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The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)

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

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Melissa Jones ...
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Detective Dan Glenn (as Lynch Travis)
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Elizabeth Brown
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Hugh Maguire ...
Detective Jack Nicholas
Richard Wilkinson ...
Lonnie Flennons
Chantel Giacalone ...
Anita Barnes
Michael Ellison ...
Anita's Boyfriend (as Michael D. Ellison)
Ulysses Hernandez ...
Paco
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Michael Paul Place ...
Young Sam (as Michael Place)
Catherine Towne ...
Young Jenna
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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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Crime | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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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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Butterfly Effect 3  »

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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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The film takes place in Detroit, Michigan. Lonnie is on death row for being the "Pontiac Killer", however the State of Michigan abolished capital punishment for state crimes in 1846. Lonnie also couldn't be executed in the state even by the Federal government since a 1963 state constitution amendment also abolished federal capital punishment in the state. The last person to be executed in Michigan was in 1938 by the U.S. Government. See more »

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Mother in the Park: Alright, Josh. Time to go.
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Follows The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006) See more »

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Fiesta
Written and Performed by Miklós Malek
Courtesy of Malek Music (SESAC)
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Flawed but Entertaining (12 October 2009)
16 October 2009 | by See all my reviews

Sam Reide (Chris Carmack) has the ability of traveling to the past and works to the police department solving unresolved crimes, witnessing the events with the support of his sister Jenna Reide (Rachel Miner) and reporting the criminal's identity to Detective Dan Glenn (Lynch Travis). When Rebecca Brown (Mia Serafino) that is the sister of his former girlfriend Elizabeth Brown (Sarah Habel) that was murdered a couple of years ago pays a visit to him, she tells that she has just found Elizabeth's journal with evidences that Lonnie Flennons (Richard Wilkinson), who was accused for the murder, is innocent. Sam decides to witness the murder of Elizabeth and his interference affects the future. He travels to the past other times trying to fix his mistakes, but every time he returns, the future is in worse condition.

"The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations" is flawed but entertaining, but is not a sequel of the two first movies. The only thing in common is that the lead character can travel to the past and every time that he wants to fix and event, he messes up the future. The story has many inconsistencies and paradoxes and is not difficult to predict the conclusion. The IMDb User Rating is very fair in the evaluation of this movie. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "O Efeito Borboleta: Revelação" ("The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelation")


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