Best Time Travel Movies

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The Top Ten

1 Back to the Future

The movie that started my love affair with the DeLorean. When you were a kid Marty was it, when you get older (I'm 34) you see that the Doc had it man. There is nothing anyone can say about this trilogy that hasn't been said before. All that's left are people's personal experiences with the trilogy. It changed my life - Johnnyt800

It's funny, fast-paced and educational. It states that you can change the past, if it will result in a better outcome. Plus is has a happy ending, unlike some other movies. A must-see for all time travel-lovers.

Time travel is achieved by means of a flux capacitor installed in a DeLorean DMC12 sports car. - Alexandr

I love this movie! - TheFourthWorld

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2 Back to the Future Part II

My favorite movie of all time! My second favorite: Back to the Future LOL. Reasons I prefer this sequel over the original:

The humor- I find this movie to be a lot funnier than the original! Sure, it doesn't have as many famous quotes as the original, but that's only because it's a sequel. To the hilarious relatives of the main characters (Marty's pathetic but hilarious son, Marty Jr. , Biff's psycho and idiotic grandson, Griff, etc. ) to the scene of Marty finding the almanac only to discover it's a girly mag ("Oooh la la! ") the movie never fails to make me laugh.

The Stakes: The stakes are so much higher in this film than in the first and third ones COMBINED. Instead of saving his family, or Doc Brown, Marty must save every person in all of Hill Valley from Biff's reign of terror.

The Sci Fi: This movies seems much more like a time travel/sci fi movie than the first one. The first one is more of a fish out of water rom com. This movie is definitely ...more

The first 2 are just masterpieces. Don't get me wrong, Part III was a great, GREAT movie, but just doesn't stand up to the originals.

I slightly do prefer part II to part I based on a split decision, though.

Marty McFly and Doc Brown as they go to the year 2015 to prevent Marty's kids from ruining the McFly family's reputation. - Alexandr

3 Back to the Future Part III

In the final installment of the trilogy, Marty McFly goes back to 1885 to stop an outlaw from killing Doc Brown in a duel, and bring him back home to 1985. - Alexandr

I like the 1st movie.
I like the 2nd movie.
I didn't like this movie.

4 The Terminator

A cyborg is sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to destroy humanity by killing the future mother of its future savior. - Alexandr

5 Austin Powers in Goldmember
6 Star Trek

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. - Alexandr

7 Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Better than the first one and would go in my top 10 favorite movies ever - Username123

How the hell is Click above this? - Johnnyt800

8 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
9 Click

Adam Sandler is given a remote that lets him fast forward, pause, and rewind his life. - Alexandr

I would prefer frozen the time if I had someone like Kate Beckinsale. A ok film because of Kate Beckinsale, but Adam Sandler with his raspy voice and his coughing in this movie is annoying.

10 Looper

Definitely one of the best tt thriller

The Contenders

11 Twilight Zone: The Movie

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. - Alexandr

12 A Sound of Thunder

For an extraordinary price, Time Safaris, Inc. Will take clients through a wormhole to a time in pre-history to hunt dinosaur game. - Alexandr

13 12 Monkeys

James Cole tries to change the past but fails. It therefore runs on the principle of a fixed timeline - Alexandr

14 Donnie Darko

Are you guys high? Donnie Darko is amazing and it should be number one.

15 The Butterfly Effect

Think guys think! It's the best movie and should be at top 3

Love Amy Smart, Hate Ashton K.

16 Hot Tub Time Machine
17 About Time

Actually this is a better Rachel McAdams movie about time travel than " The time traveller's wife"

18 Superman: The Movie

This one shouldn't count because time travel is one tiny detail in the story - Username123

19 Frequency

Fantastic Time traveling radio movie. Love it to death

20 Army of Darkness

Central character Ash, a supermarket employee, is sent back in time by a specific book to the 14th century. - Alexandr

21 The Time Machine

It is worth noting that I am voting for the 1960 film, not the 2002 film. - BKAllmighty

22 Flight of the Navigator

The best movie ever made. I will never see a movie I like better. The soundtrack always gets stuck in my head, making this movie even more memorable and amazing. - RockFashionista

23 Meet the Robinsons
24 Time Bandits
25 The Time Traveler's Wife
26 Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
27 The Family Man
28 X-Men: Days of Future Past
29 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
30 Predestination
31 Present Time: The Adventure Begins
32 Time After Time
33 Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox
34 La Jetée
35 Deja Vu
36 Men in Black III
37 Flight 1942
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1. Back to the Future
2. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
3. The Terminator
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1. Back to the Future
2. The Terminator
3. Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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1. Back to the Future
2. Star Trek
3. Back to the Future Part II
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