False Positive Tips: Favorite Time Travel Films-

 

We all love to daydream about time travel. Would you rather visit the past or catch a glimpse of the future?

 

Right a wrong or peek at secrets?

 

How would you use a timer machine?

 

How would you escape a time loop?

 

Time travel opens up the potential for a bazillion plot possibilities. And especially with visual narratives—in film and comics—time travel stories allow for clever, memorable narratives. 

 

That’s why I love time travel movies and am here to share some of my all-time favorites to spread some Halloween cheer.

 

Recommendations for Best Time Travel Movies

 

WARNING: Some of these trailers contain SPOILERS.

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Groundhog Day (1993)

Humorous Existential Time Loop.

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Primer (2004)

Accidental Invention of Time Machine.

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Time Bandits (1981)

Comedic Fantasy Adventure Time Travel.

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The Terminator (1984)

Time-traveling Killing Machine.

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Run Lola Run | Lola rennt (1998)

Surreal Time Loop.

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TimecrimesLos cronocrímenes (2007)

Murphy’s Law of Time Travel.

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12 Monkeys (1995)

Apocalyptic Time Travel.

Inspired by the short film, La Jetée (1962).

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Back to the Future (1985)

Fun Time Machine.

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H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine (1960)

O.G. Time Travel.

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If the List Kept Going…

 

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Somewhere in Time (1980)

Donnie Darko (2001)

Detention (2011)

Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)

Time After Time (1979)

 

   

Do you have a favorite time travel flick?

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While on the topic, have you read this False Positive time travel tale: