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The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)

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Sam Reide uses his power to time travel to solve the mystery of his girlfriend's death.

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Sam Reide has the ability of traveling to the past and works with the police department solving unresolved crimes, witnessing the events with the support of his sister, Jenna Reide and reporting the criminal's identity to detective Dan Glenn. When Elizabeth Brown, the sister of his former girlfriend Rebecca Brown that was murdered a couple of years ago pays a visit to him, she tells him that she has just found Rebecca's journal with evidences that Lonnie Flennons, who was accused for the murder is innocent. Sam decides to witness the murder of Rebecca and his interference affects the future. He travels to the past to try to fix his mistakes, but every time he returns, the future is in worse condition. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Death repeats itself.

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Rated R for graphic bloody violence, a strong sex scene including nudity, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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31 July 2009 (Brazil)  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

All of the bar scenes (including a murder scene) were filmed in Foran's Grand Trunk Pub, one of the oldest pubs still in operation in the city of Detroit. One unique fact about Foran's is that the famed magician, Harry Houdini, kept an office in the basement of the pub. See more »

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Sam goes to Detroit Police headquarters to investigate the Pontiac Killer. Pontiac, Michigan is 30 miles north of Detroit, and all crimes there are investigated by the Oakland County Sheriff's Department. See more »

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Mother in the Park: Alright, Josh. Time to go.
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Featured in Shameful Sequels: The Butterfly Effect 2 (2012) See more »

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Chiang Mai Disco
Written and Performed by Adam Balazs
Courtesy of Yellow Gator Productions (ASCAP)
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It's a time-paradox that this movie even exists...
30 March 2009 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

I saw the first two movies of the series. The first one was pretty good, the second one was a disaster, and I didn't think that there could be even worse... I was so wrong.

Butterfly Effect 3 has virtually nothing to do with the first two movies, except the "going back" thing. There is no backstory, there is no introduction of the characters, there is some confusing plot, that revolves around time travel, but that does not save it from being a "meh." Basically, Butterfly Effect: Revelation strikes right into the middle of the story. cutting away all that was good about the first movie. It capitalizes on time travel paradoxes, and how changing the past changes everything. A very vague and used premise, that has been killed by many other awful movies. This film doesn't help either.

If you really want to get the most out of the Butterfly Effect, watch the first movie, and the first movie only. Trust me, you won't miss a thing.


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