, captivating, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, knight, time machine, archaeology, changing the past or future, danger, fish out of water, medieval, adventure, teleportation, father son relationship, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, 20th century, 14th century ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, secret agents, adventure, alien encounter, save the world, manhunt, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, on the run, imaginary, undercover, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.6
 550
Alien Intruder (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, femme fatale, space and aliens, adventure, chases and races, imaginary, contests and competitions, rescue, rebelliousness, alien encounter, space travel, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 297
Earth II (1971)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the near future, a space station dubbed Earth II is built for the purpose of scientific research and world peace. However, that peace is shattered when the Chinese send up a nuclear bomb that is orbiting just a few miles away from the station. ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: space station, spacewalk, outer space, escapades, man versus machine, chases and races, save the world, save the day, space wars, space travel, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, race against time, catastrophe, time travel, rescue, heroes, deadly, hotel, small town life, kidnapping, alien encounter, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Stonehenge Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of archaeologists dig up a human skeleton near the historical monument of STONEHENGE, an ancient piece of machinery hidden beneath the bedrock is discovered. Not knowing what it could be the workers accidentally trigger the mechanism ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, ancient mystery, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, chaos, escapades, race against time, save the world, stonehenge, catastrophe, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.9
 856
Battle Planet (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest possible traitors to the Alliance, Strider must survive ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: space wars, space battle, alien, betrayal, space war, alien encounter, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, deadly, danger, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%