Movie Timeline

This list is inspired by The Cinereelists' Kyle's list.

All movies I've seen in chronological order of when they take place.
View in "list view" for years added.

Some rules:
1) Any movie that takes place roughly the year of its release is not here (e.g. Romancing the Stone or The Net or Easy Rider).

2) If a movie takes place in multiple time periods, I placed it in its most prominent time period; or when the movie spends most of its time or is the most "important" (e.g. Back to the Future II would be 2015, Fried Green Tomatoes is 1925).
- - 2a) If it spans many years and there is no one time period more important than…

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  • Solaris
  • Solaris
  • Europa Report
  • Alien: Covenant
  • Ad Astra
  • Supernova
  • Alien
  • The Black Hole
  • Dredd
  • THX 1138
  • Big Hero 6
  • Dark Star
  • Elysium
  • The Hunger Games
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • Passengers
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
  • Aliens
  • Alien³
  • Ender's Game
  • The Matrix
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Revolutions
  • Forbidden Planet
  • The Fifth Element
  • Star Trek
  • Star Trek Into Darkness
  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
  • Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
  • Zardoz
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Star Trek: Generations
  • Star Trek: First Contact
  • Star Trek: Insurrection
  • Star Trek: Nemesis
  • Alien Resurrection
  • Æon Flux
  • The Fountain
  • Waterworld
  • Pitch Black
  • The Chronicles of Riddick
  • Idiocracy
  • Serenity
  • Riddick
  • Alita: Battle Angel
  • The Ice Pirates
  • Starship Troopers
  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • WALL·E
  • Battlefield Earth
  • Dracula 3000
  • Titan A.E.
  • Planet of the Apes
  • Planet of the Apes
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Dune
  • Aniara