Well, we’ve had time to pick our jaws up off the floor after X-Men: Days of Future Past and compose ourselves after what is a truly mesmerizing helping of summer blockbuster action. It has everything: great humour, fantastic action set-pieces and real character drama. But here at We Got This Covered, we’re suckers for a little bit of time travel, and boy did this film deliver in that department.
And after seeing Wolverine bounce back and forth between the past and present, it got us thinking – what other time-bending films do we absolutely love? Perhaps more importantly, which of these films do you have to rush out and see right now if you haven’t already? For the love of all things mindbogglingly difficult to explain, we’ve compiled a list of essential viewing for anybody who’s ever fantasized about being able to venture beyond the linear realms of time and space.
These are films that are trend-setters, ground-breakers and some of the most iconic pieces of cinema since the birth of celluloid. They continue to shock, to question, and they make us think – think about our actions in the grand scheme of things. More to the point, these movies stick with us, transcending the confines of the silver-screen and stand as a few of the most beloved and enthralling movies to come out the sci-fi genre.
Without further ado, here are seven films about time travel that you have to see after X-Men: Days of Future Past.