• Chaos Theory (2008)

Chaos Theory

Release Date: April 11th, 2008

DVD Release Date: June 17th, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Celebrated author and efficiency expert Frank Allen (Ryan Reynolds) has always lived in step with a well-planned series of lists and timetables. His wife (Emily Mortimer) decides to play a joke on him and sets his clock back 10 minutes, but the consequences are far greater than expected. As Frank's well-ordered existence unravels, he opens up to the randomness of life.

Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Emily Mortimer, Stuart Townsend, Sarah Chalke, Mike Erwin, Constance Zimmer, Matreya Fedor, Elisabeth Harnois

Director: Marcos Siega

Genres: Comedy drama , Romance

Production Co: Lone Star

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Husband , Amusing , Wife , Daughter , Heartwarming , 2000s , Best friend , Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Ruthe SteinSan Francisco Chronicle

    By creating likable characters and putting them in situations that seem plausible, if a bit of a stretch, the film succeeds where others of its genre fail. show more

  • 75
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    The performances and Marcos Siega’s direction put a pleasing sheen on the material. show more

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    The picture continuously shuffles moods like tunes on an iPod without ever making any lasting commitments. show more

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