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The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)

R  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  10 August 2006 (Israel)
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A brain tumor allows a person to change the past by reflecting at relevant pictures.

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

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After the truck hits the jeep near the beginning of the movie...the jeep is pushed out of its way twice in succession. No separate camera angles are obvious. See more »

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Trevor Eastman: I've brought my own special birthday candle...
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Trevor Eastman: ... It's drugs!
Julie Miller: Oh! My favorite.
Amanda: ...Light it up!
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So pathetic I couldn't watch it completely
15 October 2006 | by (Mexico City, Mexico) – See all my reviews

Bottom line. Bad acting, bad story, bad special effects, bad audio, bad everything.

I mean, how did they dare to spoil such an incredible movie like the Butterfly Effect, with this thing? More importantly, how could the director put his name to this garbage? I just spend 20 bucks buying the DVD, cursing at myself for wasting that kind of money in this so called movie, which doesn't even deserve the title.

It was so disappointing, boring and ridiculous that I couldn't even finish watching it. I thought sleeping would be a better use of my weekend time.

And the special effects were terrible. The director couldn't even reproduce the original effect where Ashton went into his past. This time, the effect looks cheap, the sound effects are awful and all it does is ruin the great perception I had about the first movie.

Honestly, John R. Leonetti should stick to cinematography. He just doesn't quite cut it as a director, I think he knows that after seeing his terrible film.

Mr. Bress and Mr. Gruber should be very angry with the fact that he ruined their concept. Actually, they should sue him and the company that had the guts to destroy a great story, and a great film.

I hope the audience realizes this, and help The Butterfly Effect 2 become the greatest failure in movie history, for it deserves it.


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