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The purpose of the experiment was to prove or disprove the grandfather paradox theory of time travel. In this case, the result was inconclusive, because it's never stated for certain that she was the right person and not just an innocent victim who shared the name. Remember they were going after multiple people with the same name in the hopes of finding the ...


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Here's my thoughts: Granger goes into a coma because he has become an unresolved paradox. It's unclear when he arrived - we can guess 5pm, after Abe turned on the machine - or what, exactly, went wrong. We'll never know. "The permutations are endless." What we do know is this: when Thomas Granger interacted with Abe and Aaron, he prevented himself from ever ...


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There are two logical ways of dealing with time travel paradoxes: Stable time loop. When you travel to the past, whatever you do, you won't actually change anything (which pretty much implies there is no free will). In fiction, the way this is often done is that the time traveller attempts to change the past, but doesn't succeed, because it was him who ...


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You're assuming a never-stated correlation between time differences. The examples are not a fixed, linear 1 minute = 1 week pattern. One second could be a year. Another second could be a decade, another just a minute, etc. As you said: After the clockwork androids are stopped the Doctor is trapped in Versailles because all the time windows are broken. ...


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There is a seeming all-knowing quality to 118 year old Nemo, isn't there? How does he know that his own choice of pants to purchase cost a Brazilian his job and caused the very rain that erased Anna's numbers? It is not the only time that this knowledge-beyond-normal-knowing of what caused things to be the way they are, or rather could be (all Butterfly ...


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I believe that 'Back to the Future 2' follows the same logic as the 2005 movie 'A Sound of Thunder' based on the Ray Bradbury story. In 'A Sound of Thunder' (the movie) when someone went back to the time of the dinosaurs and they made even the smallest change, and then returned to their own time, then sometime later timewaves would catch up to the present ...


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There is a part in the episode at approx 12:30 where Kirk asks the Guardian if they are successful what will happen. The Guardian tells them all will be set back to normal and they will be returned as though nothing happened. The Guardian sends them back. Also notice they come back with uniforms back on, where at the point in the episode, Kirk and Spock do ...


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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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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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I suspect it might be "Les 1001 Nuits" (The 1001 Nights) by Philippe de Broca : Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_KJSzgDmok IMDB : http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098961/ This is a French movie from the 90s, which some very famous "café-theatre" comedians as the king and genie (respectively Thierry Lhermite and Gerard Jugnot), and the ...


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The Butterfly Effect is a metaphor for a real scientific phenomenon. There are many really systems like weather, the Kepler problem in planetary movement, etc, where a tiny change at the beginning can lead to an enormous effect later on. In Mr. Nobody, one tiny initial change is that Nemo's father forgets to set the handbrake. This causes ever larger ...


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The following analysis is based off my opinion and personal interpretation, therefore may be pictured differently by other people. Also spoilers will follow, duh. Mr nobody isn’t about any particular person. In fact it is about nobody. It simply is about the impossibility of choice that we have to make throughout our lives based completely off our ...



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