Time travel is arguably one of the most difficult movie genres to master. It cannot be an easy task for filmmakers to research the science behind the workings of time and come up with a viable fictional version that is convincing for viewers. And yet, there are countless movies that have pushed the envelope to give audiences some great time travel movies over the years. While some go in wild directions, others have stood the test of, well, time.
From the oft-cited classics to the lesser-known gems, here’s looking back at some movies that use time travel as a device to reflect on human experiences.