The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect (2004)

Such minor changes, such huge consequences.

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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.

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  • Ashton Kutcher

    as Evan Treborn
  • Melora Walters

    as Andrea Treborn
  • Amy Smart

    as Kayleigh Miller
  • Elden Henson

    as Lenny Kagan
  • William Lee Scott

    as Tommy Miller
  • Eric Stoltz

    as George Miller
  • Logan Lerman

    as Evan Treborn age 7
  • Ethan Suplee

    as Thumper
  • Nathaniel DeVeaux

    as Dr. Redfield
  • Kevin Schmidt

    as Lenny age 13
  • Jesse James

    as Tommy age 13
  • Callum Keith Rennie

    as Jason Treborn
  • Irene Gorovaia

    as Kayleigh age 13
  • John Patrick Amedori

    as Evan Treborn age 13
  • Cameron Bright

    as Tommy age 7
  • Lorena Gale

    as Mrs. Boswell
  • Kendall Cross

    as Mrs. Kagan
  • John Tierney

    as Priest
  • Ted Friend

    as Anchor
  • John B. Lowe

    as Professor Carter
  • Camille Sullivan

    as Cricket
  • Tara Wilson

    as Heidi
  • Jesse Hutch

    as Spencer
  • Bill Croft

    as Boss
  • Kevan Ohtsji

    as Anesthesiologist
  • Daniel Spink

    as Senior Brother
  • Grant Thompson

    as Hunter
  • Melanie Hall

    as Gesela
Production Chris Bender Producer
Camera Matthew F. Leonetti Director of Photography
Production Heike Brandstatter Casting
Production Coreen Mayrs Casting
Sound John Ross Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Robert Deschaine ADR Mixer
Sound Tami Treadwell ADR Recordist
Editing Peter Amundson Editor
Sound Christopher Assells Sound Effects Editor
Art Douglas Higgins Production Design
Sound Lon Bender Sound Designer
Sound Lon Bender Sound Supervisor
Production Cale Boyter Executive Producer
Writing Eric Bress Screenplay
Directing Eric Bress Director
Writing J. Mackye Gruber Screenplay
Directing J. Mackye Gruber Director
Production Ashton Kutcher Executive Producer
Production A.J. Dix Producer
Production J.C. Spink Producer
Production Anthony Rhulen Producer
Sound Michael Suby Original Music Composer
Editing Kirk Moses Editor
Production Toby Emmerich Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Carla Hetland Costume Design
Art Jeremy Stanbridge Art Direction
Production Carmen Cuba Casting
Crew James Bamford Stunt Coordinator
Crew Corbin Fox Special Effects Coordinator
Production Richard Brener Executive Producer
Production Caitlin McKenna-Wilkinson ADR Voice Casting
Art Gillian Goodman Assistant Property Master
Camera Vance Burberry Additional Photography
Production Jason Goldberg Executive Producer
Crew Garette Ratliff Henson Post Production Assistant
Production Lisa Richardson Co-Producer
Production William Shively Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Stan Edmonds Key Makeup Artist
Camera Shane Harvey Still Photographer
Production Brendan Ferguson Production Manager
Production Johnny Fountain Associate Producer
Production David Krintzman Executive Producer
Crew Rod Patten Transportation Coordinator
Lighting Peter G. Capadouca Gaffer
Camera Steven A. Adelson Camera Operator
Costume & Make-Up Susan O'Hara Costume Set Supervisor
Art Shannon Grover Art Direction
Art Sam Higgins Set Decoration
Art Graham Coutts Property Master
Art Tonya Soules Set Decoration Buyer
Art Peter Grace Construction Coordinator
Sound Karen Vassar Triest Sound Effects Editor
Visual Effects Lorraine Rozon Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Christopher Elke Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Ralph Maiers Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Chad Malbon Visual Effects Coordinator
Camera Trig Singer Camera Operator
Camera John Clothier Camera Operator
Directing Susan Lambie Script Supervisor
Production Sandra-Ken Freeman Extras Casting
Art John Beatty Construction Foreman
Costume & Make-Up Stacey Butterworth Wigmaker
Sound Mathew Waters Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Brian Richards Music Editor
Art Andrei Andrianko Art Department Assistant
Sound Zack Davis ADR Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Angelina P. Cameron Key Hair Stylist
Crew Toby Lindala Makeup Effects
Art Kerri Elliott Art Department Coordinator
Crew Dena Skalin Scenic Artist
Art Garth Elliott Greensman
Sound Geoffrey G. Rubay Sound Designer
Sound Geoffrey G. Rubay Sound Supervisor
Sound Peter Zinda Sound Designer
Sound Trevor Ward Dolby Consultant
Visual Effects Sherri Potter Visual Effects Producer
Camera Glenn Parker Still Photographer
Editing Amy Tompkins Digital Intermediate Editor
Directing Betty Bennett Script Supervisor
Production Louisa Gradnitzer Location Manager
Crew Gloria Davies Unit Publicist
Costume & Make-Up Cali Newcomen Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Tess Brummitt Truck Costumer
Sound Kevin J. Edelman Music Supervisor
Sound John Bires Sound Engineer
Camera Taylor Matheson First Assistant Camera
Crew Lee Tucker Technical Supervisor
Sound Carey Milbradt Foley Mixer
Sound Michael Farrow Scoring Mixer
Sound Andrew Gowan Music Coordinator
Production Eva Morgan Production Coordinator
Editing Steven J. Scott Digital Color Timer
Crew Laura Lee Connery Stunts
Art Alan Bartolic Location Scout
Art Dan Petrescu Painter
Camera Michael McLellan Key Grip
Costume & Make-Up Rena Campbell Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Jeannie Chow Hairstylist
Art Barry W. Brolly Set Dresser
Crew Nils Blomberg Carpenter
Crew Erik Lydestad Chef
Crew Dave Ash Driver
Crew Claire O'Brien Post Production Supervisor
Crew Carl Gruell Production Office Assistant
Crew Tracey Motherwell Security
Crew Tammy Baer Stand In
Crew Jill Allanson Telecine Colorist
Crew Steve Ellis Transportation Captain
Production J. Daniel Dusek Unit Production Manager
Lighting Paul Bougie Best Boy Electric
Lighting Murray Chysyk Electrician
Lighting Tim Vedan Rigging Gaffer
Lighting Jim Barber Key Rigging Grip
Production Doreen Ferreira Casting Associate
Production Richard Stirling Executive In Charge Of Production
Production Beverly Wiens Production Accountant
Sound Robert Hanchar Boom Operator
Sound Daryl Powell Sound Mixer
Visual Effects Kathryn Bolt Digital Compositors
Visual Effects Tom Bristow I/O Supervisor
Crew Christopher Edwards Manager of Operations
Crew Nick Allen Stunt Double
Editing Joseph Carson Assistant Editor
Directing Peter D. Marshall First Assistant Director
Sound John Cannon Assistant Sound Editor
Camera John L. Brown Dolly Grip
Camera Dean Reca Grip
Crew Amanda Moses In Memory Of
Directing Cindy Smith Second Assistant Director
Directing Lori K. Peterson Third Assistant Director
Production Yale Kussin Assistant Production Coordinator
Sound Daniel Brown Musician
Crew Murray Campbell Special Effects Best Boy
Production Ken Brooker Assistant Location Manager
Sound Daryl Lathrop ADR Recordist
Sound Claudia Carle ADR Recordist
Sound Weldon Brown ADR Mixer
Production Mike Doiron Production Assistant
Crew Darren Robertson Playback Coordinator
Editing Terra Bliss Digital Intermediate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Tone Rorvik Assistant Makeup Artist
Art Dean Rossmo Construction Buyer
Art Robert Pratt Storyboard Artist
Sound Jannene Elam Sound Assistant
Camera Diane Broussalian Additional Second Assistant Camera
Camera Stanka Banasova Camera Trainee
Camera Paul Brebner Second Assistant Camera
Editing Adrian Colbert Digital Colorist
Production Leon Thomas Braun Location Production Assistant
Sound Charles Fernandez Conductor
Production Carol Urquhart Assistant Accountant
Crew Cathryn Eilertson Assistant Chef
Crew Kelly Alfaro Catering
Crew Rod Feldmeier Generator Operator
Lighting Wilf Guttmann Rigging Grip