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Time Travel

Who hasn't wanted to whizz back in time and check out the dinosaurs, or find out just how they built the pyramids? Or perhaps fast forward and see what your grandchildren look like? The concept of time travel has been around long before there was any hope of achieving it, though scientists now feel it is, in theory at least, a possiblility! Meanwhile the closest we can come to travelling through time is via the magic of movies... Please note: the most famous time traveller of them all, Doctor Who and his trusty police box, make only a token appearance on this list as to include all those titles would quickly transform the collection into a 'Doctor Who Category'. Pictured: Marty and the Doc test-drive the DeLorean.

Sapphire and Steel: Volume 1 (1979)

Director: David Foster, Shaun O'riordan
Starring: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley

A unique blend of drama, thriller and science-fiction, 'Sapphire and Steel' stars David McCallum and Joanna Lumley as time-detectives from another dim... Read more

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

6.3/10
Director: Jonathan Mostow
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, Kristanna Loken

A decade has passed since John Connor (Nick Stahl) helped prevent Judgment Day and save mankind from mass destruction. Now 25, Connor lives "off the g... Read more

Back to the Future (1985)

8.5/10
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Michael J Fox, Crispin Glover, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Marc McClure

Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd are a time-travelling duo who journey from the past to the future and back again in this now-classic sci-fi comed... Read more

The Butterfly Effect (2003)

7.7/10
Director: Eric Bress, J Mackye Gruber
Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Eric Stoltz, William Lee Scott, Elden Henson, Logan L...

In this intriguing sci-fi thriller, a young man (Ashton Kutcher) struggling to get over disturbing memories from his childhood discovers that he is ab... Read more

Blackadder: Back and Forth (1999)

8.8/10
Director: Paul Weiland
Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry

New Year's Eve 1999 and Lord Edmund Blackadder and his friends gather to celebrate the Millennium. As they sit and discuss the future, Blackadder reve... Read more

About Time (2013)

7.8/10
Director: Richard Curtis
Starring: Bill Nighy, Rachel McAdams, Domhnall Gleeson

At the age of 21, Tim is told an incredible family secret by his father: all the men in his family have the ability to relive their past. He can revis... Read more

Groundhog Day (1993)

8/10
Director: Harold Ramis
Starring: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott

Pittsburgh weatherman Bill Murray finds that his worst nightmare has become a reality when he joins producer Andie McDowell and cameraman Chris Elliot... Read more

Interstellar (2014)

8.6/10
Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Matthew McConaughey, Michael Caine, Cas...

From director Christopher Nolan ("Inception") comes the story of a team of pioneers undertaking the most important mission in human history. Matthew M... Read more

The Time Machine (1960)

7.6/10
Director: George Pal
Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Tom Helmore, Sebastian Cabot

Here today, gone to tomorrow. When George (Rod Taylor) sits at the controls of his new creation, he has all the time in the world. He's invented a Tim... Read more

Army of Darkness ( Evil Dead III ) (1992)

7.6/10
Director: Sam Raimi
Starring: Marcus Gilbert, Embeth Davidtz, Bruce Campbell

This is the third film in Sam Raimi's "Evil Dead" series and is by far the most polished. Film fanatics will cherish the comedy, mayhem and salutes to... Read more