MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,262 this week

The Blue Butterfly (2004)

PG  |   |  Drama, Adventure  |  26 August 2004 (Argentina)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 1,298 users  
Reviews: 28 user | 17 critic

A dramatic adventure about courage, redemption and love being filmed in the rain forests of Costa Rica, and in Montreal.

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 08 Sep 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 22 Dec 2011
 
a list of 48 titles
created 25 Jan 2013
 
a list of 34 titles
created 17 Jan 2014
 
a list of 1219 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Blue Butterfly (2004)

The Blue Butterfly (2004) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Blue Butterfly.
1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Rare Birds (2001)
Comedy | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A down-and-out restaurateur and his neighbor hatch a plan to lure luminaries to their small Newfoundland town.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson
Stars: William Hurt, Andy Jones, Molly Parker
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

People and life can be cruel, and in their face, Fannette is cool: toward an old acquaintance, to her daughter, to colleagues. Beneath the surface, she roils with passion for a lost love, ... See full summary »

Director: Tonie Marshall
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, William Hurt, Bernard Le Coq
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Summer 1966. It's time to enjoy the summer holiday, total freedom. Teenage Élise discovers that the sudden departure of her mother completely disrupts the family. Her brother Coco seeks ... See full summary »

Director: Léa Pool
Stars: Marianne Fortier, Élie Dupuis, Hugo St-Onge-Paquin
Set Me Free (1999)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Canadian/Swiss/French production that tells the tale of Hannah, a tomboyish 13 year-old hitting puberty in 1963. An unhappy and uncomfortable family life leads Hannah to seek escapism in the world of cinema. Specifically, she repeatedly watches and appears enthralled by Anna Karina, the character from Jean-Luc Godard's "Vivre sa vie" (1962) about a Parisian woman's descent into prostitution. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Léa Pool
Stars: Karine Vanasse, Pascale Bussières, Predrag Manojlovic
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Hans Deppe
Stars: Heinz Erhardt, Grethe Weiser, Peter Vogel
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become governor of the state of Missouri. While making a stop in St. Louis, a chance encounter brings his past back to haunt him. Will the truth ... See full summary »

Director: George Hickenlooper
Stars: William Hurt, Nigel Hawthorne, Miranda Richardson
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Breast cancer has become the poster child of corporate cause-related marketing campaigns. Countless women and men walk, bike, climb and shop for the cure. Each year, millions of dollars are... See full summary »

Director: Léa Pool
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Louise, younger sister, natural and straightforward, lives in province; Martine, older sister, beautiful and aloof, lives in the Parisian upper middle class. Louise has written a novel. On ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandra Leclère
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Catherine Frot, François Berléand
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An entire family comes of age during the early 1970s.

Director: Chad Lowe
Stars: William Hurt, Rita Wilson, Brett Davern
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

In addition to declaring that Katharine's (Lynn Redgrave) head and heart line are hopelessly fused into one "simian line", eccentric palm reader/fortune-teller Arnita (Tyne Daly) makes a ... See full summary »

Director: Linda Yellen
Stars: Lynn Redgrave, Jamey Sheridan, Harry Connick Jr.
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Léa Pool
Stars: Yves Jacques, Jacques Godin, Andrée Lachapelle
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Touched to the depths of his being by the death of his child in a car accident nine years earlier, Jacques has lost his bearings. For this loss is all the more difficult to stand as Jacques... See full summary »

Director: Sandrine Bonnaire
Stars: William Hurt, Alexandra Lamy, Augustin Legrand
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Alan Osborn
...
Teresa Carlton
...
...
Alejo
Marianella Jimenez ...
Yana
Gerardo Hernandez ...
Manolo (as Topo)
...
Presenter
Silverio Morales ...
Diego the Shaman
Samuel Lopez ...
Esteban
Liz MacRae ...
Press Agent
Paul Stewart ...
Police Officer
Isabel Perez ...
Spanish Nurse
Denis Hylton ...
Doctor
Sophie Janssens ...
Dancer
Peter Trosztmer ...
Dancer
Edit

Storyline

Based on a true story, The Blue Butterfly tells the story of a terminally ill 10-year-old boy whose dream is to catch the most beautiful butterfly on Earth, the mythic and elusive Blue Morpho. His mother persuades a renowned entomologist to take them on a trip to the jungle to search for the butterfly, leading to an adventure that will transform their lives. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Adventure

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

| |

Language:

| |

Release Date:

26 August 2004 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

Mariposa azul  »

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 12,500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Dr. Ruth Westheimer (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

The Sky Will Be Mine
Written by Stéphane Venne
Performed by Marie-Elaine Thibert
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great family movie
28 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a heartwarming movie that even my "Rambo'lovin husband liked.I will be buying this movie.If you do not care for the story line you will love the scenery.If you have children 6 and older they would really learn from this movie.It really shows the compassion that man can have for one another and actually restores your faith in the human race.The wildlife will really make the young ones stay entertained.Rent or buy this as much for yourself as for your children.You can be assured that this movie will not have any content that will be offensive-in fact they give you two choices-edited content for minor language or non edited.I chose non edited and it was in no way offensive.


10 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Not a good movie lbski14
This ever released? Svedburg
Good But Sad jessicacorey
Fact about Bribri in Costa Rica lbski14
True story -- though seems cloying at 1st Erick-12
Mr. Osborne is really attractive!! swimfan404040
Discuss The Blue Butterfly (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?