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This sounds very much like a description of H.G. Wells' The Time Machine. It has been adapted to film more than once, but the two most famous ones are from 1960 (which I haven't seen yet though) and from 2002, which I have seen and know that it invloves a partially destroyed moon at some point in the future. And given that you didn't say the movie itself ...


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First of all, you have some parts wrong in your timeline and are missing others. So lets go through it again step by step: The time taken to travel from Earth to the wormhole is 2yrs. Check, aggregate = 2. After that we don't know how much time passed on Earth while they were travelling the wormhole. Could be 10yrs judging from the ...


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TL;DR: Terminator 1 appeared to follow the predestination ideology, where going back in time meant that John Connor and Kyle Reese fulfilled their roles, rather than changing anything. Terminator 2 played much more with the idea of both fate and free will. By exercising free will, the future was changed. Of course it can be argued that intent is ...


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The second draft of the script states that Phil was cursed by his ex-girlfriend. After they trimmed her character from later versions of the script (finally removing her entirely from the film), that plotline made no sense, so they seem to have decided to simply leave it as an un-resolved question: CUT TO: INSERT : A THICK BOOK The cover reads "101 ...


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Marty was in the time machine when he came back. The definition of the time machine is that the machine (and what it contains) travel through time unaltered. (My real question would be, why is there just ONE Marty when he comes back to 1985 after fixing his family. There should be one Marty that was born from his parents on his normal birthdate, and one ...


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The time travel logic of Interstellar follows the Novikov self-consistency principle (which physicist Kip Thorne, associated with the movie, did work on). Different time travel stories handle the logic of time travel in different ways. Consider the grandfather paradox, where you go back in time and kill your grandfather. In some stories, it's possible for ...


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Here's a neat diagram that will help you see the events happening in a chronology. (Source : Predestination Timeline Explained) The link has a lot more detailed explanation. Follow it from the Pink, to the Blue to the Green for chronology. It would be: 1) Jane left at orphanage 2) Jane meets and falls in love with an unknown man (John) 3) Unknown man ...


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If Marty & Doc would have dug up the 1885 Delorean, then it wouldn't have been in the cave in 1955. Therefore the Marty in 1885 would possibly cease to exist.


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It's possible you saw The Time Travelers (AKA Time Trap), a film about scientists travelling through time from 1964, on a B&W TV because you're pretty much describing the ending, after they manage to go back to their time: The survivors return to the lab, where they make a strange discovery. Their past selves are still in the lab, yet to pass through ...


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Good question. I thought it was a great movie too. In that scene where the girls are gossiping, there are many random things they are saying about Chiaki's disappearance. One of the girls says "Apparently he was in debt and the mob was after him". The other asks "It's not something like his parents are getting a divorce?". Then the other girl says "Well I ...


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This event seems to be the singular instance of this happening in all the time travel involved in the Flash, so it's likely that this was just creative licence, because trying to deal with a second Barry in this episode would have been too complicated on the writers' part. However, if you want an in-universe explanation, I would say this: The "other" ...


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The point of the first movie was simply to prevent Skynet from making a change to the past by killing Sarah before John was born. I doubt Skynet realized that Kyle Reese was actually John's father, and that by sending the T-800 back, it was in fact, setting in motion the very events it was attempting to prevent. (Or it may have understood that fact and been ...


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Let me add more to the answers. reference : Triangle TimeLoop or DeathLoop explained Aeolus is the name of the liner. In mythology, Sisyphus, the son of Aeolus breaks a promise he makes to death. As a result he is punished by being compelled to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down, and to repeat this action forever. Ring a ...


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I believe that the time tuner cannot surpass reminding over a day. On a replica timer tuner I own it has inscribed on it: "I count the hours, every one. Yet have I to outrun the sun." I think this means that the time tuner doesn't have the power to go back a day's time. All magic has its limits right?


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Could be the Dutch film Crusade in Jeans from 2006. From Wiki: Dolf is a 15-year-old boy from Rotterdam who plays for the junior national football team. At the beginning of the film, Dolf and his team are playing an important championship game against the Belgian team in the German city of Speyer, which they lose because of Dolf. Dolf's mother works ...


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Also possibly too old (1988) and British rather than American, but it does sound suspiciously like Moondial


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Is it Something Wicked This Way Comes? I remember a demonic aging carousel in that, although it's a little older than what you described.


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Maybe Freejack or Slipstream? There's also a pretty comprehensive list of Time Travel movies on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Time_travel_films


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Ok I have a separate theory that is a bit different from the others I have read online. My problem with most interpretations is that they leave out Nemo’s ability to see the future (at least to a limited extent) and the importance of the big crunch event in the end. In my theory, these two circumstances creates a paradox, and in turn a very situational ...



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