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1. Back to the Future (1985)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.5
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86 Metascore

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 maverick scientist Doc Brown.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Votes: 828,973 | Gross: $210.61M

2. 12 Monkeys (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Follows the journey of a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will nearly destroy the human race.

Stars: Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Noah Bean, Barbara Sukowa

Votes: 28,253

3. Twelve Monkeys (1995)

R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
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74 Metascore

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.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Joseph Melito

Votes: 505,786 | Gross: $57.14M

4. Source Code (2011)

PG-13 | 93 min | Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.5
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74 Metascore

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.

Director: Duncan Jones | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright

Votes: 419,865 | Gross: $54.71M

5. Equilibrium (2002)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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33 Metascore

In an oppressive future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system and state.

Director: Kurt Wimmer | Stars: Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson, Taye Diggs

Votes: 280,078 | Gross: $1.20M

6. Legion (2010)

R | 100 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

5.2
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32 Metascore

When a group of strangers at a dusty roadside diner come under attack by demonic forces, their only chance for survival lies with an archangel named Michael, who informs a pregnant waitress that her unborn child is humanity's last hope.

Director: Scott Stewart | Stars: Paul Bettany, Dennis Quaid, Charles S. Dutton, Lucas Black

Votes: 86,382 | Gross: $40.17M

7. Primer (2004)

PG-13 | 77 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.9
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68 Metascore

Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention.

Director: Shane Carruth | Stars: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden, Anand Upadhyaya

Votes: 82,623 | Gross: $0.42M

8. Southland Tales (2006)

R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.5
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44 Metascore

During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Seann William Scott, Carlos Amezcua

Votes: 33,840 | Gross: $0.28M

9. A Serious Man (2009)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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79 Metascore

Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Sari Lennick, Fred Melamed

Votes: 111,254 | Gross: $9.19M

10. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

The Borg travel 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.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton

Votes: 103,943 | Gross: $92.00M

11. The Zero Theorem (2013)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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50 Metascore

A hugely talented but socially isolated computer operator is tasked by Management to prove the Zero Theorem: that the universe ends as nothing, rendering life meaningless. But meaning is what he already craves.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Christoph Waltz, Lucas Hedges, Mélanie Thierry, David Thewlis

Votes: 38,888 | Gross: $0.22M

12. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

PG | 126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.2
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69 Metascore

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed

Votes: 44,271 | Gross: $8.08M

13. Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

5.5
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32 Metascore

One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: James Franco, Peter Miller, Gilbert Wahiakeron, Claude Chamberlain

Votes: 4,824

14. Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama

7.2
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80 Metascore

A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite

Votes: 17,657 | Gross: $7.29M

15. I.Q. (1994)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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66 Metascore

A mechanic romances the mathematician niece of physicist Albert Einstein, with help from Einstein and his friends.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Walter Matthau, Lou Jacobi

Votes: 21,075 | Gross: $26.37M

16. Millennium (1989)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.7
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An NTSB investigator seeking the cause of an airline disaster meets a warrior woman from 1000 years in the future. She replaces the people from airplanes before they crash with corpses with the same features.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Cheryl Ladd, Daniel J. Travanti, Robert Joy

Votes: 5,284 | Gross: $5.78M

17. Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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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.

Director: Dwayne Carey-Hill | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 30,384

18. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.7
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75 Metascore

A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.

Directors: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel | Stars: Vivian Maier, John Maloof, Daniel Arnaud, Simon Amédé

Votes: 10,662 | Gross: $1.51M

19. Savannah (2013)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family, History

6.0
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25 Metascore

SAVANNAH is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th ... See full summary »

Director: Annette Haywood-Carter | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jaimie Alexander, Bradley Whitford

Votes: 1,196 | Gross: $0.04M

20. Medicine for Melancholy (2008)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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63 Metascore

Twenty-four hours in the tentative relationship of two young San Franciscans also dealing with the conundrum of being a minority in a rapidly gentrifying city.

Director: Barry Jenkins | Stars: Wyatt Cenac, Tracey Heggins, Elizabeth Acker, Melissa Bisagni

Votes: 1,609 | Gross: $0.11M

21. Time Chasers (1994)

PG-13 | 89 min | Sci-Fi

2.3
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An inventor comes up with a time machine, but must prevent its abuse at the hands of an evil C.E.O.

Director: David Giancola | Stars: Matthew Bruch, Bonnie Pritchard, Peter Harrington, George Woodard

Votes: 2,820

22. Punishment Park (1971)

R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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"Punishment Park" is a pseudo-documentary purporting to be a film crews's news coverage of the team of soldiers escorting a group of hippies, draft dodgers, and anti-establishment types ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Patrick Boland, Kent Foreman, Carmen Argenziano, Luke Johnson

Votes: 5,106

23. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

Votes: 25,961 | Gross: $3.43M

24. Ridicule (1996)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Charles Berling, Jean Rochefort, Fanny Ardant, Judith Godrèche

Votes: 6,401 | Gross: $2.50M

25. Futurama: The Lost Adventure (2008 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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The cut-scenes from Futurama (2003), edited together to form an episode. Mom attempts to take over the universe and it's up to the Planet Express crew to stop her.

Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 1,040

26. Donovan's Echo (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.2
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A series of uncanny déjà vu events force a man to re-examine his tragic past, memory, instinct, and future.

Director: Jim Cliffe | Stars: Danny Glover, Kyarra Willis, Karen Holness, Bruce Greenwood

Votes: 1,306

27. Piñero (2001)

R | 103 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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40 Metascore

"Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing ... See full summary »

Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Giancarlo Esposito, Talisa Soto, Nelson Vasquez

Votes: 1,230 | Gross: $1.42M

28. Fire Emblem: Awakening (2012 Video Game)

Action

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During a turbulent era, Chrom, the prince of Ylisse and descendant of the Hero-King Marth, leads The Shepherds in observing and combating the bizarre activities of the neighboring country Plegia.

Stars: Tomokazu Sugita, Yu Kobayashi, Kana Asumi, Akemi Okamura

Votes: 561

29. Retroactive (1997)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.

Director: Louis Morneau | Stars: Jim Belushi, Kylie Travis, Shannon Whirry, Frank Whaley

Votes: 4,809

30. Distances (2018 Video)

6 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi | Post-production

A short film about the calvary of mankind in a paradox time-loop, set side by side in both the living and the dead world.

Directors: András Péter Gerõ, Szabolcs Kálmánfi | Stars: Nikoletta Pap, Krisztián Wiesler, Krisztián Farkas, András Péter Gerõ

31. Alien vs. Ninja (2010)

80 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

4.3
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A comet crashes into a Japanese forest and a group of mighty ninjas must fight a group of killer Aliens before they reach their village and kill everyone.

Director: Seiji Chiba | Stars: Masanori Mimoto, Shûji Kashiwabara, Donpei Tsuchihira, Mika Hijii

Votes: 1,966

32. Pane, vy jste vdova! (1971)

97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be ... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Iva Janzurová, Olga Schoberová, Eduard Cupák, Jirí Sovák

Votes: 556

33. Zabil jsem Einsteina, panove (1970)

95 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy

7.0
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This futuristic science fiction comedy features an atomic bomb blast that causes women to grow beards and lose the ability to have children. A summit meeting is held at the United Nations, ... See full summary »

Director: Oldrich Lipský | Stars: Jirí Sovák, Jana Brejchová, Lubomír Lipský, Iva Janzurová

Votes: 344

34. The Legend of Suram Fortress (1985)

88 min | Drama

7.5
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A film version of a well-known Georgian folk-tale. A young boy has to be immured into the walls of a fortress in order to stop it from crumbling to pieces.

Directors: Sergei Parajanov, Dodo Abashidze | Stars: Veriko Anjaparidze, Tamari Tsitsishvili, Dudukhana Tserodze, Dodo Abashidze

Votes: 1,243

35. Timesweep (1987 Video)

85 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.6
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A group of people enter an old movie studio and are suddenly transported through time.

Director: Dan Diefenderfer | Stars: Kevin Brief, Jeff Tamblyn, Greg Anderson, Sandra Beer

Votes: 81

36. Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma (2016 Video Game)

M | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Nine people find selves forced to play a deadly game in a nuclear bunker where every 90 minutes, their memories of recent events are erased. In order to escape, they must kill 6 people via various "decisions".

Director: Kotaro Uchikoshi | Stars: Tomokazu Sugita, Miyuki Sawashiro, Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Aki Toyosaki

Votes: 45

37. Zítra vstanu a oparím se cajem (1977)

93 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Jan is a decent, boring man, living a decent, boring life as a rocket designer. When his adventurous twin brother dies in a breakfast accident, Jan decides to impersonate him, unwittingly becoming a part of a Nazi time travel conspiracy.

Director: Jindrich Polák | Stars: Petr Kostka, Jirí Sovák, Vladimír Mensík, Vlastimil Brodský

Votes: 860

38. 15 Till Midnight (2010)

R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

2.8
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Parallel worlds collide as a secret society policing this phenomena track a man whose wife has seemingly disappeared.

Director: Wolfgang Meyer | Stars: Brandon Slagle, Dee Martin, Devanny Pinn, Andrew Roth

Votes: 241

39. 99.9 (1997)

Unrated | 106 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Lara, the host of a radio call-in show dealing in psychic phenomena, discovers that her estranged lover has been found dead in a small Spanish village. She learns that he was conducting ... See full summary »

Director: Agustí Villaronga | Stars: María Barranco, Terele Pávez, Ruth Gabriel, Ángel de Andrés López

Votes: 335

40. Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life (1997)

Not Rated | 145 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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A documentary focusing on the life of novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand, the author of the bestselling novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged and originator of the Objectivist philosophy.

Director: Michael Paxton | Stars: Sharon Gless, Michael S. Berliner, Harry Binswanger, Sylvia Bokor

Votes: 488 | Gross: $0.21M

41. Vogliamo i colonnelli (1973)

98 min | Comedy

6.9
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Italy 1973. Giuseppe Tritoni (Ugo Tognazzi) is an ultra-right-wing congressman that doesn't agree anymore with his fascist party policy. He contacts many Italian Army officers and built a ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Claude Dauphin, Duilio Del Prete, Giuseppe Maffioli

Votes: 386

42. Doctor Who: The Adventure Games - City of the Daleks (2010 Video Game)

Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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The Doctor and Amy Pond visit London in 1963, only to find it in ruins through the Daleks. Now the two must save Earth by confronting the Daleks in Skaro.

Stars: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Sara Carver, Nicholas Briggs

Votes: 50

43. Collider (I) (2016)

Drama, Sci-Fi

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In the year 2033, a young girl trapped in a mysterious orphanage recklessly travels back in time to find her parents and amend her past.

Director: Justin Lewis | Stars: Christine Mascolo, Jude Moran, Michael Vasicek, Conner Greenhalgh

44. I Love Vienna (1991)

104 min | Comedy

7.3
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Director: Houchang Allahyari | Stars: Houchang Allahyari, Kouros Allahyari, Marjam Allahyari, Roger Bauer

Votes: 75

45. Stray Dog (2013)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Milo struggles to get over he and his girlfriend's breakup.

Director: Bertie Gilbert | Stars: Bertie Gilbert, Ryan O'Connor

Votes: 150

46. Casimir Effect (2011)

60 min | Sci-Fi

6.6
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A story of unrequited love set on a backdrop of temporal paradox.

Directors: Gabriel Strange-Wood, Lydia Wood | Stars: Gareth David-Lloyd, Gemma James, John Jenner, Zoe Mills

Votes: 11

47. The Bewitched Inn (1897)

2 min | Short, Comedy

6.5
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At a solitary cheap inn, a distant traveller overcome with fatigue has a close encounter with the supernatural.

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 540

48. The Grandfather Paradox (2006)

8 min | Short, Sci-Fi

8.0
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While teaching a class the infamous causality paradox, Professor Thaddeus' grandson has traveled from the future to violently solve this paradox once and for all.

Director: Jean-François Dasylva-LaRue | Stars: James Allport, Lucinda Davis, Neil Napier, Ken Proulx

Votes: 13

49. Yuri Lennon's Landing on Alpha46 (2010)

G | 14 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.1
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After his landing on Jupiter moon Alpha64, the cosmonaut Yuri Lennon is confronted with an extraordinary paradox.

Director: Anthony Vouardoux | Stars: Marc Hosemann, Milton Welsh

Votes: 152

50. Viloma (2015)

60 min

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Kalpana is a gifted Kashmiri artist. As she draws an image, a meaningful picture is formed on its reverse side. Urged by her guru to share this art with the world, she enters her reversible creations in art contest with surprising results.

Director: Arvind Narale | Stars: Arshia Bhan, Manoshi Chatterjee, Jimmy Christakos, Arpita Dar