Most Popular Backwards Time Travel Movies and TV Shows
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1. Men in Black 3 (2012)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.
Votes: 315,921 | Gross: $179.02M
PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.
Votes: 143,561 | Gross: $87.24M
3. Back to the Future Part II (1989)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.
Votes: 435,297 | Gross: $118.50M
5. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music
Two seemingly dumb teens set off on a quest to prepare the ultimate historical presentation with the help of a time machine.
Votes: 102,276 | Gross: $40.49M
6. Kung Fury (2015)
Not Rated | 31 min | Short, Action, Comedy
In 1985, Kung Fury, the toughest martial artist cop in Miami, goes back in time to kill the worst criminal of all time - Kung Führer, a.k.a. Adolf Hitler.
7. Deja Vu (2006)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.
Votes: 278,863 | Gross: $64.04M
8. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.
Votes: 81,920 | Gross: $77.04M
9. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Borg travel back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed.
Votes: 111,470 | Gross: $92.00M
10. Timeline (2003)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of archaeologists become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve a friend. The group must survive in 14th century France before they can escape back to the 21st Century.
Votes: 57,815 | Gross: $19.48M
11. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals.
Votes: 58,843 | Gross: $38.04M
12. Project Almanac (2015)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Votes: 72,199 | Gross: $22.33M
13. The Final Countdown (1980)
PG | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Votes: 19,496 | Gross: $16.65M
14. A Christmas Carol (2009)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Family
An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.
Votes: 92,841 | Gross: $137.86M
17. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–2016)
Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
British sitcom in which an unhappily married man discovers he can time travel back to 1940s war-torn London where he masquerades as an MI5 agent and part-time songwriter whilst courting the local barmaid.
18. Black Knight (2001)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
Votes: 35,864 | Gross: $33.42M
20. A Christmas Carol (1951)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy
Old bitter miser Ebenezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim) is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.
21. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.
Votes: 43,144 | Gross: $27.28M
22. Detention (2011)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention.
23. Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
Unrated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Time travelers use Godzilla in their scheme to destroy Japan to prevent the country's future economic reign.
24. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An old bitter miser who rationalizes his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.
25. A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
PG | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Little League player is sent back into medieval times where he is given the task of saving Camelot.
Votes: 5,364 | Gross: $13.41M
26. Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (1991)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Dar is a warrior who can talk to the beasts. He is forced to travel to Earth to stop his evil brother from stealing an atomic bomb and turning their native land from a desert into, well - a desert.
Votes: 2,729 | Gross: $0.87M
27. Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982)
PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A maverick motorbike racer wanders into a top-secret time-travel research test site which unintentionally teleports him to the mid-1800s and ends up having to fight violent outlaws for his survival.
32. Cavegirl (1985)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Fantasy
On a class excursion to a cave with stone age paintings the clumsy Rex gets lost. A mysterious crystal opens a gateway in time and sets him back to the stone ages, where he meets a group of... See full summary »
33. The Jews (2016)
111 min | Comedy
A French-Jewish actor seeks counseling and discusses a number of stereotypes concerning Jewish people. Told in the form of short stories that accompany each stereotype.
37. Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)
G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.
Votes: 9,023 | Gross: $21.00M
38. The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang (1980–1981)
Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Richie, Ralph, The Fonz and his dog Mr. Cool meet a time traveler named Cupcake and accidentally get stuck in her time machine. The group has various adventures in different times and ... See full summary »
39. House of Time (2015)
86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Robert d'Eglantine invites five of his friends to spend a week-end in his castle, lost in the woods. He explains to them that he studied secret documents on nazi scientific research during ... See full summary »
40. Chasing Christmas (2005 TV Movie)
PG | 120 min | Comedy, Fantasy
In a world where the holidays are run by the efficient Bureau of Yuletide Affairs, a bitter and burned-out Ghost of Christmas Past decides to go AWOL while on a "mission" and leave his "target" stranded in 1965.
43. The Time Machine (1978 TV Movie)
99 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
A scientist builds a machine that will enable him to travel back and forth in time, but when he puts it in motion, he gets more than he bargained for.
44. Escape to Grizzly Mountain (2000)
G | 95 min | Family, Western
Jimmy, a young boy trying to gain acceptance from his peers, is horrified when he sees a circus trainer abusing a bear cub. One of the circus employees tells Jimmy that there is a magic ... See full summary »
46. It's Christmas, Carol! (2012 TV Movie)
TV-G | 87 min | Family, Fantasy
The story of driven, heartless, publishing executive Carol Huffler, who on Christmas Eve is visited by the ghost of her former boss, Eve. Eve tells Carol that she has lost sight of the ... See full summary »
47. The Time Crystal (1981 TV Movie)
97 min | Action, Family, Adventure
A lad finds himself magically sent back to ancient Egypt where he and the young King Tut team up to stop their evil and overly ambitious elders.
48. Grizzly Mountain (1996)
G | 96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Present-day Portland suburbs kids Dylan and Nicole go on the camping trip with their family, and when they enter a mysterious cave in the mountains, they're transported back in time to 1870... See full summary »
Votes: 191 | Gross: $0.34M
49. Time Travelers (1976 TV Movie)
78 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
During an outbreak of a contagious disease in 1976, two scientists are sent back in time to 1871, when a Chicago doctor apparently had the cure for it.
50. Visitors from the Arkana Galaxy (1981)
82 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A science fiction writer is gifted with the ability to materialize his thoughts and inadvertently brings a group of aliens to Earth.