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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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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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Before the title sequence, when the tire of the Jeep explodes it sends the Jeep into a skid. We see a semi trailer approaching, and the driver of the truck applies the brakes hard enough to cause the trailer to jack-knife (this is shown quite clearly and dramatically). In immediately subsequent shots, however, the trailer is shown braking straight and true and there is no evidence to suggest that it was sliding sideways, but it is impossible to recover from a skidding jack-knife without stopping completely. See more »

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Nick: Hold up. Your dad's right outside.
Grace: I don't care about that, and neither does he. Besides, I'll just tell him to give you another raise.
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References The Butterfly Effect (2004) See more »

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Playing The Game
Written by A.M. (as AM)
Performed by A.M. (as AM)
Courtesy of Anthony Miller (ASCAP)
Published by Edgecliffe Music (ASCAP)
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too short, better the original
25 September 2006 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

When I first heard there was to be a sequel I said super! I had such great expectations, that when I had the opportunity I dumped everything else just to go and to see it. Now that I've seen it I'm not that excited. The script was not good enough, but the actors were good, very good actually. One thing I should add is that everything happens too fast. It's like they couldn't afford enough film in order to make it at least 105-115 minutes long... the action is accelerated, some parts can not be understood (due to lack of time alloted to do so). the script has (had) potential but... Overall it was less thrilling compared to the 2004 film (Ashton Kutcher was brilliant in that one), and the ending is less like you want it to be. So I recommend to all the original(2004) which was better and had a brilliant ending.


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