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  • 10. Butterfly Effect

  • Nothing’s all better, okay? Nothing ever gets better!”

  • A college student (Ashton Kutcher) discovers a way to travel back in time to his troubled

  • childhood as himself at that age. His goal is to change his life by changing painful

  • events from his childhood. He finds that a very small change from his childhood will

  • dramatically change his life today. He is not pleased with the results of his first

  • trip back, so he makes another trip to change another bad event, hoping for a better life.

  • Unfortunately, he must return to his childhood many times, because his alternate future gets

  • worse with each trip.

  • 9. The Time Machine (1960)

  • If that machine can do what you say it can do, destroy it, George! Destroy it before

  • it destroys you!”

  • From the book by H.G. Wells, a scientist and tinkerer builds a time machine and uses it

  • to explore the distant future where there are two races, a mild gentle race, and a cannibalistic

  • one living underground. His machine is stolen by the underground race and he must risk being

  • captured (and eaten) to return to his own time.

  • 8. Time Bandits

  • If I were creating the world I wouldn’t mess about with butterflies and daffodils.

  • I would have started with lasers, eight o’clock, Day One!”

  • A young boy’s wardrobe contains a time hole. Through this hole an assortment of short people

  • (i.e. dwarfs) come while escaping from their master, the supreme being. They take Kevin

  • with them on their adventures through time from Napoleonic times to the Middle Ages to

  • the early 1900s, to the time of Legends and the Fortress of Ultimate Darkness where they

  • confront Evil.

  • 7. Returner

  • The fate of the world is a matter of time.

  • After an alien invasion threatens to annihilate the human race, a young Japanese girl, named

  • Milly , travels back in time from 2084 to October 2002, and enlists the reluctant aid

  • of skilled Tokyo gunman to discover and prevent the start of the war. However, trouble ensues

  • when the two protagonists are forced to deal with a Japanese mafia boss who is somehow

  • involved in the start of the war by keeping the first alien spaceship and its alien pilot

  • captive, while our two heroes race against the clock to find a way to stop the oncoming

  • destruction from the vengeance-seeking alien invasion fleet on its way to Earth.

  • 6. StarTrekFirst Contact

  • Brave words. I’ve heard them before, from thousands of species across thousands

  • of worlds, since long before you were created. But, now they are all Borg.”

  • It is the 24th century, and a collective of part humanoid, part machine beings face the

  • Federation in what would be the biggest battle of all time. This collective, called the Borg,

  • lose, and desperately attempt to go back in time to April 4th, 2063, to stop Earth’s

  • First Contact with an alien species (the Vulcans, to be precise). Captain Picard, and the crew

  • of the Enterprise-E (NCC 1701-E) go back in time to make sure that Zefram Cochrane makes

  • his warp flight. The Enterprise runs into unexpected trouble, however, when they start

  • to assimilate the Enterprise.

  • 5. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

  • As you can see, Genghis very much enjoys Twinkies because of the excellent sugar rush.”

  • TedTheodoreLogan and Bill S. Preston esquire won’t graduate if they don’t do

  • well in their history presentation. This would be both bogus and uncool ! A dude called Rufus

  • comes from the future in a telephone box to help them, as their lives are apparently rather

  • important to the future of mankind ! They travel through time doing some interesting

  • research for their history presentation, and generally being excellent to each other !

  • 4. 12 Monkeys

  • Look at them. Theyre just asking for it. Maybe the human race deserves to be wiped

  • out.”

  • An unknown and lethal virus has wiped out five billion people in 1996. Only 1% of the

  • population has survived by the year 2035, and is forced to live underground. A convict

  • (James Cole) reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to 1996 to gather information

  • about the origin of the epidemic (who he’s told was spread by a mysteriousArmy of

  • the Twelve Monkeys”) and locate the virus before it mutates so that scientists can study

  • it. Unfortunately Cole is mistakenly sent to 1990, six years earlier than expected,

  • and is arrested and locked up in a mental institution, where he meets Dr. Kathryn Railly,

  • a psychiatrist, and Jeffrey Goines, the insane son of a famous scientist and virus expert.

  • 3. Star Trek IVThe Voyage Home

  • “C’mon Spock, it’s me, McCoy. You really have gone where no man’s gone before. Can’t

  • you tell me what it felt like?”

  • The most acclaimed Star Trek adventure of all time. It’s the 23rd Century, and a mysterious

  • alien power is threatening Earth by evaporating the oceans and destroying the atmosphere.

  • In their frantic attempt to save mankind, Kirk and his crew must time travel back to

  • 1986 San Francisco where they find a world of punk, pizza, and exact-change buses that

  • are as alien to them as anything theyve ever encountered in the far reaches of the

  • galaxy. William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy return as Kirk and Spock, along with the entire

  • Star Trek crew.

  • 2. Terminator 2: Judgment Day

  • Can you learn stuff you haven’t been programmed with so you could beyou know,

  • more human? And not such a dork all the time? “

  • It has been ten long years since a Terminator failed to kill Sarah Connor and her unborn

  • son, John. Now, Skynet has sent back another Terminator. This one being more advanced than

  • the last one. John Connor, who is now ten years old, is the target. The future John

  • sends back a replica of the Terminator that tried to kill him back in time to 1995. It’s

  • Terminator vs. Terminator.

  • 1. Back To The Future

  • Wait a minute, Doc. AhAre you telling me that you built a time machineout of

  • a DeLorean?”

  • The year is 1985 and Marty McFly is your everyday teenager, except for one problem. He is stuck

  • in 1955. After his good friend Doc Emmett Brown is gunned down, Marty ends up sending

  • the DeLorean back thirty years into the past. Now, he must find the Doc and convince him

  • that he is from the future, in order for the Doc to send him back to the future, but this

  • is the least of Marty’s problem. After accidentally getting in the way of the important meeting

  • between his future mother and father, Marty must get them back together before he changes

  • time forever, and destroys his own existence.

10. Butterfly Effect

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