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The Best Time Travel Movies

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.

The Best Time Travel Movies Films
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    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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    Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue

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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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    Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd

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    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin

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    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal

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    Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Logan Lerman

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    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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    Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor, Alan Young

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    Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

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    Patrick Stewart, James Cromwell, Alfre Woodard

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    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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    Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

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    Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

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    Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

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    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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    X-Men: Days of Future Past

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    Nancy Allen, Stephen Tobolowsky, Michael Paré

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    Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Keith Bradshaw

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    Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, William H. Macy

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    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver

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    Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

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    Franka Potente, Armin Rohde, Moritz Bleibtreu

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    Jeremy Irons, Guy Pearce, Sienna Guillory

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    Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright

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    Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen

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    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell

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

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    Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen

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    Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

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    Karra Elejalde, Nacho Vigalondo, Barbara Goenaga

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    Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca, Lizzy Caplan

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    Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon

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    Edge of Tomorrow Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton

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    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Pam Grier

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    Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

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    Ricardo Montalbán, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo

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    Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer

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    Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Brendan Fraser

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    Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy

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    Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton

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    William Klein, Etienne Becker, Jean Négroni

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    Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross

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