The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

Ashton Kutcher (That '70s Show) leads this sci-fi drama as a young man who discovers the ability to travel back in time. However, every change he makes to the past bears disastrous consequences for the present.

2004Rating: R16, Violence, offensive language & sexual themes113 minsUSA, Canada
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The Butterfly Effect / Reviews

TV Guide

TV Guide

A somber fable about the far-reaching and unforeseen consequences that ripple out from every act, screenwriters Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber's joint directing debut falters under its weighty dramatic burdens.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Inhabited by a genuine spirit of cruelty, both toward its characters and its audience.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

I enjoyed "The Butterfly Effect," up to a point. That point was reached too long before the end of the movie. There's so much flashing forward and backward, so many spins of fate, so many chapters in the journals, that after awhile I felt that I, as well as time, was being jerked around.

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