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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 consequences.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2004-01-17

Runtime 113 minutes

Budget $13m

Revenue $96m


TMDB 7.5


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Yolken shared a tip "Has multiple endings. Make sure you see them all including the real one."

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bree_piers shared a tip "Loved"

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kayla_chism shared a tip "Loved it."

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krystal_renee shared a tip "One of my favorites, I couldn't look away the first time I watched"

courtney_wolfe_1899 shared a tip "Really messes with you"

morgan_kline_1604 shared a tip "One of my all-time favorite movies. Definitely worth a watch."

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mlhawkins shared a tip "🙌 Amazing!!!!"

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nicole_graham_-_mor shared a tip "Great movie! Well written how everything ties together. Also it's kinda a horror, romantic, mystery tear jerker all in one."

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swanqueen shared a tip "This one always ****** me up"

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katy_grant shared a tip "Concept 10/10 Execution 5/10 Acting 3/10"

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naudia_collins shared a tip "Such a good psychological thriller!!"

jacqueline_howard shared a tip "Surprisingly good!"

bihskizz shared a tip "Crazy movie very suspenseful"

sandra_villarreal_2953 shared a tip "This was one of my faves from back in the day. Nice twists. Highly recommend."

aylin_kim shared a tip "i liked it. give it a watch if u like films that screw with your head lol"

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TalentedMissRipley shared a tip "Love this movie!"

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chimi_iese shared a tip "Very eerie. attention grabbing. Exciting."

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veronica_palko shared a tip "Love this movie"

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mae_souza shared a tip "One of my old time favorite movies if you love love with a twist. I could watch this movie over and over again."

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mae_souza shared a tip "One of my old time favorites if you love love with a twist."

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rachael_lefler shared a tip "It packs an emotional punch."

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kate_cullen shared a tip "Great movie...sometimes in reality this scenario would be hard to wrap your head around"

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tyler_scott_5044 shared a tip "Beautiful movie."

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karri_killips shared a tip "Only have seen it once and that's when it first came out lolz yes I'm old 😂"

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karasu_min shared a tip "Oh man I love everything about it 😂"

quyesha shared a tip "It's great. The ones that follow aren't as good to me though."

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sarah_payton_9218 shared a tip "hm, i really love the ending where he decides to not speak to kaleigh. that **** hits! what about you??"

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ruben_molero shared a tip "the prestige is a very good one"

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kc_clark_6855 shared a tip "The theatrical release ending is far better than the creepy alternative ending 😐"

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