Lewis an orphan wants to see what his mother looked like. So he invents a machine that looks through your brain so you can see your memories. But this weird kid says he's from the future and warns him about a guy in a bowler hat. The bowler hat guy messes with his invention and it fails. He decides that he's a failure and no one wants him. But the kid that warned him about the guy is here on a mission to find the bowler hat guy that wants to destroy Lewis. To prove he's from the future he takes Lewis to the future. But the time machine breaks and he's stuck in the future until he fixes it. In the meantime he spends quality time with the family. But the bowler hat guy is about to alter time and it's up to Lewis to save the future..
Jon Bernstein (screenplay by), Michelle Bochner Spitz (screenplay by), Don Hall (screenplay by), Nathan Greno (screenplay by), Aurian Redson (screenplay by), Joseph Mateo (screenplay by), Stephen J. Anderson (screenplay by), William Joyce (based upon the book "A Day with Wilbur Robinson" by)