The Butterfly Effect Movie Review 2004

Information and Film Reviews for The Butterfly Effect the Movie

Staff rating


Visitor rating
4.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Kutcher takes time out from his usual dumb pretty-boy roles and tries his hand at a thriller. He plays Evan Treborn, a college psych major with a troubled past. He discovers that he can go back in time and change childhood events, which he does, to save himself and a group of friends from childhood traumas. Unfortunately, when he returns to the present, he finds his actions have changed everything that has happened since then, and not always for the better. There's a strong "ick" factor, touching on several rather disturbing topics. Kutcher acquits himself admirably, but not enough to save this jumbled mess.

Distribution

New Line Home Video, 116 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: (310)854-5811, Fax: (310)854-1824, URL: http://www.newline.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on DVD
Running time 113 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Sanity Check, Child Abuse, Parallel Universe, Time Travel
Screenplay
Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber
Cast
Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Eric Stoltz, William Lee Scott, Elden (Ratliff) Henson, Logan Lerman, Irene Gorovaia, Jesse James, Melora Walters, Ethan Suplee, John Patrick Amedori, Kevin G. Schmidt
Cinematography
Matthew F. Leonetti
Director
Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber
Music
Michael Suby
Other
Daryl Powell, Kevin J. Edelman, Peter Amundson, Shannon Grover, Jeremy Stanbridge, Carla Hetland, Doug Higgins
Producer
Anthony Rhulen, Chris Bender, A.J. Dix, JC Spink, Benderspink, FilmEngine, New Line Cinema

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