The Best Time-Travel Movies That Mess with Your Head

Sep 24, 2012 Comments

Terry Gilliam’s mad, brilliant 12 Monkeys has Bruce Willis playing convicted criminal James Cole living in a post-apocalyptic future decimated by a brutal virus. To earn his get-out-of-jail-free card, Cole agrees to be the lab rat for scientists planning to send him back to 1996 to acquire a pure sample of the virus so they can retroactively create a cure. The only problem is that Cole is sent back to 1990 and is promptly remanded to a mental institution. His stay gets even trickier as he pursues the creators of the virus towards a climactic showdown that has his younger self witnessing the fate of his older self. Whoa…

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