Most Popular Time Traveller Movies and TV Shows
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2. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 1,005,282 | Gross: $210.61M
3. Back to the Future Part II (1989)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.
Votes: 458,821 | Gross: $118.50M
4. Deadpool 2 (2018)
R | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (a.k.a. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling cyborg Cable.
Votes: 451,542 | Gross: $324.59M
5. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Stranded in 1955, Marty McFly learns about the death of Doc Brown in 1885 and must travel back in time to save him. With no fuel readily available for the DeLorean, the two must figure how to escape the Old West before Emmett is murdered.
Votes: 386,803 | Gross: $87.73M
6. The Terminator (1984)
R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In 1984, a human soldier is tasked to stop an indestructible cyborg killing machine, both sent from 2029, from executing a young woman, whose unborn son is the key to humanity's future salvation.
Votes: 775,395 | Gross: $38.40M
7. Looper (2012)
R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
Votes: 521,432 | Gross: $66.49M
8. 12 Monkeys (1995)
R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Votes: 563,027 | Gross: $57.14M
9. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The adventures in time and space of the Doctor, a Time Lord who changes appearance and personality by regenerating when near death, and is joined by companions in battles against aliens and other megalomaniacs.
10. Terminator Genisys (2015)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.
Votes: 252,091 | Gross: $89.76M
11. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music
Two seemingly dumb teens set off on a quest to prepare the ultimate historical presentation with the help of a time machine.
Votes: 106,039 | Gross: $40.49M
12. The Time Machine (2002)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Votes: 116,438 | Gross: $56.68M
13. Erased (2016)
TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
29 year old Satoru Fujinuma is sent back in time 18 years to prevent the events leading to his mother's death, which began with a series of kidnappings in his 5th grade year.
16. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
PG | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to San Francisco in 1986 to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it: humpback whales.
Votes: 76,236 | Gross: $109.71M
21. A Sound of Thunder (2005)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A single mistake in the past, by a time travel company in the future, has devastating and unforeseen consequences.
Votes: 18,541 | Gross: $1.89M
22. Faith (2012)
60 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
When the queen-to-be of medieval Korea is badly wounded, Captain Choi Young uses a wormhole to "heaven," which is actually 21st-century South Korea, to bring back the spoiled Dr. Yoo Eun-Soo who becomes a pawn in a game of human chess.
23. The Myth (2005)
PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Archeologist Jack keeps having reoccurring dreams of a past life, where he is the great General Meng Yi, who is sworn to protect a Korean Princess named Ok-Soo. Jack decides to go investigate everything with his friend William.
24. Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
Unrated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Time travelers use Godzilla in their scheme to destroy Japan to prevent the country's future economic reign.
25. Beastie Boys: Fight for Your Right Revisited (2011)
Not Rated | 30 min | Short, Comedy, Music
Following the conclusion of the storyline in the "Fight For Your Right" music video, the Beasties break into a liquor store, drop acid with groupies, and get into a breakdance competition with time-traveling future versions of themselves.
27. Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (1991)
PG-13 | 99 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
Before they can complete renovations on their new inn, Widower (Ben Wilson) and daughter (Hillary) are visited by a woman seeking immediate lodging for her strange group of travellers. Why ... See full summary »
28. Joy of Life (2019– )
45 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
In the twilight years of Eastern Jin, Liu Yu usurps the throne to become the founding emperor of the Liu Song dynasty. Consort Ye's newborn son is the only royalty to survive the bloody ... See full summary »
29. Timestalkers (1987 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Scott McKenzie, a history professor, becomes involved with two time travelers from the year 2586 after making a discovery in an old photograph from 1886.
30. Journey Back to Christmas (2016 TV Movie)
TV-G | 84 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A WWII era nurse is transported in time to 2016 and meets a man who helps her discover the bonds of family and that the true meaning of Christmas is timeless.
31. Time Runner (1993)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
During the unstoppable alien invasion of 2022, one man flees through a wormhole to 1992 in hope of changing the future. But attempt after attempt is made by someone there to catch and kill him.
32. My Only Love Song (2017– )
Soo-jung is a conceited pop star who believes that status and money can get you anywhere. She accidentally falls into a time-slip portal and travels to the past, where she meets On-dal, a ... See full summary »
33. DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time Is Now (2016 TV Movie)
22 min | Documentary, Action, Sci-Fi
The producers introduce audiences to the characters and concepts of "Legends of Tomorrow", the upcoming spin-off of superhero series "Arrow" and "The Flash".
34. The Time Machine (1978 TV Movie)
99 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
A scientist builds a machine that will enable him to travel back and forth in time, but when he puts it in motion, he gets more than he bargained for.
35. Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future (1973)
TV-G | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
An ordinary Soviet building manager, living in the 20th century, is extremely similar to a Tsar of All Rus' - Ivan IV the Terrible (1530-1584). He would never have known about this, but one day his neighbor created a time machine.
37. Café Funiculi Funicula (2018)
117 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Kazu works for family at a café. There is a belief that occupying a specific table seat at a table allows the occupant to travel back in time. While the traveller can choose the destination... See full summary »
38. Man Divided (2017)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Denmark 2095: The ocean level's risen - thus no natural freshwater. After Fang's split into 2 persons, one travels back in time to 2017 to save a lost ecological research and maybe save the world.
40. Time Travelers (1976 TV Movie)
78 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
During an outbreak of a contagious disease in 1976, two scientists are sent back in time to 1871, when a Chicago doctor apparently had the cure for it.
42. Back to the Future Part III (1991 Video Game)
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The setting is 1885. Doc Emmett Brown has to rescue Clara Clayton from falling to her death. Marty McFly has to face the outlaw Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen and his gang.
43. Time Trackers (1989)
PG | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When an evil scientist steals his colleague's time machine, his colleague's beautiful, brilliant daughter, aided by an L.A. cop and a hapless admirer (Wil Shriner), pursues him back to ... See full summary »
44. Nobunaga Concerto (II) (2014– )
54 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Saburo, an ordinary high school student, travels back in time to the Sengoku era (1549). He encounters a young lord who looks exactly like him and is told, "Be my substitute. I'm the eldest... See full summary »
45. Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis (1988)
135 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A demonic reincarnation of a Japanese general from the 10th century appears in the early 20th century Tokyo with a mission to destroy the blooming city.
46. No Time for Nuts (2006 Video)
G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Scrat comes across a time machine and is transported to various times all in pursuit of his beloved acorn.
47. A Step Into the Past (2001– )
60 min | Action, Comedy, History
The main character, Hong Siu Lung (Louis Koo), is a special agent in Hong Kong (21st century). During a exhibition of the First Emperor's Terracotta Army, Hong's colleague mentions that one... See full summary »
49. Ashi Girl (2017)
38 min | Comedy, History
Yui Hayakawa is a 16 year-old night school student whose only strong point is her ability to run fast. She accidentally goes back in time to the Warring States era of Japan where she makes ... See full summary »
50. 31 iyunya (1978 TV Movie)
142 min | Fantasy, Musical, Romance
A lonely journalist in some West European country has a vision about the princess of his city who lived in XII century.