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The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)

Nick Larson discovers a supernatural way to alter his life and travel back in time to key moments in his life by looking at photographs.

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an updated version to the 2004 film in which a man's attempt at altering the past has devastating consequences on the future.

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Nick Larson and his best friends Trevor Eastman and Amanda are celebrating the twentieth-fourth birthday of his girlfriend Julie Miller in a beautiful lake on a Sunday morning. Nick is expecting to be promoted in the company where he works, and Julie is planning to move to his place instead of going to New York for her Master degree. However, Nick is called by his colleague Dave Bristol, who is disputing the promotion with Nick, for a meeting with a client. While on the road, Nick has an accident and Julie and his friends die. One year later, Nick finds that he can travel in time and tries to fix the past, with tragic consequences for the future. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Can you change your past without destroying your future?


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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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10 August 2006 (Israel)  »

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El efecto mariposa 2  »

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Trivia

The director of this film is the younger brother of Matthew F. Leonetti, the Director of Photography for the previous installment. See more »

Goofs

In the scene when the Jeep blows the tire, the camera angle clearly shows the right front tire as being flat. The next shot with the sparks, they are coming from behind the camera. In the shot showing the Jeep spinning around, all four tires are inflated. See more »

Quotes

Trevor Eastman: I've brought my own special birthday candle...
[shows joint]
Trevor Eastman: ... It's drugs!
Julie Miller: Oh! My favorite.
Amanda: ...Light it up!
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Referenced in Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Granite Family (2012) See more »

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Turn Time Around
Written by Nyles Lannon (as Niles Lannon)
Performed by Nyles Lannon (as N. Lannon)
Courtesy of Badman Recording Company
Published by Xtra Gravy (BMI)
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BE2, lame sequel
1 October 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

When I first heard of the Butterfly effect 2 movie I was immediately thrilled and captivated, remembering the first Butterfly effect movie with reverence.The non linear buildup and suspense of the first Butterfly effect movie was a refreshing novelty when first released. I expected that the second Butterfly effect movie would continue on this highly enjoyable path. I found it strange and puzzling that Butterfly effect 2 did not make it onto the big screen , but was send strait onto DVD instead?. After I saw the movie, I had to conclude that Butterfly effect 2 is not even a shadow of the original Butterfly effect movie. The story is a lame, predictable love story without suspense or thrill. Now I can understand why the second movie was demoted directly onto a DVD. The first Butterfly effect movie was a trilling , suspenseful wild water ride compared to this stagnant pool of muck....


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