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20 best movies like The Time Machine (2002)


List of the best movies like The Time Machine (2002): Mad Max: Fury Road, Planet of the Apes, A Sound of Thunder, The Tomorrow War, Interstellar, Proximity, Tenet, Chaos Walking, Project Almanac, Edge of Tomorrow.

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Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryAustralia, South Africa
Duration02:30
CharactersGangsters, Strong women, Tough guys
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Racing, Apocalypse, Time travel
PlaceDeserts, Australia, USA
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StylePopular, Exciting, Dystopian, Spectacular, Beautiful

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersMonkeys, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Time travel, Survival, Apocalypse, Slavery
PlaceFantastic worlds, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Dystopian, Twisted plot, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:41
CharactersDinosaurs, Scientists, Tourists
PlotTime travel, Survival, Adventure, Time machine, Technology
PlaceJungle, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Soldier, Heroes, Military
PlotTime travel, Alien invasion, Skirmishes, Time machine, Teleportation
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture

The world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future, mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. Among those recruited is high school teacher and family man Dan Forester. Determined to save the world for his young daughter, Dan teams up with a brilliant scientist and his estranged father in a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Inventors, Farmers, Astronauts
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, End of the world, Adventure
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, Fantastic worlds, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Dystopian, To cry, Philosophical, Atmospheric

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.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlotUFO, Abduction
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleSerious, Intellectual, Disturbing

A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special Forces, Terrorists, Special agents
PlotTime travel, Skirmishes, Time machine, Weapon, Saving the World
StyleSpectacular, Serious, Disturbing

Armed with only one word - Tenet - and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Hong Kong, Luxembourg
CharactersTeens, Blonde girls
PlotSurvival, Adventure, The escape, Mind reading, Love at first sight
PlaceFantastic worlds
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleBy books

Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality, where all inner thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Geniuses, Inventors, Popadants in the past
PlotLove, Time travel, Time machine, Teleportation, Changing the Past
StyleUnexpected ending, First person

A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special Forces, Military, Journalists
PlotWar, Time travel, Apocalypse, End of the world, Alien invasion
PlaceLondon
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Exciting, Fascinating, Smart, Disturbing

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Time machine
PlaceEngland
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Serious

A Victorian Englishman travels to the far future and finds that humanity has divided into two hostile species.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:07
CharactersWitch, Kings, Pirates, Wizards
PlotLove, Adventure, Magic, Superpowers, Chase
PlaceVillage, England
StyleFor children, Fascinating

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.

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Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
PlotLove, Time travel, Relationship, Time machine, Family life
PlaceRussia
TimeFuture
StyleUplifting

Near future, 2040. Eugene and Alexandra have been married for 20 years, their relationship is like a dried apricot. Divorce from them also does not work, because in the future, divorce is a very expensive service. But fate gives them a chance: Eugene and Alexandra fall into the past, on the very day 20 years ago, when the lover and young Zhenya proposed to the lovely Sasha. Now a couple from the future wants to separate themselves in their youth, but it won't be easy. The young will fight for their love.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryGermany, Luxembourg
CharactersLesbians, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Environmental disasters
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleWomens in main roles

In the not-too-distant future: after a global catastrophe has wiped out nearly all of humanity on Earth, an elite astronaut from Space Colony Kepler must make a decision that will seal the fate of the people on both planets.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Hungary
CharactersTeens, Prophets
PlotWar, Adventure, Travel, Intrigue
PlaceSpace, Deserts
TimeFuture
StyleBy books

Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina
CharactersDragons, Warriors
PlotWar, Adventure, Martial Arts, Fight, Death
PlaceFantastic worlds, China
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, For men

Keen to bring honor to his clan, young villager Dong Yilong embarks on a perilous journey to compete in a tournament that selects warriors for battle.

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Genredrama, biography
CountryRussia
CharactersScientists, Geniuses
PlaceRussia, USSR

Avenue, university and even an asteroid bear his name. Academician Sakharov is known all over the world: someone as the creator of the hydrogen bomb, someone as an outstanding public figure and human rights activist. All his life Andrei Sakharov lived between two fires - science and humanism - and this dualism formed the basis of the film. The picture will show the scientist as he saw himself, through his dialogues with the Conscience.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Sword Battles
PlaceEngland, Roman Empire
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina
CharactersHeroes, Demons, Thieves, Officials
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Magic, Fight, Rivalry
PlaceChina
StyleExciting, Action, Serious

The world is on the verge of a devastating war with monsters who are coming to retrieve the Scaling Stone. Yin Yang Master Qingming's life is in danger and he travels to different worlds to prepare for the upcoming assaults. On his journey, Qingming finds that the key to all the calamities is embracing his hybrid identity of both human and monster.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersArtists, Waiters
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Gambling, Treason, Money
PlaceParallel worlds, Party
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Smart, Tense

Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryGermany
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceSchool of Magic
StyleExciting

Vlad has just moved and joined one of the most famous magical schools in the world, where he meets fairies, witches, trolls and dwarfs. Him and his father are the first vampires in town, but he soon meets other special kids.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:43
CharactersHeroes, Bees
PlotAdventure, Fate, Space wars, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:46
CharactersScientists, Terminally ill, Businessmen, Virologists
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Investigation, End of the world, Viruses
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, China, United Kingdom, Japan
CharactersAnimals, Family
PlotAdventure, Travel
PlaceShips
StyleFor children, Light

After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young queen falls gravely ill, a reluctant Dolittle is forced to set sail on an epic adventure to a mythical island in search of a cure, regaining his wit and courage as he crosses old adversaries and discovers wondrous creatures.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryNorway, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersSnipers, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Adventure, Power
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating

A young boy must discover the origins of his extraordinary powers before he is captured by authorities hell-bent on condemning him for an accidental murder.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Rabbits, Blind
PlotLove, Dancing, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Forest, Greece, Hotels
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Smart, Vital signs

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersDragons, Warriors, Farmers
PlotRevenge, Adventure, Magic, Supernatural, Sword Battles
PlaceFantastic worlds
TimeMiddle Ages

Lukas, a young farmer whose family is killed by savage raiders in the countryside, sets out on an epic quest for revenge, forming an unlikely trio with a majestic dragon and a swashbuckling, sword-fighting mercenary, Darius.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersTerrorists
PlotFight, Motorcycles, Sects, Sword Battles
PlaceJapan

After saving the life of their heir apparent, tenacious loner Snake Eyes is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage where he is taught the ways of the ninja warrior. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes' honor and allegiance will be tested – even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily
PlotVirtual Reality, Relationship, Life, Loneliness, Divorce
TimeFuture
StyleRomantic, Philosophical, Vital signs, Serious

A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersKillers, Beautiful men
PlotSkirmishes, Apocalypse, Revolution, Revenge, Weapon
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Dystopian, Atmospheric, Smart

In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.





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