One foot here, the other there: 12 films about teleportation

If you ask people who would like to have what superpower, teleportation will probably be one of the most popular answers. Isn’t it great to be transported to any destination in the blink of an eye, or even take a swing at time travel? The dream of lightning-fast travel between cities, countries and even planets has inspired filmmakers to create great films about teleportation. We choose and form the company of heroes in fantastic throws!

Loki (TV series 2021)

A popular new movie that continues the events of the Marvel blockbusters about the Avengers. The Scandinavian god of deceit Loki, after defeating Thanos, stole a tesseract – a magical artifact containing tremendous power. The divine trickster falls into a secret organization that controls changes in time. Loki is faced with a difficult choice: disappear forever or enter into a confrontation with an alternative version of himself.

What do you think, is it worth filming a sequel, and what should be in it?

Original title:
Loki

Genre:
Fiction, fantasy, action, adventure

Actors:
Tom Hiddleston, Gugu Embata-Ro, Wunmi Mossaku …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.8, IMDb – 8.3


Impulse (TV series, 2018 – 2019)

A new foreign multi-part film about a character who does not need a teleporter to be transported over long distances. The cheeky Henrietta Cole has always disliked her hometown and considered herself special. Soon, the 16-year-old girl discovers that she really differs from those around her by the ability to instantly move to different places, but the heroine is not able to control exactly where she gets.

Original title:
Impulse

Genre:
Fiction, Action, Thriller, Drama

Actors:
Maddy Hasson, Sarah Desjardins, Enuka Okuma…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.8, IMDb – 7.4

Age Limits :
18+


Cloak and Dagger (TV series 2018 – 2019)

In a superhero movie based on Marvel comics, two opposites clash. A girl from a wealthy family meets a street thief. Young people living in different worlds are united by the painful experience of loss of loved ones and the possession of superpowers. Together, these two form a crushing tandem, but love is also mixed with superhero prowess and youthful enthusiasm.

Original title:
Cloak & Dagger

Genre:
Fantasy, action, drama, adventure

Actors:
Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph, Gloria Reuben …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.5, IMDb – 6.7

Age restrictions:
18+


Portal (2017)

Feature film about risky movements in space filmed in Australia. A female scientist who recently lost her husband and her assistant manage to discover a passage leading to a parallel world. Another reality is very similar to our world – researchers even meet their doubles there, but something frightening is also found in another reality, and it will be very difficult to return from there.

Original title:
The Gateway

Genre:
Fantasy

Actors:
Shannon Berry, Jacqueline Mackenzie, Miles Pollard …

Country:
Australia

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.5, IMDb – 5.4

Age restrictions:
16+


Doctor Strange (2016)

An amazing blockbuster worth watching for all fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A successful surgeon, having received serious injuries in a car accident, is forced to put an end to his beloved profession. Long journeys and spiritual quests open superpowers in the hero – the ability to control space and time. Now the doctor , who previously saved individual people, must protect the entire planet from powerful evil.

Original title:
Doctor Strange

Genre:
Fiction, fantasy, action, adventure

Actors:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.5, IMDb – 7.5

Age restrictions:
16+


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

The sensational movie is an offshoot of the Potter, but the events here unfold long before the birth of the famous boy with a scar. A specialist in magical animals, having arrived in New York, confused his suitcase with the luggage of a Muggle. As a result, many of the most incredible creatures have gained freedom and fled across the metropolis.

Original title:
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Genre:
Fantasy, adventure

Actors:
Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler …

Country:
UK, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.6, IMDb – 7.3

Age restrictions:
12+


Future Land (2015)

The top interesting movie about teleportation continues a fantastic film that touches on the topic of parallel realities. A girl with an adventurous personality becomes the owner of an object that opens the way to a futuristic magical city built by the geniuses of mankind. Working in tandem with a cynical prodigy -loser, the heroine will have to uncover all the secrets of a mysterious place.

Original title:
Tomorrowland

Genre:
Fantasy, adventure, family

Actors:
Britt Robertson, George Clooney, Raffy Cassidy …

Country:
USA, Spain, France, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.2, IMDb – 6.4

Age restrictions:
12+


Interstellar (2014)

The list of the best science fiction films about teleportation cannot be imagined without this bright and thoughtful blockbuster with a high rating and rave reviews from the audience. To help the planet overcome the food crisis, a squad of astronauts is sent to a mysterious space object. If the hypotheses of scientists are confirmed, humanity will have the opportunity to find a new habitat.

Original title:
Interstellar

Genre:
Fantasy, drama

Actors:
Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain …

Country:
USA, UK, Canada

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 8.6, IMDb – 8.6

Age restrictions:
12+


People of the Future (TV series, 2013 – 2014)

A scientific experiment led to the emergence of earthlings who can move objects with their eyes, read other people’s thoughts and teleport. A secret organization hunts down the owners of phenomenal abilities, trying to either recruit the only ones or destroy them. A boy who inherited superpowers from his father falls under the scope of a secret office. The awakening of superpowers and the struggle for life are accompanied by all the problems of adolescence.

Original title:
The Tomorrow People

Genre:
Fantasy, action, drama

Actors:
Robbie Amell, Peyton List, Luke Mitchell …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 7.2

Age restrictions:
12+


Reality Changers (2011)

An excellent adaptation of the famous story of the science fiction classic Philip Dick. The congressman learned that the world exists according to a predetermined plan. The implementation of the project is monitored by special people in hats with paranormal abilities. The politician , having familiarized himself with the prospects for the development of mankind, understands that in the current scenario of events he will never be with his beloved woman.

Original title:
The Adjustment Bureau

Genre:
Fiction, thriller, romance

Actors:
Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.4, IMDb – 7.0

Age restrictions:
12+


Teleport (2008)

A dizzying fantasy action movie based on the novel by Stephen Gould. A difficult teenager discovered the ability to teleport. Now the boy’s life will completely change: it will not be difficult to visit the most exotic places on the globe or steal money from the most secure vaults. The hero did not even suspect that an ancient mysterious organization was hunting for the owners of such a gift.

Original title:
Jumper

Genre:
Fiction, action, comedy, adventure

Actors:
Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson, Samuel L. Jackson …

Country:
USA, Canada

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.1, IMDb – 6.1

Age restrictions:
12+


Mysterious Portal (TV series 2004)

A boy who has moved to a new house is studying with interest an old dwelling full of secrets and mysteries . In the basement, the hero of the film stumbles upon a portal connected to another point on the planet. The boy, filled with interest, decides to try his luck and, as a result of teleportation, is transferred from Australia to Ireland. In another country, the boy will find a reliable girlfriend and experience incredible adventures .

Original title:
Foreign Exchange

Genre:
Fantasy, adventure, family

Actors:
Zachary Garred, Lynn Stiles, Daniel Fox-Clark…

Country:
Australia, Ireland

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.6, IMDb – 7.5

Age limit:
12+


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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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