10 best movies like Back to the Future (1985)

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Back to the Future 1985
Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown - return to 1985.

List of the best movies like Back to the Future (1985): Interstellar, Gatchaman, Meet the Robinsons, The Time Machine, Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel, Free Birds, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, My Science Project, The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising, Tomorrowland.

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Interstellar (2014)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Gatchaman (2013)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:53

By the year 2050 AD, a mysterious organization called Galactor has occupied half of the Earth and threatens to exterminate the human race. Around the same time, the International Science Organization had uncovered mysterious stones that bear unusual powers. It is said that one person out of approximately eight million is able to harness the power of the stones; they are known as a "Receptor". Dr. Kozaburo Nambu gathers a team of these five lucky Receptors together. Known as the "Gatchaman" team, it is their mission to defeat Galactor.

Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ready to give up on his quest until the mysterious Wilbur Robinson shows up on the scene, whisking Lewis to the future to find the scanner and his mom.

The Time Machine (2002)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:36

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.

Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:23

Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future

Free Birds (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history—and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada
Duration02:44

A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.

My Science Project (1985)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to stop the orb and save mankind.

The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.

Tomorrowland (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Spain, France, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration02:22

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland."

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Planet of the Apes (2001)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led by Ruthless General Thade.

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world.

The 25th Reich (2012)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryAustralia
Duration01:25

In 1943, five US soldiers are recruited by the OSS for a time travel mission to save the world from the tyranny of Hitler's 25th Reich.

Ivan Vasilyevich Changes His Profession (1973)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:28

Shurik Timofeev builds a working model of a time machine. By accident, Ivan Bunsha, an apartment complex manager, and George Miloslavsky, a petty burglar, are transferred to 16th century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible goes into the year 1973.

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:25

After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

The Young Offenders (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryRepublic of Ireland
Duration01:29

Two teenage boys cycle 160 km on stolen bikes pursued by police to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7 million euro. Set around the real event of Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure in 2007 of 440 million euro.

Time Freak (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Stillman, a heartbroken physics student, builds a time machine when his girlfriend breaks up with him. Going back in time, he attempts to save their relationship by fixing every mistake he made—while dragging his best friend along in the process.

Looper (2012)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, China
Duration01:58

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a hired gun, like Joe is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good until the day the mob decides to close the loop, sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Travelers (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:50

Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century. These "travelers" assume the lives of seemingly random people, while secretly working as teams to perform missions in order to save humanity from a terrible future.

Another Time (2018)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA

Just because a journey leads you somewhere you didn't expect, doesn't mean you ended up in the wrong place.

Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30

Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.

2067 (2020)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryAustralia

A lowly utility worker is called to the future by a mysterious radio signal, he must leave his dying wife to embark on a journey that will force him to face his deepest fears in an attempt to change the fabric of reality and save humankind from its greatest environmental crisis yet.

A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:41

When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.

Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Number 53 - the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own - puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.

Minutemen (2008)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA

When three high-school friends invent a time-machine, they decide to use it to go back in time and prevent other youngsters from making humiliating mistakes.

The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (2010)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, comedy, cartoon, detective, anime
CountryJapan
Duration02:36

It is mid-december, and SOS Brigade chief Haruhi Suzumiya announces that the Brigade is going to hold a Christmas party in their clubroom, with Japanese hotpot for dinner. The brigade members Kyon, Yuki Nagato, Mikuru Asahina and Itsuki Koizumi start preparing everything for the party, such as costumes and decorations. But a couple of days later, Kyon arrives at school only to find that Haruhi is missing. Not only that, but Mikuru claims she has never known Kyon before, Koizumi is also missing, and Yuki has become the sole member of the literature club. The SOS Brigade seems to have never existed, nor has Haruhi Suzumiya. No one in the school has ever heard about her… except for Kyon.

Primer (2004)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:17

Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have seemingly anything they want. Taking advantage of this unique opportunity is the first challenge they face. Dealing with the consequences is the next.

Deadpool 2 (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:13

Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.

Timeline (2003)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.

Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when Cole is mistakenly sent to 1990 instead of 1996, he's arrested and locked up in a mental hospital. There he meets psychiatrist Dr. Kathryn Railly, and patient Jeffrey Goines, the son of a famous virus expert, who may hold the key to the mysterious rogue group, the Army of the 12 Monkeys, thought to be responsible for unleashing the killer disease.




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