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Timestalkers (1987)
 5.6
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Timestalkers (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scott, a history professor, becomes involved with two time travelers from the year 2586 after making a discovery in an old photograph. One of the time travelers is determined to change the course of history, the other to stop him. Scott's fascination with the Old West comes in handy when they all return to 1886.
Style: psychotronic, exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, time loop, new world, old west, mad scientist, time machine, prodigy, terminator, changing the past or future, disorder, scientist, truck, criminal, villain, gunfight, time traveler, happy ending, duel, car accident, professor, auction, blacksmith, historian, rattlesnake, death of wife ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, year 1986, 20th century
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Timestalkers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and futuristic films with plots about time travel, imaginary, danger, heroes, changing the past or future, chases and races and time machine mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Timestalkers: Time After Time (1979), The Time Machine (1978), The Philadelphia Experiment (1984), Doctor Who (1996), Time Runner (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, clever, psychotronic, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, serial killer, time, culture clash, jack the ripper, murder, altering history, bank, writers, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, victorian era, future, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, time traveler, cave, cannibal, mutant, chaos, disorder, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future, 20th century, distant future
⇓ 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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, world war two, chase, conspiracy, experiment, experiment gone awry, justice, laboratory, heroic mission, intelligence, heroes, disorder ...
Time: future, 20th century, 1940s, 80s, year 1984 ...
Place: california, pennsylvania, nevada, philadelphia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 10K
Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, doctor who, heroic mission, rescue, save the world, good versus evil, obsessive quest, race against time, alien encounter, androids and robots, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, future, year 1999, year 2000, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, soldier, heroic mission, escapades, terminator, rescue, one man army, survival, deception, conspiracy, evil alien ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1992, 20th century, 2020s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, destiny, changing the past or future, sent to the past, suspense, supernatural ability, childhood, suicide, supernatural, haunted by the past, hopes, time ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Eavesdropper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen deaf patients took part in an experimental clinical trail aimed at hearing restoration. Within days, fourteen of the fifteen participants in the trial become violently psychotic, ultimately taking their lives to stop violent side effects ...
Style: experimental, exciting, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, undercover, mind game, mute or deaf, mad scientist, government agency, state affairs, special agents, hidden identity, disorder, psychopath, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 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, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, terrorism, time machine, heroic mission, twists and turns, foreknowledge, special agents, surveillance, suspense, attack, investigation ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lyle Swann is a successful off-road racer who mistakenly gets sent back in time 100 years. When a band of outlaws robs Swann of his motorcycle, he's forced to outfox the gangsters and give in to the seductions of a gorgeous local lady. With ...
Style: surprise ending, cerebral, bad ending, light, visually appealing ...
Plot: time travel, motorcycle, time loop, old west, desert, horse, cowboys and outlaws, gunfight, biker, cowboy, gang, utopia ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 80s, future
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: exciting, unusual plot structure, absurd, futuristic, tricky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time loop, teenager, time machine, time, time paradox, butterfly effect, alternate timeline, changing the past or future, teenage life, teleportation, suspense ...
Time: future, year 2004, 2010s, year 2014, 2000s ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This is the story of Starflight One, the world's first "hypersonic plane," which flies faster and higher than any other commercial jet. On the night of its maiden flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, a freak accident incolving an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disturbing
Plot: airplane, airplane accident, disaster, space, rescue, space shuttle, heroes, confined, stranded, zero gravity, passenger, race against time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 109K
Primer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, surreal, intellectual, enigmatic ...
Plot: time travel, time loop, time machine, parallel universe, changing the past or future, changing the future, twists and turns, science, inventor, time, mathematics, scientist ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, heist, time, changing the past or future, hostage, time loop, heroes, rivalry, on the run, back in time, crime gone awry, race against time ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
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Story: Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, future dystopia, space travel, monkey, astronaut, survival, on the run, escapades, life is a bitch, switching roles, society, apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, entertaining, light, humorous, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night, adult
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, alternate reality, teenager, sent to the past, inventor, travel, time loop, alternate timeline, time, scientist ...
Time: future, 50s, year 2015, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Back to the Future (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his ...
Style: feel good, exciting, light, funny, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, time machine, destiny, scientist, teenager, changing the past or future, time, inventor, time loop, high school, race against time ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, year 1985, year 1955 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: dark, mind bending, serious, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, world war two, experiment, nazi, mission, nazi occultism, alien, alternate universe, time paradox, u.s. navy, supernatural, race against time ...
Time: 1940s, future, 80s, year 1943, year 1993 ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fall of Hyperion (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A NASA scientist discovers that a group meteorites is heading towards Earth. Along the way, they will collide with the space station Hyperion, whose 12 astronauts are trapped and inside which there is a thermonuclear heart.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: disaster, space station, race against time, collision, escapades, save the day, meteorite, scientist, suspense, society, lgbt, nasa ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, exciting, suspenseful, apocalyptic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time machine, evolution, scientist, heroic mission, monster, changing the past or future, alternate reality, jungle, race against time, laboratory ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, captivating, sincere, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, archaeology, time machine, knight, medieval, changing the past or future, twists and turns, time, father son relationship, alternate universe, natural disaster, suspense ...
Time: future, 20th century, 14th century, middle ages, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
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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, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, martial arts, time machine, changing the past or future, heroic mission, suspense, violence, murder, superhero, time, dystopic future, transformation ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 19th century ...
Place: washington d.c., canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: entertaining, clever, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, changing the past or future, space wars, good versus evil, space and aliens, alien, space, parallel universe, heroic mission, save the world, escapades ...
Time: future, 20th century, 2000s, 1930s, year 1939 ...
Place: egypt, russia, atlantic ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. ...
Style: light, futuristic, sentimental, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, mad scientist, changing the past or future, sent to the past, time, alternate reality, old west, time loop, science, small town, inventor ...
Time: 19th century, year 1955, future, 50s, 1880s ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 3.7
 745
Super Eruption (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Yellowstone National Park scientist and a thrill-seeking ranger join forces to plug-up a volatile super volcano that threatens to wipe out the entire United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: disaster, time travel, volcano, rescue, escapades, rivalry, forces of nature, catastrophe, natural disaster, apocalypse, lava, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientist Doctor Who accidentally activates his new invention, the Tardis, a time machine disguised as a police telephone box. Doctor Who, his two grand-daughters, and Barbara's boyfriend Ian are transported through time and space to the planet ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, space travel, good versus evil, distopia, evil alien, teleportation, save the world, benign alien, androids and robots, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.8
 261
Bombshell (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Characters in a bio technological firm utilize nanotechnology (miniature, smart robots) to control others for their own good.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, experiment gone awry, corporate crime, technology gone awry, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, life is a bitch, graphic violence, kidnapping, workplace intrigue, doctors and patients, child illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, tense, serious, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, race against time, good versus evil, superhuman powers, law enforcement, rivalry, woman in danger, time loop, travel, science, repeated scene, precognition ...
Time: future, year 2003
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, vietnam war, president, kennedy family, race against time, assassination, heroes, state affairs, college, combat casualty ...
Place: vietnam, asia, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 485
Time Travelers (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In 1976, there's an outbreak of a disease that no one has seen before. All what they know is that resembles a disease that existed at around 1871, and that a Dr. Henderson was able to save most of his patients but the Chicago Fire destroyed his ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: time travel, time, scientist, distopia, failed pilot, epidemic, plague, sent to the future, uncle niece relationship, uncle, doctor patient relationship, niece ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.8
 2K
Eliminators (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A former pilot rebels against his creator, teaming up with the scientist responsible for android technology, her pet robot Spot, a rough-and-tumble riverboat guide, and a martial arts warrior.
Style: futuristic, psychotronic, funny, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space and aliens, cyborgs, robot, mad scientist, terminator, apocalypse, ninja, mad doctor, distopia, alien, exploitation ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%