We all love the idea of time travel… and so does director Christopher Nolan. If you love such movies too, here are 7 time-related movies you must watch!

Director Christopher Nolan is famous for his exceptional plot, creative direction and impeccable casting. You must have noticed that he loves to play with time in most of his movies. Therefore here are 7 Christopher Nolan movies about time.

1. Memento

The movie Memento is originally the idea of Jonathan Nolan, that is Christopher Nolan’s brother. In this movie, the lead character Guy Pearce as Leonard Shelby has a chronic disease. Due to this disease, Leonard has short-term memory loss. Meaning he is not able to remember anything that is recent.

However, there is a twist. He does remember the people that killed his wife. He is going to take revenge, one by one and avenge his wife’s death. The plot of the movie keeps the audience engaged at all times. Moreover, the transitions Guy Pearce from a vengeful angry person to an innocent being who is badly hurt and has no clue why! If you have watched Bollywood Film Ghajini then you probably would understand this film. As Ghajini is the Indian adaptation of Memento. This movie ranks high in the list of Christopher Nolan Movies you must watch.

The cast includes Guy Pearce as Leonard Shelby, Carrie-Anne Moss as Natalie, Joe Pantoliano as “Teddy”, Mark Boone Junior as Burt and Jorja Fox as Catherine Shelby.


2. The Prestige

The Prestige is a sci-fi thriller film, originally based on a novel of the same name. The story is about two magicians, who are good friends turned into enemies. In this rivalry, they make a lot of sacrifices and end up losing a lot more than they thought.

The story at first may seem very simple or boring. However, Christopher Nolan brings out the minute details in the film. The illusions by the magicians are entirely next level. And the movie casting brings out the best in it. This time-related movie is highly recommended mainly for the lead characters.

The cast includes Hugh Jackman as Robert Angier and Christian Bale as Alfred Borden, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo, Andy Serkis and Rebecca Hall. The movie is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video.


3. The Dark Knight (2008)

Drak Knight is one of the most famous Christopher Nolan movies. The movie was one of the top movies and high grossing. Heath Ledger who portrayed the character of Joker also received an Oscar for his performance. The movie is based on DC comics and is a sequel to Batman Begins.

The story takes place in Gotham city where crime has increased. However, Batman is there to save the day…or save the night! The movie talks about Batman and detective Harvey Dent teaming up and saving the city, but Joker has other plans. This movie as said is quite famous and one of the most watched DC movies so far, mainly due to its amazing cast! Time is Justice.

The cast includes Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne or Batman, Heath Ledger as Joker, Aaron Eckhart as Harvey Det and Michael Caine as Alfred. The movie is available t watch on Netflix.


4. Inception

Inception is a time-related movie, where time is an illusion. This movie was 2010’s highest-grossing movie of all time and also the most watched. The film has a unique plot and an amazing direction. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio who is a professional thief. Now he is no ordinary thief who steals expensive artefacts and antiques. He steals information by entering people’s unconsciousness.

Although he is offered a chance. A chance to clear his criminal history and leave a peaceful life. But for that, he has to do one last job. For that, he assembles a team of skilled personnel including a forger, a chemist and an architect.

The cast includes Leonardo DiCaprio as Cobb, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Arthur, Elliot Page as Ariadne, Tom Hardy as Eames and Cillian Murphy as Robert Michael Fischer. The movie is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video.


5. Interstellar

This is the perfect choice of movie for people interested in astronomy, and life in the universe as we know it. A good amount of effort is put into the writing of this film by Christopher Nolan and his brother Jonathan Nolan! The movie is about survival in space or Saturn to be specific in search of an alternative home.

Astronomers from various places applauded the accuracy of the movie and the theories used in it. It also received a ranking in the best sci-fi movies of all time. And not to mention one of the best Christopher Nolan movies. The story also talks about the love of different languages or types. And put together by the best cats ever!

The cast includes Anne Hathaway as Amelia Brand, Matthew McConaughey as Cooper, Jessica Chastain as Murphy and Michael Caine as Professor John Brand. The movie is available to watch on Netflix.


6. Dunkirk

Dunkirk is a war, survival film by Christopher Nolan. Every second of the movie is a fight for survival. The timeline of the movie takes place in World War 2. Moreover, the movie is from the perspective of air, sea and land altogether. Best visual effects, Excellent portrayal of war ground, grief and strategic planning are some of the key characteristics of the film.

The movie has very less or limited dialogue but that doesn’t stop Christopher from conveying the message. The movie also received many oscar nominations including Best Director, Best Sound and Best Film. The ensemble cast is also one of a kind.

The cast includes Fionn Whitehead as Tommy Jensen, Tom Glynn-Carney as Peter Dawson, Jack Lowden as Collins (Fortis 2), Harry Styles as Alex, Cillian Murphy as Shivering Soldier, Mark Rylance as Mr Dawson, Tom Hardy as Farrier (Fortis 1) and Michael Caine as Fortis Leader. The movie is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video.


7. Tenet

Tenet is a Christopher Nolan movie where Time is the greatest weapon. The movie talks about time laws, bending the time, time travel and so on. When the movie was released it was made out to be very confusing, so confusing that you may not understand the story in one go.

The story is about a CIA agent who encounters how to manipulate time and embarks on a journey to save the world from a future attack. The cast includes John David Washington, Juhan Ulfsak, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki and Dimple Kapadia.

The time-related movie is available to watch on Netflix.


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