6 Characters Who Overcame the Limits of Time and Met Themselves

Ryan Reynolds, Terry Crews, Bill Skarsgård, Lewis Tan, and Zazie Beetz in "Deadpool 2"

If you’ve watched Doctor Who, you’re probably familiar with timelines converging and characters meeting past and future versions of themselves. Here are six times that it happened on film.

Walter (Zathura)

Walter’s future self comes to the rescue as an astronaut that has been stuck in the game for many years.

Professor X (X-Men: Days of Future Past)

Patrick Stewart as his older self must convince James MaCavoy as his younger self to join minds and save the day.

David Bowman (2001: A Space Odyssey)

When David encounters the baby version of himself on his journey through time, movie history was made.

Biff (Back to the Future)

The timelines in Back to the Future: Part II are messy to say the least. One crucial moment is when older Biff hands over the Sports Almanac which causes the future to go astray.

Deadpool (Deadpool 2)

In one of the best after credit scenes of Marvel history, Deadpool goes back in time to the Wolverine movie where he kills the other version of himself. He claims he is “cleaning up the timelines”.

Bill and Ted (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure)

Bill and Ted decide to go on their adventure because they are convinced by future versions of themselves. To prove that the alternate versions of themselves aren’t impostors, they challenge the alternates to think of a number. 69 dudes!!