Movies like The Butterfly Effect 2

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The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)
 4.5
 35K
The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, 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: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, suspense, thought provoking, absurd, awful, bad ending, ridiculous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, destiny, sent to the past, suicide, supernatural, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, hopes, profanity, childhood, couple relations, couples, imaginary, underwear, death, prison, gay, friendship, blonde, alcohol, amnesia, corporation, photograph, capture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future

Most similar movies to The Butterfly Effect 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, twists and turns and suspense films with plots about time travel, twists & turns, changing the past or future, destiny, storytelling, murder and catastrophe mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Butterfly Effect 2: Primer (2004), Source Code (2011), 11.22.63 (2016), The Sticky Fingers of Time (1997), Frequency (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, philosophical, suspenseful, dramatic ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, twists & turns, life philosophy, psychology, supernatural ability, time loop, child abuse, memory, suicide, haunted by the past, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.9
 99K
Primer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: complex, thought provoking, psychological, twists and turns, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, inventor, parallel universe, time loop, experiment gone awry, paradox, identity crisis, mistrust, inventions and discoveries, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
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Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, captivating, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, bomb, destiny, save the day, alternate reality, race against time, nuclear threat, terrorism, imaginary, train ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around a man trying to uncover the mysterious death of his girlfriend and save an innocent man from the death chamber in the process, by using his unique power to time travel. However in attempting to do this, he also frees a ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, investigation, murder, supernatural, sent to the past, recession, bear trap, serial killer, profanity, uncover truth, fire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, time traveler, altering history, kennedy assassination, surveillance, twists & turns, time, murder, historical event, stephen king ...
Time: 20th century, future, 1960s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sticky Fingers of Time (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A 1950s author (Terumi Matthews) is transported to 1990s Brooklyn, where she meets a woman (Nicole Zaray) who reads about her life.
Style: stylized, sexy, contemplative, experimental, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, haunted by the past, journalism, imaginary, writer's life, gays and lesbians, female director, bisexuality, radiation, changing the past or future, soul music, past ...
Time: future, 50s, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 13K
Frequency (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, investigation, police detective, father daughter relationship, danger, destiny, murder, ham radio, redemption, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 6K
Repeaters (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gritty mind-bending thriller about three twenty-somethings who find themselves in an impossible time labyrinth, where each day they awaken to the same terrifying day as the preceding one.
Style: mind bending, tense, psychological, clever, contemplative ...
Plot: time loop, addiction, time travel, group of friends, introspection, redemption, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, hopes, youth, imaginary, repeated event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time machine, changing the past or future, teenager, teenage life, time loop, high school, teenage love, friendship, teleportation, time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2014 ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 254K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, clever, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time loop, time machine, changing the past or future, mysterious character, sent to the past, transsexual, destiny, mission, terrorism, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, year 1985, year 1970, year 1981, year 1964 ...
Place: usa, new york, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.5
 42K
Time Lapse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, cerebral, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, time paradox, parallel universe, plot twist, camera, paranoia, gambling, death threat, twists & turns, photograph, greed ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
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Flashforward (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When the entire world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds, everyone sees a flash of their own future 6 months from the present. For some, the future is hopeful, while for others, it is unexpected. For a few, it doesn't seem to ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: destiny, investigation, dreams, a vision, foreknowledge, special agents, fbi, direction and purpose, law enforcement, supernatural, partners, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 102K
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, investigation, changing the past or future, rescue, radio, murder, parallel universe, family relations, police detective, haunted by the past, hopes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 4K
Riley Rewind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A high school girl named Riley has the ability to travel back in time and uses this power to save her friend who commits suicide.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, high school, teenager, supernatural ability, friendship, life risking, supernatural, youth, teenage life, social relations, high school life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
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Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, tense, thought provoking, mind bending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, time paradox, sent to the past, changing the past or future, destiny, hitman, mafia, tragedy, organized crime, neo noir, on the run ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, kansas, shanghai, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
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Next (2007)
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: mind bending, exciting, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: foreknowledge, changing the past or future, psychic, destiny, supernatural ability, danger, save the day, a vision, chase, terrorism, hostage, precognition ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 5K
The Door (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A successful artist loses control of his life after his young daughter's death. A chance for a new start appears, but all is not what it seems.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, mind bending
Plot: time travel, dealing with death, life turned upside down, family relations, couples, father daughter relationship, supernatural, righting the wronged, performer's life, barefoot woman, passionate sex, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 6K
Retroactive (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, time machine, time loop, crimes, serial killer, witnessing a crime, race against time, chases and races, nothing goes right, deadly, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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S. Darko (2009)
Genre: Drama, 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, gothic, serious, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, small town, stranded, imaginary, best friends, supernatural, end of the world, surrealism, adaptation, life philosophy, storytelling, creativity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Dead Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man awakens from a six-year coma with the ability to see into peoples futures. This is the first two episodes of the television series.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, a vision, coma, car accident, extrasensory perception, stalking, haunted by the past, deadly, who done it, destiny, afterlife, small town life ...
Time: year 1976
Place: vietnam, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Dead Zone (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural ability, dark hero, supernatural, coma, destiny, neo noir, changing the past or future, a vision, heroes, investigation, serial killer, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, future
Place: usa, new hampshire, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Acceptable Risk (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ambitious medical researcher discovers a mold that he believes could be the foundation of a miracle cure for degenerative disease
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, couple relations, experiment gone awry, deadly, supernatural ability, miraculous event, doctors and patients, caucasian, exploding car, death, white coat, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sound of My Voice (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A journalist and his girlfriend get pulled in while they investigate a cult whose leader claims to be from the future.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, tense, ambiguous ending, enigmatic ...
Plot: manipulation, cult leader, journalist, working undercover, uncover truth, manipulations, religions or cults, cult, society, exploit, filmmaking, exploitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time loop, time travel, alternate reality, dealing with death, foreknowledge, psychic, parallel world, starting over, death, loss of spouse, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
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Deja Vu (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, tricky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, investigation, deja vu, terrorism, changing the past or future, police investigation, special agents, danger, foreknowledge, destiny, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 41K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: mind bending, tense, futuristic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, existence paradox, post apocalypse, sent to the past, apocalypse, epidemic, plague, virus, time machine, save the world, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Time After Time (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Wildest Chase Of The Century! London 1893 is home to a killer with a macabre nickname... and also to a visionary genius who would write The Time Machine. But what if H.G. Wells' invention wasn't fiction? And what if Jack the Ripper ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, museum, jack the ripper, serial killer, fish out of water, culture clash, romance, adventure, danger, changing the past or future, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian era, victorian ...
Place: san francisco, london, california, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
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Slipstream (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Zambia, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A scientist plots a bank robbery based around his newest invention -- a time travel gadget that will send its user 10 minutes into the past. Everything goes according to plan, until he encounters a group of thieves who've planned their heist ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, hostage, on the run, heroes, rivalry, deadly, hostages, race against time, crime gone awry, danger, changing the past or future, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
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Timecop (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, martial arts, deadly, dishonesty, heroic mission, crimes, politics, imaginary, danger, violence ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1860s, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
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Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, surreal, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, social misfits, time travel, hallucination, supernatural ability, imaginary friend, suburbs, society, youth, time loop, vandalism, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%