The Butterfly Effect (2004) A chain-reaction thriller in which Ashton Kutcher keeps diving into his past to alter some horrendous event, then shooting into the different future that results… 2004-01-23 R PT113M Drama Mystery and Thriller Sci-fi and Fantasy Ashton Kutcher Amy Smart Cameron Bright Elden Henson Eric Stoltz Melora Walters New Line Cinema
Movie Review

The Butterfly Effect (2004)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Release Date: Jan 23, 2004; Rated: R; Length: 113 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Mystery and Thriller, Sci-fi and Fantasy; With: Ashton Kutcher and Amy Smart; Distributor: New Line Cinema

A chain-reaction thriller in which Ashton Kutcher keeps diving into his past to alter some horrendous event, then shooting into the different future that results from it. There's a good head trip nestled somewhere within the film's messy, sodden execution.

Originally posted Feb 13, 2004 Published in issue #751 Feb 13, 2004 Order article reprints