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FULL SYNOPSIS

Final Destination 2 screenwriters Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber make their directorial debut with the sci-fi thriller The Butterfly Effect. Evan Treborn (Ashton Kutcher with facial hair) wants to free himself from his disturbing childhood memories. As a kid, he often blacked out for long periods of time and tried to detail his life in a journal. As a young adult, he revisits the journal entries to figure out the truth about his troubled childhood friends Kayleigh (Amy Smart), Lenny (Elden Henson), and Tommy (William Lee Scott). When he discovers he can travel back in time in order to set things right, he tries to save his beloved friends. However, he finds out that relatively minor changes can make major problems for the future. The Butterfly Effect also stars Eric Stoltz, Ethan Suplee, and Melora Walters. The title was inspired by the story A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

  • Release date:January 23, 2004

Cast

Ashton Kutcher
as Evan Treborn
Amy Smart
as Kayleigh Miller
William Lee Scott
as Tommy Miller
Elden Henson
as Lenny Kagan
Melora Walters
as Andrea Treborn
Eric Stoltz
as George Miller
Logan Lerman
as Evan at 7
Ethan Suplee
as Thumper
Nathaniel de Veaux
as Dr. Renfield
Kevin Schmidt
as Lenny Kagan at 13
Jesse James
as Tommy at 13
John Patrick Amedori
as Evan Treborn at 13
Irene Gorovaia
Brandy Heidrick
as Kristin
Callum Keith Rennie

Crew

J. Mackye Gruber
Director
Eric Bress
Director
Chris Bender
Producer
A.J. Dix
Producer
Anthony Rhulen
Producer
J.C. Spink
Producer
J. Mackye Gruber
Screenwriter
Eric Bress
Screenwriter
Matthew Leonetti
Cinematographer
Michael Suby
Composer (Music Score)
Michael Suby
Editor
Peter Amundson
Editor
Douglas Higgins
Production Designer
Jeremy Stanbridge
Art Director
Shannon Grover
Art Director
Lisa Richardson
Co-producer
Jason Goldberg
Executive Producer
David Krintzman
Executive Producer
Richard Brener
Executive Producer
Cale Boyter
Executive Producer
Bill Shively
Executive Producer
Ashton Kutcher
Executive Producer
Toby Emmerich
Executive Producer
Sam Higgins
Set Designer
Carla Hetland
Costume Designer
Lon Bender
Sound/Sound Designer
Daryl Powell
Sound/Sound Designer
Heike Brandstatter
Casting
Coreen Mayrs
Casting
Carmen Cuba
Casting
Sherri Potter
Visual Effects Producer
Gregory Middleton
Second Unit Director
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