Altering history movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant altering history movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with altering history, time travel, destiny, time traveler, imaginary, changing the past or future, adventure, vengeance, chase and technology plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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altering history movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as altering history: 11.22.63 (2016), The Time Machine (2002), Frequency (2000), Nine: Nine Time Travels (2013), The Ministry of Time (2015), Tru Calling (2003), Early Edition (1996), Men in Black 3 (2012), Signal (2016), Jesus Og Josefine (2003).

List of altering history movies

 8.2
 78K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, stylized, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time traveler, assassination, altering history, kennedy assassination, time, twists & turns, surveillance, stephen king, murder, historical event ...
Time: 20th century, future, 1960s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
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The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, obsessive quest, utopia, changing the past or future, dystopic future, adventure, steampunk, escapades, haunted by the past, imaginary, loneliness ...
Time: future, near future, distant future, 19th century, 2030s ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt
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 7.3
 105K
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, serious, suspenseful, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: time travel, investigation, changing the past or future, rescue, sent to the past, parallel universe, radio, murder, family relations, police detective, hopes, haunted by the past ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 1969, year 1999 ...
Place: new york, usa
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Nine: Nine Time Travels (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Nine: Nine Time Travels is a 2013 South Korean television series starring Lee Jin-wook and Jo Yoon-hee. It aired on tvN from March 11 to May 14, 2013 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 23:00 for 20 episodes. The show has a unique way of dealing with the ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: love at first sight, altering history, time travel, terminal illness, brother brother relationship, death of father, alternate timeline, butterfly effect, illness, time loop, time traveler, changing lives ...
Place: korea, nepal
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The Ministry of Time (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A soldier from the 15th century, a university student from the 19th century and a nurse from the present join the secret 'Department of Time', a secret department within the Spanish government with the ability to travel through time. Their ...
Style: suspense, feel good, intense, light
Plot: time travel, altering history, time loop, soldier, adventure, chase, disorder, destiny, escapades, partners, inventor, lesbian ...
Place: spain
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 7.4
 16K
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, sincere, touching, suspenseful
Plot: changing the past or future, morgue, supernatural ability, back from the dead, psychic, changing the future, sent to the past, supernatural, chosen one, supernatural power, mission, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
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 7.5
 12K
Early Edition (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Gary Hobson thinks he may even be losing his mind when tomorrow's newspaper mysteriously arrives today giving him a disconcerting look into the future. What will he do with tomorrow's news? While his best friend Chuck sees the newspaper as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, clever
Plot: changing the past or future, newspaper, cat, friendship, destiny, danger, altering history, race against time, imaginary, lifesaver, heroes, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 6.8
 347K
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 back...in 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: humorous, buddy comedy, exciting, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, secret agents, alien, changing the past or future, hi-tech, ufo, space and aliens, benign alien, time traveler, alternate timeline, sent to the past ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, florida
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 8.6
 5K
Signal (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: 
Detectives from the present and a detective from the past communicate via walkie-talkie to solve a long-time unsolved case.
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, serious, non-linear
Plot: profiler, supernatural, investigation, police, murder, false accusation, altering history, race against time, strong female character, flashback, cold case, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
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Jesus Og Josefine (2003)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Josefine discovers a time machine in an old shop, and goes back 2000 years in time.
Style: touching, captivating, humorous, feel good
Plot: time travel, miraculous event, girl, childhood, altering history, good versus evil, magic, school, prayer, gladiator, church, snake ...
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, palestine, denmark
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 5.8
 19K
Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, dragon, master and servant, altering history, sent to the future, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 12th century, future
Place: france, usa, chicago illinois, europe
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 6.1
 41K
The Kid (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, redemption, father son estrangement, unfulfillment, imaginary, family, cynic, indifference, youth, hopes, friends ...
Time: 60s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Summer Time Machine Blues (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy following a group of friends in a science-fiction club, who spend their summer holidays fooling around at their club house, have a mission to go back into time, using a time machine that appeared out of nowhere, in order to ...
Style: psychotronic, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: time travel, friendship between men, time traveler, remote control, friendship, friend, pet dog, altering history, time machine, scientist, summer, time paradox ...
Place: japan
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Somewhere in Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young writer, Richard Collier is met on the opening night of his first play by an old lady who begs him to, "Come back to me." Mystified, he tries to find out about her, and learns that she is a famous stage actress from the early 1900s. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, stylized, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, obsession, hypnosis, supernatural, love triangle, playwright, romance, love affair, love and romance, hotel, dream, supernatural romance ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 70s, 1910s, 80s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.4
 82K
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, romantic, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, manners, love and romance, supernatural romance, dating, time traveler, fall in love, love story, couple relations, disorder, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, future, 21st century, contemporary, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
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The Final Countdown (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1980, the US Navy's most powerful warship, the USS Nimitz, is caught in a storm during routine manoeuvres in the Pacific. Enveloped by a strange green light, the ship passes through a vortex and when they emerge, their communications have ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, world war two, adventure, military, heroic mission, airplane, race against time, war, battles, military life, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, hawaii, japan
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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: psychological, mind bending, philosophical, dramatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, psychology, time loop, life philosophy, supernatural ability, child abuse, suicide, memory, haunted by the past, hypnosis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
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 8.1
 28K
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
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, time machine, adventure, impersonating, fish out of water, sent to the past, getting home, experiment gone awry, partners, hologram, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
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 7.1
 302K
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, exciting, suspenseful, tricky, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, investigation, deja vu, changing the past or future, police investigation, terrorism, special agents, danger, foreknowledge, twists & turns, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a set of events, the Time Enforcement Commission (TEC), is still going strong. Now Brandon Miller a TEC operative, believes that they have a responsibility to change history hoping that the world will be better but Ryan Chan another ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, heroes, chase, martial arts, race against time, crimes, danger, undercover, adventure, heroic mission, track down ...
Time: 19th century, year 1988, 1880s, 2000s, 80s ...
Place: germany, europe, new jersey, california, texas ...
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Planet of the Apes (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: slavery, wormhole, future dystopia, astronaut, time travel, space travel, adventure, survival, space station, alternate reality, parallel world, danger ...
Time: future, distant future, 2000s, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
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 8.2
 321
Celia (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: "Celia" tells the story of one of the legends of Latin music's most internationally known: Celia Cruz.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, captivating, uplifting
Plot: salsa, dancing, dancer's life, social problems, strong female character, coping, dancer, female protagonist, ambitious woman, dancehall girl, ambition, historical figure ...
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 8.3
 22K
The Get Down (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A ragtag group of teenagers run wild in the streets of the Bronx in the late 1970s.
Style: captivating, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: teenager, society, teenage life, cultural revolution, city life, class society, social relations, culture shock, altering history, culture clash, city, new beginning ...
Time: 70s
Place: bronx new york city, new york
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 7.2
 170K
Free Guy (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A bank teller realizes he's a background character in an open world action game.
Style: uplifting, feel good, humorous, heroic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, programmer, heroes, code, video game, game, lifestyle change, bank teller, bank robbery, drastic change of life, changing lives, friendship ...
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 5.3
 1K
Reset (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 2025, a scientist on the verge of making a major discovery related to time travel is suddenly put in peril when a rival kidnaps her young son and demands a hefty ransom: her entire research.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, intense, tense, suspense
Plot: single mother, female scientist, explorer, time travel, ransom, kidnapping, time loop, mother son relationship, strong female lead, altering history, technology, danger ...
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A Timeless Christmas (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Charles Whitley travels from 1903 to 2020 where he meets Megan Turner, a tour guide at his historic mansion, and experiences a 21st Century Christmas.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, light, touching
Plot: holiday, christmas, time travel, time traveler, couple relations, love and romance, supernatural, gentleman, fish out of water, love story, culture clash, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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A Suitable Boy (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the 1950s, the six-part series tells the story of a young woman’s search for love and identity in a newly independent, post-Partition India defining its own future.
Plot: married woman, historical event, culture, hindu, destiny, family tradition, character study, tradition, family relations, traditional versus modern, research, tradition versus modernity ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: india
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Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Fujisawa, Sakuta Azusagawa is in his second year of high school. Blissful days with his girlfriend and upperclassman, Mai Sakurajima, are interrupted by the appearance of his first crush, Shoko Makinohara.
Style: weird, emotional, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, teen romance, love affair, ex couple relations, love and romance, teenage love, couple relations, love triangle, romance, illness ...
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 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
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 8.0
 823K
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, neo noir, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, sent to the past, killer robot, protector, androids, time paradox, dystopic future, time travel, manhunt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, year 1984, twentieth century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
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