Time Paradox Movies

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Time Paradox Movies

Thinking about Time Paradox Movies, there are many directors who explored this idea. We found 25 of our favorites.

Inception (2010)

Inception
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Christopher Nolan, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page, Ken Watanabe
Rated PG-13

Inception is a science fiction action thriller directed by Christopher Nolan. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Dom Cobb, a highly-skilled thief who is hired to steal corporate secrets from the mind of a rival businessman. Cobb's crew consists of Arthur (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Eames (Tom Hardy), Yusuf (Dileep Rao), Saito (Ken Watanabe), and Ariadne (Ellen Page). To complete the mission, they must plant an idea in the target's subconscious. As Cobb and his team venture deeper into their own subconscious, they face unexpected obstacles and a risky game of deception and manipulation. In the end, they must determine what is real and what is a dream. Inception takes viewers on a thrilling journey of the mind and the boundaries of reality.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick
Rated R

Terminator 2: Judgment Day is the sequel to James Cameron's 1984 hit, The Terminator. In this sequel, a new, advanced Terminator (Robert Patrick) is sent from the future to kill John Connor (Edward Furlong) before he can lead the human race in a future war against the machines. However, Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) and an obsolete Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) sent from the past to protect John, must stop the advanced Terminator before he succeeds. Along the way, they enlist the help of a renegade soldier (Joe Morton) to help them protect John and keep the fate of the future from being determined. With an iconic score by Brad Fiedel, groundbreaking visual effects, and an intense climax, Terminator 2: Judgment Day is an action-packed classic that is widely regarded as one of the greatest sequels of all time.

Interstellar (2014)

Interstellar
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Christopher Nolan, starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy
Rated PG-13

Interstellar is a 2014 science fiction film directed by Christopher Nolan, set in a dystopian future where Earth is becoming increasingly uninhabitable. The film follows ex-NASA pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) as he leads a team of explorers through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity. Along the way, they face a number of obstacles, including a mysterious force that threatens their mission's success. Cooper and his crew must find a way to ensure the survival of the human race while also discovering the secrets of the universe. Along the way, they are aided by mysterious entities, and uncover a powerful connection between the past and the future. In the end, Cooper must make a difficult decision to ensure the future of humanity.

Back to the Future (1985)

Back to the Future
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover
Rated PG

Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale. It stars Michael J. Fox as teenager Marty McFly, who accidentally travels back in time to 1955, where he meets his future parents and becomes his own mother's romantic interest. Christopher Lloyd portrays the eccentric scientist Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown, inventor of the time-traveling DeLorean, who helps Marty fix history and return to 1985. The film features a time travel plot involving a modified DeLorean car and the same elements of science fiction and comedy as the first film. After visiting 2015, Marty and Doc find themselves in 1955, where Doc falls in love with schoolteacher Clara Clayton (played by Mary Steenburgen), and Marty risks his future existence by inadvertently attracting his future mother's romantic interest. To resolve the situation, Marty and Doc devise a plan to use a lightning bolt to power the DeLorean time machine and return Marty to the future before the lightning strike. Back to the Future was a critical and commercial success and is considered one of the greatest films of all time. It spawned two sequels, Back to the Future Part II (1989) and Back to the Future

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

2001: A Space Odyssey
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Stanley Kubrick, starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter
Rated G

2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 science fiction film by director Stanley Kubrick. The film follows a voyage to Jupiter with the sentient computer HAL after the discovery of a mysterious black monolith affecting human evolution. The film deals with elements of artificial intelligence, extra-terrestrial life, and existentialism. The story is based on a novel of the same name by Arthur C. Clarke, and deals with a series of encounters between humans and mysterious black monoliths that appear to be affecting human evolution. The film also features metaphysical and scientific themes, including a reality beyond what can be perceived by the senses. It is considered by many to be one of the greatest and most influential films of all time.

Groundhog Day (1993)

Groundhog Day
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Harold Ramis, starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky
Rated PG

Groundhog Day is a 1993 American comedy-drama film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Ramis and Danny Rubin. The film stars Bill Murray as Phil Connors, a cynical television weatherman who, during an assignment covering the annual Groundhog Day event, becomes trapped in a time loop, repeating the same day repeatedly. Over time, Phil comes to re-examine his life and priorities while remaining pessimistic of his situation. Eventually, he maintains a relationship with a young woman (Andie MacDowell) and begins to appreciate the beauty of everyday life. The film was a critical and commercial success, earning Murray a Golden Globe nomination.

The Terminator (1984)

The Terminator
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield
Rated R

The Terminator is a 1984 science fiction action film directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as the titular Terminator, a cyborg assassin sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, played by Linda Hamilton. Sarah is targeted for termination by Skynet, an artificial intelligence system that will take over the world in the future. Michael Biehn also stars as Kyle Reese, a soldier from the future sent back in time to protect Sarah. While Kyle and Sarah attempt to prevent the Terminator from completing its mission, they also come to realize that Sarah's son John Connor is destined to lead the human resistance against the machines in the future. The film features a classic battle between man and machine, as well as a unique blend of action, horror, and science fiction.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Edge of Tomorrow
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Doug Liman, starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson
Rated PG-13

Edge of Tomorrow is a 2014 science fiction action film starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. It tells the story of Major William Cage (Cruise), an officer who is killed within minutes of his first combat mission against an alien race called the Mimics. However, Cage soon finds himself in a time loop, reliving the same day over and over again. With the help of a special forces agent (Blunt), Cage must find a way to survive the day, gain the skills necessary to defeat the aliens, and ultimately, save the world. Through his journey, Cage learns the importance of self-sacrifice and the power of courage to overcome adversity.

Back to the Future Part II (1989)

Back to the Future Part II
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Tom Wilson
Rated PG

Back to the Future Part II is a 1989 American science fiction comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Bob Gale. It is the sequel to the 1985 film Back to the Future, and stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, and Thomas F. Wilson. It follows Marty McFly as he and his friend, Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown, use a modified DeLorean time machine to travel to the year 2015. There, Marty must confront his future son, Biff Tannen, who has become powerful and corrupt, while preventing him from changing the past. The film also features several other scenes involving time travel, including visits to the years 1955 and 1885. It received positive reviews from critics and grossed $332 million worldwide, making it the highest-grossing film of 1989.

About Time (2013)

About Time
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Richard Curtis, starring Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Lydia Wilson
Rated R

About Time tells the story of Tim Lake, a young man who discovers he possesses the ability to travel back in time and change his own life. With the help of his father, Tim uses his newfound power to find love, save his family, and ultimately, to build a better life. Along the way, he learns valuable lessons about the importance of making the most of every moment and cherishing those he loves.

Minority Report (2002)

Minority Report
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow
Rated PG-13

Minority Report is a science-fiction action thriller directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise. The film is set in the year 2054 and follows the story of John Anderton, head of PreCrime, a law enforcement unit that stops crimes before they happen thanks to three precognitive human beings known as precogs. When Anderton himself is accused of a future murder, he goes on the run in an attempt to discover the truth and prove his innocence. Along the way, he is pursued by the PreCrime police force and discovers a conspiracy involving the corporations responsible for the technology that powers PreCrime. In the end, Anderton is able to prove his innocence, but must make a moral decision that will decide the fate of PreCrime and the thousands of people who rely on it.

Source Code (2011)

Source Code
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Duncan Jones, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright
Rated PG-13

Source Code is a thrilling sci-fi action-adventure film directed by Duncan Jones and starring Jake Gyllenhaal. The story follows soldier Colter Stevens, who is part of a government experiment to find a terrorist by jumping into the body of another man. With only 8 minutes to uncover the terrorist's identity, Colter must repeatedly jump into the body of the same man on a commuter train to trace the bomber before the next train explodes. Along the way, Colter discovers unexpected connections to the people he meets, and the deeper purpose of his mission. With time running out, Colter must race against the clock to save the day.

Back to the Future Part III (1990)

Back to the Future Part III
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Tom Wilson
Rated PG

Frequency (2000)

Frequency
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Gregory Hoblit, starring Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel, Shawn Doyle, Elizabeth Mitchell
Rated PG-13

Predestination (2014)

Predestination
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig, starring Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook, Noah Taylor, Madeleine West
Rated R

Looper (2012)

Looper
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Rian Johnson, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano
Rated R

Tenet (2020)

Tenet
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Christopher Nolan, starring John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Juhan Ulfsak
Rated PG-13

Deja Vu (2006)

Deja Vu
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Tony Scott, starring Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer
Rated PG-13

The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)

The Time Traveler's Wife
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Robert Schwentke, starring Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams, Ron Livingston, Michelle Nolden
Rated PG-13

Timecrimes (2007)

Timecrimes
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Nacho Vigalondo, starring Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández, Bárbara Goenaga, Nacho Vigalondo
Rated R

The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

The Thirteenth Floor
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Josef Rusnak, starring Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Vincent D'Onofrio
Rated R

Boss Level (2020)

Boss Level
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Joe Carnahan, starring Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts, Michelle Yeoh
Rated TV-MA

The Adam Project (2022)

The Adam Project
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Shawn Levy, starring Ryan Reynolds, Walker Scobell, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner
Rated PG-13

Terminator Salvation (2009)

Terminator Salvation
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From McG, starring Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood
Rated PG-13

Time Lapse (2014)

Time Lapse
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Bradley King, starring Danielle Panabaker, Matt O'Leary, George Finn, John Rhys-Davies
Rated Not Rated

 



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