There is nothing like watching a mind-numbing time paradox reveal onscreen. These movies from the sci-fi subgenre work on the age-old question: “What will happen when someone meddles with time?”
Apparently, these movies have plenty of answers for that. So, let us examine the best ones from them. Here are 7 time-travel movies that you’ll love watching.
The Time Machine (1960)
3.8 / 5.0
There is no talking about time travel movies without mentioning the classic Time Machine. Based on the famous science fiction novel by HG Wells, this movie is about a Victorian Englishman who travels into the distant futute. There he discovers that human race is divided into two hostile species.
Somewhere in Time (1980)
3.6 / 5.0
Not exactly time travel. But, the concept comes under the same realm. Richard Collier is a young writer. On the opening night of his first play, he finds an old lady who begs him to go back to her. Puzzled, he soon discovers that she is a famous stage actress from the early 1900s. Things take a wild turn as he becomes more obsessed with her. Eventually, he self-hypnosis and travels back in time to meet her.
Minority Report (2002)
Fan of Tom Cruise?! Apparently, he did some time traveling too. John Anderton is a top ‘Precrime’ cop in the late-21st century. Their advanced technology can predict crimes before they’re committed. However, the plates are turned when Anderton becomes the quarry as another investigator targets him for a murder charge.
Time After Time (1979)
The wildest chase of the century! We all know about Jack the Ripper and the famous writer H.G Wells. This story bents these characters further, than we ever thought possible. The killer escaped capture and is trying to escape by time traveling. Wells on the other hand is on the pursuit to stop him.
Not the best pick for a time travel flick. But, this one has its own merits. In the future, there are officers who regulate time travel. One of those officers must defend his life against a shady politician. Apparently, these two have a tie to his past.
A Temporal agent is sent on an elaborate series of time-travel journeys. His mission is to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. In his final assignment, the Agent must face his greatest challenge. He must find a criminal who has been dodging him throughout time. If he doesn’t stop him, it may lead to the devastating attack in which thousands of lives are lost.
About Time (2013)
Not all time travel movies have to dark, gritty and sci-fi. How about a time travel romantic comedy?! You just got your wish fulfilled then. Tim’s father tells his son that the men in his family can travel through time. Tim can’t change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life. So, he decides to make his world a better place- get a girlfriend. But, things are not that easy as he thinks.