Movies like The Butterfly Effect 2

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The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)
 4.5
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The Butterfly Effect 2
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his girlfriend, Julie and two best friends are killed in a tragic auto accident, Nick struggles to cope with his loss and grief. Suffering from migraine-like seizures, Nick soon discovers that he has the power to change the past via his memories. However, his time-traveling attempts to alter the past and save his one true love have unexpected and dire consequences.
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, awful, bad ending, ridiculous, sexy, idiotic, suspense, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, destiny, changing the past or future, alternate reality, death, greed, hopes, lame, catastrophe, supernatural ability, natural disaster, teleportation, couple relations, suicide, haunted by the past, internet, happy ending, imaginary, couples, transformation, dialogue, supernatural, twists & turns, brain tumor, underwear ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
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The Butterfly Effect
Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, Canada
113 min.
 7.7
Frequency
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
118 min.
 7.4
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Most similar movies to The Butterfly Effect 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, bad ending and suspense films with plots about first contact, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, destiny, storytelling and fantasy world mostly in Thriller, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Butterfly Effect 2: S. Darko (2009), Next (2007), The Ring Two (2005), Village of the Damned (1995), Hollow Man II (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, twist ending, scary ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 1990s
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S. Darko
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: S. Darko follows Samantha Darko, the younger sister of Donnie, the protagonist of Donnie Darko, and her friend Corey. On their way to California, their car breaks down, forcing them to wait in a small town until it is fixed. While there, Samantha ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, offbeat, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: end of the world, stranded, time travel, small town, youth, time loop, existentialism, supernatural, alternate reality, destiny, best friends, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
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Next
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, bad ending ...
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Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, arizona
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    User:   59%
 
 5.4
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The Ring Two
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, mental institution, ghost, haunted by the past, danger, ghosts, deadly, lame, catastrophe, police investigation, evil child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
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Village of the Damned
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, village, halloween, pregnancy, violence, evil alien, death, supernatural ability, survival, mystery, alien, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
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    User:   60%
 
Hollow Man II
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of scientist, Dr. Devin Villiers, Det. Frank Turner and his partner are assigned to protect Villiers' colleague, who revealed that a veteran soldier was subjected to an experiment with the objective of creating the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, pentagon
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Soul Survivors
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
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System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
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Duration: 106 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, bad ending, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2004 ...
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    User:   49%
 
The Island of Dr. Moreau
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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    User:   48%
 
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Hideaway
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, afterlife, supernatural, destiny, brutality, death, supernatural ability, hospital, murder, adaptation, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
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    User:   37%
 
Deadly Friend
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paul is a new kid in town with a robot named "BB". He befriends Samantha and the three of them have a lot of good times together. That is, until Samantha's abusive father throws her down some stairs and kills her. In an effort to save ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robot, slasher, mad scientist, revenge, zombie, murder, splatter, destiny, supernatural, college, violence, androids and robots ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
Children of the Corn: The Gathering
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, violence, blood, murder, children, supernatural, ghost, mystery, corn, supernatural ability ...
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    User:   43%
 
The Butterfly Effect
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Duration: 113 min.
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Texas Chainsaw 3D
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her deceased grandmother. After embarking on a road trip with friends to uncover her roots, she finds she is the sole owner of a lavish, isolated Victorian mansion. But her newfound ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, murder, gore, halloween, revenge, splatter, family, death, brutality, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
 6.3
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The Vanishing
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman (Sandra Bullock) mysteriously disappears, sending her boyfriend Jeff (Kiefer Sutherland) on a years-long quest to find her. Not even a new love (Nancy Travis) can keep him from his obsessive search. All the while, the calculating ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, gloomy ...
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Time: 90s
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Hide and Seek
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, surprise ending ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
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Bats
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, awful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, mad scientist, dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, lame, natural disaster, catastrophe, race against time, genetics, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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The Langoliers
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: On a red eye flight from LA to Boston, 10 people wake up to a shock. All the passengers and crew have vanished. When they try to contact the ground they make no connections. They land the plane only to discover that things haven't changed. But ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, futuristic, scary ...
Audience: teens
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Place: boston, maine, usa
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Premonition
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
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Timecop
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 19th century ...
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, offbeat ...
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War of the Worlds
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' classic sci-fi horror, civilization is laid to ruin when a super race of aliens invades Earth. In a blink of an eye, massive "walkers" cover the planet, annihilating all in their path. As cities ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, intense, awful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, survival, apocalypse, soldier, benign alien, gory, astronomer, aliens, first contact, deadly creature, catastrophe ...
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System:   31%
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 5.8
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The Forgotten
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, memory, psychiatrist, memory loss, chase, alien, conspiracy, amnesia, paranoia, aliens, kidnapping, first contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 5.0
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The Grudge 2
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Feardotcom
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg, USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With four corpses on his hands, New York City gumshoe Mike Reilly (Stephen Dorff) teams with Department of Health worker Terry Huston (Natascha McElhone) to track down a homicidal sadist who telecasts shocking acts of torture on the Internet. But ...
Style: scary, disturbing, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary
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System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
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The Fog
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance. One hundred years earlier, a ship carrying lepers was purposely lured onto the rocky coastline and sank, drowning all aboard. Now ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, ghost, mystery, small town, fog, island, death, haunted by the past, danger, justice, prophecy ...
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