The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

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Average of 7748 ratings: 3.6 Stars

2004 M Contains violence,offensive language and sexual themes.

Change one thing, change everything.

A gripping, supernatural thriller that taps into the turbulent nature of past, present and future. When a young man learns he can change the nature of his painful life by replacing his memories, he accidentally transforms the lives of everyone he holds most dear - with chilling consequences. As his new existence spirals dangerously out of control, he races to discover the single event from his past that will save his life and reunite him with his one true love.

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115 minutes
New Line Cinema

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Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen
English for the Hearing Impaired, English Text Commentary, English Audio Commentary
English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0, English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0

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4 by RobZombie

I was pleasantly surprised about this movie that I had thought was just a vehicle for Kutcher to show off his looks. But, in fairness, he rarely does and, in fact, gets his teeth into a role that really... Read more

5 by lilkim

I would highly recommend this movie to viewers that don't mind watching a film from beginning to the end. In order for everything to come into context you do need to watch the whole thing, but believe... Read more

4 by kgx1

The fact that this movie had Ashton Kutcher as the lead made me quite sceptical about watching it, especially in the cinemas. The trailer however intrigued me yet I decided to wait for the DVD. Without... Read more

4 by Dylan9

When you think Ashton Kutcher (that 70's show, Dude Wheres my Car?) the last thing you would expect would be an actor who can carry off a significant dramatic role. So I was very pleasantly surprised... Read more

5 by renayeb4

What an awesome movie!! It's hard to believe Ashton Kutcher could play a serious role, but he pulled it off nicely!! Quite a different/weird kind of movie, but it was very well done though. And the... Read more

5 by kristen2

i loved this movie ive heard of it from friends and was intrested in it but wooow it was great i love the twists and watched it twice and loved both times would recommend to friends and family to watch as well i loved it ....

4 by zool

Another one of those movies where you are not exactly sure where it is going until WHAM! It hits you! Very clever and although a little disturbing in parts (the sadistic friend who is often behaving... Read more

5 by andy151

A Great Movie, it can be watched a second time to make more sense. My first impressions were that it was let down by some poor acting, but once we get into the adult actors it gets better. Ashton makes... Read more

3 by Dave199

A few new twists on the "time travel" / "changing history" theme, kept us interested.

5 by JAT

Great! What an excellent movie, I never got bored. Ashton Kutcher was BRILLIANT, not to mention his younger counterparts. I can't spell, but I know a good movie when I see one and this is up there with the best...

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