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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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an updated version to the 2004 film in which a man's attempt at altering the past has devastating consequences on the future.

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Elizabeth Brown
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Detective Jack Nicholas
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Lonnie Flennons
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Anita Barnes
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Anita's Boyfriend (as Michael D. Ellison)
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Paco
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Young Sam (as Michael Place)
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Young Jenna
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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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Crime | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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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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31 July 2009 (Brazil)  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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All of the bar scenes (including a murder scene) were filmed in Foran's Grand Trunk Pub, one of the oldest pubs still in operation in the city of Detroit. One unique fact about Foran's is that the famed magician, Harry Houdini, kept an office in the basement of the pub. See more »

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The film takes place in Detroit, Michigan. Lonnie is on death row for being the "Pontiac Killer", however the State of Michigan abolished capital punishment for state crimes in 1846. Lonnie also couldn't be executed in the state even by the Federal government since a 1963 state constitution amendment also abolished federal capital punishment in the state. The last person to be executed in Michigan was in 1938 by the U.S. Government. See more »

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Mother in the Park: Alright, Josh. Time to go.
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References Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) See more »

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I'll Be Cryin
Written and Performed by Chris Carmack
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Not too Shabby
1 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

Well lemme just say I've seen the first movie of the series and was semi impressed, but more confused.

Never saw the second one. Just watched the 3rd.

Let me just say I honestly was intrigued through pretty much the whole movie. FOcused around 'time travel' but not in the traditional 'got a special machine sense'.

Based around a number of grisly murders, where the main character is attempting to 'witness' or even change the course of events by finding out who the killer is. I have to say I was curious to find out who it was and even though the discovery moment of the movie was kinda a weak climax for such awesome horror foreplay I have to say I went away generally satisfied. Not too bad of a twist, but then generic at the same time. However the overall experience is very entertaining.

I recommend watching it. The acting isn't bad for the most part and while the movie seems really confusing at first, if you pay attention it actually makes sense at the end.

Check it out, not for anyone but I'm sure a lot will get a kick out of it.


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