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Back to the Future: 10 Fantastic Time Travel Movies
Back to the Future: 10 Fantastic Time Travel Movies

Going back a couple of years in the past or heading into the future, getting stuck in a time loop or accidentally falling into a wormhole are all possible, even if you're just sitting at home on the couch. To feel like a seasoned time traveler, take a look at the films in this selection.

Back to the Future: 10 Fantastic Time Travel Movies
Back to the Future: 10 Fantastic Time Travel Movies

12 monkeys

  • Science fiction, thriller, detective.
  • USA, 1995.
  • Duration: 129 minutes
  • IMDb: 8, 0.

The inimitable Bruce Willis, who this time got the role of a convicted felon, is sent back in time to gather more information about a dangerous incurable virus that has already destroyed most of the world's population, and forced all those who remained to hide underground.

Edge of the future

  • Science fiction, action, adventure.
  • USA, Canada, 2014.
  • Duration: 113 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 9.

The main character of the film, Major William Cage, has the unique ability to reboot the day whenever he dies. To prevent the war going on between the invaders and aliens, to understand what is happening, and then get out of the time loop, he will have to die more than one hundred times.

Boyfriend from the future

  • Fantasy, drama, melodrama.
  • UK, 2013.
  • Duration: 123 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 8.

A young and highly successful lawyer Tim suddenly discovers that he can travel through time and change the events that once happened in his life. Extremely inspired by this discovery, Tim sincerely hopes that now his life will become much more pleasant, but in reality everything turns out to be not so simple.


  • Fantasy, drama, comedy.
  • USA, 1998.
  • Duration: 124 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 5.

In a splash over the TV remote control, the brother and sister suddenly move from the 1990s to an old television sitcom called Pleasantville. They become heroes of the series against their will and are forced to participate in the events taking place there.

Midnight in Paris

  • Fantasy, melodrama, comedy.
  • Spain, USA, 2011.
  • Duration: 94 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 7.

Gil Pender, a talented writer and hopeless romantic, travels with his beloved to Paris. Once at midnight, walking through the deserted streets, he goes back in time and meets there with his idols: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Dali and others. After a while, he realizes that Paris of the 1920s is the place where he would like to stay forever.

Time loop

  • Science fiction, action, thriller.
  • USA, China, 2012.
  • Duration: 118 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 4.

Time loops can be used not only for peaceful purposes: for example, in 2074, they thought of getting rid of unwanted people with their help. The victim is sent back 30 years, and a specially trained killer kills her, but one day a well-oiled system fails.

Time patrol

  • Science fiction, drama, thriller.
  • Australia, 2013.
  • Duration: 98 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 5.

To retire, the temporal agent must cope with the last task: to catch a dangerous terrorist who has been successfully hiding from him for several years. This pursuit turns into a captivating story of love, the vicissitudes of fate and, of course, time travel.

Time Traveler's Wife

  • Science fiction, drama, melodrama.
  • USA, 2008.
  • Duration: 107 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 1.

A touching and incredibly sweet love story of a Chicago librarian who knows how to inadvertently travel in time, and his girlfriend, who was in love with him from early childhood.


  • Detective, thriller, fantasy.
  • Germany, USA, 2004.
  • Duration: 102 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 1.

A Gulf War veteran is mistakenly sent to a mental institution after being wounded in the head. There he becomes a victim of insane experiments and learns that he has only four days to live.


  • Science fiction, drama, adventure.
  • UK, USA, 2014.
  • Duration: 169 minutes
  • IMDb: 8, 6.

A group of fearless researchers embarks on a dangerous journey through a wormhole in space to save all of humanity from imminent death.