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The Best Time Travel Movies on Netflix

Finding a good Time Travel movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Time Travel movies of all time streaming on Netflix.

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1. Back to the Future

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8.5/10
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97/100
Released: 1985Rated: PG
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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8.3/10
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95/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Drama

What it's about: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Back to the Future Part II

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7.8/10
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88/100
Released: 1989Rated: PG
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch attempt to set things straight, Marty finds himself bound for 1955 and face to face with his teenage parents -- again.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. About Time

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87/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life – so he decides to make his world a better place... by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as he thinks.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Back to the Future Part III

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7.4/10
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87/100
Released: 1990Rated: PG
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking for Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. More problems arise when Doc falls for pretty schoolteacher Clara Clayton, and Marty tangles with Buford Tannen.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. Safety Not Guaranteed

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7.0/10
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83/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Cloud Atlas

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7.4/10
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83/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Based on the award winning novel by David Mitchell. Directed by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. The Endless

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6.5/10
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80/100
Released: 2018
Drama, Cult

What it's about: Two brothers return to the cult they fled from years ago to discover that the group's beliefs may be more sane than they once thought.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Mr. Peabody & Sherman

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78/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Children

What it's about: A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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10. Happy as Lazzaro

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7.5/10
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77/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: Purehearted teen Lazzaro is content living as a sharecropper in rural Italy, but an unlikely friendship with the marquise’s son will change his world.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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11. Mirai

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7.0/10
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76/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG
Animation, Anime

What it's about: The movie follows a 4-year old boy who is struggling to cope with the arrival of a little sister in the family until things turn magical. A mysterious garden in the backyard of the boy's home becomes a gateway allowing the child to travel back in time and encounter his mother as a little girl and his great-grandfather as a young man. These fantasy-filled adventures allow the child to change his perspective and help him become the big brother he was meant to be.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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12. Before I Fall

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6.5/10
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73/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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13. Time Trap

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72/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Vudu & Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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14. In the Shadow of the Moon

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6.2/10
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70/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Mystery, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In 1988, Philadelphia police officer Thomas "Locke" Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, begins tracking a serial killer whose crimes defy scientific explanation. When the killer mysteriously resurfaces nine years later, Locke's obsession with finding the truth threatens to destroy his career, his family, and possibly his sanity.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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15. When We First Met

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6.4/10
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69/100
Released: 2018
Comedy

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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16. The Indian in the Cupboard

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6.0/10
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68/100
Released: 1995Rated: PG
Family, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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17. Tamasha

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7.3/10
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67/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Ved and Tara meet accidentally meet in Corsica, France and decide to spend the next 7 days together with secretly revealing their true identity or without any promise to meet later, ever. Tara eventually falls in love with Ved and goes to find Ved after 4 years, and helps him to find his true story where he belongs.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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18. ARQ

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6.4/10
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67/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: Two old friends 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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19. Secret

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7.5/10
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61/100
Released: 2007
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: Ye Xiang Lun is a music student majoring in piano who just transferred to Tamkang, a school famous for its musically talented students, especially those who play piano. On his first day of school, he hears a mysterious melody being played, and following it meets Lu Xiao Yu, another piano major. When he asks her about the song she was playing, she tells him that it is a secret that cannot be told. The two form a friendship that quickly evolves into a romantic relationship. However unbeknownst to Xiang Lun, there is more to Xiao Yu than initially meets the eye.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex) & stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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20. Fireworks, Should We See it from the Side or the Bottom?

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5.5/10
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60/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Animation, Anime

What it's about: One summer day, a group of sixth-grade boys have an argument about whether fireworks are round or flat when viewed from different angles and embark on a journey for the answer during the annual firework festival. Meanwhile, one of their classmates, Nazuna, is troubled by her parents' separation and decides to choose one of the boys – Norimichi or Yūsuke – to run away with, depending on who wins a race at the pool.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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21. See You Yesterday

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5.1/10
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59/100
Released: 2019
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Two teenagers build time machines to save one's brother from being killed by the police.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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22. Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time

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58/100
Released: 2001
Animation, Anime

What it's about: InuYasha is a half-demon who was trapped in the Legendary Tree and was set free by Kagome, a girl who traveled 500 years through time. This time, both of them will have to face Menomaru, a Chinese demon whose father, known as Hyoga, came 300 years ago to invade Japan, but was stopped by InuYasha's Father. InuYasha and Kagome, along with Sango, Miroku, Shippou, Kaede and Myoga, will try to stop Menomaru in his becoming the most powerful demon ever.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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23. Inuyasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass

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58/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Anime

What it's about: With their most formidable foe vanquished, Inuyasha and his comrades begin returning to their everyday lives. But their peace is fleeting as another adversary emerges: Kaguya, the self-proclaimed princess from the Moon of Legend, hatches a plot to plunge the world into an eternal night of the full moon. Inuyasha, Kagome, Miroku, Sango and Shippou must reunite to confront the new menace.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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24. Back to the 90s

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44/100
Released: 2015
Drama, Romance

What it's about: It's Back to the Future for a young Thai guy who discovers a message on an old pager and is transported 20 years back in time to 1995, altering the events in which his parents met and fell in love.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video).

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25. They Are Everywhere

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5.4/10
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44/100
Released: 2016
Comedy

What it's about: Four separate episodes deal with stereotypical ideas about Jews: their alleged influence on politics, the stereotype of Jewish business-mindedness, the Mossad, the Jewish world conspiracy and the memory of the Holocaust.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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26. Action Replayy

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4.2/10
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39/100
Released: 2010Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A young man tries to revive his parents' wilting marriage in a unique manner - travel to the 1970s when their romance was budding and make it bloom. This is more complex than he expects.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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27. Kalki

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6.5/10
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39/100
Released: 2018
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A scientist trying to solve one of the universe's greatest puzzles begins a romance with a much younger colleague that's haunted by a dark secret.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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