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, suspense, serious, entertaining, captivating and cult film films and TV shows about / with altering history, time travel, time traveler, time loop, time, changing the past or future, destiny, technology, storytelling and imaginary plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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altering history movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as altering history: Frequency (2000), 11.22.63 (2016), The Time Machine (2002), Deja Vu (2006), The Terminator (1984), The Ministry of Time (2015), Nine: Nine Time Travels (2013), Just Visiting (2001), Quantum Leap (1989), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991).

List of altering history movies

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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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: stylized, exciting, suspense, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, time traveler, assassination, time, kennedy assassination, changing the past or future, altering history, surveillance, murder, conspiracy theory, love, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century, year 1963, 2010s ...
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, serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, post apocalypse, dystopic future, steampunk, obsessive quest, adventure, chase, changing the past or future, apocalypse, loss of loved one, escapades ...
Time: future, distant future, near future, 2030s, 1890s ...
Place: usa, egypt, new york
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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: suspenseful, exciting, tricky, suspense, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, twists and turns, investigation, deja vu, terrorism, police investigation, changing the past or future, crimes, special agents, alternate timeline, parallel universe ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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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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The Ministry of Time (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, time loop, altering history, adventure, soldier, chase, disorder, escapades, destiny, time traveler, spanish history, partners ...
Place: spain
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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: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense
Plot: love at first sight, altering history, brother brother relationship, terminal illness, death of father, alternate timeline, time loop, changing the past or future, time traveler, supernatural power, changing lives, supernatural ability ...
Place: nepal, korea
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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, absurd, feel good, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, medieval, adventure, culture clash, runaway, dumb, alternate timeline, destiny, police investigation, creativity, altering history, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, future, 2000s, 21st century ...
Place: france, usa, chicago illinois, europe
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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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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, suspense, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: time travel, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, terminator, cyborgs, androids and robots, robot, apocalypse, end of the world, post apocalypse, child in peril, robot vs. robot ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1997 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, north america
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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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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, feel good, light, touching, romantic
Plot: christmas, time travel, holiday, love and romance, couple relations, love story, alternate reality, altering history, fish out of water, culture clash, supernatural, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: new york
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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: humorous, touching, captivating, feel good
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, altering history, miraculous event, good versus evil, girl, magic, childhood, school, christmas, antique shop, religion, cell phone ...
Place: copenhagen, denmark, palestine
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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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Time After Time (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Wildest Chase Of The Century! London 1893 is home to a killer with a macabre nickname... and also to a visionary genius who would write The Time Machine. But what if H.G. Wells' invention wasn't fiction? And what if Jack the Ripper ...
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, psychological, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, serial killer, time, jack the ripper, culture clash, murder, altering history, bank, romance, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, victorian era, future, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, europe, usa
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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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Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: suspense, exciting, unusual plot structure, futuristic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time loop, teenager, time machine, time, time paradox, changing the past or future, teleportation, alternate timeline, teenage life, butterfly effect, high school ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, year 2004, 2010s ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
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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: entertaining, feel good, humorous, heroic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virtual reality, game, video game, internet, gamer, changing lives, heroes, fantasy world, character change, career change, bank teller, programmer ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: tokyo
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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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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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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, exciting, captivating, suspense, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, knight, archaeology, time machine, medieval, changing the past or future, teleportation, twists and turns, time, father son relationship, alternate universe, natural disaster ...
Time: future, 14th century, 20th century, middle ages, contemporary ...
Place: europe, france
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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, humorous, captivating, light, uplifting
Plot: time travel, friendship between men, remote control, friendship, time traveler, friend, scientist, pet dog, time machine, altering history, summer, beach ...
Place: japan
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The Ambition of Oda Nobuna (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, History, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The historical romantic comedy follows 17-year-old high schooler Sagara Yoshiharu who one day time-travels to the Sengoku period, where all the major Samurai lords are cute girls. Yoshiharu meets Oda Nobuna, the girl counterpart of Oda Nobunaga, and ...
Style: entertaining, semi serious, captivating
Plot: samurai, changing the past or future, altering history, adventure, time warp, women, female warrior, time traveler, time jump, female protagonist, female ninja, battles ...
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Zipang (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Zipang is a twenty-six episode Japanese anime television series directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi and produced by Studio Deen. It aired on the Tokyo Broadcasting System in Japan from late 2004 to early 2005, and was licensed for release in North ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense, adult animation
Plot: world war two, time travel, navy, time jump, military, back in time, sea battle, changing the past or future, sent to the past, naval battle, japanese navy, altering history ...
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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, suspense, philosophical, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: time travel, time loop, butterfly effect, memory loss, alternate reality, memory, changing the past or future, mind control, twists and turns, life philosophy, child abuse, alternate universe ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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How Long Will I Love U (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gu Xiaojiao, a young girl from 2018 and Lu Ming, a man from 1999, discover that they have both woken up in the same bed at the same space-time. More surprisingly, they realize that they can time travel by exiting the bedroom door. The fun begins ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, captivating, light
Plot: time travel, destiny, sent to the past, time traveler, love and romance, changing the past or future, escapades, adventure, interdimensional travel, past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship ...
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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: psychological, uplifting, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: salsa, ambitious woman, dancer's life, dancing, social problems, coping, female protagonist, strong female character, ambition, dancer, performer's life, discrimination ...
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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: thought provoking, captivating, psychological
Plot: teenager, black cast, society, city life, teenage life, social relations, class society, art, drastic change of life, changing lives, new beginning, culture ...
Time: 70s
Place: bronx new york city, new york
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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: tense, intense, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense
Plot: time travel, time loop, female scientist, single mother, ransom, kidnapping, mother son relationship, rescue, altering history, child in peril, strong female lead, fate of humanity ...
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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: sincere, emotional, touching, psychological, seinen ...
Plot: teenage life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, couple relations, ex couple relations, teenage love, love and romance, love affair, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, love triangle, teenage protagonist, ex boyfriend ...
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