Top 10 Best Time Travel Movies

Time travellTime travel is a subject which is as attractive as it is intriguing. Everyone one of us may want to change a couple of dumb things we have done in our lives when we were young. The best time travel movies satisfy our fantasies of going back and setting out right all the wrongs. These Sci-Fi movies have been quite popular and this is evident by the fact that the biggest grossing movies this year are both Sci-Fi with The Avengers being on the top. The best time travel movies show men meddling going back in time and meddling with history. Some are sent to save thousands of lives and others go back to save the love of their lives ! Go through the Top 10 Best Time Travel Movies list and let us know which the best ones were! With all the technology being made every day, one day directors will go back in time and skip those time travel movies which did not do well!

 

 

 

10. Frequency

Time travell

Frequency is a time travel movie which shakes up history a bit. Frequency shows how an accidental radio connection between father and son 30 years after the father’s death changes history and what they must do to avert it. Frequency is a beautiful family movie with all the elements of love and compassion. This time travel movie in ranked 10th in the Top 10 Best Time Travel Movies list.

 

9. 12 monkeys

Time travell

12 monkeys is a time travel movie which revolves around the characters of Brad Pitt and Bruce Willis. A convict tries to gain pardon by allowing scientists to send him back in time to stop a virus outbreak. As the time travels continue back and forth, our hero falls for a beautiful doctor who helps him save humanity. 12 monkeys is a bit twisted so make sure it has all your attention!

 

8. Back to the future

Time travell

Called BTTF in short, the Back to the future series was a huge hit back in the day and are still considered classic time travel movies. An old scientist comes up with a car fitted with a flux capacitor powerful enough to propel it back in time. Once there, our hero accidently breaks up a couple who are his future parents!

 

7. Terminator

Time travell

The most popular movie on the list, Terminator also falls in the time travel movies category. A post apocalypse solider is sent back in time by humans to save a woman from a Terminator sent by machines. The rest of the Terminator series is based on this time travel concept and Terminator 2 follows the same path.

 

6. Run Lola run

Time travell

A young girl has only 20 minutes to save her boyfriend who has lost money and is attempting to rob a store. Though it sounds simple, Run Lola Run is an extremely complex yet entertaining time travel movie. Lola restarts from the phone call every time she fails to save her boyfriend and makes different decisions each time. Run Lola Run is a movie not to be missed!

 

5. Source Code

Time travell

A solider is forced to go back in time again and again until he can avert a disaster which has already happened! Source Code is a different type of time travel movie and is very though provoking. Source Code has its share of twists and surprises as we unravel the mystery of the solider himself as well as of a suspicious passenger in a certain train.

 

4. Donnie Darko

Time travell

Donnie Darko tells a tale of a young disturbed boy to time travels to save his entire family. Donnie is shown as a troubled teenager who sees and talks with a giant bunny from the future who tells that the world is going to end in 26 days. Donnie Darko is one of those time travel movies which will leave you scratching your head but is a brilliant movie nonetheless.

 

3. Men in Black 3

Time travell

Falling halfway between alien movies and time travel movies, Men in Black 3 (MIB3) has broken The Avengers record for the opening weekend by a large margin. This shows how popular this time travel movie has become. Will Smith has to travel back in time to save his partner as well as the organization he has so dedicatedly worked for. Men in Black 3 is also one of the best action movies of 2012.

 

2. Army of Darkness

Time travell

Army of Darkness (also known as Evil Dead 3) is one of the best time travel movies around. Army of Darkness was re released with a much happier ending when the audience complained about the ending shown in the original one. Nevertheless, our hero has accidently time traveled to the dark ages and now has to fight the dead in order to save the people who will help him go back.

 

1. Planet of the Apes

Time travell

Much has been written about the heart wrenching final scene of Planet of the Apes. This time travel movie shows us how the situation can become if the tables were turned on the humans. An astronaut lands on a strange planet which is much like earth but is ruled by intelligent apes. Planet of the Apes ranks 1st in the Top 10 Best Time Travel Movies list.

 

 

 

Related Top 10 Lists: