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The Best Movies With Time in the Title 

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Updated June 14, 2019 2k votes 233 voters 31.1k views 100 items

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with time in the name? This list ranks the best movies with time in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with time in the name? This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with time in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with time in the title includes movies like Once Upon a Time in the West, Time Bandits, and Hot Tub Time Machine. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word time in it.
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Swing Time is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Betty Furness

Released: 1936

Directed by: George Stevens

Swing Time is a 1936 American RKO musical comedy film set mainly in New York City, and starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. It features Helen Broderick, Victor Moore, Eric Blore and Georges ...more

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The Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor, Alan Young

Released: 1960

Directed by: George Pal

The Time Machine – also known promotionally as H.G. Wells' The Time Machine – is a 1960 Metrocolor time travel science fiction film based on the 1895 novel of the same name by H. G. Wells in ...more

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Somewhere in Time is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, William H. Macy

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Somewhere in Time is a 1980 romantic fantasy film directed by Jeannot Szwarc. It is a film adaptation of the 1975 novel Bid Time Return by Richard Matheson, who also wrote the screenplay. The ...more

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No Time for Sergeants is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Nick Adams

Released: 1958

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

No Time for Sergeants is a 1958 American comedy film directed by Mervyn LeRoy starring Andy Griffith and featuring Myron McCormick, Don Knotts and most of the original Broadway cast. Warner ...more

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The Land Before Time is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Diana Ross, Frank Welker, Judith Barsi

Released: 1988

Directed by: Don Bluth

The Land Before Time is a 1988 American-Irish animated adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Don Bluth and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, and ...more

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About Time is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy

Released: 2013

Directed by: Richard Curtis

About Time is a 2013 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Richard Curtis. A young man (Domhnall Gleeson) with the special ability to time travel tries to change his past in order to ...more

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Once Upon a Time in the ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Charles Bronson

Released: 1968

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Once Upon a Time in the West is a 1968 Italian/American epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone for Paramount Pictures. It stars Henry Fonda cast against type as the villain, ...more

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Melody Time is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Mel Blanc, Roy Rogers, Bobby Driscoll

Released: 1948

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney

Melody Time, a 1948 film, is the 10th theatrically released animated feature produced by Walt Disney and released to theatres by RKO Radio Pictures on May 27, 1948. Made up of several sequences ...more

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In Time is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Justin Timberlake

Released: 2011

Directed by: Andrew Niccol

In Time is a 2011 American dystopian science fiction action thriller film written, directed, and produced by Andrew Niccol. In 2169, people are genetically engineered to stop aging on their 25th ...more

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Time Bandits is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

Released: 1981

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Time Bandits is a 1981 British fantasy film co-written, produced, and directed by Terry Gilliam, and starring Sean Connery, John Cleese, Shelley Duvall, Ralph Richardson, Katherine Helmond, Ian ...more

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Once Upon a Time in Amer... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro, James Woods

Released: 1984

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Once Upon a Time in America is a 1984 Italian epic drama film co-written and directed by Sergio Leone and starring Robert De Niro and James Woods. It chronicles the lives of Jewish ghetto youths ...more

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An Itch in Time is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
comicspies1 added An Itch in Time Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Sara Berner

Released: 1943

Directed by: Bob Clampett

An Itch in Time is a 1943 Warner Bros. cartoon in the Merrie Melodies series, directed by Bob Clampett and starring Elmer Fudd and a dog which looks very similar to, if not a modified Willoughby ...more
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A Time to Kill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey

Released: 1996

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

This film is a 1996 drama film adaptation of John Grisham's 1989 novel of the same name, directed by Joel Schumacher. Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, and Kevin Spacey ...more

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The Time Traveler's Wife... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston

Released: 2009

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

The Time Traveler's Wife is a 2009 American romantic science fiction drama film directed by Robert Schwentke. The story follows Henry DeTamble, a Chicago librarian with a paranormal genetic ...more

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On Borrowed Time is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi

Released: 1939

Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet

On Borrowed Time is a 1939 film about the role death plays in life, and how humanity cannot live without it. It is adapted from Paul Osborn's 1938 Broadway hit play. The play, based on a novel ...more
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The Land That Time Forgo... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Doug McClure, Keith Barron

Released: 1975

Directed by: Kevin Connor

The Land That Time Forgot is a 1975 fantasy/adventure film based upon the 1924 novel The Land That Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The screenplay was written by Michael Moorcock. The film ...more

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The Time of Their Lives ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Gale Sondergaard

Released: 1946

Directed by: Charles Barton

The Time of Their Lives is a 1946 American film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. As in this film's immediate predecessor, Little Giant, Abbott and Costello do not play friends or ...more
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Time After Time is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen

Released: 1979

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Time After Time is a 1979 American science fiction film starring Malcolm McDowell, David Warner and Mary Steenburgen. It was the directing debut of screenwriter Nicholas Meyer, whose screenplay ...more

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Cinderella III: A Twist ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

Released: 2007

Directed by: Frank Nissen

Cinderella III: A Twist in Time is the second direct-to-video sequel to the 1950 Walt Disney Pictures animated classic Cinderella. Canonically it is a continuation of the original Cinderella, ...more
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The Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Jeremy Irons, Guy Pearce, Sienna Guillory

Released: 2002

Directed by: Simon Wells

The Time Machine is a 2002 American science fiction film loosely adapted from the 1895 novel of the same name by H. G. Wells and the 1960 film screenplay by David Duncan. It was ...more

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Nick of Time is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Charles S. Dutton

Released: 1995

Directed by: John Badham

Nick of Time, starring Johnny Depp, Christopher Walken, Charles S. Dutton and Courtney Chase, is a 1995 political thriller film. It was directed by John Badham. It is noteworthy for taking place ...more

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T2 3-D: Battle Across Ti... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Robert Patrick, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong

Released: 1996

Directed by: James Cameron, Stan Winston, J. Jon Bruno

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From Time to Time is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Maggie Smith, Carice van Houten, Timothy Spall

Released: 2009

Directed by: Julian Fellowes

From Time to Time is a 2009 British adventure film directed by Julian Fellowes and starring Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, Carice van Houten, Alex Etel, Eliza Bennett, Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh, ...more
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Spy Kids: All the Time i... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Jessica Alba, Ricky Gervais, Antonio Banderas

Released: 2011

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

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Prince of Persia: The Sa... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Time in the Title
Gemma Arterton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ben Kingsley

Released: 2010

Directed by: Mike Newell

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