Movies like The History of Time Travel

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The History of Time Travel (2014)
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The History of Time Travel (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A fictional documentary about the creation of the world's first time machine, the men who created it, and the unintended ramifications it has on world events.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: time travel, espionage, world war two, time machine, wedding, scientist, obsession, suicide, cold war, coma, philosopher, physicist, father son relationship, nightmare, jeep, retiring, death of father, death of mother, surveillance, discovering a dead body, husband wife relationship, hiding place, death of wife, assassination, archive footage ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1942, year 1990, 50s, year 1944, year 1938 ...
Place: hiroshima japan

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Most similar movies to The History of Time Travel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense and clever films with plots about time travel, scientist, murder, death, destiny, time machine and mentor mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The History of Time Travel: Time Chasers (1994), Paradox (2016), Forever Young (1992), The Day After (1983), Late for Dinner (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, sent to the past, chases and races, chase, escapades, save the day, danger, master criminal, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 2040s, 50s ...
Place: usa, vermont
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95%
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Paradox (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of scientists are experimenting with time travel, and they manage to send one of their group ahead in time one hour. But when he comes back, he tells them that they’ll all be dead within the next hour unless they shut the machine down.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: time travel, time paradox, warning, experiment, danger, scientist, deadly, politics, self destruction, falling to death, agent, camera ...
Time: year 2007
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84%
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Forever Young (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying in a coma. The next thing Daniel knows is that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: time travel, rapid aging, coma, romance, experiment gone awry, sent to the future, fish out of water, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, male female relationship, suspended animation, love story ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, northern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.0
 15K
The Day After (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: cold war, nuclear war, apocalypse, radiation, nuclear holocaust, survival, catastrophe, danger, hysteria, chaos, nuclear threat, demolished city ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: kansas, usa, ussr, nebraska, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Late for Dinner (1991)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two young men, one in need of medical attention, are cryogenically frozen in the early 1960s. The two are preoccupied with the fact that the police are pursuing them to realise what they are doing. The next thing they know is that they are in a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: afterlife, runaway, on the run, fugitives, love and romance, gays and lesbians, romance, misfit, best friends, bittersweet, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.0
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For All Time (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man facing middle-age and a failing marriage finds a time slip that can take him back to the end of the nineteenth century.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, melancholic
Plot: time travel, portal, fall in love, falling in love, love, race against time, widow, antique dealer, choice, life is a bitch, newspaper editor, drawing ...
Time: turn of the century, 1890s, 19th century
Place: st. louis missouri
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69%
 7.9
 628K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: intellectual, twist ending, cerebral, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: first contact, alien, spacecraft, alien contact, ufo, scientist, alien race, female protagonist, alien creature, loss, time, destiny ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: russia, pakistan, china, montana, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
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Who Is Julia? (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A strikingly beautiful and wealthy woman is hit by a truck and is all smashed up and nearly killed. At nearly the same time, a very plain looking lower middle class woman simply faints and suffers brain death. The beautiful womans brain is fine, so, ...
Plot: brain transplant, mechanic, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, doctor, hospital, death of wife, model, healing, surgery, medicine, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." Slaughterhouse-Five is an award-winning 1972 film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's novel of the same name. Director Hill faithfully renders for the screen Vonnegut's obsessive story ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, tense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: time travel, world war two, assassination, sent to the future, family relations, alien encounter, parents and children, imaginary, space and aliens, war, grudge, vandalism ...
Time: future, 20th century, 1900s, 1960s, 1930s ...
Place: new england, philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa, palm springs california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 102K
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, confusing, surreal, intellectual, thought provoking ...
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: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Mirror for a Hero (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Two not quite similar men, our contemporaries, Sergey Pshenichny and Andrew Nemchinov, are walking in the street in their native mining town and found themselves in 1949. It's a common knowledge that real miracles happen without technical ...
Style: social, surreal, social realism, philosophical
Plot: time travel, repeated event, communism, trapped, father son relationship, alternate reality, time loop, war hero, mining town, deja vu, arrest, robbery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1949, 80s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, destiny, changing the past or future, sent to the past, supernatural ability, suicide, supernatural, haunted by the past, profanity, hopes, childhood, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Not the End (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Javier comes from the future to recover the lost love of María. Together they relive the magic of the first day they met and repeat the trip that took them from a sunrise in Madrid to a sunset on the Andalusian coast. Everything, to get Maria to ...
Style: road movie
Plot: time machine, time travel, romance, death, eternal love, suicide, first love, clock, true love, depression, beach, time traveler
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 2K
41 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man discovers a hole in the floor of a local motel that leads to yesterday.
Plot: time travel, portal, time portal, motel, convenience store, diner, cycling, arrest, suicide attempt, manhunt, gas station, repeated scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Time After Time (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The adventures of young H.G. Wells and his time machine.
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Plot: time travel, serial killer, murder, time machine, love, danger, jack the ripper, fish out of water, time traveler, alternate timeline, alternate reality, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
I'll Follow You Down (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending
Plot: time travel, missing person, uncover truth, mystery, inventions and discoveries, obsession, scientist, professor, missing father, laboratory, blackboard, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, contemplative, experimental, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, haunted by the past, gays and lesbians, writer's life, imaginary, journalism, female director, bisexuality, radiation, changing the past or future, past, bisexual ...
Time: future, 50s, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, older brother, college, heroes, race against time, state affairs, chases and races, assassination, imaginary, vietnam war ...
Place: vietnam, asia, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.2
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Time Changer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The year is 1890 and Bible professor Russell Carlisle has written a new manuscript entitled "The Changing Times". His colleague, Dr. Norris Anderson, believes that what Carlisle has written could greatly affect the future of coming ...
Style: serious, christian film, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, future dystopia, religions or cults, society, professor, ethics, bible, christianity, preaching, fish out of water, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, victorian era, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 792
Puzzlehead (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a post apocalyptic world where technology is outlawed, Walter, a reclusive scientist, secretly creates a self-aware android, "Puzzlehead". Jealously erupts when Puzzlehead wins the affection of Julia, the beautiful shopgirl that Walter ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: a.i., man versus machine, obsession, future dystopia, chaos, androids and robots, society, love triangle, technology gone awry, betrayal, self discovery, scientist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Serena and the Ratts (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After years of killing for a man only known as "The Boss", Serena is burnt out. When she is hired for one final job, she teams up with an underground renegade group to stop her replacement from executing the assassination.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: hitman, assassin, renegade, time travel, danger, crimes, murder, assassination, inventions and discoveries, scientist, gun, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Change of Mind (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A white man's brain is transplanted into a black man's skull.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: racial prejudice, brain transplant, district attorney, husband wife relationship, sheriff, transformation, investigation, murder, switching roles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Silent Running (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, serious, cult film, light ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, robot, distopia, environmentalism, fighting the system, greenhouse, biosphere, factory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.2
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Cyborg 2087 (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the future world of the year 2087, freedom of thought is illegal and the thoughts of the world's populations are controlled by the government. A small band of "free thinkers" send a cyborg back in time to the year 1966 to prevent a ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: distopia, cyborgs, time travel, mind control, scientist, experiment, telepathy, assassin, future dystopia, sent to the future, changing the future, tyranny ...
Time: 60s, future, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Blast from the Past (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, cold war, fall in love, bunker, romance, hiding place, couples, teaching the ways of the world, atomic bomb, baseball, fish out of water, happy ending ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 1960s, future ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, psychotronic, cult film ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, museum, jack the ripper, serial killer, fish out of water, culture clash, time loop, romance, adventure, deadly, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian era, victorian ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 12K
Extracted (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thomas Jacobs invents a way to watch people's memories from the inside. Going against his morals, he accepts an offer to enter a heroin addict's memories to literally see if he committed a crime. However,a malfunction causes his ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, melancholic, thought provoking ...
Plot: time loop, memory, murder, disorder, danger, experiment gone awry, supernatural, inventions and discoveries, alternate reality, repeated event, scientist, mind control ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
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Fate (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the government shuts down his project on time travel, a brilliant quantum physicist must find a way to continue his research in order to travel back in time and prevent his fiance from being killed.
Plot: wedding ring, death of fiance, marriage proposal, time machine, physicist, mouse, visiting a grave, self sacrifice, hit by a car, time travel, car won't start, walking on a beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Penitent Man (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Penitent Man tells the story of psychologist Dr. Jason Pyatt, a man devoted to his work - a man torn from his family. With his struggling marriage and mounting bills, Jason is at a crossroads with the life he has chosen and the life he could ...
Plot: old man, scientist, voice recording, psychiatrist, hundred dollar bill, pocket watch, mailbox, toy robot, destiny, figurine, pregnant woman, bouquet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 35K
Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: intellectual, exciting, futuristic, clever, philosophical ...
Plot: science, scientist, resurrection, cloning, family in danger, family, laboratory, genetics, scientific experiment, consciousness, biologist, car accident ...
Time: near future
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%