Top 3 The Butterfly Effect Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Butterfly Effect facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Butterfly Effect film message.

The Butterfly Effect (2004) - Even Treborn (Ashton Kutcher) guards his food in the diner, due to PTSD from being in Prison, even though he hadn't been to Prison during that current timeline.
The Butterfly Effect (2004) - Even Treborn (Ashton Kutcher) guards his food in the diner, due to PTSD from being in Prison, even though he hadn't been to Prison during that current timeline.

The protagonist's name is Evan Treborn, which sounds like the phrase "event reborn", which is the basis of his powers: the ability to go back and experience a past event again

The Butterfly Effect Hidden Details

The Butterfly Effect poster
The Butterfly Effect poster

The Butterfly Effect Plot

Evan Treborn suffers blackouts during significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life by reading his journal.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Butterfly Effect. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Eric Bress
Stars Ashton Kutcher, Melora Walters, Amy Smart, Elden Henson
IMDB score 7.6