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, older brother, vietnam war, college, heroes, changing the past or future, chases and races, imaginary, assassination, race against time, state affairs, kennedy family, president, 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

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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 imaginary, time travel, danger, heroes, chases and races, changing the past or future and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Running Against Time: Timequest (2000), Time Chasers (1994), 2067 (2020), 12:01 (1993), Idaho Transfer (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 637
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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, heroic mission, political conspiracy, head of state, destiny, political corruption, politics, government agency, race against time, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, future, 60s
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, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, chase, escapades, save the day, danger, master criminal, heroes, changing the past or future, time machine, sent to the future, chases and races ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 50s, 2040s ...
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.9
 6K
2067 (2020)
Genre: 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, suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: climate change, time travel, deforestation, time machine, parallel world, research, imaginary, time, changing the past or future, destiny, flash forward, discovery
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, futuristic
Plot: time travel, time loop, experiment gone awry, murder, prank, race against time, heroes, misfit, crimes, rescue, chases and races, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 847
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: offbeat, stylized, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, society, adventure, misfit, androids and robots, changing the past or future, save the world, mentally unstable, danger, imaginary, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, save the world, rescue, evil alien, adventure, danger, space and aliens, changing the past or future, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: mutant, time travel, portal, environmentalism, chaos, parallel world, apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, technology gone awry, changing the past or future, life is a bitch ...
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, hopes, heroes, obsessive quest, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, escapades, adventure, life is a bitch, chaos, disorder ...
Time: future, 20th century, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 717
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: futuristic, suspenseful, offbeat, exciting, serious ...
Plot: suspended animation, post apocalypse, matriarchy, rivalry, chaos, mutant, time travel, kidnapping, battle zone, danger, imaginary, society ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, heroes, chase, martial arts, race against time, undercover, danger, crimes, adventure, heroic mission, track down ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, victorian era, 20th century, 2020s ...
Place: europe, germany, los angeles, atlantic city, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, manipulations, imaginary
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, superhuman powers, danger, rivalry, imaginary, woman in danger ...
Time: future, year 2003
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 442
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: serious, exciting, psychological, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: spy, double agent, plague, disorder, bio weapon, palaces castles and temples, escapades, memory loss, time travel, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, hostage, rivalry, heroes, on the run, deadly, race against time, danger, crime gone awry, hostages, changing the past or future, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, serious, contemplative, experimental ...
Plot: time travel, haunted by the past, gays and lesbians, writer's life, imaginary, journalism, bisexuality, female director, changing the past or future, radiation, writers, lesbian interest ...
Time: future, 50s, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 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, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, disorder, track down, government agency, danger, escapades, evil alien, rivalry, chases and races, escape, space and aliens ...
Place: usa
⇓ 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, twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, terrorism, danger, changing the past or future, heroic mission, time machine, special agents, foreknowledge, investigation, crimes, surveillance, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 308
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: suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, coma, clones, cyberpunk, imaginary, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, androids and robots, on the run, a.i., cloning ...
Time: future
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 689
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, life is a bitch, danger, imaginary, law enforcement, righting the wronged, police detective, injustice, chases and races, society, deadly ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, semi serious, exciting
Plot: superhero, spacecraft, outer space, danger, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, chases and races, space and aliens, changing the past or future, androids and robots, benign alien ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 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: serious, futuristic
Plot: time travel, terminator, androids and robots, space and aliens, imaginary, soldier, chaos, heroes, danger, changing the past or future, chases and races, scientist ...
Time: future, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.4
 444
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: heroes, alien encounter, family in crisis, legal, love triangle, widower, beach, benign alien, babies and infants, space and aliens, science, asteroid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 61K
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 ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 74K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, stylized, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time traveler, assassination, altering history, kennedy assassination, time, surveillance, twists & turns, stephen king, murder, historical event ...
Time: 20th century, future, 1960s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, adventure, alien encounter, save the world, disorder, danger, experiment gone awry, imaginary, military life, manhunt, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, catastrophe, race against time, time travel, evil alien, space and aliens, danger, adventure, deadly, chases and races, rescue, single parent ...
Time: future
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 306
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: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: spacewalk, space station, outer space, escapades, danger, man versus machine, race against time, heroes, space wars, heroic mission, hijacking, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.4
 853
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, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: time travel, terrorism, changing the past or future, danger, time machine, killer robot, chase, imaginary, deadly, assassination attempt, hopes, back in time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, world war two, adventure, military, airplane, race against time, heroic mission, war, military life, battles, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, hawaii, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.7
 558
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: stylized, offbeat, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, contests and competitions, supernatural, space and aliens, battles, computer virus, space travel, alien encounter, rebelliousness, adventure, danger, femme fatale ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%