Most Popular "Altering History" Titles
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1. X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
2. Planet of the Apes (2001)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An Air Force astronaut crash lands on a mysterious planet where evolved, talking apes dominate a race of primitive humans.
3. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.
4. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident.
5. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.
6. The Butterfly Effect (2004)
R | 113 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A young man blocks out harmful memories of significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life.
7. The Terminator (1984)
R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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.
8. Source Code (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An action thriller centered on a soldier who wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train.
9. Twelve 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.
10. Men in Black 3 (2012)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.
11. 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.
12. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
R | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A robotic warrior from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a 20-year old drifter and his future wife from an most advanced robotic assassin and to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack.
13. Click (2006)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
15. Deja Vu (2006)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An A.T.F. agent travels back in time to save a woman from being murdered, falling in love with her in the process.
16. The Time Machine (2002)
PG-13 | 96 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
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.
17. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1885, Doctor Emmet Brown is about to be killed by Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen. Marty McFly travels back in time to save his friend.
18. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Two seemingly dumb teens struggle to prepare a historical presentation with the help of a time machine.
20. Timeline (2003)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.
21. The Time Machine (1960)
Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
A Victorian Englishman travels to the far future and finds that humanity has divided into two hostile species.
22. The Jacket (2005)
R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A Gulf war veteran is wrongly sent to a mental institution for insane criminals, where he becomes the object of a Doctor's experiments, and his life is completely affected by them.
23. Frequency (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences.
24. Black Knight (2001)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
25. Kate & Leopold (2001)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Kate and her actor brother live in N.Y. in the 21st Century. Her ex-boyfriend, Stuart, lives above her apartment. Stuart finds a space near the Brooklyn Bridge where there is a gap in time.... See full summary »
26. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Science fiction anthology series that occasionally features twist-endings, sometimes continues some of the stories in later episodes and avoids fantasy or supernatural story elements entirely. A modern revival of the classic 1960s show.
28. Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
G | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
29. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals.
30. Somewhere in Time (1980)
PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to find the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel.
33. Early Edition (1996–2000)
PG | 41 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow's newspaper today. He doesn't know how. He doesn't know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has twenty-four hours to set things right.
34. The Final Countdown (1980)
PG | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
35. Just Visiting (2001)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th ... See full summary »
36. Time After Time (1979)
PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper to the 20th Century when the serial murderer uses the future writer's time machine to escape his time period.
38. Retroactive (1997)
R | 91 min | Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.
39. Timecop: The Berlin Decision (2003 Video)
R | 81 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Twenty years after a set of events, the TEC (Time Enforcement Commission), the agency that makes sure that no one travels into the past without permission and changes history, is still ... See full summary »
40. Il Mare (2000)
105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Eun-joo moves out of her house "Il Mare", leaving behind a Christmas card for the eventual new owner of the house in 1999. In it she asks him/her to forward any mail of hers to her new ... See full summary »
41. 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.
42. Summer Time Machine Blues (2005)
107 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
5 college boys, Takuma, Masaru, Shunsuke, Atsushi and Daigo all belong to sci-fi club, but they are not interested in science at all. They usually just hang around, play baseball or card, ... See full summary »
47. Galahad: A Classic Ending (2009 TV Movie)
Galahad is a man bound to a wheelchair; a paraplegic who lost his family in an accident three years ago. Although crippled in body, he is a savant when it comes to solving mysteries. He's ... See full summary »
The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
Act Break/The Burning Man/Dealer's Choice
TV-PG | 60 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery
In ACT BREAK, selfish second-rate playwright Maury Winkler wishes for a better writing partner than his ailing colleague Harry. THE BURNING MAN appears on the road and tries to hitch a ride... See full summary »
Writers: Rod Serling, Haskell Barkin, J.D. Feigelson, Ray Bradbury, Donald Todd, Rockne S. O'Bannon | Directors: Wes Craven, J.D. Feigelson, Theodore J. Flicker | Stars: James Coco, Bob Dishy, Avery Schreiber, Piper Laurie
Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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.
Dexter's Laboratory (1996–2003)
Deedeemensional/Dial M for Monkey: Magmanamus/Maternal Combat
TV-G | Animation, Comedy, Drama
In "Deedeemensional", Dee Dee time-travels to save Dexter from a monster. In "Magmanamus", Monkey goes up against a lava being that dislikes human-caused noise. In "Maternal Combat", when ... See full summary »