Top Time Loop Movies

List of the best Time Loop movies Liked by both Critics and Audience. Total 21 Titles and 4451 Views.

1. Donnie Darko(2001)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Sci-Fi|Thriller|Mystery Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:R
Description:A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident.
Director: Richard Kelly
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal , Holmes Osborne , Maggie Gyllenhaal , Daveigh Chase
Tags: Coming Of Age Alternate History Time Travel Cult Film Investigation High School Teen Movie Revenge Insanity Good Versus Evil Time Loop Politics
8.10    86%    80%  

2. Edge of Tomorrow(2014)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Sci-Fi|Adventure Release Date:
Countries: USA| Canada Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.
Director: Doug Liman
Stars: Tom Cruise , Emily Blunt , Brendan Gleeson , Bill Paxton
Tags: Black Comedy Time Paradox Violence Alien Tough Guy Time Travel Cult Film Alien Invasion Action Heroine Based On Novel Tough Girl Time Loop
7.90    90%    90%  

3. Twelve Monkeys(1995)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French Rating:R
Description:In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.
Director: Terry Gilliam
Stars: Joseph Melito , Bruce Willis , Jon Seda , Michael Chance
Tags: Black Comedy Alternate History Violence Post Apocalypse Time Travel Cult Film World War One Nonlinear Timeline Dystopia Trapped Christmas Insanity Time Loop
8.00    88%    88%  

4. Groundhog Day(1993)

Runtime: Genres:Romance|Fantasy|Comedy|Drama Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French | Italian Rating:PG
Description:A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Director: Harold Ramis
Stars: Bill Murray , Andie MacDowell , Chris Elliott , Stephen Tobolowsky
Tags: National Film Registry Self Discovery Alternate History Time Travel Cult Film Trapped Jazz Time Loop Friendship Compassion
8.00    96%    88%  

5. Looper(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Sci-Fi|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: USA| China Languages:English | French Rating:R
Description:In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
Director: Rian Johnson
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Bruce Willis , Emily Blunt , Paul Dano
Tags: Time Paradox Violence Tough Guy Time Travel Gangster Neo Noir Dystopia Mafia Organized Crime Drug Addiction Tragedy Revenge Hitman Betrayal Tough Girl Time Loop Voice Over Narration
7.40    93%    82%  

6. Doctor Strange(2016)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Fantasy|Adventure|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.
Director: Scott Derrickson
Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch , Chiwetel Ejiofor , Rachel McAdams , Benedict Wong
Tags: Alternate Dimension Space Travel Violence Tough Guy Action Hero One Against Many Superhero Action Heroine Marvel Comics Mixed Martial Arts Betrayal Tough Girl Good Versus Evil Time Loop Based On Comic Book Blockbuster
7.50    89%    86%  

7. Source Code(2011)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| Canada Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete.
Director: Duncan Jones
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal , Michelle Monaghan , Vera Farmiga , Jeffrey Wright
Tags: Alternate History Time Travel Psycho Thriller Nonlinear Timeline Disaster U.S. Army Minimal Cast Serial Killer Psychopathic Killer Time Loop
7.50    92%    82%  

8. The Butterfly Effect(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| Canada Language:English Rating:R
Description:A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected consequences.
Directors: Eric Bress , J. Mackye Gruber
Stars: Ashton Kutcher , Melora Walters , Amy Smart , Elden Henson
Tags: Violence Time Travel Cult Film Nonlinear Timeline Revenge Insanity Compassion Childhood
7.70    33%    81%  

9. Deja Vu(2006)

Original Title: Déjà Vu
Runtime: Genres:Action|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description: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.
Director: Tony Scott
Stars: Denzel Washington , Paula Patton , Val Kilmer , Jim Caviezel
Tags: Time Travel Investigation Falling In Love
7.10    55%    73%  

10. About Time(2013)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Romance|Comedy|Sci-Fi Release Date:
Country: UK Language:English Rating:R
Description:At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.
Director: Richard Curtis
Stars: Domhnall Gleeson , Rachel McAdams , Bill Nighy , Lydia Wilson
Tags: Black Comedy Coming Of Age Time Travel Family Relationships Christmas Time Loop Friendship Voice Over Narration
7.80    68%    81%  

11. Predestination(2014)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Australia Language:English Rating:R
Description:For his final assignment, a top temporal agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. The chase turns into a unique, surprising and mind-bending exploration of love, fate, identity and time travel taboos.
Directors: Michael Spierig , Peter Spierig
Stars: Ethan Hawke , Sarah Snook , Christopher Kirby , Christopher Sommers
Tags: Plot Twist Time Paradox Time Travel Nonlinear Timeline Neo Noir Revenge Tough Girl Time Loop Voice Over Narration
7.50    84%    75%  

12. Run Lola Run(1998)

Original Title: Lola rennt
Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: Germany Languages:German | English | Japanese Rating:R
Description:After a botched money delivery, Lola has 20 minutes to come up with 100,000 Deutschmarks.
Director: Tom Tykwer
Stars: Franka Potente , Moritz Bleibtreu , Herbert Knaup , Nina Petri
Tags: Black Comedy Survival Violence Female Protagonist Organized Crime Multiple Perspectives F Rated
7.70    93%    90%  

13. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children(2016)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|Adventure|Family Release Date:
Countries: USA| UK| Belgium Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description: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.
Director: Tim Burton
Stars: Eva Green , Asa Butterfield , Samuel L. Jackson , Judi Dench
Tags: Time Travel Monster Based On Novel Based On Young Adult Novel Family Relationships Time Loop F Rated
6.70    63%    60%  

14. Frequency(2000)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Sci-Fi|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:PG-13
Description:An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences.
Director: Gregory Hoblit
Stars: Dennis Quaid , Jim Caviezel , Shawn Doyle , Elizabeth Mitchell
Tags: Alternate History Time Travel Investigation Detective Family Relationships Revenge Serial Killer Compassion Blockbuster
7.40    70%    81%  

15. Primer(2004)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Languages:English | French Rating:PG-13
Description:Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention.
Director: Shane Carruth
Stars: Shane Carruth , David Sullivan , Casey Gooden , Anand Upadhyaya
Tags: Experimental Film Time Travel Cult Film Nonlinear Timeline Time Loop Voice Over Narration
6.90    72%    79%  

16. Timecrimes(2007)

Original Title: Los cronocrímenes
Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Horror|Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Spain Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
Stars: Karra Elejalde , Candela Fernández , Bárbara Goenaga , Nacho Vigalondo
Tags: Plot Twist Time Travel Nonlinear Timeline Time Loop
7.20    87%    79%  

17. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time(2006)

Original Title: Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo
Runtime: Genres:Sci-Fi|Drama|Fantasy|Animation|Adventure|Comedy Release Date:
Country: Japan Language:Japanese Rating:NR
Description:A high-school girl named Makoto acquires the power to travel back in time, and decides to use it for her own personal benefits. Little does she know that she is affecting the lives of others just as much as she is her own.
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Stars: Riisa Naka , Takuya Ishida , Mitsutaka Itakura , Ayami Kakiuchi
Tags: Based On Book Time Travel High School Anime Falling In Love Friendship
7.80    88%    90%  

18. Time Lapse(2014)

Runtime: Genres:Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:NR
Description: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.
Director: Bradley King
Stars: Danielle Panabaker , Matt O'Leary , George Finn , John Rhys-Davies
Tags: Plot Twist Time Paradox Time Travel
6.50    73%    65%  

19. When We First Met(2018)

Runtime: Genres:Romance|Fantasy|Comedy Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:TV-14
Description:Noah spends the perfect first night with the girl of his dreams Avery but gets relegated to the friend zone. He spends the next three years wondering what went wrong - until he gets the unexpected chance to travel back in time and alter that night, and his fate, over and over again.
Director: Ari Sandel
Stars: Adam Devine , Alexandra Daddario , Shelley Hennig , Andrew Bachelor
6.40    NA    NA  

20. Dead End(2003)

Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Horror|Thriller Release Date:
Country: France Language:English Rating:R
Description:Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.
Directors: Jean-Baptiste Andrea , Fabrice Canepa
Stars: Ray Wise , Lin Shaye , Mick Cain , Alexandra Holden
6.70    75%    60%  

21. ARQ(2016)

Runtime: Genres:Sci-Fi|Thriller Release Date:
Country: USA Language:English Rating:NA
Description:Husband and wife living in a dystopic future become trapped in a mysterious time loop — one that may have something to do with an ongoing battle between an omnipotent corporation and a ragtag band of rebels.
Director: Tony Elliott
Stars: Robbie Amell , Rachael Taylor , Shaun Benson , Gray Powell
6.40    60%    48%  

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