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The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)
 5.6
 18K
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 spiteful serial-killer.
Style: scary, twists and turns, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, twist ending, tricky, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, murder, serial killer, investigation, fire, diary, bathtub, bear trap, recession, crimes, strong sexual content, supernatural, psychopath, sent to the past, supernatural ability, danger, haunted by the past, who done it, deadly, gory, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, righting the wronged, incest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s, future

Most similar movies to The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and clever films with plots about murder, deadly, crimes, catastrophe, storytelling, mentor and death mostly in Thriller, Crime and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations: Frequency (2000), The Thirteenth Floor (1999), Time Lapse (2014), Source Code (2011), Deja Vu (2006). 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, suspenseful, suspense, dramatic ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, haunted by the past, twists & turns, supernatural ability, life philosophy, diary, psychology, child abuse, altering history, memory, hypnosis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 95K
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, sentimental, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, radio, investigation, sent to the past, rescue, murder, haunted by the past, hopes, serial killer, firefighter, baseball ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel ...
Style: mind bending, intellectual, futuristic, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: parallel world, virtual reality, cyberspace, technology gone awry, imaginary, uncover truth, time travel, crimes, computer system, investigation, protagonist as suspect, danger ...
Time: 90s, future, 1930s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: serious, mind bending, suspenseful, awful, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, destiny, changing the past or future, sent to the past, suicide, hopes, supernatural ability, imaginary, haunted by the past, couples, couple relations, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 38K
Time Lapse (2014)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, tricky, enigmatic ...
Plot: time travel, time paradox, parallel universe, time machine, plot twist, camera, gambling, paranoia, twists & turns, death threat, greed, stupidity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 457K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, suspicion, save the day, terrorism, train, nuclear threat, imaginary, parallel universe ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 279K
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, investigation, changing the past or future, terrorism, police investigation, foreknowledge, time loop, danger, deja vu, special agents, shooting, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 10K
The I Inside (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. Cable investigates what has happened to him and slowly pieces together his ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: memory loss, hospital, murder, memory, uncover truth, mind game, paranoia, nightmare, mystery, dishonesty, investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 52K
Timecop (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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, changing the past or future, martial arts, time machine, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, heroic mission, politics, danger, imaginary, violence ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1860s, 19th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 5K
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, disturbing, serious, psychological ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time machine, time travel, crimes, serial killer, witnessing a crime, race against time, deadly, chases and races, nothing goes right, murder, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 506K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: tense, futuristic, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, hitman, on the run, organized crime, sent to the past, mafia, violence, self sacrifice, tragedy ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai china, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 14K
Freejack (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Time-traveling bounty hunters find a doomed race-car driver in the past and bring him to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a terminally ill billionaire.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, chase, on the run, fish out of water, lovers reunited, bounty hunter, murder, investigation, immortality, society, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 21K
Horsemen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, autopsy, police, orphan, interrogation, law enforcement, uncover truth, estrangement, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: serious, mind bending, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, mentally unstable, law enforcement, strong sexual content, life is a bitch, crimes, who done it, crime, psychopath, danger, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.5
 951
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, journalism, media, investigation, police investigation, amateur detective, woman in danger, stalking, danger, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.5
 854
Back in Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Inspector Richard Kemp never got around to putting the handcuffs around the Eardrum Slasher, a dangerous serial killer whose rampage began 20 years before. When Hélène, a psychologist, witnesses the Slasher’s latest crime and offers to testify, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, time travel, crime, sent to the past, cop witness relations, existence paradox, changing the past or future, crimes, imaginary, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
 76K
Taking Lives (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder mystery, psychopath, murder investigation, dangerous attraction, strong female character, profiler, fatal attraction, undercover agent, mistaken identity, psychological thriller ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, year 1983
Place: usa, canada, montreal quebec, pennsylvania, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
 45K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, webcam, murder, special agents, investigation, website, violence, kidnapping, internet, fbi, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.0
 30K
Pathology (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, perfect crime, hospital, doctors and patients, crime, forensics, intern, danger, deadly, power relations, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 3.2
 488
Bad Bizness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After three women get killed, policewoman gets involved in the underworld of drugs and pornographic movies, when she starts investigating the case.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, prostitute, special agents, hip hop, danger, stalking, urban ghetto, inventions and discoveries, police corruption, working undercover, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.4
 80K
The Raven (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary, Serbia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, riddles and clues, deadly, who done it, track down, crimes, writer's life, murder mystery, murder, poet, buried alive ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.5
 229K
Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, 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: mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, clever, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, time paradox, sent to the past, destiny, time loop, bar, mysterious character, terrorism, mission, gender bending ...
Time: 20th century, year 1964, year 1992, year 1981, year 1945 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Unforgettable (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, mystery, investigation, serial killer, experiment, false accusation, uncover truth, crimes, race against time, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, psychopath, police investigation, criminal heroes, crimes, dangerous attraction, crime, who done it, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.6
 28K
The Stepfather (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) returns home from military school to find his mother (Sela Ward) happily in love and living with her new boyfriend, David (Dylan Walsh). As the two men get to know each other, Michael becomes more and more suspicious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, hidden identity, family in danger, manic, youth, crimes, uncover truth, danger, killing off one by one, family problems, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, portland oregon, salt lake city utah, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.0
 1K
Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crime, vengeance, mentally unstable, partners against crime, stalking, chases and races, maniac, police detective, police officer ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.7
 3K
Criminal Law (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A rising young attorney successfully defends a man accused of murder, only to have the same type of murder then happen again. Right away the previously defended man hires the attorney again, and although the attorney is quite certain that he is the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, courtroom drama, chase, police investigation, crime, legal investigation, who done it, false accusation, legal, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.2
 141K
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, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: foreknowledge, psychic, changing the past or future, destiny, danger, supernatural ability, save the day, chase, car chase, terrorism, time travel, couple relations ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Living with the Dead (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A man begins to have disturbing visions of dead people, among whom are his mother and victims of a local serial killer. All telling their story of how they died, and how their murderer is still out there. The detective investigating the murders ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: supernatural ability, able to see the dead, ghost, supernatural, life is a bitch, mysterious character, uncover truth, crimes, psychopath, deadly, serial killer, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.3
 16K
Surveillance (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An FBI agent tracks a serial killer with the help of three of his would-be victims - all of whom have wildly different stories to tell.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, sadism, police station, fbi, surveillance, hidden identity, police corruption, dishonesty, mass murder, masked man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%