Top 10 Best Time Travel Movies

While the concept of time travel has been a fantasy and a subject of scientific debate for centuries, it's in the realm of cinema that it truly comes alive.

Time travel movies come in all shapes and sizes. Some are rich, romantic tales that span across decades. Others are thrilling action-packed adventures that catapult our heroes back and forth through time. And yet others delve into the intricate, complex web of potential paradoxes that arise when one tinkers with time, offering viewers a mental workout and endless discussions about the "what ifs" and "maybes" of such scenarios. There's a timeless allure to these stories, an enticing mix of fantasy, science, and philosophy that captivates audiences of all ages.
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

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.

2 Back to the Future Part III

This was the first one I ever saw, and it's also my favourite. Love the part where the train is pushing the time machine, totally cool.

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.

I love number three as much as the other movies but this one I find the most actoin packed and detailed also I like the fact that marty and doctor.brown kind of switch places.

3 Back to the Future Part II

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.

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 structured as a mind boggling sci fi movie about paradoxes and other motifs.

The Darkness: This film is a lot darker and more serious than the first one, for reasons that don't even need to be explained. And yes, keep in mind I said this movie is also funnier than its predecessor. If it can be both darker AND more serious, it's obviously superior.

The Climax: Unlike the first film's climax, which feels unnecessarily dragged out, this one's very appropriate in length. It starts with Marty fleeing for his life, bringing back the hovercraft we had all forgot about, while Biff is trying to kill him. Then, after Marty saves himself (and everyone in Hill Valley by burning the almanac) the Doc vanishes into thin air and it concludes with a mind blowing ending to conclude a mind blowing film. It also foreshadows a great follow-up (despite its flaws).

4 The Butterfly Effect
5 Looper
6 Austin Powers in Goldmember
7 Tenet
8 In the Shadow of the Moon

This is not a movie about space exploration, it's the Netflix time travel movie of 2019.

9 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.

10 The Adam Project
The Contenders
11 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.

12 Synchronic
13 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
14 Terminator 2: Judgment Day

How the hell is Click above this?

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

15 Men in Black III
16 Captain Nova
17 2067
18 Edge of Tomorrow
19 Avengers: Endgame

This is the best movie I have ever seen, forget Infinity War!

20 Click

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.

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

21 Project Almanac
22 Deja Vu
23 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.

24 X-Men: Days of Future Past
25 Donnie Darko

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

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