The Butterfly Effect Reviews

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April 13, 2004
Lobotomised entertainment that's dark, violent, and hilariously dumb.
January 29, 2004
Nothing can save this repetitive bore. Dude, where's your memory?
Top Critic
January 29, 2004
Not one second of this bilge makes a lick of sense.
January 29, 2004
Kutcher is the wrong actor to anchor a psychological freak-out.
January 27, 2004
It's as if [Kutcher] decided that he would prove himself as a dramatic actor by trying out every clichd serious role in the history of cinema.
January 24, 2004
May 5, 2019
The Butterfly Effect looks at the power of memory, the repercussions of events from our past that bleed into the present.
August 16, 2016
...an above-average time travel picture that ultimately utilizes (and exploits) its out-there premise quite nicely.
January 17, 2016
The movie tries to be too visceral, and it just comes out as being repugnant
September 21, 2012
The Butterfly Effect is a promising and original sci-fi film from newcomer directors Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber.
December 28, 2010
Ouch. Ouch. Ouch. So very bad.
April 29, 2009
It's a pretty dumb and utterly pretentious jumbled drama that is never sure what it's trying to say, or what in fact it means.
January 31, 2008
Tries hard to be affecting and mind-blowing, and sometimes it comes close.
April 1, 2006
December 6, 2005
November 18, 2005
More like "The Gag Reflex."
July 5, 2005
April 2, 2005
February 15, 2005
The film is not eccentric enough to have a lasting cult appeal, but it is reasonably enjoyable as it unfolds.
January 16, 2005
this is exactly the sort of movie I like to see.
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