Existence paradox movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant existence paradox movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, clever, suspense, stylized and humorous films and TV shows about / with existence paradox, time travel, imaginary, changing the past or future, sent to the past, time machine, destiny, danger, time traveler and hopes plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as existence paradox: 12 Monkeys (2015), The Man from the Future (2011), Alcatraz (2012), The Time Traveler's Wife (2009), Continuum (2012), Source Code (2011), +1 (2013), The Zero Theorem (2013), Terra Nova (2011), Lost (2004).

List of existence paradox movies

 7.7
 43K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, existence paradox, time machine, epidemic, post apocalypse, sent to the past, plague, virus, apocalypse, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Man from the Future (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Zero (Wagner Moura) is a brilliant scientist, but unfortunate because 20 years ago was publicly humiliated and lost in college Helena (Alinne Moraes) the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions makes him travel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, existence paradox, destiny, love and romance, hopes, inventions and discoveries, disorder, changing the past or future, true love, scientist, sent to the past, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, latin america
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 7.0
 39K
Alcatraz (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on January 16, 2012, as a mid-season replacement. ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prison, police investigation, uncover truth, investigation, time travel, crimes, murderer, disappearance, warden, law enforcement, manhunt, island ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, sincere, psychotronic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, love affair, true love, impossible love, disappearance, time traveler, supernatural romance, couple relations, love and romance, time paradox, fall in love, time loop ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.6
 59K
Continuum (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on the conflict between a group of rebels from the year 2077 who time-travel to Vancouver, BC, in 2012, and a police officer who accidentally accompanies them. In spite of being many years early, the rebel group decides to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, computer genius, time traveler, heroine, getting home, alternate timeline, time paradox, time machine, terrorist group, policewoman ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada, vancouver
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 7.5
 502K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, captivating, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, bomb, destiny, race against time, save the day, terrorism, alternate reality, precognition, imaginary, nuclear threat ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
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 5.5
 8K
+1 (2013)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three college friends go to the biggest party of the year, each looking for something different: love, sex and a simple human connection. When a supernatural phenomenon disrupts the party, it lights a fuse on what will become the strangest night ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, surreal, mind bending, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, survival, time loop, manipulations, teenage life, manipulation, friendship, existence paradox, youth, dishonesty, danger, changing the past or future ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Zero Theorem (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Romania, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.
Style: surreal, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral, semi serious ...
Plot: loneliness, escape from reality, computers and web, computer system, computer genius, virtual reality, hacker, distopia, computer, uncover truth, future dystopia, society ...
Time: future
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 6.8
 82K
Terra Nova (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Terra Nova follows an ordinary family on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a daring experiment to save the human race. In the year 2149, the world is dying. The planet is overdeveloped and overcrowded, with ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, post apocalypse, adventure, changing the past or future, survival, human existence, expedition, danger, extinction, sent to the past, scientist ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
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 8.3
 518K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, stranded on an island, mysterious place, plane crash, death, lost, human nature, adventure, destiny, asthma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
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 7.4
 552K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, neo noir, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, time paradox, hitman, changing the past or future, destiny, sent to the past, mafia, tragedy, on the run, self sacrifice, escape ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai china, kansas, shanghai
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 5.9
 6K
Minutemen (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When three high-school friends invent a time-machine, they decide to use it to go back in time and prevent other youngsters from making humiliating mistakes.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, high school, time travel, save the world, friendship, adventurer, partners, adventure, escapades, existence paradox, boy genius, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Animation, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One year after the events of the anime, Rintarou begins to feel the repercussions of extensive time travel, and eventually completely fades from reality. Kurisu, being the only companion to remember him, now must find a way to bring him back.
Style: mind bending, psychological, stylized, serious, emotional
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, mad scientist, impossible love, tragic love, love and romance, imaginary, parallel world, time machine, existence paradox, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 7.2
 2K
Nowhere Boys (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Four teenage boys get lost in the forest and discover, when they return home, that they are in an alternate world identical to theirs except for one startling difference - they were never born.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, supernatural ability, young heroes, adventure, chosen one, friendship, youth, supernatural, good versus evil, lost, danger, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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God, the Devil and Bob (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: God, the Devil and Bob is an animated sitcom which premiered on NBC on March 9, 2000 and ended on March 28, 2000, leaving nine episodes unaired. It was created by Matthew Carlson. It is currently broadcast on the Philippine channel Maxxx. The entire ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, clever, sitcom ...
Plot: devil, good versus evil, disorder, bet, supernatural, god, chosen one, existence paradox, moral dilemma, depiction of god, deity, lucifer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
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Family Guy Presents: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The major sub-plot circles around the youngest Griffin, Stewie, who has a near-death experience at a pool when a lifeguard chair falls on him, but he survives. After having a vision of being in Hell, he decides to change his ways, but this ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, funny, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, family relations, dark humor, search, adventure, family life, disorder, existence paradox, friends, parents and children, on the road, self discovery ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2005, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco, rhode island, new jersey
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Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, tricky, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, alternate reality, time machine, sent to the future, friendship, disorder, existence paradox, parallel universe, loser, time loop, underdog, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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The Haunting of Alcatraz (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alcatraz. 1937. A young prison guard working the night shift experiences a string of chilling disturbances culminating in the bizarre death of an inmate at the most famous prison in the world
Style: stylized, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, prison, supernatural power, alcatraz, mystery, paranormal activity, ghost, ghosts, murder, secret, confined, danger ...
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 5.5
 5K
Excursion (2019)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the late eighties, the USSR government enlists Tomas, a devoted member of the Communist Party, to travel back in time to future London and document how Socialism has thrived.
Style: not serious, absurd, humorous, light
Plot: time travel, time paradox, changing the past or future, communism, existence paradox, culture clash, sent to the future, bully, adventure, dimwit, danger, character change ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, 80s
Place: soviet union, ussr
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Steins;Gate 0 (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The dark untold story of Steins;Gate that leads with the eccentric mad scientist Okabe, struggling to recover from a failed attempt at rescuing Kurisu. He decides to give up and abandons his lively scientist alter ego, in pursuit to forget the past. ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, captivating, touching, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, experiment, romance, changing the past or future, existence paradox, peril, rivalry, hopes, time loop, characters in danger, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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 8.1
 50K
Travelers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century. These "travelers" assume the lives of seemingly random people, while secretly ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: time traveler, time paradox, time travel, time machine, sent to the past, post apocalypse, changing the future, teamwork, police detective, undercover, artificial intelligence, legend ...
Time: future
Place: north america
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 7.5
 268K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, mind bending, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time loop, plot twist, time machine, changing the past or future, sent to the past, mysterious character, transsexual, destiny, mission, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1992, year 1963, year 1964, year 1945 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, new york
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 7.8
 63K
Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, stylized, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: existentialism, philosophy, dream, lifestyle, human nature, bohemian life, imaginary, daydreamer, alternate reality, computer animation, surrealism, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
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 6.5
 986
Back in Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Inspector Richard Kemp never got around to putting the handcuffs around the Eardrum Slasher, a dangerous serial killer whose rampage began 20 years before. When Hélène, a psychologist, witnesses the Slasher’s latest crime and offers to testify, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, changing the past or future, time travel, murder, danger, cop witness relations, law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, money, police ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, 20th century, year 1989
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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, time machine, afterlife, heavy metal, sent to the past, death, grim reaper, robot, seance, farce, heaven, devil ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
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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
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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
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 8.8
 52K
Steins;Gate (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The self-proclaimed mad scientist Rintarou Okabe rents out a room in a rickety old building in Akihabara, where he indulges himself in his hobby of inventing prospective "future gadgets" with fellow lab members: Mayuri Shiina, his ...
Style: exciting, mind bending, touching, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, research, parallel world, scientist, time loop, sent to the past, hopes, experiment, youth, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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 8.3
 30K
Life on Mars (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life on Mars is a British television series broadcast on BBC One between January 2006 and April 2007. The series combines elements of science fiction and police procedural, featuring an officer from the Greater Manchester Police who travels back in ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, tense, surreal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police, culture clash, disorder, time travel, fighting crime, rivalry, mystery, crimes, partners, time traveler ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe, manchester england
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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
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