Questions tagged [the-butterfly-effect]

2004's American psychological thriller. The title refers to the butterfly effect, a popular hypothetical example of chaos theory.

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What is the matter with the babies Evan's mother had before?

During the movie "The Butterfly Effect" Evan's mother said she have had babies before, but they all died. He was "the miracle" baby. What does this mean? Why did the other babies die? Have they gone ...
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Who was the 2nd family holding their new born baby in the lawn?

In the movie, The Butterfly Effect, there are 4 multiple endings as mentioned in What was the original ending and why was it changed? In the above video, who ...
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What was the original ending and why was it changed?

The movie The Butterfly Effect (2004) has multiple and very different endings. Specifically there appears to be two factors on the main character's decision: Save his girlfriend's life Save his ...
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Why is the religious guy surprised about the scars in the hands of Evan?

I recently reviewed The Butterfly Effect and noticed what I think is a plot hole in the story. Maybe you can confirm it or dismantle. In the scene in the jail, Evan encounters a religious guy and is ...
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What was Lenny's obsession with Airplane models?

In The Butterfly Effect, what was Lenny's obsession with Airplane models in the primary timeline? There was no connection I can track about this sudden obsession.
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What happened to the journal in the Butterfly Effect?

Towards the end of the Butterfly Effect, Evan accidentally kills Kayleigh, and is institutionalized, meaning he never writes most of this journals. However, he had already written a short entry about ...