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Timestalkers (1987)
 5.7
 1K
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: exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, old west, mad scientist, time traveler, anachronism, adventure, prodigy, changing the past or future, danger, chases and races, imaginary, disorder, terminator, time machine, scientist, truck, criminal, gun, villain, happy ending, photograph, gunfight, knife, duel, blacksmith ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, year 1986, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Timestalkers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about time travel, danger, imaginary, adventure, heroes, chases and races and changing the past or future mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Timestalkers: Time After Time (1979), Super Eruption (2011), The Philadelphia Experiment (1984), The Time Machine (1978), The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006). 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, serious, atmospheric, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, museum, jack the ripper, serial killer, culture clash, fish out of water, romance, adventure, crimes, imaginary, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, victorian england ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.8
 627
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: time travel, adventure, rescue, escapades, rivalry, danger, catastrophe, forces of nature, volcano, disaster film, ocean or sea, lava ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, heroes, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, future, 40s, 80s ...
Place: california, nevada, philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, cannibalism, save the world, disorder, chaos, mutant, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, obsessive quest, adventure, supernatural ...
Time: future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, road movie, surprise ending ...
Plot: time travel, desert, motorcycle, gunfight, old west, revenge, experiment, western town, adventure, gang, rescue, danger ...
Time: 19th century, future, 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, awful, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, destiny, changing the past or future, sent to the past, suicide, couples, supernatural, imaginary, supernatural ability, hopes, profanity, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: humorous, exciting, sentimental, not serious, interesting ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids
Plot: time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, time machine, mad scientist, old west, sent to the past, inventor, small town, fish out of water, race against time, getting home ...
Time: 1880s, 50s, 1950s, 19th century, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 102 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, danger, experiment gone awry, survival, disorder, evolution, heroic mission, escapades, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, changing the past or future, time machine, archaeology, danger, fish out of water, medieval, adventure, teleportation, father son relationship, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, 20th century, 14th century ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.3
 864
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, soldier, danger, wormhole, imaginary, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, rescue, one man army, survival ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1992, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 9K
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, captivating, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, clock, space and aliens, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rescue, save the world, regeneration, fantasy world ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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: bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: future dystopia, time travel, astronaut, survival, danger, escapades, chases and races, adventure, on the run, life is a bitch, society, switching roles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, time paradox, changing the past or future, teenage life, time, high school, teenage love, friendship, teenager, time loop, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, adventure, secret agents, alien encounter, save the world, imaginary, experiment gone awry, danger, escapades, space and aliens, on the run, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Nemesis 2: Nebula (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It has been 73 years since Alex failed and the Humans lost the Cyborg Wars. Since then, the Humans have been enslaved. Scientists have developed a new DNA strain, which could signal the end of the Cyborgs, and they inject it into a volunteer. When ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, time travel, bounty hunter, androids and robots, adventure, chases and races, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, space and aliens, heroes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, time travel, mad scientist, cyborgs, martial arts, chase, time machine, boat chase, hologram, air disaster, save the world, ancient rome ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 96K
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: twists and turns, surreal, tricky, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, inventor, time machine, experiment gone awry, parallel universe, inventions and discoveries, couple relations, friends, crumbling relationship, dishonesty, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, humorous, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, destiny, time machine, chases and races, inventor, scientist, sent to the past, disorder, teenager ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 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, surveillance, attack, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, experimental, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Plot: crimes, psychopath, disorder, experiment gone awry, rivalry, state affairs, mind game, hidden identity, mad scientist, mute or deaf, danger, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.0
 201
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: rough, serious, exciting, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, experiment gone awry, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, inventions and discoveries, corporate crimes, technology gone awry, future dystopia, terminal illness, missing person, time travel ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Prehistoric Park (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A BBC miniseries about Nigel Marvin's quest to bring the extinct dinosaurs through time to Prehistoric Park.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, colourful, educational
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, dangerous animal, animal life, escapades, imaginary, adventure, experiment gone awry, extinction, danger, giant, computer animation ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, futuristic, offbeat, stylized
Plot: time travel, world war two, ak 47, experiment, danger, race against time, supernatural ability, changing the past or future, getting home, space and aliens, disorder, future dystopia ...
Time: 1940s, future, 80s, year 1993, year 1943 ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 3.1
 2K
MegaFault (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crack in the world has started... we have 24 hours to stop it.
Style: bleak, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, race against time, danger, forces of nature, destruction, apocalypse, adventure, chaos, disaster film, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspense
Plot: airplane accident, rescue, space shuttle, airplane, catastrophe, disaster film, heroes, confined, adventure, chases and races, stranded, race against time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 55K
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: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, martial arts, deadly, dishonesty, heroic mission, crimes, imaginary, danger, politics, violence ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1860s, 19th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, 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 ⇓
39%
 5.2
 601
Prairie Fever (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of women contracted a strange fever and a former sheriff is responsible for taking them to the hospital in the nearest town, but in their way they will encounter a gang of murderers. His only hope is a woman whose beauty is matched only by ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: old west, on the run, love and romance, criminal heroes, woman in danger, tough heroes, chases and races, unlikely couple, lone wolves, danger, cowboys and outlaws, gunfight ...
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 398
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, plague, epidemic, scientist, time traveler, doctor patient relationship, microscope, uncle niece relationship, uncle, doctor's office, niece, doctor
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, haunted by the past, imaginary, loneliness, hopes, society, utopia, loss of loved one, survival ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, 2030s, near future ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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