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What are some lesser-known Time Travel flicks?

One of my coworkers wants to do a time-travel night (oh, the joy of working at a cinema). We don't want to run anything that everyone's already watched.

On the schedule so far we have Primer and Timecrimes. We don't want to run anything like Back to the Future or Donnie Darko, which everyone's seen. No TV shows.

Any thoughts?
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Less a movie and more a PSA but still... time travel.



Triangle has a good number of similarities to Timecrimes, but for some reason is a tad more guilty pleasure-ish.

Eliminators ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJgAeGUD2FU ) is from 1986 and occasionally airs on random channels, it's 1980s b-movie time travel at its finest.

Time after Time isn't unknown but since it's a tad older it's often forgotten.

The Visitors from what I recall was pretty well regarded as well, though I hear the remake (Just Visiting) blew.

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Beyond the Time Barrier (1960)
The Time Travelers (1964)
G.I. Samurai (1979)
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
Timecop (1994)
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12 Monkeys, The Jacket, Time Bandits- all pretty mainstream but still.
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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
Hands-down THE best time travel film ever!
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An '80s gem that is forgotten by most but lots of fun.

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949) plus several others based on the same novel
Journey to the Beginning of Time (1955)
The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962)
Daleks: Invasion Earth 2150 A. D. (1965)
Dr. Who and the Daleks (1966)
Journey to the Center of Time (1967)
Idaho Transfer (1973)
Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (1977)
The Spirit of '76 (1990)
Les Visiteurs (1993)
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An '80s gem that is forgotten by most but lots of fun.
This image isn't showing up for me. So I've still forgetting it.
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You should plan to run Primer twice.
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Applying the 'lesser-known' label to some of these would be pushing it

Millennium comes to mind
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Thanks for all the suggestions guys!

'Cept whoever suggested Returner. What a crap film...
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Tell them it's a Stieg Larsson title.
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