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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

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Taglines:

Can you change your past without destroying your future?

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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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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

When Nick is in the hospital after the first crash, he goes into a convulsion and the nurse runs in and hits the button and announces a "code blue". That should get every available doctor and nurse in the area to run into the room. Then the mother says he's alright now, yet the nurse never calls to reverse the code blue, and no-one shows up. 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

Followed by The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Pangu
Written by David Hilker (BMI), John Costello (BMI)
Performed by 2 Da Groove
Courtesy of Wild Whirled Music
Published by Music Whirled Publishing (BMI)
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Terrible and Flawed Screenplay
10 March 2007 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Nick Larson (Eric Lively) and his best friends Trevor Eastman (Dustin Milligan) and Amanda (Gina Holden) are celebrating the twentieth-fourth anniversary of his girlfriend Julie Miller (Erica Durance) 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 (David Lewis), who is disputing the promotion with Nick, for a meeting with a client. While in 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.

"Butterfly Effect 2" is a very unpleasant movie, with a terrible and flawed screenplay. The best things in this film are the accident on the road, and the gorgeous Erica Durance, from "Smallville". The story really does not work and seeing this film is pure waste of time, and in the end it is better off watching the original "Butterfly Effect" again. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Efeito Borboleta 2" ("Butterfly Effect 2")


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