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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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    Back to the Future Part II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    12 Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventu... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin

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    Back to the Future Part III is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd

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    Donnie Darko is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal

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    It's a Wonderful Life is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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    The Butterfly Effect is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Logan Lerman

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    The Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor, Alan Young

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    Star Trek: First Contact is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Patrick Stewart, James Cromwell, Alfre Woodard

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    Planet of the Apes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

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    Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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    X-Men: Days of Future Past is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    X-Men: Days of Future Past

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    Frequency is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

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    Source Code is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

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    Looper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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    Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

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    Time Bandits is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

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    Edge of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton

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    Interstellar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon

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    The Philadelphia Experiment is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Nancy Allen, Stephen Tobolowsky, Michael Paré

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    Scrooged is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis

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    Primer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Keith Bradshaw

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    Somewhere in Time is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, William H. Macy

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    Timecop is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

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    Déjà Vu is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

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    The Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Jeremy Irons, Guy Pearce, Sienna Guillory

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    Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

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    Franka Potente, Armin Rohde, Moritz Bleibtreu

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    Flight of the Navigator is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright

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    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Pam Grier

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    Midnight in Paris is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston

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    Timeline is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen

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    Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca, Lizzy Caplan

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    The Time Traveler's Wife is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston

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    Time After Time is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen

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    Predestination is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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

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    Galaxy Quest is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen

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    Minority Report is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell

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    Timecrimes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Karra Elejalde, Nacho Vigalondo, Barbara Goenaga

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    Futurama: Bender's Big Score is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Mark Hamill, Al Gore, Katey Sagal

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    Blast from the Past is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Brendan Fraser

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    The Lake House is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer

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    Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy

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    Project Almanac Amy Landecker, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Virgina Gardner

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    Time Lapse Danielle Panabaker, Matt O'Leary, George Finn

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