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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.

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... Nick Larson
... Julie Miller
... Trevor Eastman
... Amanda
... Dave Bristol
... Ron Callahan
... Ted
... Katherine Larson
... Malcolm Williams
... Grace Callahan
... Christopher
... Alberto Fuentes
... Wayne
... Executive
... Nurse
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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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10 August 2006 (Israel)  »

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El efecto mariposa 2  »

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The director of this film is the younger brother of Matthew F. Leonetti, the Director of Photography for the previous installment. See more »

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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

Trevor Eastman: I've brought my own special birthday candle...
[shows joint]
Trevor Eastman: ... It's drugs!
Julie Miller: Oh! My favorite.
Amanda: ...Light it up!
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References The Butterfly Effect (2004) See more »

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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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Spoils the name.....
28 September 2006 | by See 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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