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The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)

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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.

Director:

John R. Leonetti

Writers:

John Frankenheimer (inspired by), Michael D. Weiss
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Lively ... Nick Larson
Erica Durance ... Julie Miller
Dustin Milligan ... Trevor Eastman
Gina Holden ... Amanda
David Lewis ... Dave Bristol
Andrew Airlie ... Ron Callahan
Chris Gauthier ... Ted
Susan Hogan ... Katherine Larson
JR Bourne ... Malcolm Williams
Lindsay Maxwell ... Grace Callahan
Zoran Vukelic ... Christopher
Jerry Wasserman ... Alberto Fuentes
John Mann ... Wayne
Tom Bulmer ... Executive
Veena Sood ... Nurse
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Can you change your past without destroying your future?

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 August 2006 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

The Butterfly Effect 2 See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$966,458
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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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

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 »

Quotes

Dave Bristol: [to Nick] You keep your shit together. Okay? I can't have you pop another brain fart and fuck this thing up.
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Connections

References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

But Never Again
Written by Alex Amato (BMI), Anthony Amato (BMI)
Performed by Genuine Childs
Courtesy of Peace Productions
Published by Power and Fire Publishing (BMI)
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Spoils the name.....
28 September 2006 | by vladtudose2003See all my reviews

The original Butterfly Effect had many wonderful original aspects to it. The main character's abilities were explained in a sort of way that it was slightly believable and the movie was full of twists and turns that culminated in a satisfying and realistic ending. Sadly the sequel does not feature any of the elements that made the original so brilliant. Everything has been dumbed down , gaps in the storyline are almost insulting if you're a fan of the previous film and the amount of sex infused in this movie is unjustified for this storyline , it isn't placed to create an atmosphere like in Lord of War per say , it just seems thrown in because the director was clueless. There are no moment when your skin tingles , you are spoon fed the entire story , everything is very linear in a movie where the time-lines are supposed to be altered and the ending made me feel i needed a drink.

Just watch the first movie again or search for something else , this movie is one step away from being one of Uwe Boll's, a definite pass.


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