scifi The Best Time Travel Movies   

8.1k votes 755 voters 131k views 112 items Follow Embed

List Rules 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.

+ - 360 53
Ranker Video v
Back to the Future Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

The Best Dystopian and Near Future Movies The Best Netflix Original Stand-Up Comedy Specials

+ - 260 99
Ranker Video v
Back to the Future Part II Clint Eastwood, Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue

+ - 251 71
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

+ - 201 61
Groundhog Day is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies
Groundhog Day Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

+ - 245 71
The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies
The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

+ - 216 79
Ranker Video v
12 Monkeys Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

+ - 157 87
Ranker Video v
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin

+ - 164 70
Ranker Video v
Back to the Future Part III Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd

+ - 164 99
Ranker Video v
The Butterfly Effect Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Logan Lerman

+ - 130 72
Ranker Video v
Donnie Darko Drew Barrymore, Ashley Tisdale, Jake Gyllenhaal

+ - 106 61
Ranker Video v
It's a Wonderful Life James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

+ - 88 32
Ranker Video v
X-Men: Days of Future Past Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman

+ - 150 61
Ranker Video v
The Time Machine Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor, Alan Young

+ - 116 71
Ranker Video v
Star Trek: First Contact Patrick Stewart, James Cromwell, Alfre Woodard

+ - 107 67
Ranker Video v
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

The Best Space Movies These Disney Princess Were Absolutely Terrible Role Models

+ - 118 55
Ranker Video v
Planet of the Apes Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, James Whitmore

+ - 104 52
Ranker Video v
Source Code Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

+ - 93 41
Ranker Video v
Frequency Jim Caviezel, Elizabeth Mitchell, Dennis Quaid

+ - 131 59
Ranker Video v
Looper Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

+ - 92 64
Army of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies
Army of Darkness Bridget Fonda, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

+ - 66 17
Ranker Video v
Edge of Tomorrow Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton

+ - 85 61
Ranker Video v
Time Bandits Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

+ - 62 17
Ranker Video v
Interstellar Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon

+ - 70 62
Ranker Video v
The Philadelphia Experiment Nancy Allen, Stephen Tobolowsky, Michael Paré

+ - 57 45
Ranker Video v
Scrooged Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis

+ - 88 63
Ranker Video v
The Time Machine Jeremy Irons, Guy Pearce, Sienna Guillory

+ - 61 50
Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

+ - 100 56
Ranker Video v
Primer Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Keith Bradshaw

+ - 72 42
Ranker Video v
Somewhere in Time Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, William H. Macy

19 Celebrities Who Were Orphaned as Children 80 Great Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree

+ - 82 59
Ranker Video v
Déjà Vu Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

+ - 73 65
Ranker Video v
Timecop Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver

+ - 55 36
Ranker Video v
Flight of the Navigator Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright

+ - 46 20
Ranker Video v
Predestination Ethan Hawke, Noah Taylor, Sarah Snook - DON'T READ ANYTHING ABOUT THIS BEFORE WATCHING!!!

+ - 57 64
Ranker Video v
Timeline Gerard Butler, Paul Walker, Michael Sheen

+ - 42 46
Run Lola Run is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies
Run Lola Run Franka Potente, Armin Rohde, Moritz Bleibtreu

+ - 38 17
Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies
Star Trek Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Morrison, Winona Ryder

+ - 57 54
Ranker Video v
Time After Time Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen

+ - 43 17
Ranker Video v
Minority Report Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell

+ - 47 27
Ranker Video v
The Time Traveler's Wife Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston

+ - 39 38
Ranker Video v
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Pam Grier

+ - 48 50
Ranker Video v
Midnight in Paris Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hiddleston

+ - 26 9
Ranker Video v
Jumanji Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson

+ - 66 55
Hot Tub Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies
Hot Tub Time Machine Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca, Lizzy Caplan

10 Amazing Real-Life Superhero Gadgets & Powers The Worst Movies Of All Time

+ - 37 19
About Time is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Time Travel Movies
About Time Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy

+ - 31 18
Ranker Video v
Galaxy Quest Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen

+ - 50 32
Ranker Video v
Idiocracy Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews, Scarface

+ - 52 51
Ranker Video v
Timecrimes Karra Elejalde, Nacho Vigalondo, Barbara Goenaga

+ - 30 21
Ranker Video v
The Lake House Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer

+ - 47 42
Ranker Video v
Blast from the Past Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Brendan Fraser

+ - 20 9
Ranker Video v
Pleasantville Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker, Tobey Maguire