The Butterfly Effect

Lists: Psychological Thrillers

Brief Synopsis: "A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected consequences."

Overall Ranking: 1800 (Rank from 2004: # 39)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 33.33%
Burnt 0%


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Dave Examines Movies84(full review)
Darren of Movie Reviews 10180(full review)
David Baruffi34

People Involved

  • Ashton Kutcher (Evan Treborn)
  • Amy Smart (Kayleigh Miller)
  • Nathaniel DeVeaux (Dr. Redfield)
  • Melora Walters (Andrea Treborn)
  • Elden Henson (Lenny Kagan)
  • William Lee Scott (Tommy Miller)
  • Callum Keith Rennie (Jason Treborn)
  • John Patrick Amedori (Evan Treborn age 13)
  • Magda Apanowicz (Teen Punk Girl)
  • Logan Lerman (Evan Treborn age 7)
  • Irene Gorovaia (Kayleigh at 13)
  • Kevin Schmidt (Lenny at 13)
  • Jesse James (Tommy at 13)
  • Eric Bress (Director)