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

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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, chases and races, heroes, changing the past or future and adventure 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, 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
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95%
 3.8
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, rescue, adventure, danger, escapades, rivalry, catastrophe, forces of nature, disaster film, volcano, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 ⇓
75%
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, cult film ...
Plot: time travel, desert, motorcycle, gunfight, old west, time loop, experiment, western town, revenge, adventure, gang, danger ...
Time: 19th century, future, 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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 ⇓
68%
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: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, destiny, changing the past or future, sent to the past, supernatural ability, suicide, haunted by the past, supernatural, hopes, profanity, childhood, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, not serious, sentimental, interesting, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, changing the past or future, time machine, adventure, old west, sent to the past, time loop, alternate reality, inventor, small town, fish out of water ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, future dystopia, astronaut, ape, danger, survival, escapades, on the run, chases and races, adventure, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, 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 ⇓
51%
 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, changing the past or future, adventure, clock, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rescue, save the world, regeneration, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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 ...
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, 21st century, middle ages, 14th century, 20th century ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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 ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
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, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, save the world, secret agents, adventure, alien encounter, space and aliens, on the run, undercover, disorder, race against time, imaginary, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 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: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, cyborgs, jungle, space and aliens, martial arts, time machine, boat chase, chase, self sacrifice, kung fu, air disaster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
44%
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: exciting, experimental, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, experiment gone awry, psychopath, disorder, undercover, hidden identity, mind game, chases and races, special agents, government agency, mad scientist, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 242
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, bleak, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, experiment gone awry, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, inventions and discoveries, corporate crimes, technology gone awry, future dystopia, missing person, child illness, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyborgs, space and aliens, time travel, bounty hunter, androids and robots, adventure, rivalry, chases and races, imaginary, heroes, danger, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, serious, suspenseful, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time machine, changing the past or future, time loop, teleportation, teenage life, inventions and discoveries, time, high school, teenage love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2014 ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
40%
 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
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, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, airplane accident, rescue, space shuttle, disaster film, heroes, confined, chases and races, adventure, stranded, female astronaut, zero gravity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.9
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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: complex, philosophical, confusing, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, inventor, time machine, parallel universe, time loop, experiment gone awry, time traveler, identity crisis, paradox, mistrust, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, time machine, destiny, scientist, time paradox, chases and races, escapades, inventor, sent to the past ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 648
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, criminal heroes, love and romance, on the run, tough heroes, woman in danger, lone wolves, danger, unlikely couple, chases and races, gunfight, cowboys and outlaws ...
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: danger, space station, race against time, adventure, collision, escapades, disaster film, save the day, meteorite, society, scientist, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
36%
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, futuristic, suspenseful ...
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 ⇓
36%