Sent to the past movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sent to the past movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, suspense and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, imaginary, time traveler, time machine, danger, destiny, time and time loop plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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sent to the past movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sent to the past: About Time (2013), Journeyman (2007), The Terminator (1984), Secrets of Sulphur Springs (2021), Terra Nova (2011), Mr. Queen (2020), Frequency (2000), Assassin's Creed (2016), 12 Monkeys (2015), Tru Calling (2003).

List of sent to the past movies

About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, romance, life philosophy, life, true love, fall in love, looking for love, changing the past or future, couple relations, sent to the past, father son relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: london, cornwall, england
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Journeyman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This mystery-drama revolves around a newspaper reporter named Dan Vasser who suddenly begins to travel through time to change the lives of those around him. When his travels reunite him with his long-lost fiancée Livia, life with his present-day ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, reporter, journalist, couple relations, save the day, righting the wronged, escapades, hopes, investigation, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Terminator (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, neo noir, rough, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: time travel, cyberpunk, cyborgs, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, sent to the past, androids and robots, terminator, good versus evil, post apocalypse, dystopic future, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century, 2020s, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
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Secrets of Sulphur Springs (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: 12-year-old Griffin Campbell and his family move to the small town of Sulphur Springs and take ownership of an abandoned hotel rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a girl who disappeared decades ago. Griffin befriends Harper, a bright-eyed, ...
Style: captivating, tense, atmospheric, mystical
Audience: kids
Plot: sent to the past, mystery, adventure, time travel, investigation, mysticism, secret passageway, secret, little boy, dark past, secret past, tragic past ...
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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, captivating, suspenseful, stylized, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, post apocalypse, survival, human existence, extinction, adventure, changing the past or future, characters in danger, experiment, dangerous animal, fate of humanity ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
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Mr. Queen (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: In the present day, Jang Bong Hwan works as a chef at the President's Blue House. She has a free spirit, but her spirit somehow finds its way into the body of Queen Kim So Yong in the Joseon period. King Cheol Jong has secrets. He seems like a ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, sweet, entertaining ...
Plot: time travel, joseon dynasty, husband wife relationship, gender bending, sent to the past, body swapping, king, queen, historical figure, chef, romance, romantic relationship ...
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Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, suspense, serious, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, radio, investigation, father son relationship, altering history, murder, police detective, changing the past or future, butterfly effect, serial killer, parallel universe, rescue ...
Time: future, year 1969, year 1999, 21st century, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa
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Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta, Spain, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: exciting, serious, intense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassin, adventure, chase, time travel, memory, brotherhood, destiny, murder, secret society, betrayal, one against many, parkour ...
Time: 15th century, 2010s, year 1986, 80s, year 2016 ...
Place: spain, london, texas, madrid
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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, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, time machine, epidemic, changing the past or future, existence paradox, virus, survival, save the world, sent to the past, plague, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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Tru Calling (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Tru Calling is an American television supernatural drama series that was shown on the Fox Network from 2003 to 2005. Created by Jon Harmon Feldman, the series was produced by Original Film, Oh That Gus!, Inc., and 20th Century Fox Television. The ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: changing the past or future, psychic, morgue, supernatural, supernatural ability, back from the dead, sent to the past, psychic power, human nature, mission, siblings relations, untimely death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, boston, massachusetts
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Chernobyl: Exclusion Zone (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: 5 youths give chase after a man who has stolen 8 million rubles from them. The man reveals on his video blog his intention to travel to Chernobyl. With every kilometer the journey of the heroes becomes more dangerous and confusing.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, adventure, friends, sent to the past, youth, twists and turns, multiple storylines, escapades, chase, gunfight, crimes, catastrophe ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: russia, ussr
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Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series picks up four years after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day with John and Sarah Connor trying to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminator, cyborgs, female killer, time travel, sent to the past, androids and robots, post apocalypse, female robot, robot vs. robot, killer robot, nuclear holocaust, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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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: suspense, mind bending, suspenseful, serious, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, destiny, changing the past or future, sent to the past, supernatural ability, suicide, childhood, supernatural, haunted by the past, hopes, time, death ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
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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, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, computer genius, changing the past or future, time machine, heroine, getting home, alternate timeline, policewoman, terrorist group, existence paradox, sent to the past, time jump ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, vancouver, canada
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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: light, not serious, sentimental, futuristic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, date night, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, alternate reality, sent to the past, old west, time loop, science, small town, time ...
Time: year 1955, 50s, 19th century, 1880s, 80s ...
Place: california
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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, cyborgs, apocalypse, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, robot, terminator, chaos, one against many, time machine, post apocalypse, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2003 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
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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: entertaining, futuristic, humorous, light, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, time loop, alternate reality, teenager, sent to the past, inventor, travel, alternate timeline, adventure, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen ...
Time: future, year 2015, 50s, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: california
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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: surprise ending, confusing, twist ending, mind bending, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, twists and turns, plot twist, time paradox, time machine, parallel universe, mysterious character, changing the past or future, mission, special agents, terrorism ...
Time: year 1975, future, 1940s, 20th century, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, new york
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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: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful, intellectual ...
Plot: time travel, time traveler, time machine, teamwork, police detective, time paradox, undercover, artificial intelligence, consciousness, changing the future, post apocalypse, sent to the past ...
Time: future
Place: north america
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Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 119 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, thought provoking, mind bending, confusing, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, hitman, cyberpunk, time paradox, organized crime, distopia, escape, self sacrifice, changing the past or future, chase, destiny ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: shanghai, kansas, usa
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Quantum Leap (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Theorizing that one could time travel within his own lifetime, Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished... He woke to find himself trapped in the past, facing mirror images that were not his own and driven by an unknown ...
Style: captivating, exciting, witty, stylized, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, adventure, fish out of water, getting home, impersonating, sent to the past, experiment gone awry, partners, altering history, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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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: suspense, surprise ending, mind bending, clever, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, train, destiny, bomb, save the day, alternate reality, memory, twists and turns, changing the past or future, parallel universe, death ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, illinois
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Style: humorous, witty, entertaining, talky, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, family, prodigy, young heroes, adoption, dog, time machine, talking dog, inventor, father son relationship, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 16th century, 2010s, year 2014 ...
Place: egypt, usa, versailles, europe, north africa ...
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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, suspenseful, exciting, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien invasion, alien, soldier, invasion, repeated event, changing the past or future, military, evil alien, time paradox, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, united kingdom, europe, big ben london ...
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Flashback (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman lawyer travels back in time and crosses paths with other women in history who fought for women's rights.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, feel good, thought provoking ...
Plot: sent to the past, time travel, women's rights, historical character, female protagonist, women, time traveler, time machine, civil rights movement, time jump, time warp, civil rights ...
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Men in Black 3 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and ...
Style: futuristic, entertaining, exciting, humorous, tricky ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: time travel, alien, secret agents, ufo, space and aliens, alien invasion, time traveler, hi-tech, changing the past or future, time machine, technology, superhero ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa, florida, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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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, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, teenager, time machine, destiny, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, inventor, time loop, scientist, time paradox, escapades ...
Time: future, 80s, 50s, year 1985, year 1955 ...
Place: usa, california
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Lunopolis (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lunopolis is a 2009 direct-to-video science fiction film directed by Matthew Avant. The film is presented in found footage style and takes place in the weeks preceding the rumored events of the 2012 prophecies. Two documentary filmmakers discover a ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: conspiracy, found footage, moon, time travel, sent to the past, cult, obsessive quest, uncover truth, escapades, filmmaking, partners, secret movement ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, louisiana
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The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around a man trying to uncover the mysterious death of his girlfriend and save an innocent man from the death chamber in the process, by using his unique power to time travel. However in attempting to do this, he also frees a ...
Style: suspense, mind bending, intense, talky, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, investigation, supernatural, twists and turns, serial killer, sent to the past, violence, police investigation, alternate reality, fantasy world, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 90s
Place: usa, detroit
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In the Name of the King: The Last Mission (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, Pakistan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Hazen Kaine, an American contract killer living in Sofia, Bulgaria, gets more than he bargains for when he enters into a contract with the mob. One last job before he gets out and starts a new life for himself. The targets: the three children of ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, dragon, medieval, imaginary kingdom, sword and sorcery, sent to the past, save the day, heroes, adventure, survival, escapades, hitman ...
Time: middle ages
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