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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.

Doctor Who: The Pirate Planet (The Key to Time: Story 2) (1978)

8.7/10
Starring: Tom Baker, Mary Tamm

The Doctor and Romana arrive on the planet Zanak in search of the second segment to the Key to Time. It's a beautiful place but ruled over by a terri... Read more

Doctor Who: The Ribos Operation (The Key to Time: Story 1) (1978)

8.7/10
Starring: Tom Baker, Mary Tamm, Iain Cuthbertson

The Doctor is chosen for a quest by The White Guardian to go in search of the six segments of the Key to Time, scattered and sent throughout the time/... Read more

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

8/10
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Anna Paquin, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, James McA...

Like most of the films in the X-Men series X-Men: Days OF Future Past is set in the not too distant future. But the world is a very different place. L... Read more

Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

6.4/10
Director: Steve Pink
Starring: Chevy Chase, Crispin Glover, John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Clark Duke, Lizzy Caplan,...

A time-travel comedy in which recently divorced nice guy Adam (John Cusack), party animal Lou (Rob Corddry), unhappily married Nick (Craig Robinson) a... Read more

12 Monkeys ( Blu-ray ) (1995)

7.6/10
Director: Terry Gilliam
Starring: Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer, Madeleine Stowe

Inspired by Chris Marker's short film 'La Jetee' (also available) and set in the near future where a prisoner is sent back in time to the 90's to disc... Read more

Timecop (1994)

5.8/10
Director: Peter Hyams
Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver

In the year 2004, a new law enforcement agency polices time-tripping criminals; top agent Jean-Claude Van Damme is determined to nail the ringleader o... Read more

11.22.63 (2016)

8.2/10
Starring: Chris Cooper, James Franco, Sarah Gadon

Jake Epping (James Franco), a recently divorced English teacher from Maine, is presented with the chance to travel back in time to Texas in 1960 by hi... Read more

Suspension (2008)

5.2/10
Director: Alec Joler, Ethan Shaftel
Starring: Scott Cordes, Annie Tedesco, Caroline Vinciguerra, Dan Nichols, David Fritts

After losing his wife and only child in a car accident, Daniel stumbles upon something that has profound implications on the nature of time as we know... Read more

Back in Crime ( L'autre vie de Richard Kemp ) (2013)

6.5/10
Director: Germinal Alvarez
Starring: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Melanie Thierry

Aka 'The Other Life of Richard Kemp'. When Paris detective Richard Kemp (Jean-Hugues Anglade) is injured in the course of a criminal investigation, he... Read more

Back to the Future: Trilogy ( Blu-ray ) (1985)

6.4/10
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Christopher Lloyd, Crispin Glover, Lea Thompson, Mary Steenburgen, Michael J Fox...

Experience the time travel adventure of a lifetime with the 'Back to the Future' trilogy - 'Back to the Future' (1985, 116 mins), 'Back to the Future... Read more