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 serious, suspense, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful and clever films and TV shows about / with altering history, time travel, destiny, imaginary, adventure, vengeance, mentor, storytelling, time traveler and alternate reality plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Canada, South Korea and other countries.
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altering history movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as altering history: The Butterfly Effect (2004), 11.22.63 (2016), Nine: Nine Time Travels (2013), The Ministry of Time (2015), Early Edition (1996), Signal (2016), Jesus Og Josefine (2003), Just Visiting (2001), The Kid (2000), Somewhere in Time (1980).

List of altering history movies

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, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, life philosophy, psychology, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, altering history, child abuse, memory, philosophy, diary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
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 8.2
 70K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: stylized, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, kennedy assassination, time traveler, surveillance, time, murder, altering history, twists & turns, historical event, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
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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, brother brother relationship, terminal illness, death of father, illness, tv station, butterfly effect, romance, news anchor, alternate timeline ...
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, light, intense
Plot: time travel, altering history, soldier, adventure, chase, partners, disorder, time loop, destiny, escapades, inventor, time traveler ...
Place: spain
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 7.5
 11K
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, imaginary, race against time, lifesaver, buddies, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 8.7
 3K
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, police, investigation, murder, false accusation, altering history, supernatural, race against time, strong female character, flashback, cold case, unlikely friendships ...
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: feel good, touching, humorous, captivating
Plot: time travel, miraculous event, magic, good versus evil, altering history, girl, childhood, school, snake, necklace, gladiator, desert ...
Place: copenhagen, denmark, palestine, copenhagen denmark
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 5.8
 18K
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: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate timeline, goofy hero, fish out of water, disorder, life turned upside down, master and servant, altering history, culture clash, flatulence, dragon ...
Time: contemporary, 12th century, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: france, usa, europe, chicago illinois
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 6.1
 40K
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: redemption, time travel, imaginary, unfulfillment, changing the past or future, family, indifference, youth, estrangement, friends, hopes, introspection ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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, hypnosis, obsession, supernatural, love triangle, playwright, romance, love affair, love and romance, hotel, dream, supernatural romance ...
Time: 1900s, 70s, 1910s, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 6.4
 78K
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, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, disorder, destiny, couples, romance, dating, brother sister relationship, portal, altering history ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, future, contemporary, victorian era ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
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 7.3
 100K
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, sentimental ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, investigation, radio, sent to the past, rescue, murder, family relations, hopes, haunted by the past, serial killer, baseball ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1960s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa
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 8.1
 26K
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: exciting, witty, stylized, captivating, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time machine, time travel, adventure, impersonating, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, sent to the past, partners, hologram, hopes, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa
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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, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: slavery, wormhole, space travel, astronaut, time travel, future dystopia, space station, adventure, survival, danger, alternate reality, genetic engineering ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
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The Final Countdown (1980)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, military, world war two, adventure, race against time, heroic mission, war, airplane, military life, battles, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, hawaii, japan
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Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai The Movie (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: emotional, touching, twists and turns, psychological, seinen
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, weird, altering history, destiny, time travel, memory, teenage girl, teenage boy, changing the past or future, urban fantasy, alternate universe ...
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 6.8
 331K
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, exciting, stylized, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, alien, time machine, secret agents, changing the past or future, hi-tech, ufo, sent to the past, creature, save the world, race against time, fictional government agency ...
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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 7.4
 15K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, touching, sincere
Plot: changing the past or future, back from the dead, supernatural ability, morgue, supernatural, chosen one, sent to the past, psychic, race against time, human nature, lifesaver, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
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 5.7
 60K
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, middle ages, 21st century, 20th century, 14th century ...
Place: france, europe
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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: stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, haunted by the past, imaginary, loneliness, survival, hopes, society, utopia, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, 2030s, near future ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, cyborgs, time travel, save the world, post apocalypse, terminator, chase, robot, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, manhunt ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 1990s, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 790K
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, bleak, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, cyberpunk, cyborgs, sent to the past, androids, androids and robots, killer robot, protector, dystopic future, manhunt, artificial intelligence, terminator ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, twentieth century, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 479K
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, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, bomb, destiny, save the day, imaginary, suspicion, terrorism, alternate reality, nuclear threat, precognition ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
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 7.0
 290K
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, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, terrorism, investigation, deja vu, changing the past or future, police investigation, danger, special agents, foreknowledge, twists & turns, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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Our Friend, Martin (1999)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: What begins as a routine class project for a diverse group of sixth-graders turns into a magical, time-traveling adventure they'll never forget! Authentic historical footage of Martin Luther King Jr. is blended with colorful animation as the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, human spirit, society, escapades, folk hero, interracial relations, teaching the ways of the world, leadership, adventure, family, teleportation, friends ...
Time: 20th century
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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: intense, exciting, serious, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, man versus machine, apocalypse, chaos, chase, killer robot, artificial intelligence, robot, manhunt, terminator, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, near future, year 2003 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills
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 7.6
 8K
Il Mare (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eun-joo moves out of her house "Il Mare", leaving behind a Christmas card for the eventual new owner of the house in 1999. In it she asks him/her to forward any mail of hers to her new address in the city. It is 1997 and Sung-hyun, the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, romantic, surreal
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: supernatural romance, fall in love, friendship, time travel, architect, impossible love, unlikely couple, supernatural, love affair, couples, changing the past or future, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 6K
Retroactive (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, time machine, crimes, serial killer, witnessing a crime, race against time, chases and races, deadly, nothing goes right, murder, time loop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: texas, usa, arizona
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 108K
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, mental institution, psychology, supernatural ability, time loop, memory loss, supernatural, disorder, murder, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: vermont
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 731K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, cult film, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, imaginary friend, hallucination, society, suburbs, hallucinations, teenage life, supernatural, time loop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
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