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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?

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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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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Technical Specs

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

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 »

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 Butterfly Effect (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Anaerobic
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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Well it started out decently.....seemed to have potential
10 October 2006 | by dark_bridgerSee all my reviews

Watching this movie, I really liked how it began, it had quality actors, the mechanics of the movie seemed to vary from the original, giving it a bit of uniqueness. I really liked the feel the director gave this film. Watching it I thought it had a lot of potential, and could very easily have a better story than the original, but then it starts unreasonably accelerating.

The movie was 75 minutes long. It's like I saw the condensed version. Did they cut the budget on this movie during filming? I've seen episodes of Smallville with bigger budgets than what this must have cost.


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