Time travel movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant time travel movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out clever, suspense, serious, interesting, surprise ending and exciting films and TV shows about / with time travel, destiny, imaginary, technology, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, first contact and alternate reality plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as time travel: Source Code (2011), Back to the Future Part III (1990), 11.22.63 (2016), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), About Time (2013), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Kate & Leopold (2001), Back to the Future (1985), Deja Vu (2006), The Jacket (2005).

List of time travel movies

 7.5
 457K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, captivating, suspenseful, mind bending, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, save the day, suspicion, terrorism, nuclear threat, parallel universe, danger, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois
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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: exciting, humorous, sentimental, not serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, mad scientist, adventure, time machine, sent to the past, old west, inventor, small town, fish out of water, race against time, getting home ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1950s, year 1955, year 1985 ...
Place: california
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 8.2
 62K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, suspense, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, surveillance, kennedy assassination, murder, time, conspiracy, historical event, altering history, escapades, time traveler ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 50s, year 1963, future
Place: usa, dallas texas
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Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, alien, warrior, evil alien, alien invasion, soldier, space and aliens, deja vu, military, army ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, europe, england, germany, big ben london ...
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 7.8
 270K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
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, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, life philosophy, true love, sent to the past, couple relations, romance, lovers, family secret, encounter, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
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 8.0
 544K
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, mind bending, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, insanity, paranoia, plague, social misfits, post apocalyptic, changing the past or future, alternate reality, save the world, time loop, apocalypse, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1917 ...
Place: philadelphia, usa, baltimore
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 6.4
 75K
Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, destiny, disorder, supernatural, romance, portal, brother sister relationship, altering history, supernatural romance ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary, future, victorian era ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
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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, humorous, exciting, light, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, mad scientist, chases and races, time machine, inventor, destiny, fish out of water, teenage life, sent to the past, small town ...
Time: 80s, future, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california
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 7.0
 279K
Deja Vu (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, investigation, changing the past or future, time loop, terrorism, deja vu, police investigation, danger, foreknowledge, special agents, shooting, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
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 7.1
 104K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural ability, supernatural, haunted by the past, mental institution, memory loss, psychology, mentally unstable, murder, life is a bitch, time loop, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: vermont
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The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Genre: 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, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, love affair, true love, couple relations, love and romance, disappearance, impossible love, time paradox, time traveler, existence paradox, tragic love, genetically altered ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1995, 2000s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, haunted by the past, life philosophy, supernatural ability, psychology, child abuse, diary, love, altering history, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
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 7.4
 506K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: tense, futuristic, serious, exciting, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, on the run, organized crime, sent to the past, hitman, mafia, violence, self sacrifice, tragedy ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, kansas, shanghai china
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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, clever, humorous, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: date night, teens, family outing, teen comedy, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, sent to the past, inventor, misfit partners, inventions and discoveries, lightning, fish out of water, mad scientist, flying car, electric guitar ...
Time: future, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1955 ...
Place: california
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 7.6
 37K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, tense, atmospheric, intense, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, sent to the past, plague, apocalypse, existence paradox, chaos, save the world, heroic mission, race against time, future dystopia, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.6
 1.3M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, thought provoking, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, space exploration, time paradox, parallel world, black hole, wormhole, heroic mission, expedition ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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 5.9
 52K
Timecop (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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, martial arts, time machine, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, heroic mission, danger, politics, imaginary, violence ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1860s, 2000s ...
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 7.5
 229K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, 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: suspenseful, surprise ending, twists and turns, tense, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, time paradox, sent to the past, time loop, destiny, mission, terrorism, mysterious character, bar, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, near future, year 1963, year 1964, year 1992 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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 7.3
 95K
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, emotional, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, radio, investigation, murder, sent to the past, rescue, haunted by the past, hopes, serial killer, baseball, firefighter ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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 5.6
 58K
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, sincere ...
Plot: time travel, knight, changing the past or future, time machine, danger, fish out of water, adventure, teleportation, father son relationship, race against time, heroic mission, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, 20th century, future
Place: france, europe
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 7.7
 32K
Timeless (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A mysterious criminal steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Our only hope is an unexpected team: a scientist, a soldier and a history professor, who must use the ...
Style: exciting, light, romantic, entertaining, surprise ending
Plot: time travel, time machine, love, ex military, murder, female scientist, fighting crime, team, teacher, shooting, gang of outlaws, secret service ...
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 8.4
 97K
Outlander (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, love affair, danger, life turned upside down, adventure, fall in love, true love, love and romance, rivalry, couple relations, battles, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 20th century, 1940s
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe
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Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, party, changing the past or future, friendship, reunion, midlife crisis, casual sex, bully, bet, cold war, swearing ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, california
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 6.5
 13K
Time Trap (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, suspense
Plot: time travel, time loop, missing person, adventurer, adventure, college professor, investigation, supernatural, legend, youth, professor, climbing ...
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 5.8
 17K
Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate timeline, master and servant, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, dragon, altering history, culture clash, wizards ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 12th century, 2000s, future
Place: france, usa, europe
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 7.0
 30K
The Visitors (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, fish out of water, escapades, knight, heroes, disorder, misfit, rivalry, farce ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 90s, future, 12th century ...
Place: france, europe, tokyo
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 4.9
 36K
Black Knight (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, castle, misfit, knight, adventure, king, medieval, save the kingdom, life turned upside down, golf, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 14th century, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, connecticut, europe, usa, new jersey
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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: twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, murder, serial killer, investigation, bear trap, diary, recession, fire, bathtub, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, future
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 6.8
 132K
The Lake House (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Style: sentimental, romantic, sincere, sweet, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, time travel, love and romance, romance, architect, impossible love, unlikely relationship, supernatural, time, letter, supernatural romance, long distance relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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 8.6
 186K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But he is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor ...
Style: exciting, humorous, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, space and aliens, alien, adventure, good versus evil, adventurer, save the day, heroes, space travel, escapades, benign alien ...
Time: future
Place: london
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