Movies like Timeline

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Timeline (2003)
 5.7
 62K
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, sincere, suspense, cult film, visually appealing, entertaining ...
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, heroic mission, imaginary, political unrest, race against time, riddles and clues, hopes, getting home, disorder, twists & turns, excavation, heroes, professor, altering history, sword and fantasy ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, 20th century, 14th century, future
Place: france, europe

Most similar movies to Timeline

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and futuristic films with plots about time travel, adventure, danger, imaginary, escapades, heroes and chase mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Timeline: The Final Countdown (1980), John Carter (2012), Assassin's Creed (2016), The Time Machine (2002), Time Trap (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, heroic mission, airplane, race against time, war, battles, military life, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, hawaii, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 263K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mysterious planet, monster, adventure, heroes, space wars, mars, imaginary kingdom, space and aliens, space travel, danger, battles, alien race ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: new york, arizona, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta, Spain, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassin, secret society, parkour, adventure, time travel, brotherhood, memory, assassination, imaginary, sent to the past, secret identity, chase ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century, year 1986, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: spain, london, madrid, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 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.
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, obsessive quest, utopia, changing the past or future, dystopic future, adventure, steampunk, escapades, haunted by the past, imaginary, loneliness ...
Time: future, near future, distant future, 19th century, 2030s ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 33K
Time Trap (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: time travel, time loop, cave, missing person, adventure, climbing, adventurer, college professor, archaeologist, investigation, professor, time traveler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 40K
Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, medieval, castle, knight, adventure, impostor, king, time traveler, save the kingdom, arthurian legend, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, usa, europe, connecticut, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lara Croft ventures to an underwater temple in search of the mythological Pandora's Box but, after securing it, it is promptly stolen by the villainous leader of a Chinese crime syndicate. Lara must recover the box before the syndicate's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: archaeologist, archaeology, fantasy world, adventure, treasure hunt, female protagonist, kick-butt women, sexy woman, treasure map, save the world, adventurer, danger ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, greece, africa, kenya, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, chase, experiment gone awry, experiment, laboratory, adventure, chases and races, danger, heroic mission, crimes, invisibility, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, future, 40s, 80s ...
Place: california, nevada, philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, philosophical, dramatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, psychology, time loop, life philosophy, supernatural ability, child abuse, suicide, memory, haunted by the past, hypnosis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 966
Time Slip (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the supreme Shogun.
Style: suspenseful, rough, offbeat, serious
Plot: time travel, samurai, military, battles, heroes, soldier, self defense, chaos, heroic mission, graphic violence, danger, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 183K
Stargate (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Style: exciting, futuristic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, archaeology, alien planet, adventure, teleportation, evil alien, pyramid, ancient mystery, egyptian mythology, creature, nuclear, portal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1920s, 1990s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Flight World War II (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: International Flight 42 is on course, when all of a sudden a massive and weird storm crops up around the plane. This sends the plane back in time to the year 1940- smack dab in the middle of WWII! Now, the crew and passengers must not only find a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense
Plot: time travel, world war two, back in time, bomb, surrealism, airplane, battles, german, bomber, marines, danger, escapades ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s, 2010s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 197K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, spacecraft, survival, danger, heroic mission, apocalypse, parents and children, human in outer space, young heroes, post apocalypse, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, chase, martial arts, race against time, crimes, danger, undercover, adventure, heroic mission, track down ...
Time: 19th century, year 1988, 1880s, 2000s, 80s ...
Place: germany, europe, new jersey, california, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Philadelphia Experiment II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It is several years after the events of the first movie, and David Herdeg (the survivor of the Philadelphia Experiment from the first film) and Allison (the woman from 1984 he fell in love with) have married and have a child. David awakes, in agony, ...
Style: serious, mind bending, stylized, futuristic, offbeat
Plot: time travel, world war two, ak 47, experiment, adventure, supernatural, hopes, save the world, danger, escapades, disorder, space travel ...
Time: 1940s, future, 80s, year 1984, year 1943 ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time machine, adventure, evolution, experiment gone awry, danger, escapades, heroic mission, survival, disorder, technology ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 58K
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, martial arts, heroic mission, deadly, danger, dishonesty, crimes, politics, imaginary, violence ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1860s, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, terrorism, danger, heroic mission, time machine, foreknowledge, special agents, surveillance, crimes, attack, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
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, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, heroes, obsessive quest, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, hopes, escapades, adventure, chaos, disorder, mutant ...
Time: future, 20th century, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.6
 611
Nostradamus (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 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, police detective, supernatural, danger, serial killer, deadly, murder, curses spells and rituals, oracle, time machine, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, serious, atmospheric, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, museum, jack the ripper, serial killer, time loop, fish out of water, culture clash, romance, adventure, deadly, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian era, victorian ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Crusade in Jeans (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Dolf a 15 year old boy is sent back in time by a timemachine. Accidentally he is sent back to the Middle Ages. He is rescued by children who are part of a childrens' crusade, on their way to rescue Jeruzalem. During the trip Dolf finds out the ...
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, adventure, heroic mission, young heroes, heroes, race against time, youth, imaginary, danger, rescue, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 21st century, 2000s, 13th century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
 965
Time Runner (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the alien invasion of 2022, one man flees through a wormhole to 1992, where attempt after attempt is made to catch and kill him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, soldier, danger, wormhole, imaginary, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, rescue, one man army, survival ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, year 1992, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 56K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, escapades, survival, heroic mission, secret laboratory, military, science, battles, space and aliens, save the world, heroes ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Stargate: Continuum (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, space and aliens, changing the past or future, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, imaginary, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, year 1939, 1930s, 2000s ...
Place: russia, atlantic ocean, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Time Tunnel (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Time Tunnel is a 1966–1967 U.S. color science fiction TV series, written around a theme of time travel adventure. The show was creator-producer Irwin Allen's third science fiction television series, released by 20th Century Fox and ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, homoerotic
Plot: time travel, time machine, fish out of water, portal, titanic, changing the past or future, race against time, experiment gone awry, cult, contact, disorder, failed attempt ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, 1910s, 60s, near future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Amongst Heroes (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two young Russian historians are going to Ukraine to take part in the reconstruction of the Lvov-Sandomierz operation in July 1944. On sight they fall into conflict with Ukrainian nationalists, and some magical twist of fate, move into the middle of ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, captivating, entertaining
Plot: time travel, world war two, adventure, death, nazis, friendship, redemption, nazi, chase, destiny, revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 2010s, year 1940
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Samurai Commando Mission 1549 (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An accident during tests of an anti-plasma artificial magnetic shield at Japan's Ground Self Defense Force East Fuji practice range sends the 3rd Special Experimental Company, under Colonel Matoba on a time-slip 460 years into the past, into ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, battles, time travel, samurai, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, disorder, escapades, rescue, changing the past or future, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 71K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, save the world, spacecraft, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
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, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, sent to the past, inventor, alternate reality, scientist, mad scientist, adventure, inventions and discoveries, disorder, chases and races ...
Time: future, 50s, 20th century, 2010s, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%