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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

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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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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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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

During the jeep crash, in one shot the jeep is being pushed to the left and in the next to the right. See more »

Quotes

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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Connections

Referenced in Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Granite Family (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

The Place You Are
Written by Timothy West (BMI), Justin Niemi (BMI), Luke Frenette (BMI)
Performed by Exit The Ordinary
Courtesy of Exit The Ordinary
Published by Exit The Ordinary (BMI)
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So pathetic I couldn't watch it completely
15 October 2006 | by velahugoSee 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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