The Best Time Travel Movies Films

The Best Time Travel Movies

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List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Time travel films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best time travel movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. A lot of these streaming movies can also be found on lists such as the best action movies on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime, the best comedies on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime, and the best dramas on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime

This time travel movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of time travel films also contains time travel movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This time travel films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best time travel movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This time travel movies list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote for the greatest movies by clicking the thumbs up button.

List of time travel films includes time travel movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Personalize this list by re-ranking it, then share it with your friends.

These are the top films in the time travel genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the time travel genre in it. Be it the motifs of the time travel genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

If you don't like The Terminator or Back to the Future, then give them a thumbs down. If we missed any time travel movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous time travel movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about time travel movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the time travel movies. List includes photos and time travel movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List movies include Grand Tour: The Butterfly Effect, Groundhog Day, and more.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these time travel movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good time travel movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest time travel movies, here is the full time travel movies list, ordered from best to worst.


Woody Allen and Alexander Payne have both directed Time travel movies, as have many other great directors.


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    Back to the Future

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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  2. 2
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    Back to the Future Part II


    Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue

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  3. 3
    + 199
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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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  4. 4
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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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  5. 5
    + 155
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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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  6. 6
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    12 Monkeys


    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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  7. 7
    + 132
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    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure


    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin

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  8. 8
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    Back to the Future Part III


    Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd

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    Donnie Darko

    added by schuechen
    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal

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  10. 10
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    The Butterfly Effect


    Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Logan Lerman

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  11. 11
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    It's a Wonderful Life


    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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  12. 12
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    The Time Machine

    ranked low on reranks
    Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor, Alan Young

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  13. 13
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    Star Trek: First Contact


    Patrick Stewart, James Cromwell, Alfre Woodard

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    Planet of the Apes


    Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

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    X-Men: Days of Future Past


    X-Men: Days of Future Past

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    Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home


    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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    Frequency


    Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

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    Looper

    added by MariaCarras-Woollard
    Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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    Source Code

    added by schuechen
    Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

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    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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    Time Bandits


    Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

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    Edge of Tomorrow

    ranked low on reranks & added by Sean Dugalin
    Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton

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    The Philadelphia Experiment

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Nancy Allen, Stephen Tobolowsky, Michael Paré

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    Scrooged

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis

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    Interstellar

    added by Sean Dugalin
    Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon

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    Somewhere in Time


    Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, William H. Macy

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    Primer

    ranked low on reranks
    Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Keith Bradshaw

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    Timecop


    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver

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    The Time Machine


    Jeremy Irons, Guy Pearce, Sienna Guillory

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

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    Déjà Vu


    Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

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    Franka Potente, Armin Rohde, Moritz Bleibtreu

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  33. 33
    + 42
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    Flight of the Navigator


    Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright

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    + 27
    - 7

    ranked low on reranks & added by looksharp
    Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

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  35. 35
    + 47
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    Timeline

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen

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  36. 36
    + 33
    - 25
    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey


    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Pam Grier

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    Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca, Lizzy Caplan

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    The Time Traveler's Wife

    added by MarkusMarquisBiechl
    Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston

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  39. 39
    + 39
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    Midnight in Paris

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston

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  40. 40
    + 47
    - 47
    Time After Time

    added by TomPrice
    Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen

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    + 21
    - 8
    Galaxy Quest


    Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen

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    + 25
    - 13
    Predestination

    added by ThyrisDiscordia
    Ethan Hawke, Noah Taylor, Sarah Snook DON'T READ ANYTHING ABOUT THIS BEFORE WATCHING!!!

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    Minority Report

    ranked low on reranks & added by Sean Dugalin
    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell

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    + 40
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    Blast from the Past


    Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Brendan Fraser

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  45. 45
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    Timecrimes

    added by MarkusMarquisBiechl
    Karra Elejalde, Nacho Vigalondo, Barbara Goenaga

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  46. 46
    + 12
    - 7
    Futurama: Bender's Big Score

    added by MiguelPlaSacristan
    Mark Hamill, Al Gore, Katey Sagal

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  47. 47
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    The Lake House

    added by Sean Dugalin
    Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer

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  48. 48
    + 24
    - 12

    added by MiguelPlaSacristan
    Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy

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  49. 49
    + 17
    - 16
    Escape from the Planet of the Apes


    Ricardo Montalbán, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo

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    added by Sean Dugalin
    Project Almanac Amy Landecker, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Virgina Gardner

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