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1. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
R | 153 min | Adventure, Drama, War
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.
2. Watchmen (2009)
R | 162 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In an alternate 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.
3. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
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. 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.
5. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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.
6. Star Trek (2009)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
7. 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.
8. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
R | 109 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cybernetic warrior from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to protect a 19-year old drifter and his future wife from a most advanced robotic assassin and to ensure they both survive a nuclear attack.
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. Source Code (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
11. Marie Antoinette (2006)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
12. 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.
13. Iron Sky (2012)
R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018.
14. Never Let Me Go (2010)
R | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
A love triangle develops between three friends who came of age at a mysterious, secluded boarding school and are destined to lead brief lives.
15. 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.
17. Conan the Barbarian (2011)
R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to get his revenge on the evil warlord who attacked his village and murdered his father when he was a boy.
18. Conan the Barbarian (1982)
R | 129 min | Adventure, Fantasy
A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to avenge his tribe and his parents whom were slain by an evil sorcerer and his warriors when he was a boy.
19. 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. 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.
22. Demolition Man (1993)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
23. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
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.
25. 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.
26. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Scientist Sam Beckett finds himself trapped in time--"leaping" into the body of a different person in a different time period each week.
27. Akira (1988)
R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psionics can stop.
28. Conan the Destroyer (1984)
PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Conan leads a ragtag group of adventurers on a quest for a princess.
29. The Flintstones (1994)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
In this live-action feature of the cartoon show, Fred Flintstone finally gets the job he's always wanted, but it may just come at a price.
30. The Jacket (2005)
R | 103 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
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.
31. 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.
32. 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 »
33. Red Sonja (1985)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A vengeful woman sets out to retrieve a magic orb from an evil queen whom she vows vengeance upon after the evil queen slain her family and her loyal warriors raped her.
34. A Boy and His Dog (1975)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
A post-apocalyptic tale based on a novella by Harlan Ellison. A boy communicates telepathically with his dog as they scavenge for food and sex, and they stumble into an underground society ... See full summary »
35. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A modern revival of the classic eponymous 1960s sci-fi horror anthology show. Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, story from one episode continues in a later episode.
36. The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
In this live-action prequel to the 1994 comedy hit, the Flintstones and the Rubbles go on a trip to Rock Vegas, where Wilma is pursued by playboy Chip Rockefeller.
37. 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.
38. 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.
39. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
R | 164 min | Drama
The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.
40. 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.
42. Tru Calling (2003–2005)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A university graduate working in the city morgue is able to repeat the same day over again to prevent murders or other disasters.
44. Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After regaining consciousness following an injury sustained in World War II, an American soldier awakens to a Nazi dominated world in the 1960s.
Writers: Jerk Gustafsson, Tom Keegan, Jens Matthies, Tommy Tordsson, Andreas Öjerfors | Directors: Jerk Gustafsson, Jens Matthies | Stars: Ike Amadi, Malcolm Andreasson, Frida Axelsson, Alicja Bachleda
45. Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
G | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The world is shocked by the appearance of three 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.
46. 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 »
47. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
PG | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
48. Seven Days (1998–2001)
45 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Drama
An ex-CIA is the point man for a government organization dedicated to time traveling to correct errors that occurred in the previous week.
50. Mr. Destiny (1990)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Unhappy Larry Burrows sees what his life could've been like, had he made that winning home run as a teenager.