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The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)

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

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Seth Grossman

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Holly Brix
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Carmack ... Sam Reide
Rachel Miner ... Jenna Reide
Melissa Jones Melissa Jones ... Vicki
Kevin Yon Kevin Yon ... Harry Goldburg
Lynch R. Travis ... Detective Dan Glenn (as Lynch Travis)
Sarah Habel ... Elizabeth Brown
Mia Serafino ... Rebecca Brown
Hugh Maguire Hugh Maguire ... Detective Jack Nicholas
Richard Wilkinson Richard Wilkinson ... Lonnie Flennons
Chantel Giacalone Chantel Giacalone ... Anita Barnes
Michael Ellison ... Anita's Boyfriend (as Michael D. Ellison)
Ulysses Hernandez Ulysses Hernandez ... Paco
Linda Boston ... Landlady
Michael Paul Place Michael Paul Place ... Young Sam (as Michael Place)
Catherine Towne ... Young Jenna
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Storyline

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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Rated R for graphic bloody violence, a strong sex scene including nudity, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 2009 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Butterfly Effect 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$708,152
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| (European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

At 35:17 when Sam is in the greenhouse with Harry, Harry warns him not to sniff a particular flower and tells him it is "Burundanga, Devil's Breath." Burundanga is another name for Scopolamine, a drug that is found in several plants in the nightshade family including datura (jimson weed), hensbane, and the plant shown in the film - Brugmansia, also called Angel's Trumpet. See more »

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When Vicki and Sam are having sex, they are supposed to be nude however, there are brief glimpses of Vicki's thong, which appears and disappears in some shots. 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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Flawed but Entertaining (12 October 2009)
16 October 2009 | by claudio_carvalhoSee 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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