The Butterfly Effect

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The Butterfly Effect
Thesis statement
Film Genres: 1).Thriller (Similar Film: The silence of the lambs) 2).Science fiction film (I am leg end) 3).Family (Cheaper by the dozen ) 4).Fantasy ( Harry potter)

5).Romance film (Titanic )
6).Crime (I’ll sleep when I’m dead) 7).Crux play (The shawshank redemption ) 8).Plot (Twilight )
Background: The Butterfly Effect is a American science-fiction psychological thriller film that was written and directed by Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber, starring Ashton Kutcher and Amy Smart. The title refers to the butterfly effect, a popular hypothetical example of chaos theory which illustrates how small initial differences may lead to large unforeseen consequences over time. Plot: In the year 2002, Evan Treborn frequently suffers from blackouts, often at moments of high stress. As a young child and adolescent, Evan suffered many severe sexual and psychological traumas. These traumas include being forced to take part in child pornography, being strangled by his mentally-ill father, causing an accident with dynamite with his friends, and seeing his dog being burned by his friend. Seven years later, while entertaining a girl in his dorm room, he realizes that when he reads from his adolescent journals, he can travel back in time, and is able to redo parts of his past. His time traveling episodes account for the frequent blackouts he experienced as a child. However, there are consequences to his choices that propagate back to his present life, his alternate personal futures progress from college student, to prisoner, to amputee. His efforts are driven by the desire to undo the most unpleasant events of his childhood which coincide with his mysterious blackouts, including saving his childhood sweetheart Kayleigh...
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