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Best Family-Friendly Time Travel Movies

If you and your family love watching time travel movies together, make sure to add some of the following films to your watchlist. These classics are fun and good entertainment. They will surely keep you hooked till the end. And be it kids, partners, or your whole family, there is something for everyone here. So grab your popcorn buckets and enjoy the bonding time with your littles!

1. Back to the Future

As the name suggests, this movie is about time travel. In this film, Michael J. Fox plays the role of Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student who accidentally travels back in time. The story starts in the 1980s when a scientist’s experiment takes the wrong turn, leading to Marty returning to the 1950s to reunite his parents’ younger selves. This movie has sequels, so watch Part II and III to finish the series.

2. The Time Traveler’s Wife

“The Time Traveler’s Wife” is a story about a man who can travel through time. Based on Audrey Niffenegger’s 2003 novel of the same name, the story revolves around the life of Henry DeTamble, a librarian who possesses a unique gene that lets him involuntarily travel through time. However, his wife, Claire Abshire, finds it difficult to cope, creating friction between them.

3. Source Code

Do you like action thrillers? If so, then you will surely love this time travel movie. The story is about Colter Stevens, an army officer hired for a secret operation. Things were fine till he found himself in the body of a stranger and then on a mysterious trail to track down the bomber of a commuter train in Chicago.

4. Time After Time

This is a classic time travel movie you should watch with your family. It shows H.G. Wells pursuing Jack the Ripper to the 20th century when the serial murderer uses the future writer’s time machine to escape his time period.

5. Run Lola Run

If you are a hardcore romantic, this time travel movie is for you. This film shows a Chicago playwright, Richard Collier, using self-hypnosis to meet Elise McKenna, a famous American actress of the 1900s, after being mesmerized by her portrait hanging in a hotel. With his technique, the playwright goes back in time to meet the actress and fulfill his fantasy.

6. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Two teenagers, Bill and Ted, are best friends and struggle to finish a history assignment. However, with the help of a man from the future, the two are finally able to complete their assignment with ease. Watch them achieve this feat by collecting prominent figures from different time periods. You can also watch “Bill & Ted Face the Music” to see more of their exciting time-traveling adventures.

7. Peggy Sue Got Married

This is a teen time travel movie in which a middle-aged divorcee regrets all her life decisions, but things change when she attends her 25th high school reunion. She faints at the event and wakes up to find herself in the past.

8. Click

This time travel movie will make you laugh all the way till the end. Starring Adam Sandler, the movie is about a workaholic architect who doesn’t have time for his wife and kids. However, his life changes when he meets a sales clerk who gives him a universal remote that permits him to fast-forward and rewind to different periods of his life. However, things get complicated when the remote begins to override his preferences.

Apart from these time travel movies, you can also watch “Palm Spring,” “Tenet,” “Interstellar,” “Edge of Tomorrow,” “Looper,” “Kate & Leopold,” and “The Flight of the Navigator.”

So, which of these time travel movies will you watch with your family? Do let us know in the comment section below. We suggest starting with the classics and having a movie marathon with your family.

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