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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.

A Sound of Thunder (2005)

4.2/10
Director: Peter Hyams
Starring: Edward Burns, Catherine McCormack, Ben Kingsley

In the year 2055 a private firm offers the chance to travel back in time and hunt the biggest game of all time: dinosaurs. Despite precautions to prev... Read more

Doctor Who: Series 3, Volume 1 (2007)

8.7/10
Director: Euros Lyn, Richard Clark, Charles Palmer
Starring: David Tennant, Ardal O'Hanlon, Anne Reid, Catherine Tate, Dean Lennox Kelly, Fre...

'The Runaway Bride' - Bride-to-be Donna mysteriously vanishes as she prepares to marry her boyfriend Lance in a glittering ceremony on Christmas Eve.... Read more

Men in Black 3 (2012)

6.8/10
Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Starring: Emma Thompson, Josh Brolin, Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Jemaine Clement, Michae...

The Men in Black are back and this time Agent J (Will Smith) must take a trip into the past in order to save both the future and his taciturn partner... Read more

Sapphire and Steel: Volume 2 (1980)

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

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

7.9/10
Director: Doug Liman
Starring: Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson, Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt

"Edge of Tomorrow" is the Movie Mashup of the Year: A combination of "Groundhog Day" and "Independence Day". In a near-future world in which aliens ar... Read more

The Final Countdown (1980)

6.7/10
Director: Don Taylor
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino, Ron O'Neal, Charles...

The crew of the U.S.S. Nimitz, a state-of-the-art aircraft carrier, encounter a mysterious electrical storm off the coast of Hawaii sending them back... Read more

Terminator Salvation (2009)

6.6/10
Director: McG
Starring: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Moon Bloodgood, Helena Bonham Carter, Anton Yel...

It is the year 2018, John Connor (Christian Bale) is attempting to organise the human resistance against the machines, when a mysterious stranger arri... Read more

Timescape (1991)

6.3/10
Director: David Twohy
Starring: Jeff Daniels, Ariana Richards, Emilia Crow

Ben Wilson (Jeff Daniels) is a small-town widower with a loving daughter (Ariana Richards), a drinking problem and a life haunted by his wife's accide... Read more

Doctor Who: Series 4, Volume 1 (2008)

8.7/10
Director: Graeme Harper, James Strong, Colin Teague
Starring: David Tennant, Catherine Tate

Hot on the heels of the acclaimed third series, 'Doctor Who' returns for a fourth instalment with a familiar face alongside the Doctor. Award-winning... Read more

Event 16 (2006)

4.7/10
Director: Derek Pearson
Starring: Peter Rutherford, Jocelyn Christian, Ezra Keddell, Julian White, John Porter

Kiwi writer/director Derek Pearson's debut feature is this engrossing and effects-heavy sci-fi murder mystery set in Wellington in 1893, 2006 and 2038... Read more