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14 Time Loop Films To Get You Ready For 'Edge Of Tomorrow'

June 3rd, 2014 4:00pm EDT
14 Time Loop Films To Get You Ready For 'Edge Of Tomorrow'
The idea of time travel has been around for centuries and for good reason: who hasn't dreamed of going back and changing their past mistakes? Well, Tom Cruise has the unique chance of doing just that in Edge of Tomorrow, except that he must die over and over until he can defeat an alien menace.

Before you check out Edge of Tomorrow this weekend, perhaps one of these 14 other time loop films will serve as an appetizer...

The Butterfly Effect

Ashton Kutcher stars in this creepy thriller as a young man named Evan who realizes he has the ability to travel back in time to his past self. See...
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12 Historically Great Time Travel Movies

May 13th, 2014 7:00pm EDT
12 Historically Great Time Travel Movies
Even though humans haven’t found the necessary technological means to travel through time, we’ve been living our decade hopping “what if” fantasies for years on the silver screen. Whether these movies introduced historical figures to modern day morons, self-causing and often murderous time paradoxes, or just some good old fashioned incestuous scenarios, filmmakers wasted no moments in these creative and clever time travel sagas. Here are the 12 best Time Travel Movies

"Back to the Future"

Originally cast as Marty McFly was Eric Stoltz, an actor with several film and television credits to ...
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Check Out Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Bruce Willis In 'Looper' On DVD, Blu-ray & More Dec. 31

December 29th, 2012 7:11am EST
Looper
A hired gun from the future discovers that his greatest adversary is himself in "Looper," a twisting sci-fi mindbender starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

In the year 2047 time travel has yet to be invented. Thirty years later, however, it has. Though immediately outlawed, time-travel technology is quickly appropriated by the mob, and used to cleanly dispose of anyone deemed a threat. The process is simple: When the mob wants someone to disappear, they simply send them back to the year 2047, where an assassin known as a "looper" quickly carries out the hit, and disposes...
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Johnson’s 'Looper' Melds Scott’s ‘Blade Runner’ and Gilliam’s ‘12 Monkeys’

October 2nd, 2012 6:47am EDT
Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Looper
If Ridley Scott’s “Blade Runner” and Terry Gilliam’s “12 Monkeys” had a child, it would be Rian Johnson’s “Looper.” Johnson’s third feature melds the film noir influences, sleek aesthetics, and dystopian themes from “Blade Runner” with the time travel elements, world-saving mission, and difficult ethical questions from “12 Monkeys.” The resulting medley is a thought-provoking sci-fi drama which will stick with you long after you leave the theater.

Johnson’s movie opens in remote territory, where a lone man stands waiting with his weapon. A bound captive suddenly appears, and is ins...
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What Are The 10 Best Time Travel Movies?

September 28th, 2012 3:51pm EDT
Looper
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis star in the latest science fiction film that centers on time travel, Looper.

The film takes place in the year 2042, where a hired assassin called a "looper" eliminates targets sent back from 30 years in the future; where time travel technology exists. Although it's been outlawed in 2072, the mob secretly uses the technology to cleanly dispose of anyone who may be a threat to them.

Gordon-Levitt plays one of the top loopers and makes a wealthy living from his job; but he's taken by surprise when his latest target ends up being himself (Willis), sent ba...
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Review: 'Looper' An Orginal, Exciting Film About Time Travel & Love

September 28th, 2012 7:44am EDT
'Looper'
'Looper', written and directed by Rian Johnson ('Brick') is an intelligent, engrossing, thought provoking and totally entertaining sci-fi film about time-travel and what a person will or won't do to save the person they love.

There's also some kick-ass action, great characters, excellent acting and at times, it's actually funny.

'Looper' stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Joe and Bruce Willis as...Old Joe aka Levitt's future self.

The film takes place in Kansas 2042. Time travel has not yet been invented, but 30 years from now, it will have been. Only problem is, it's illegal...and controlled...
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Feared Turning Into 'A Hopeless Ivory-Tower Douchebag'

July 17th, 2012 8:20am EDT
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
This weekend, Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in the highly anticipated "The Dark Knight Rises," playing John Blake, a Gotham City police officer. He recently sat down with GQ magazine to talk about his career and his evolution from a child actor.

When he first started in Hollywood Gordon-Levitt says he was "a sort of serious little dude—snobby" and was concerned with adult issues like ecological damage. His former "3rd Rock From the Sun" costar John Lithgow recalls, "He was a very mature boy and now he's a very youthful adult. He's done a flip-flop."

Now 31, Gordon-Levitt worried he'd become ...
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'Iron Man 3' To Be Co-Produced By Chinese Partner

April 16th, 2012 9:03pm EDT
Iron Man
China hopes to put its foot in the door in Hollywood, and it's already got a big project - the next Iron Man movie. Iron Man 3 will be produced by Disney and Chinese partner DMG Entertainment.

"We know Chinese audiences love Iron Man. So we are going to add Chinese elements and a Chinese story into Iron Man 3," said Stanley Cheung, Disney’s general manager for Greater China, at a news conference. Could Iron Man's foe Mandarin be making an appearance?

China's movie box office rakes in $2 billion - paltry compared to the United States' $10 billion. Iron Man and Iron Man 2 pulled in over a b...
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