Time Travel

Shows involving time travel - paradoxes, loops, and consequences of attempting to change history.

While I realize there a many other movies and TV shows, as well as multiple episodes in series such as Doctor Who and Star Trek, I have chosen ones that to me are original in their approach, or more thought provoking.

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1.
Back to the Future (1985)
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Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown. (116 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
2.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
Episode: Roswell That Ends Well (2001)
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A mishap involving a microwave oven and a supernova throws the Planet Express staff back in time to... (22 mins.)
“ Fry becomes his own grandpa. ” - alden-ash
 
3.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
Episode: The Why of Fry (2003)
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Fry learns that his accidental freezing 1004 years earlier wasn't an accident and he is given a choice that could prevent its happening, but at a cost. (22 mins.)
“ Fry has a chance to prevent himself from being cryogenically frozen for 1,000 years. ” - alden-ash
 
4.
Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007 Video)
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Planet Express sees a hostile takeover and Bender falls into the hands of criminals where he is used to fulfill their schemes. (88 mins.)
“ Once again the point of Fry's freezing is the focus of time travel shenanigans. ” - alden-ash
 
5.
The Terminator (1984)
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A human-looking indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs. (107 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Humans and robots come to past to try to change the future of mankind. As revealed in the sequel, the trip back actually causes the future. ” - alden-ash
 
6.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Treehouse of Horror V (1994)
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The family's job at Mr. Burns' country estate goes awry when Homer goes mad. Meanwhile, Homer's attempt... (22 mins.)
“ 'Time and Punishment' segment ” - alden-ash
 
7.
Planet of the Apes (1968)
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An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved. (112 mins.)
“ (Spoiler) Astronauts are accidentally sent into the future, which in subsequent movies in the 5-movie cycle opens the past and thus creates the future. ” - alden-ash
 
8.
The Twilight Zone (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Cradle of Darkness (2002)
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A woman goes back in time to the birth of Hitler and attempts to interfere so that World War II never happens. (43 mins.)
“ A woman is sent back to kill Hitler as a baby. ” - alden-ash
 
9.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Back There (1961)
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At a prominent club in Washington, D.C., a socialite argues about whether it would be possible to change history by traveling back in time. When he leaves the club he finds himself in 1865, on the night that President Lincoln will be shot. (51 mins.)
“ A man tries to stop the Lincoln assassination. ” - alden-ash
 
10.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Year of Hell: Part 1 (1997)
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Voyager comes across a Krenim timeship that is wiping whole species from existence by changing the existing timeline. (45 mins.)
 
11.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Year of Hell: Part 2 (1997)
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A year after Voyager encounters the Krenim time ship, a badly damaged Voyager with a skeleton crew leads an armada of interplanetary ships against them. (45 mins.)
 
12.
The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985 TV Series)
Episode: A Sound of Thunder (1989)
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A company provides big game hunters with expeditions to the past to kill dinosaurs. (23 mins.)
 
13.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
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When a temporarily insane Dr. McCoy accidentally changes history and destroys his time, Kirk and Spock follow him to prevent the disaster, but the price to do so is high. (50 mins.)
 
14.
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
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When a scientist sent back to the prehistoric era strays off the path he causes a chain of events that alters history in disastrous ways. (101 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
 
15.
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
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The Borg go back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed. (111 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Frakes
 
16.
Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973 TV Series)
Episode: Yesteryear (1973)
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After finding himself erased from recent history, Spock must travel back in time to save himself as a youth. (30 mins.)
 
17.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993 TV Series)
Episode: Little Green Men (1995)
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Quark and Rom take Nog to Earth and Starfleet Academy, but a malfunction with the ship takes the crew back in time, to Roswell, New Mexico in 1947. (45 mins.)
 
18.
Somewhere in Time (1980)
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A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to find the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel. (103 mins.)
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
 
19.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993 TV Series)
Episode: Children of Time (1997)
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The DS9 cast discovers a small colony on a remote world that was originally populated by them 200 years... (45 mins.)
 
20.
The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
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A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his marriage. (107 mins.)
 
21.
The Time Machine (2002)
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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. (96 mins.)
Director: Simon Wells
 
22.
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
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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. (129 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
 
23.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
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Two seemingly dumb teens struggle to prepare a historical presentation with the help of a time machine. (90 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
 
24.
The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001 Mini-Series)
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H.G. Wells foresaw the future in such visionary novels as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds... (265 mins.)
Director: Robert Young
“ The second story in part 1 based on H.G. Wells' short story "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper" in particular. ” - alden-ash
 
25.
About Time (2013)
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At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think. (123 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
 
26.
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001 TV Series)
Episode: Twilight (2003)
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Enterprise is hit with a rather intense anomaly. Refusing to leave an injured T'Pol behind, Archer is struck by the anomaly... (60 mins.)
 
27.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Blink (2007)
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Sally Sparrow receives a cryptic message from the Doctor about a mysterious new enemy species that is after the TARDIS. (45 mins.)
 
28.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: A Christmas Carol (2010)
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A space liner, with a large number of passengers aboard, is in difficulties while flying through the atmosphere of an unknown planet... (45 mins.)
 
29.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Big Bang (2010)
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The Daleks, Cybermen and others have imprisoned in the Pandorica the most dangerous creature in the universe - the Doctor... (45 mins.)
 
30.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
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The Doctor, Mickey and Rose land on a spaceship in the 51st century only to find 18th century Versailles on board, the time of Madame De Pompadour! To find out what's going on the Doctor must enter Versailles and save Madame De Popmpadour but it turns into an emotional roller coaster for the Doctor. (45 mins.)
 
31.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Day of the Doctor (2013)
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In 2013, something terrible is awakening in London's National Gallery; in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan England; and somewhere in space an ancient battle reaches its devastating conclusion. (45 mins.)
 
32.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: No Time Like the Past (1963)
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A scientist attempts to use a time machine to prevent tragedies, both in world history and in his own past. (51 mins.)
 
33.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Time Squared (1989)
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Deep in space, the Enterprise comes across a Federation shuttle craft that is floating in space and... (44 mins.)
 
34.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Yesterday's Enterprise (1990)
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The Enterprise C enters the Enterprise D's time and space continuum, where they find Picard and crew in a constant state of war with the Klingons, and only Guinan knows it. (44 mins.)
 
35.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Time's Arrow: Part 1 (1992)
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Captain Picard and his archaeological curiosity are called upon by scientists from Earth when they find evidence to support beliefs that aliens had visited Earth in the late 1800s. (44 mins.)
 
36.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Time's Arrow: Part 2 (1992)
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Captain Picard and crew follow Data back to the late 1800s to get him back, only to find the suspected alien visitors killing people of that time. (44 mins.)
 
37.
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
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After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
38.
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants. (132 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
 
39.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
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A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her young son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal. (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
 
40.
Terminator Genisys (2015)
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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. (126 mins.)
Director: Alan Taylor
 
41.
Looper (2012)
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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. (119 mins.)
Director: Rian Johnson
 
42.
Source Code (2011)
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A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete. (93 mins.)
Director: Duncan Jones
 
43.
Timecop (1994)
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Max Walker, an officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who's intent on changing the past to control the future. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
 
44.
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
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Dr. Evil is back...and has invented a new time machine that allows him to go back to the 60's and steal Austin Powers's mojo, inadvertently leaving him "shagless". (95 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
45.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Tikka to Ride (1997)
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In the aftermath of the battle with their future selves, the crew, resurrected from the dead, due to... (30 mins.)
 
46.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Out of Time (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Starbug enters a fog in space containing devices that create false realities, where the crew find a time machine... (30 mins.)