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maestrowork
04-02-2009, 10:15 PM
Saw it on another forum.

- Back to the Future
- Terminator
- Star Trek: First Contact
- Groundhog Day

Kitty Pryde
04-02-2009, 10:24 PM
Um. Clearly it's Doctor Who.

TheIT
04-02-2009, 10:29 PM
Yay for Doctor Who!

Best time loop story (IMHO ever): Stargate SG-1 "Window of Opportunity". It's a take on Groundhog Day, and is absolutely hysterical.

CaroGirl
04-02-2009, 10:36 PM
Quantum Leap! Scott Bakula in a dress and make-up AND Dean Stockwell. I mean, come ON!

seaaircarol
04-02-2009, 10:39 PM
I have a soft spot for "Somewhere in Time."

ChaosTitan
04-02-2009, 10:46 PM
I think one could have made an argument for "Life on Mars" until they aired the finale last night.... :ROFL:


How about "Time Trax?"

Noah Body
04-02-2009, 10:54 PM
Definitely the first Terminator film, closely followed by the second.

bethany
04-02-2009, 11:05 PM
12 Monkeys

bethany
04-02-2009, 11:06 PM
And don't forget Bill and Ted.

maestrowork
04-02-2009, 11:10 PM
Peggy Sue Got Married.

seaaircarol
04-02-2009, 11:22 PM
I also like "Deja Vu."

CaroGirl
04-02-2009, 11:28 PM
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

ChunkyC
04-02-2009, 11:37 PM
I'm partial to the Back To The Future meself. :)

James81
04-02-2009, 11:40 PM
Quantum Leap! Scott Bakula in a dress and make-up AND Dean Stockwell. I mean, come ON!

Absolutely. I have them all on DVD now too and watch them on occasion.


Other good movies:

Timecop (lol, it's entertaining on more of a mindless level)
Donnie Darko (darker theme)
The Outer Limits had some cool time travel episodes
The Time Traveler

Those are the ones that haven't been mentioned yet. I'll echo that Back to the Future and Terminator are the two top contenders for this category, though.

maestrowork
04-02-2009, 11:43 PM
Looking forward to the Time Traveler's Wife.... hope it doesn't suck.

Jana K White
04-02-2009, 11:45 PM
Um. Clearly it's Doctor Who.

Abso-positively!!!!! Which brings me to the all-important question, which incarnation of the Doctor is your favorite, and why?

williemeikle
04-02-2009, 11:55 PM
The Time Tunnel deserves a mention, as does Seven Days.

And the UK Life on Mars was better :tongue

maestrowork
04-03-2009, 12:05 AM
Lost, of course.

jodiodi
04-03-2009, 12:21 AM
Though technically not time travel per se, Highlander (the series) had great 'backflashes'.

Romantic Heretic
04-03-2009, 12:29 AM
Time After Time is my favorite. An oldie but a goodie.

Cyia
04-03-2009, 12:39 AM
The Time Tunnel deserves a mention, as does Seven Days.

I agree. I got a free download of The Time Tunnel on Itunes a while back and didn't think it would be worth the time it took to save it, but I was surprised.

(And I loved Time Trax :tongue)

Ol' Fashioned Girl
04-03-2009, 02:29 AM
Gotta be 'Somewhere in Time'.

robeiae
04-03-2009, 03:04 AM
Timecop.

That and Time Bandits.

Enzo
04-03-2009, 06:38 AM
Groundhog Day.
LOST.

I don't know if Memento counts as time travel, but it sure is one of the most original movies doing something weird with time.

firedrake
04-03-2009, 06:42 AM
Abso-positively!!!!! Which brings me to the all-important question, which incarnation of the Doctor is your favorite, and why?

Doctor Who for me too.

David Tennant, because he's a brilliant, energetic actor and, well .... he's beautiful.

Vandal
04-03-2009, 03:37 PM
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Kathleen42
04-03-2009, 04:31 PM
TV series : Doctor Who
Movie: Back to the Future

Sorry but the Doctor Who movie was horrible - even though I love Eight.

SPMiller
04-03-2009, 04:46 PM
Don't forget Primer.

Writer2011
04-03-2009, 09:50 PM
Hands down The Time Machine (1960)

Jana K White
04-03-2009, 10:34 PM
Doctor Who for me too.

David Tennant, because he's a brilliant, energetic actor and, well .... he's beautiful.

Oh, he is definitely a hotty McHotster!!!!! *sigh* My favorite Doctor is Tom Baker. I could watch those episodes every day for all eternity. I can't even figure out what it is about him that I adore, (certainly NOT his teeth), but I do adore him. I unabashedly do.

Kurtz
04-03-2009, 10:34 PM
Don't forget Primer.

This. I mean look at this (http://www.freeweb.hu/neuwanstein/) (warning, contains spoilers if you can tell what the hell is going on).

As much as I love Terminator 1 and 2 (The TV show wasn't bad either, at least for most of the first season), their not really about time travel. The time travel is a mechanism to get the beasties into recognisable surroundings, rather than being the entire crux of the story, like Primer.

Kathleen42
04-03-2009, 10:51 PM
Oh, he is definitely a hotty McHotster!!!!! *sigh* My favorite Doctor is Tom Baker. I could watch those episodes every day for all eternity. I can't even figure out what it is about him that I adore, (certainly NOT his teeth), but I do adore him. I unabashedly do.


Tom is definitely adorkable. My favourite is Nine but I have much fondness for Seven, Ten, Four, and Eight.

Serenity
04-04-2009, 02:26 AM
The original Time Machine. I will second (third? fourth?) Time Bandits. One of my all-time favorite quotable movies. Quantum Leap is fantastic as always. And I also ADORE the Stargate Ep: Window of Opportunity. Fantastic episode for RDA and Chris Judge.

2Wheels
04-04-2009, 03:47 AM
Definitely The Time Machine.
Followed by the episode of Big Bang Theory in which Leonard buys the actual Time Machine (movie prop) used in the movie ...

Phoebe H
04-04-2009, 04:58 AM
There was a made-for-TV movie called 12:01 that I liked a lot. Kind of like Groundhog's Day, only with causation.

But 12 Monkeys is probably my favorite.

Cyia
04-04-2009, 05:27 AM
And I also ADORE the Stargate Ep: Window of Opportunity. Fantastic episode for RDA and Chris Judge.

YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Probably THE best "time loop" episode ever made. Especially once they decided to take a few loops off. :tongue

Gynn
04-04-2009, 07:17 AM
Saw it on another forum.

- Back to the Future
- Terminator
- Star Trek: First Contact
- Groundhog Day

How could you leave out 'Time Cop', starring Jean-Claude Van Damme? How COULD you?

Jokes aside, I don't think it's ever been done better than 'Back to the Future'.

LilzGold
04-05-2009, 04:07 AM
Doctor Who, hands down.

dgiharris
04-06-2009, 11:42 AM
As has been mentioned.

#1 The Time Machine (1960 version)
#2 Back to the Future
#3 Groundhog Day
#4 Doctor Who
#5 Time Bandits

special nod to IT's Stargate episode. That one was hilarious.

Mel....

E. Arroway
04-06-2009, 09:37 PM
I have a soft spot for "Somewhere in Time."

That would be my choice for a film too.

For TV, gotta go with a the Enterprise C episode of Star Trek: TNG, along with the series finale from that same show.

LAWolf
04-08-2009, 03:54 AM
The Devil's Arithmetic with Dunst gal and Brittany Murphy

SirOtter
04-08-2009, 08:50 AM
The 1949 version of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, with Bing Crosby, Cedric Hardwicke, William Bendix and the drop-dead gorgeous Rhonda Fleming.

dgiharris
04-10-2009, 01:50 AM
Thought I'd throw another one into the mix.

The Butterfly Effect

I don't know why this movie caught a lot of shit from the critics. I loved it and thought Ashton Kutcher did a great job.

I didn't see the sequel but heard it wasn't good.

Mel...

Scriptissima
04-10-2009, 01:55 AM
Hands down The Time Machine (1960)
I agree with that.

I don't know if Memento counts as time travel, but it sure is one of the most original movies doing something weird with time.
I also love "Lola Runs" for it's creativity, but I am not quite sure if it qualifies for actual "time travel"?

katiemac
04-10-2009, 01:59 AM
Since we have a lot of Whedon fans, about that episode of Angel, season one, when Sarah Michelle Gellar guest starred? "I Will Remember You." Still breaks my heart into teeny teeny pieces.

Kathleen42
04-10-2009, 02:21 AM
Since we have a lot of Whedon fans, about that episode of Angel, season one, when Sarah Michelle Gellar guest starred? "I Will Remember You." Still breaks my heart into teeny teeny pieces.

That was a darn fine episode.