Year Title Director Description
1921 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court Emmett J. Flynn The first of several film adaptations of Mark Twain’s classic.
1923 Rex – Hvad Diogenes søkte og fandt Trygve Dalseg A Norwegian movie, actually a commercial for Rex margarine, where Diogenes of Sinope travels in time, meeting Nero and Napoleon, amongst others, in search for the true Rex.
1930 Just Imagine David Butler Starts in 1880, then cuts to 1930, then cuts to a futuristic New York in 1980. A man was struck by lightning in 1930 and wakes up to a 1980 with personal aircraft, vending machines replacing sexual activity, spacecraft to Mars, people with letters-dash-digits based names, pill meals, and government-biased marriages.
1933 Turn Back the Clock Edgar Selwyn Only a single time loop is needed for Joe to wish that he could relive his life and marry the wealthy woman. When he has the chance to go through his life again, he has interesting discoveries and decisions.[4][5]
1933 Berkeley Square Frank Lloyd A contemporary man is transported back to 18th century London where he meets his ancestors and falls in love with a woman of the period.
1944 Time Flies Walter Forde A music hall performer travels back to Elizabethan times using a time machine.
1947 Repeat Performance Alfred L. Werker Film noir meets science fiction when a woman shoots her husband on New Year’s Eve, 1946, then wishes that she could live the year all over again. Will she make the same choice a second time?[6][7]
1949 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court Tay Garnett Very loosely based on Mark Twain’s story in which a mechanic (Bing Crosby) is knocked out and wakes up in the land of King Arthur.
1951 I’ll Never Forget You Roy Ward Baker An American atomic scientist who is transported to the 18th century, where he falls in love.
1957 The Undead Roger Corman A woman is sent back in time via hypnosis to the Middle Ages, where she may be executed by the people of that time on suspicion of being a witch.
1960 Beyond the Time Barrier Edgar G. Ulmer A pilot flies faster than the speed of light, from 1960 to 2024, into a dystopian future divided by two populations; the submissive humans who’ve retreated underground, and the savage mutants who’ve taken over the surface.
1960 The Time Machine George Pal Loose adaptation of H. G. Wells‘s classic in which a time traveler enters a future where the world is broken up into two classes, the peaceful Eloi and the malevolent masters of the world, the Morlocks.
1962 La Jetée Chris Marker A survivor of the Third World War is sent back in time to rescue the present.[8] 12 Monkeys was inspired by La Jetée.[9]
1964 The Time Travelers Ib Melchior Scientists find their time-viewing screen allows them to travel through time; they become stranded in a post-apocalypse future. An adventure film directed by B-movie director Ib Melchior that inspired the 1966 TV series The Time Tunnel as well as the 1967 remake Journey to the Center of Time.[10][11]
1965 Dr. Who and the Daleks Gordon Flemyng Based on the BBC TV series. In this, the Doctor is an inventor not an alien. His TARDIS device takes the Doctor and companions to the future of an alien world.
1966 Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. Gordon Flemyng Based on the BBC TV series. In this the Doctor is an inventor not an alien. His TARDIS device takes the Doctor and companions to a future London devastated by war.
1967 Journey to the Center of Time David L. Hewitt Scientists develop a time machine and travel to the far future and the distant past. A remake of The Time Travelers.
1968 Planet of the Apes Franklin J. Schaffner George Taylor (played by Charlton Heston) travels to a future Earth inhabited by intelligent talking apes.
1970 Beneath the Planet of the Apes Ted Post Another astronaut, Brent, travels to the future Earth ruled by apes. His search for Taylor leads to an underground city of nuclear mutants.
1971 Escape from the Planet of the Apes Don Taylor Three apes escape Earth’s destruction by salvaging and repairing the astronaut Taylor’s spaceship and piloting it through a time warp back to 1973.
1972 Slaughterhouse-Five George Roy Hill A man travels to various times and places from his life in addition to another planet.
1973 Idaho Transfer Peter Fonda Due to an impending disaster that threatens to destroy mankind, a time machine is built by a group of young scientists to transport themselves into the future to rebuild civilization.
1973 Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future Leonid Gaidai Engineer Shurik has invented a time machine in his apartment. By accident, he sends two people back into the time of Ivan IV while the real Ivan IV is sent by the same machine into Shurik’s apartment.
1978 Superman Richard Donner Superman circles the Earth at tremendous speeds allowing him to travel back in time to just before an earthquake created by Lex Luthor.
1979 Time After Time Nicholas Meyer Using a time machine, Jack the Ripper and H. G. Wells travel from 1893 London to 1979 San Francisco.
1980 The Final Countdown Don Taylor A storm at sea transports a nuclear warship back in time from the 1980s to the 1940s.
1980 Somewhere in Time Jeannot Szwarc Adapted from the novel Bid Time Return from writer Richard Matheson, who also wrote the script. Playwright Richard Collier has his whole life changed by a mysterious woman, that’s connected to him somehow. When he sees the picture of beautiful stage actress Elise McKenna, he goes inside a journey to return to the past and live the love of his lifetime.[12]
1981 Time Bandits Terry Gilliam A young boy unwittingly joins a band of dwarves as they travel through time hunting treasure.
1982 Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann William Dear A motorcyclist competing in a desert race unknowingly gets caught in the middle of a time travel experiment and is transported by means of “time cannons” to the Old West of 1875-77.
1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie John Landis, Steven Spielberg, Joe Dante and George Miller Big-screen adaptations of three classic episodes from the popular 1950s and 1960s Rod Serling television series, plus a new segment featuring a bigot who is transported into the lives of past victims of racism.
1984 The Terminator[13] James Cameron A cyborg (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to destroy humanity by killing the future mother of its future savior.
1984 The Philadelphia Experiment Stewart Raffill In 1943, an anti-radar experiment accidentally sends two sailors forward in time to 1984. Nancy Allen and Michael Paré star in this film.
1984 Non ci resta che piangere Roberto Benigni and Massimo Troisi The school janitor Mario (Massimo Troisi) and the teacher Saverio (Roberto Benigni) have an automobile breakdown, decide to spend the night in an inn, and the next morning they awake in the Florence of the 15th century.
1985 Back to the Future Robert Zemeckis Time travel is achieved by means of a flux capacitor installed in a DeLorean DMC12 sports car. Present-day teenager Marty McFly intervenes in his parents’ first meeting back in 1955, preventing them from falling in love, and placing his own existence in danger.
1985 Trancers Charles Band Jack Deth is a kind of cop/bounty hunter in a future dystopic Los Angeles.
1985 Cavegirl David Oliver On a class excursion to a cave with stone age paintings the clumsy Rex gets lost. A mysterious crystal opens a gateway in time and sets him back to the stone ages, where he meets a group of prehistoric fellows and the gorgeous Eba.
1985 My Science Project Jonathan R. Betuel Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project. They find an orb that dangerously bends time and have to stop it to save the world.
1985 The Blue Yonder Mark Rossman An 11-year-old goes back in time to prevent his grandfather from making a fatal plane flight across the Atlantic. Aired on The Disney Sunday Movie under the name Time Flyer.
1986 Peggy Sue Got Married Francis Ford Coppola Peggy Sue Bodell faints at her high school reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished high school.
1986 Biggles: Adventures in Time John Hough Unassuming catering salesman Jim Ferguson falls through a time hole to 1917 where he saves the life of dashing Royal Flying Corps pilot James “Biggles” Bigglesworth after his photo recon mission is shot down. Before he can work out what has happened, Jim is zapped back to the 1980s.
1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Leonard Nimoy To save Earth, Admiral James T. Kirk and his crew travel back to 1986 and retrieve the beings who can communicate with an alien probe (humpback whales).
1986 Outlaws Nicholas Corea Five cowboys of the 1880s are sent forward through time 100 years and fight crime.
1986 Flight of the Navigator Randal Kleiser In 1978, a boy winds up 8 years into the future, and discovers an alien spaceship brought him there.
1986 Kin-dza-dza Georgiy Daneliya A Russian dystopian comedy. Uncle Vova asks a person from the planet Alpha to move him and Fiddler back in time to save two aliens who got imprisoned because of the main hero’s actions.
1987 Mirror for a Hero / Zerkalo dlya geroya Vladimir Khotinenko Two heroes circle multiple times in 1949, adapting to the harsh post-war life, meeting the parents of one of them, finally returning to the present time, having reassesed their attitude towards elders.[14][15]
1987 Masters of the Universe David Odell The villain uses a camcorder-like gadget that shows the past, and an inventor opens up wormholes to other timestreams allowing the heroine (a young Courteney Cox) to save her parents from dying.
1987 Timestalkers Michael Schulz A professor who’s lost his family finds evidence of a time traveller in Old West memorabilia.
1988 The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey Vincent Ward Medieval travelers from 14th century England tunnel through Earth and burst into 20th century New Zealand.
1989 Field of Dreams Phil Alden Robinson Major league baseball players from the early 20th century time travel to the present year of 1989. When Ray Kinsella is in Minnesota searching for former major-leaguer “Moonlight” Graham, he is mysteriously transported from 1989 to 1972 where he encounters Graham as an elderly doctor.
1989 Back to the Future Part II Robert Zemeckis Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to 2015 to prevent Marty’s kids from ruining the McFly family’s reputation. Along the way, an old Biff Tannen steals the DeLorean so he can give a sports almanac to himself in 1955, and win millions of dollars gambling. This creates a hellish alternate timeline that it’s up to Marty and the Doc to correct.
1989 Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure Stephen Herek Two teenagers (Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves) will not graduate from high school unless they pull an “A” on their history project. A time traveler (George Carlin) visits them to help because their success on this report is vital as it ensures they will stay together to create a Utopian future. As Bill & Ted travel through time, they encounter historical figures including Socrates, Joan of Arc, and Billy the Kid.
1989 Millennium Michael Anderson Time travelers from the far future steal people already destined to die, such as in plane crashes, in order to restock humankind in their own desolate future. Based on the 1983 John Varley novel.
1989 Warlock Steve Miner A warlock in the 17th century who has been sentenced to death for witch craft is transported to the 20th century, followed by a witch hunter who must stop the warlock finding the Grand Grimoire.
1990 Frankenstein Unbound Roger Corman A scientist creates a weapon that causes your enemy to disappear but has a side effect of causing shifts in time. The scientist is transported back in time to 1817 and he meets Doctor Frankenstein and his monster as well as Mary Shelley, who in this film wrote her novel based on true events.
1990 Back to the Future Part III Robert Zemeckis Marty McFly goes back to 1885 to stop an outlaw from killing Doc Brown in a duel, and bring him back home to 1985.
1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day[13] James Cameron In 2029, Skynet sends a shape-shifting terminator back to 1995 to kill 10-year-old John Connor, while future Connor sends a T-800 (Schwarzenegger) back as well to protect his past self and prevent a nuclear holocaust.
1991 Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey Peter Hewitt Two evil robot versions of Bill & Ted are sent back in time to kill them.
1991 Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah Kazuki Ōmori Terrorists from the year 2204 travel back in time as part of a plot to destroy the nation of Japan and prevent it from becoming a global economic superpower. To do this, they travel to 1944 and remove the dinosaur that will become Godzilla from a Pacific island and replace him with three genetically-engineered creatures, which are exposed to a hydrogen bomb test ten years later and become the monster King Ghidorah.[16]
1992 Army of Darkness Sam Raimi Ash (Bruce Campbell), a supermarket employee, is sent back in time by a specific book to the 14th century to fight an undead army.
1992 Freejack Geoff Murphy The rich, in a future where time travel has been invented, snatch people from history a moment before their death in order to use the bodies as hosts for their own minds after death.
1992 Timescape David Twohy Ben Wilson and daughter Hillary are visited by a strange group of travelers looking for lodging. The travelers are from the future, intending to witness an impending catastrophe. Based on the novel Vintage Season by Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore. Released on video as Grand Tour: Disaster in Time.
1992 Split Infinity Stan Ferguson To 14y/o A.J., her family is an embarrassment and she blames her grandfather for losing the family farm. One night A.J. falls from the hayloft and wakes up back in 1929 as her grandfather’s sister. While there she learns the true value of family.
1993 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III Stuart Gillard The turtles go back in time to feudal Japan to retrieve a kidnapped April.
1993 Les Visiteurs Jean-Marie Poiré A 12th-century knight and his servant travel in time to the end of the 20th century and find themselves adrift in modern society.
1993 Philadelphia Experiment II Stephen Cornwell A disastrous experiment in 1993 sends a stealth aircraft through a time portal, into 1943 Germany. A sailor is pulled into the portal, and finds himself in the terrifying 1993 that resulted from a Nazi victory in World War II.
1993 12:01 PM Jack Sholder Barry Thomas is an average office worker. He becomes attracted to Lisa, a scientist in the same company. After work, Barry witnesses the murder of Lisa and goes to a bar to get drunk. That night, there is a storm and Barry gets a shock from a lamp’s faulty power wire at exactly 12:01 a.m. The next few days, he realizes the world is trapped in a time loop, with himself the only one aware of it. Barry must prevent Lisa’s murder and stop the time loop or be caught in time forever.
1993 Groundhog Day Harold Ramis Weatherman Phil Connors (Bill Murray) is trapped re-living February 2 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
1994 Time Chasers David Giancola An amateur inventor goes through time with an airplane to stop a villain from changing history for profit.
1994 A.P.E.X. Phillip J. Roth A time travel experiment in which a robot probe is sent from the year 2073 to the year 1973 goes terribly wrong thrusting one of the project scientists, a man named Nicholas Sinclair into a plague ravaged alternate timeline whose war weary inhabitants are locked in a constant battle with killer robots which are automatically being sent there from Sinclair’s lab. To escape this situation, Sinclair must find a similar time machine in this alternate world and prevent the disaster from ever happening.
1994 Star Trek Generations David Carson USS Enterprise Captains James T. Kirk and Jean-Luc Picard meet through the effects of an energy ribbon.
1994 Timecop Peter Hyams Includes a prohibition against changing the past. The Time Enforcement Commission (TEC) is created to prevent alterations to the past. This causes a dilemma for the hero, Max Walker, who has to prevent time-travelers from altering time, but is tempted to do so to prevent his wife’s death.
1995 12 Monkeys Terry Gilliam James Cole is sent back in time to acquire an unmutated form of a virus that has nearly wiped out humanity.
1996 Christmas Every Day Larry Peerce An American television movie based on William Dean Howells‘s 1892 short story “Christmas Every Day”. A selfish teenager is forced to relive the same Christmas every day.[17][18]
1996 Doctor Who Geoffrey Sax This film involves the Doctor in his eighth incarnation and has a showdown with the Master.
1996 Star Trek: First Contact Jonathan Frakes The USS Enterprise follows the Borg back in time to stop them from altering history and preventing Earth’s first warp flight and first contact with the Vulcans.
1997 Retroactive Louis Morneau An FBI agent repeatedly travels back in time to prevent a crime. The situation worsens each time around, until she decides to let things play out.
1997 Time Under Fire Jeff Fahey A US submarine runs into a time rift. A special unit goes on a mission to see what’s on the other side. They find themselves in an alternate dystopian America, now a one-man dictatorship. They decide to help the rebels.
1998 Run Lola Run / Lola Rennt Tom Tykwer Lola has to acquire DEM 100,000 to save her boyfriend from the mob, the film follows one attempt after another to raise the money, each failure resetting time and restarting her run through the streets of Berlin.[19]
1998 Lost in Space Stephen Hopkins In 2058, a family undertakes a voyage to a nearby star system to begin large-scale emigration from a soon-to-be uninhabitable Earth, but are thrown off course by a saboteur and must try to find their way home.
1998 Rebirth of Mothra III Okihiro Yoneda Mothra travels back to the Cretaceous period to defeat the evil space monster King Ghidorah while he is younger and weaker.[20]
1999 Time at the Top Timothy Busfield, Elisha Cuthbert, Gabrielle Boni, Matthew Harbour 14-year old Susan Shawson travels back in time in her building’s elevator, as altered by a retired physicist living in her building. It transports her from Philadelphia of 1998 back to the same place in other years depending on the order of buttons pushed. In 1881 she meets Victoria Walker, a girl her own age in need of assistance with her own family problems. Gradually discovering the power of her time machine, Susan, Victoria, and her young brother Robert travel back and forth in time and succeed in changing both the past and the future.
1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Jay Roach Dr. Evil is back and invents a time machine that allows him to go back to 1969 so he can steal Austin Powers’ mojo.
1999 Galaxy Quest Dean Parisot A jump back in time of 13 seconds is all the time lead actor Jason Nesmith (Tim Allen) needs to save his crew from being killed.
1999 The Time Shifters Mario Philip Azzopardi A television film in which a reporter notices that the same faces keep appearing in photographs of 20th century disasters, deduces that they are time travelers, and tries to save the history he knows.[21][22]
1999 Teen Knight Phil Comeau Peter (Kris Lemche) wins the soda contest to a trip to the Medieval Park. As Peter and his friends go on a castle tour, Lord Drakin casts a spell and sends the Peter and his friends back in time to 1383. Released on DVD as Medieval Park.
1999 Back to the ’50s Andrew Margetson TV special about the English pop group S Club 7 finding a time portal while on their way to Los Angeles. They find themselves in a desert town in the year 1959 under the control of a gang with a corrupted sheriff as an ally. The group learns about the fate of a local chef at a diner and tries to prevent bad things despite threats against them from both the sheriff and the gang.
1999 The Devil’s Arithmetic (film) Donna Deitch TV movie about a young woman who, during her family’s Passover Seder, finds herself transported back to Poland in 1942 and sent to a death camp.
2000 Frequency Gregory Hoblit An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father’s life, but then must fix the consequences.
2000 Happy Accidents Brad Anderson A New York woman with a string of failed relationships meets a time traveler from the year 2470.
2000 Ditto Kim Jung-kwon Two people separated in time are somehow able to talk to each other using an amateur radio. The people in question are two students in the same school, one in 1979, the other in 2000.
2000 The Kid Jon Turteltaub A 40-year-old image consultant (Bruce Willis) finds himself being visited by his 10-year old self.
2000 For All Time Steven Schachter Charles Lattimer (Mark Harmon) is an everyday man facing middle age and a marriage to Kristen (Catherine Hicks) coming to an end. He stumbles across a time slip that occurs on one of his regular train rides, as the train goes through a tunnel. Coming across an antique watch, he learns it allows him to get off the train during the time slip, whereupon he finds himself back in 1896. Before long he finds a newfound love, Laura Brown (Mary McDonnell), and realises he belongs there. In a fit, he breaks the watch then sees the situation in a new light and complications occur when the portal back to the past starts to close, leading him to a decision that could leave him stranded out of his own time.
2000 Il Mare Lee Hyun-seung The two protagonists both live in a lake house two years apart in time, but are able to communicate through a mysterious post box. This movie inspired the 2006 American film The Lake House.
2001 Black Knight Gil Junger After falling into a theme park’s fetid moat, a custodian (Martin Lawrence) crawls out into fourteenth century England.
2001 Donnie Darko Richard Kelly A teenager unknowingly re-lives October 1988 and is forced by a man in a demonic bunny suit to commit crimes in order to re-set the timeline.
2001 Just Visiting Jean-Marie Poiré A medieval knight and his serf travel to 21st century Chicago, meeting the knight’s descendant. But they must travel back to their time to ensure her birth. Remake of the 1993 French movie Les Visiteurs.
2001 Kate & Leopold James Mangold A duke time travels from 1876 to the present and falls in love with a career woman in New York.
2001 Pokémon 4Ever Kunihiko Yuyama Jim Malone The film focuses on Celebi who travels to the future and returns with a boy named Sam when being chased by a hunter.
2001 Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge Kimberly J. Brown In this Disney Channel movie, Marnie Piper travels through time in Halloweentown to find a clue to break the evil spell placed on Halloweentown. Later on both Marnie and Luke travel through a time tunnel on a broomstick.
2002 Returner Takashi Yamazaki The human race is on the edge of annihilation after decades of war with an alien force. In an outpost in Tibet, mankind’s last hope of survival is a time travel device.
2002 The Time Machine Simon Wells Remake of 1960s version of the film, directed by H. G. Wells’ great-grandson, has little in common with H. G. Wells‘s original novel.
2002 Time Changer Rich Christiano A Bible professor from 1890 comes forward in time to the present via a time machine and cannot believe the things that he sees.
2002 Timequest Robert Dyke A time traveler changes history by warning Jackie Kennedy about the future.
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember Jay Roach Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the villain Goldmember – who is working with Dr. Evil.
2002 Cube 2: Hypercube Andrzej Sekuła A group of strangers mysteriously awaken in a giant cubic structure in which each room warps space-time in a different way.
2002 Das Jesus Video Sebastian Niemann In Israel, a student in archaeology is seeking a video camera hidden 2000 years ago by a mysterious time traveler.
2002 An Angel for May Harley Cokeliss Tom travels fifty years to the past after discovering a time machine. He meets May, a little orphan who needs help. Now that he knows his friends’ fate and his own, he will try to reorder the events and change their history.
2003 Bottom Live 2003: Weapons Grade Y-Fronts Tour Rick Mayall Eddie Hitler builds a time traveling toilet which he calls the TURDIS.
2003 Timeline Richard Donner Film adaptation of the book by Michael Crichton.
2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines[13] Jonathan Mostow In 2032, Skynet sends another Terminator back in time, this time to 2004, in a final attempt to kill John Connor before the inevitable nuclear holocaust on mankind.
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Alfonso Cuarón Hermione Granger receives a Time-Turner from Professor McGonagall, so she can attend more classes than time would normally allow. She and Harry later use the Time-Turner to save Sirius Black and Buckbeak.
2004 Primer Shane Carruth Time travelers can only use the time machine to travel back as far as the moment the machine was first turned on. But a second running time machine can be brought along with the traveller; and after leaving the first machine, climb in the second. Aaron obsessively returns to a party one night to prevent a murder and become a hero. The effects and consequences of time travel change the personalities of the characters and ruin their friendship.
2004 The Butterfly Effect Eric Bress & J. Mackye Gruber A college psychology student (Ashton Kutcher) learns he can temporarily travel to his past and change it. The time traveling in this film involves a process initiated by reading childhood journals.
2004 13 Going on 30 Gary Winick In 1987, a 13-year-old girl makes a birthday wish and wakes up as a 30-year-old woman.
2005 Fetching Cody David Ray Distraught over his drug-addicted girlfriend, Cody (Sarah Lind), who’s overdosed and fallen into a coma, small-time dope peddler Art (Jay Baruchel) uses a time machine to journey into the past in a desperate gamble to change her future.
2005 The Jacket John Maybury A amnesiac Persian Gulf War veteran (Adrien Brody) is subjected to an experimental treatment which moves him forward 15 years.
2005 A Sound of Thunder Peter Hyams For an extraordinary price, Time Safaris, Inc. will take clients through a wormhole to a time in pre-history to hunt dinosaur game. Based loosely on the 1952 short story by Ray Bradbury, with the Butterfly Effect portrayed as much more pronounced.
2005 Summer Time Machine Blues Katsuyuki Motohiro Five college boys in a sci-fi club break their air-conditioner’s remote control. In the sweltering clubhouse, a time machine appears and they go back in time to retrieve a functioning controller, but this causes complications.
2005 Camp Slaughter A slasher film in which a group of present-day teenagers are sent back to 1981, and discover a summer camp which is stuck reliving the day a demented killer went on a rampage.[23]
2006 The Lake House Alejandro Agresti Time travel romance where two people living in the same house at a lake at different times are able to exchange letters through its mailbox and fall in love.
2006 Click Frank Coraci Adam Sandler is given a remote that lets him fast forward, pause, and rewind his life.
2006 The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Mamoru Hosoda A teenage girl discovers that she can leap through time.
2006 Déjà Vu Tony Scott Denzel Washington is an ATF agent investigating a terrorist act who is invited to assist in a government time travel surveillance project.
2006 Idiocracy Mike Judge Luke Wilson as Corporal Joe Bauers (later “Not Sure”) a U.S. Army librarian, along with a prostitute named Rita, are selected for a suspended animation experiment which is supposed to last one year but which is forgotten for five hundred years.
2006 Christmas Do-Over A remake of Christmas Every Day, a father has to repeat Christmas Day over and over until he realizes how selfish he has become and changes his ways.[24]
2006 Salvage Claire encounters horror and murder after finishing a day working at a convenience store, not once but many times. An official selection of the 2006 Sundance Festival.[25]
2007 11 Minutes Ago Bob Gebert Traveling in 11-minute increments, a time-tumbler from 48-years in the future spends two years of his life weaving through a two-hour wedding reception.
2007 Bender’s Big Score Dwayne Carey-Hill Alien scammers discover the code for time travel tattooed on Philip J. Fry‘s buttocks, and use it to send Bender back in time to steal priceless artifacts.
2007 Meet the Robinsons Stephen J. Anderson Young Lewis is taken to the year 2037 by his future son Wilbur to stop a “Bowler Hat Guy” who has stolen Lewis’ memory scanning machine.
2007 Premonition Mennan Yapo House wife (Sandra Bullock) learns that her husband died in a car crash the previous day, but wakes up next morning to find him well and alive, and awakens the next day to a time when it has been a few weeks since he had died.
2007 Secret Jay Chou A high school music student discovers that she can travel forward in time with the help of a mysterious piano piece called “Secret”.
2007 Timecrimes Nacho Vigalondo A man accidentally travels back to the past and meets himself there.
2007 The Last Day of Summer 11-year-old Luke gets his wish that every day could be the last day of summer.[26][27]
2008 Minutemen Lev L. Spiro Three high-school outcasts use a time machine that one invented to save their classmates from embarrassing moments. Their time-travel creates a black hole, which could destroy the world. A Disney Channel Original Movie.
2008 Stargate: Continuum Martin Wood Direct-to-video film in the Stargate franchise. Ba’al (Cliff Simon) changes the timeline so that SG-1 or the Stargate program never existed. Three people were unaffected by the change but are unable to do anything until Ba’al and the system lords arrive.
2009 Star Trek J. J. Abrams Spock’s attempt to prevent a supernova fails, resulting in the destruction of the Romulan homeworld. The captain of a Romulan mining ship blames Spock, and both the Romulans and Spock fall through a black hole to the past, creating an alternate reality.
2009 Mr. Nobody Jaco Van Dormael A romantic drama about Nemo Nobody (Jared Leto), a 118-year-old man and the last mortal on Earth, who can predict the future and tells of alternate life paths, often changing course with the flick of a decision.
2009 The Time Traveler’s Wife Robert Schwentke A romantic drama about a Chicago librarian (Eric Bana) with a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, and the complications it creates for his marriage. Based on the Audrey Niffenegger novel.
2009 Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel Gareth Carrivick Two geeks and a cynic attempt to navigate a time-travel conundrum in the middle of a British pub. Anna Faris plays a girl from the Future who sets the adventure in motion.
2009 A Christmas Carol Robert Zemeckis On Christmas Eve, miserly moneylender Ebenezer Scrooge (Jim Carrey) is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, in order to change his ways.
2009 Land of the Lost Brad Silberling A disgraced paleontologist named Dr. Rick Marshall, his research assistant, and a macho tour guide find themselves in a strange, alternate world inhabited by dinosaurs, monkey people, and reptilian Sleestaks after they are sucked into a space-time vortex.
2009 Triangle Christopher Smith A woman who went to a yacht trip with her friends, jumps to another ship after a mysterious weather condition, and gets caught up in a terrifying loop of events.
2010 Action Replayy Vipul Amrutlal Shah A young man named Bunty uses a time machine created by his girlfriend’s grandfather to meet his own parents before they were married, and help them develop a more loving relationship.
2010 The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Tatsuya Ishihara Kyon is the only one who knows two of his classmates are missing and everything is different. To restore his life, he gathers several keys to power an alien device and travel back three years.
2010 Hot Tub Time Machine Steve Pink Four friends spend a crazy, drunken night in a hot tub at a ski resort only to travel back in time to 1986. They are each presented with an opportunity to alter their futures. The film stars John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, and Clark Duke.
2010 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Mike Newell Disney‘s adaption of the video game of the same name. Prince Dastan (Jake Gyllenhaal) has to prevent someone from changing history using a special dagger which when fueled with a special “Sand of Time”, allows its wielder to experience time differently.
2010 Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Kenichi Takeshita Series protagonists Yusei Fudo, Jaden Yuki and Yugi Muto encounter Turbo Duelist Paradox, who is from the future, and who believes the only way to prevent his future from happening is to stop Duel Monsters from existing.
2011 Ticking Clock Ernie Barbarash James is a guy from the year 2032 who comes back in time with a custom-made watch that is a time machine. He travels back in time to fix his life but fails.
2011 Source Code Duncan Jones Captain Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) died in a helicopter crash and has been inserted in a computer program called Source Code which transfers him to the body of a deceased person for the last eight minutes of his life. He cannot change the past, since Source Code is not a time machine, but he can alter events and change the future to avoid a terrorist attack.
2011 Midnight in Paris Woody Allen While visiting Paris with his fiancee, an American writer (Owen Wilson) discovers a way to travel back to the 1920s, allowing him to mingle with and draw inspiration from historical greats such as Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Gertrude Stein.
2011 The Man from the Future Cláudio Torres A brilliant physicist spends 20 years developing a time machine, then he comes back in time and tries to do everything different.
2012 Safety Not Guaranteed Colin Trevorrow Comedy film inspired by a 1997 Backwoods Home Magazine classified ad by a person asking for someone to accompany him in time travel.
2012 Men in Black 3 Barry Sonnenfeld Agent J travels back in time to MIB’s early years in the 1960s in order to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.
2012 Looper Rian Johnson Criminal organizations abuse time travel to kill humans and avoid tracking of their bodies.
2012 Quantum of Vengeance Ben Wydeven In 1998, as a young girl, Emily Freeman witnesses her father being brutally murdered. 14 years later, her professor reveals that he has successfully built a time machine, which inspires her to go back in time and seek vengeance.
2012 Dimensions Sloane U’Ren Time travel, love and betrayal in 1920s England. A brilliant scientist becomes obsessed with revisiting his past – no matter what the cost. Jealousy, desires and greed surround him, clouding his judgement and sending him spiralling – towards madness.
2012 Thermae Romae Hideki Takeuchi Roman architect Lucius repeatedly travels to present-day Japan, where he is inspired by modern baths and toilets.
2012 Mine Games Richard Gray (director) A group of friends vacationing in the woods discover their own corpses and realize they are trapped in a time loop which they attempt to break.[28]
2013 Hyperfutura James O’Brien In a dystopian future where the year is no longer counted, citizens without jobs are sent to work camps and never heard from again. Adam Leben is a laid off factory worker. To save his life, he answers an ad for a medical test experiment, plunging down a rabbit hole of genetic engineering, mind control, and time travel. Based on the epic poem by Eric Kopatz.
2013 Rubinrot Felix Fuchssteiner Gwendolyn Shepherd is actually a very normal 16-year-old teen. What’s annoying is that her family definitely has a tad too many secrets. They all have to do with the time-travel gene that is passed down in the family. Everyone is certain that Gwen’s cousin Charlotte has the gene, and so everything is all Charlotte, all the time. Until the day Gwen, out of the clear blue sky, suddenly finds herself in London at the end of the 19th century. She knows right away that she, and not Charlotte, was born to be a time traveler – even if she could certainly do without it. Just as she could do without Charlotte’s arrogant boyfriend Gideon de Villiers, with whom she now has to forge an alliance in order to clear up the biggest secret of her family history. One thing is clear: she will do everything possible to solve the ancient mysteries. What isn’t clear is that one should not fall in love between the times. For that really makes things complicated!
2013 I’ll Follow You Down Richie Mehta A present-day professor disappears, traveling back in time to visit Albert Einstein. Twelve year later, his college-age son follows him to find out why.
2013 Shree Rajesh Bachchani Due to an experiment, a man unknowingly travels into the future, only to find out that he is going to be framed in series of killings. He has to come back and save his future.
2013 The A.R.K. Report Shmuel Hoffman A short film. A young girl travels into the future in order to find the ancient Ark of the Covenant and prevent it from falling into the hands of an evil army.
2013 Coherence James Ward Byrkit On the night of an astronomical anomaly, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events.
2013 About Time Richard Curtis 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 his own life.[29]
2013 Rewind Jack Bender A team of scientists and military personnel travel back in time to the 1920s to change the past and prevent a major terrorist attack on present day New York.
2013 Pete’s Christmas Zachary Gordon A Hallmark movie. Pete just had the worst Christmas ever: no presents from his parents, his brothers blaming him for their problems, neighbors bullying him, and his grandpa leaving the house. He then wakes up to find he is stuck in a time loop repeating that awful Christmas Day.
2013 11 A.M. Kim Hyun-seok (filmmaker) A group of time-travel researchers at a deep-sea facility make their first test run 24 hours into the future, only to discover the facility close to destruction. They escape back to the present but have less than 24 hours to avert the coming tragedy.[30] Korean movie.
2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Rob Minkoff The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created.
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past[31] Bryan Singer The X-Men send the character Wolverine’s consciousness to 1973 to prevent a war between Sentinels and mankind from starting in the first place.
2014 Edge of Tomorrow Doug Liman An officer (Tom Cruise) finds himself caught in a time loop in a war with an alien race. Based on 2004 novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka.
2014 Saphirblau Felix Fuchssteiner, Katharina Schöde Gwen has just discovered, that she’s the final member of the secret time-traveling Circle of Twelve. Now she has to juggle with constant trips to the past, her relationships with Gideon and figuring out dark secrets surrounding the Circle.
2014 Predestination Michael and Peter Spierig A person goes back in time in order to catch an infamous terrorist known as the “Fizzle Bomber”. Based on the short story All You Zombies by Robert A. Heinlein.
2014 Time Lapse Bradley D. King A group of friends discover a machine that can take pictures of things 24 hours into the future and the troubles that this machine poses.
2014 Interstellar Christopher Nolan Set in the near future, a crew of astronauts travels through a wormhole to find a suitable new planet for humanity, experiencing time dilation on multiple occasions.
2014 Premature Dan Beers Rob, a high school senior, keeps waking up in the morning of one of the most important days of his life every time he ejaculates during this day.[32]
2014 The Infinite Man Hugh Sullivan A man’s attempts to construct the ultimate romantic weekend backfire when his quest for perfection traps his lover in an infinite loop.[33]
2015 Project Almanac Dean Israelite A group of teenagers construct a time machine, based on blueprints that the main character’s father was developing for the United States military.
2015 Indru Netru Naalai R. Ravikumar A scientist in the year of 2065 invents a time machine and, to prove its capability, sends it back in time to 2015. However, the machine is seen by three people in the past. First Indian science fiction Tamil movie.
2015 Terminator Genisys[13] Alan Taylor In 2029, Kyle Reese is sent back in time by John Connor to protect his mother Sarah, as previously established by The Terminator. But when Reese arrives in 1984, he finds a whole new chronology, where Sarah was trained in combat from childhood by a Terminator. Sarah, Kyle and the Terminator try to figure out how to prevent the nuclear holocaust.
2016 24[34] Vikram Kumar A scientist named Sethuraman (Suriya) invents a time machine in the form of a watch but his evil twin brother, Athreya (Suriya) is after it and will go to any lengths to get the device in his hands.


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