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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    Back to the Future 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


    Back to the Future Part II Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue

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    Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Terminator 2: Judgment Day Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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    Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Groundhog Day Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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


    12 Monkeys 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


    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure 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


    Back to the Future Part III Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd

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    It's a Wonderful Life is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    It's a Wonderful Life James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

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    Donnie Darko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Donnie Darko Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal

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


    The Butterfly Effect 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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    The Time Machine 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


    Star Trek: First Contact 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


    Planet of the Apes Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

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    X-Men: Days of Future Past is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    X-Men: Days of Future Past

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    Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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

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    Source Code Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

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


    Frequency Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

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

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    Looper Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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    Army of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Army of Darkness 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


    Time Bandits 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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    Edge of Tomorrow 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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    Interstellar 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


    Scrooged Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis

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


    Primer 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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    Somewhere in Time 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


    Timecop Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver

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    Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 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


    Déjà Vu 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


    The Time Machine Jeremy Irons, Guy Pearce, Sienna Guillory

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    Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Star Trek Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

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    Flight of the Navigator is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Flight of the Navigator Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright

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    Run Lola Run is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Run Lola Run Franka Potente, Armin Rohde, Moritz Bleibtreu

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    Midnight in Paris is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Midnight in Paris Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston

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    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Pam Grier

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    Hot Tub Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Hot Tub Time Machine Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca, Lizzy Caplan

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    Timeline is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen

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    Predestination is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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

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    The Time Traveler's Wife is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    The Time Traveler's Wife Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston

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

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    Time After Time Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen

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

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    Galaxy Quest Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen

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

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    Timecrimes Karra Elejalde, Nacho Vigalondo, Barbara Goenaga

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

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    Minority Report Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell

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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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    Futurama: Bender's Big Score 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


    Blast from the Past 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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    The Lake House Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer

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    About Time is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies

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    About Time Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy

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

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    Escape from the Planet of the ... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies


    Escape from the Planet of the Apes Ricardo Montalbán, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo

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