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The Time Machine (2002), based on the 1895 book by H. G. Wells and the 1960 movie adaptation. Wikipedia's summary (emphasis mine): After a mugger kills his fiancée, Emma, he devotes himself to building a time machine that will allow him to travel back in time to save her... ...Alexander travels to 2030 to discover whether science has been able to ...


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The Chronicles of Solace Series, by Roger MacBride Allen This is a series of three novels: The Depths of Time (2000) The Ocean of Years (2002) The Shores of Tomorrow (2003) Wormholes — separated by both space and time — provide the framework for the interstellar travel network. A carefully-regulated combination of instantaneous wormhole jumps, long ...


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This is The Time Machine, which was released in 2002. A movie of the H.G. Wells book by the same name. From wikipedia: In 1899, Dr. Alexander Hartdegen is an inventor teaching at Columbia University in New York City. Unlike his friend David Philby, Alexander would rather do pure research than work in the world of business. After a mugger kills his ...


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Perhaps "A Swiftly Tilting Planet" by Madeleine L'Engle? Charles Wallace is traveling in time with a unicorn, named Gaudior, to try to save the world from a mad dictator who is close to starting a nuclear war. At each point in time where he stops, he gets somehow put into a person in that time, living that person's life but able to somehow influence things....


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Attack of the Tyrannosaurus by Rex Stone. The Google Books summary says: Tom and Jamie can't believe their luck when they find a secret entrance to a prehistoric world filled with dinosaurs! The first dinosaur they meet is a friendly wannanosaurus. It eats the fruit from super-stinky ginkgo trees. But soon, Tom and Jamie meet a much less friendly dino: ...


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If you had not mentioned the meeting another time traveler and the recency of the story, I would have sworn it is "Last Rites" by Ray Bradbury. But it is not only indeed "about a time traveler (possibly rogue(?)) who meets important historical figures just before their death and informs them of the importance and influence that they have on the future" ...


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I googled the phrase "time travel disaster tourist movie" and the second hit is for https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thrill_Seekers_(film) which seems to match your description.


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(It looks like someone beat me to the punch with this answer while I was writing it! Sorry about that, I'll leave mine here for extra information!) There are a lot of dinosaur cartoons, but from your description you may be referring to the cartoon Dinosaur King which aired between 2007 to 2008, and focused on a trio of kids who each had their own pet ...


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Does the name Dinosaur King ring a bell? It has a group of kids finding a series of tablets in the woods, and it also involves time travel using what are referred to as Element Stones.


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There are (not too surprisingly) a fair number of cartoon shows involving battling dinosaurs. The one that I immediately thought of that involved the good guys having dinosaur pets and using them to fight against the villains' dinos was Dino-Riders. It first ran in 1988, and there was only one season, but it seemed to pop up in reruns a fair amount for ...


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