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Old 04-15-2005, 01:53 AM
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Time-travel movies

I find myself in a mood for a good time-travel movie. I've seen all the popular ones, and I have Primer on order at Netflix. But I'd be greatful if anyone could point me to a good one (that's the trick, most of them suck) I haven't already seen.
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Old 04-15-2005, 07:14 AM
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One that comes to mind is Just Visiting with Applegate. I actually liked this one, mainly for the comedy. I found it kind of sappy, but the comedy made up for it, IMHO.

Army of Darkness is a fun romp through time. "Listen up, you primitive screwheads. This is my boom-stick!"

Trying to think of a non-comedy time travel flick that I enjoyed, but coming up mostly empty.
Hmmm...

edit:
Ah, Donny Darko.
While I did like it, I feel it could have been much better.
I liked the ending, but it lacked certain amount of impact.
Also, not very big on the time travel element.
It's there, but not much.

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
One of the best. Might have to watch this later.

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Old 04-15-2005, 08:33 AM
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Seen 'em all (Just Visiting in two versions)
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Old 04-15-2005, 02:29 PM
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Somewhere in Time (1980) with Christopher Reeve is a cute time travel movie. What I enjoyed more, though, is the book on which it's loosely based, Time and Again by Jack Finney. One of my favorite books. I doubt it's still in print but I bet it would turn up on Amazon.
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Old 04-15-2005, 05:58 PM
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Agreed, but I've seen that one, too
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Old 04-16-2005, 07:16 AM
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Just rent a bunch of Dr. Who DVDs...
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Old 04-16-2005, 07:22 AM
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I hated the old Dr. Who's, but I'm enjoying the new series with Eccleston.
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Old 04-22-2005, 01:42 PM
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I just saw Primer, and it's interesting, but not particularly entertaining. I like the concept more than the execution. It wants to be a "realistic" movie about time-travel, with the assumption that the human mind cannot handle the concept of time-travel. To illustrate this, the director made a movie that the human mind cannot handle (rumor has it that this is deliberate, so it possibly excuses him from being a bad filmmaker).
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Old 04-22-2005, 03:24 PM
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I hated the old Dr. Who's, but I'm enjoying the new series with Eccleston.
That's soon crossed the pond!
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Old 08-02-2005, 08:03 AM
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...off the top of my head

12 Monkeys
Back to the Future series
Contact
Time Machine
Planet of the Apes series
The Final Countdown
Bill & Ted series
Black Knight (never seen it)
Blast from the Past


That's all I can think of right now...

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