The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. He travels back to when he is about to be born and commits suicide by strangling himself with his own umbilical cord. The director couldn't even reproduce the original effect where Ashton went into his past. Bad acting, bad story, bad special effects, bad audio, bad everything. 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. He ultimately reaches the conclusion that he and his friends might not have good futures as long as he keeps altering the past, and he realizes that he is hurting them rather than helping. It's even quite funny at times.
The film draws heavily on flashbacks of the characters' lives at ages 7 and 13, and presents several alternative present-day outcomes as Evan attempts to change the past, before settling on a final outcome. In a series of flickering flashbacks that run during the end credits, an unidentified man who is presumably Nick's own father is shown grappling with mental illness -presumably brought on by the progressive brain damage that the time-traveling causes to its user with each use -and eventually committing suicide. After his girlfriend, Julie and two best friends are killed in a tragic auto accident, Nick struggles to cope with his loss and grief. Seven years later, while entertaining a girl in his dorm room, Evan discovers that when he reads from his adolescent journals, he can and redo parts of his past. His time traveling episodes account for the frequent blackouts he experienced as a child, since those are the moments that his adult self occupied his consciousness, such as the moment his father strangled him when he realized that Evan shared his time-traveling affliction. However, he didn't bank on how upset she would be — and she confesses to being pregnant and speeds away in his car. One year later, Nick suffers a blinding headache and nosebleed at work, while presenting an important sales pitch to investors.
Fearing a similar accident as the original, Nick speeds after her, but ends up facing an oncoming vehicle himself. Sure enough, he finds himself at the party. He then returns to the present in a new version of reality. 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. He has to go to the meeting because he is up against co-worker Dave for a promotion. Evan finds he has the ability to travel back in time to inhabit his former self that is, his adult mind inhabits his younger body and to change the present by changing his past behaviors.
Later, Nick sees a Christmas photograph of him, his friends and colleagues, and realizes that this was the point at which a crucial deal was made, resulting in Dave's promotion. Julie and Nick start to discuss their future when Nick is called in to work, urgently. Actually, they should sue him and the company that had the guts to destroy a great story, and a great film. He intentionally upsets her so that she and Tommy will choose to live with their mother, in a different neighborhood, instead of with their father when they divorce. As a result, he is given a week's suspension.
It was directed by and was largely unrelated to the original film. Back home, Nick looks at photographs from Julie's birthday and somehow manages to transport himself back to the moment just before the fatal accident. In the course of trying to escape a similar fate, Nick runs into Julie just as one the investor's armed henchmen tries to hit him, but hits her instead. I hope the audience realizes this, and help The Butterfly Effect 2 become the greatest failure in movie history, for it deserves it. However, there are consequences to his revised choices that dramatically alter his present life.
This film has no direct relation to the first two and uses different time travel mechanics. Can Nick save Julie without causing catastrophic results? Later, when looking at a photograph of himself and Julie, everything in the room begins to shudder and shake, while the people in the photograph begin moving. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Production Co: New Line Cinema, FilmEngine, Benderspink Keywords: , , , , , , , ,. The Butterfly Effect may be a little too unconventional to succeed with a mass audience, but filmgoers claiming they want 'something different' from Hollywood ought to take note. Unfortunately, Nick's time-altering actions drastically affect the future in tragic ways. This sequel follows the life of a young man who journeys back in time in order to solve the mystery surrounding his high school girlfriend's death.
Struggling to carry on and wracked by guilt, Nick eventually discovers that he can travel into the past, and he uses this ability to prevent Julie from dying. The title refers to the , a popular hypothetical situation which illustrates how small initial differences may lead to large unforeseen consequences over time. Can Nick save Julie without causing catastrophic results? Kayleigh is then seen as a child in the new timeline having chosen to live with her mother instead of her father, and a montage suggests that the lives of the other childhood characters have become loving and less tragic. Evan travels back one final time to the day he first met Kayleigh as a child. Suffering from migraine-like seizures, Nick soon discovers that he has the power to change the past via his memories. The remarkable thing about the changes in The Butterfly Effect is that they're so precisely aimed: They apparently affect only the characters in the movie.
In this reality, Nick is the vice-president of the company, but he and Julie have split up and he is living the bachelor lifestyle. It features a brief reference to the first film in the form of a newspaper headline referring to Evan's father, as well as using the same basic time travel mechanics. Eight years later in , Evan exits an office building and passes by Kayleigh on the street. The Butterfly Effect sticks to its rules fairly well. Gruber should be very angry with the fact that he ruined their concept. This edition was released with the theatrical cut 113 minutes on one side and the 120 minutes on the other.
I thought sleeping would be a better use of my weekend time. This time, he knows how to avoid the accident and he awakens in a new timeline where Julie is living happily with him. As the four friends drive back to the city there's an accident with a. Story: After his girlfriend, Julie and two best friends are killed in a tragic auto accident, Nick struggles to cope with his loss and grief. In the last of the flickering images, Nick himself is shown recovering in a hospital bed from serious injuries, but whether this is him recovering from his initial accident shown at the beginning of the movie, or him recovering from his successful effort to save Julie, is unclear.
Also, the less-impressive special effects and very short filming time combine to give the movie a much less impressive feel than the original. Therefore, he was never there to change the timeline in the first place and this explains why Evan's mother had two still-born children before him: since their father had the same gift which led him to be convicted as mentally unstable, the three killed themselves in the same way to avoid harming those around them. Moreover, the assimilation of dozens of years' worth of new memories from the alternative timelines causes him brain damage and severe nosebleeds. When Nick Larson Eric Lively loses his beautiful girlfriend, Julie Miller Erica Durance , in an accident, his successful career and happy life are shattered. More importantly, how could the director put his name to this garbage? And the special effects were terrible. He opts to save Julie rather than himself and drives off the cliff. However, Nick is called by his colleague Dave Bristol, who is disputing the promotion with Nick, for a meeting with a client.